Lito Kattou (CY/GR)
Studio Program (Resident, 2020)
Lito Kattou (1990) graduated from Athens School of Fine Arts in 2013 and also holds an MA from the Royal College of Art in London. Her solo exhibitions in Europe include shows at Polanski Gallery (CZ), Tile Projects (IT), T293 (IT) and most recently Galeria Duarte Sequeira (PT). In 2018, she received Art Cologne’s New Positions Award and in 2019 the Italian DucatoPrize.
Kattou’s works are inspired by the human longing for spirituality in an age marked by post-humanism and ecological crisis. With her transaesthetic practice, which embraces digital fabrications, natural artefacts and cosmic elements, Kattou negotiates with our understandings of materiality and subjectivity in works that draw on feminist theory, mythology, speculative fiction and the history of science, making them appear simultaneously archaeological, contemporary and futuristic.