CV & Links

Life and education

  • PhD candidate for philosophical aesthetics at Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst (Academy of Fine Arts) Leipzig supervised by Prof. Dr. Marc Rölli (Since 2017)
  • Lecturer for Philosophy and Image Theory in the study programme 'Moving  Image' at AKI ArtEZ Academy of Art & Design Enschede affiliated with ArtEZ University of the Arts Arnhem/NL (Since 2015)
  • Associated Member at the Cluster of Excellence, Interdisciplinary Laboratory Image Knowledge Gestaltung at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Since 2015)
  • PhD student Department of Aesthetics and Art Sciences, Academy of Fine Arts Münster supervised by Prof. Dr. Claudia Blümle (2014-2017)
  • Dipl. Fine Arts, Film and New Media, Academy Fine Arts Münster/DE (2013)
  • Meisterschüler of Prof. Andreas Köpnick, Academy Fine Arts Münster/DE (2011-2012)
  • MA Project Participant, Piet Zwart Institute for Postgraduate studies, Rotterdam/NL (2007)
  • BA Monumental & Media Art, AKI ArtEZ Academy of Art & Design Enschede affiliated with ArtEZ University of the Arts Arnhem/NL (2006)
  • Dipl. Soz.Päd. University of Applied Sciences Münster/DE (2003)
  • Working as varieté acrobat at MAG Moving Art Group (1997-2000)
  • Birth and death of a son (*1994 †1999)
  • Working as a stripper in Los Angeles/US (1989-1991)

Artist in residences

  • International Studio & Curatorial Program ISCP, New York/US (2012)
  • Artist Residence at the Robert Wilson Watermill Center, Watermill/US (2009)

Exhibitions and art projects (selection)

  • All attitudes, all the shapeliness, all the belongings at RAM foundation Rotterdam/NL (2014)
  • Girls rule the world at Torch gallery Amsterdam/NL (2013)
  • She Devil Video exhibition at the MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome/IT (2011)
  • Skin-deep at Galerie IRIS CORNELIS, Rotterdam/NL (solo 2011)
  • Performance Studies at Watermill Brooklyn Gallery, New York/US (2009)
  • The Seamstress at Het Torentje, Almelo/NL (solo 2006)
  • Positioning System at MAMA Showroom for Media and Moving Art Rotterdam/NL (2006)
  • Kunst in unserer Region at Kunsthaus Kloster Gravenhorst/DE (2005)

Seminars and workshops (selection)

  • Martin, Katharina D. (SS 2017): (Hi)story of Moving Image (Film Forms: Expressions, Surrealism, Realism and Dialectics), context module, BA Design Course Moving Image, ArtEZ Academy of Art and Design Enschede affiliated with ArtEZ University of the Arts Arnhem.
  • Martin, Katharina D. (SS 2017): Society and Control (Michel Foucault/Gilles Deleuze), philosophy module BA Design Moving Image, ArtEZ Academy of Art and Design Enschede affiliated with ArtEZ University of the Arts Arnhem.
  • Martin, Katharina D. (WS 2017/18): Human, Machine, Cyborg. (Lewis Mumford/Pierre Clastres/Gilles Deleuze/Donna Haraway) philosophy module, BA Design Moving Image, ArtEZ Academy of Art and Design Enschede affiliated with ArtEZ University of the Arts Arnhem.
  • Martin, Katharina D. (WS 2017/18): Image Theory (On Signs, Affects and Rhythm) philosophy module, BA Design Moving Image, ArtEZ Academy of Art and Design Enschede affiliated with ArtEZ University of the Arts Arnhem.
  • Drews A-C., Martin K.D. (WS 2013/14) Körper im Werk von Gilles Deleuze und Michel Foucault Hauptseminar at Academy of Fine Art Münster.