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Kata Geibl (1989, Budapest) is a photographer living and working in The Hague. Her work is mainly focused on global issues, capitalism, the Anthropocene, and the ambiguities of the photographic medium.
She is currently working on her new series titled There is Nothing New Under the Sun. The series deals with the rampant individualism that underpins our contemporary social, political, and economic system, and in particular, the environmental impact that it has. By juxtaposing the melting glaciers of Dachstein, animals under human control, almost Greek god-like athletes a narrative of our new age unfolds through the images.
Her previous work entitled Sisyphus received international attention, was exhibited at UNSEEN Amsterdam which was followed by her first solo show in Budapest. She received the emerging talent Paris Photo Carte Blanche Award for the series and in the same year she was nominated for Palm* Photo Prize.
In 2019, she received the József Pécsi Photography Scholarship and was a talent for Futures Platform nominated by Capa Center Budapest. In 2020 she is a Grand Prix Finalist at Fotofestiwal Lodz, won the PHmuseum Vogue Italia Prize and is shortlisted for Palm* Photo Prize.
Scholarships, Grants2020 / Leica Oskar Barnack Award Nominee2020 / Encontros da Imagem Discovery Award Finalist2020 / Palm*Photo Prize Shortlist2020 / 35th Hyéres Festival Photography Finalist2020 / Fotofestiwal Lodz Grand Prix Finalist2019 / PHmuseum Vogue Italia Prize2019 / Palm* Photo Prize Shortlist2019 / Futures Photography Platform2019 / József Pécsi Photography Scholarship2018 / Winner of Paris Photo Carte Blanche Student Award2018 / Finalist at Breda Photo Talent Program2018 / Association of Hungarian Photographers: Photography Scholarship2017 / Campus Mundi Scholarship, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Solo Exhibitions2019 / Sisyphus / H2 Gallery, UMPRUM, CZ2018 / Sisyphus / Supermarket Gallery, HU
2020 / Fotofestival Lenzburg / Lenzburg, SW2020 / Encontros Da Imagem / Braga, PO2020 / Fotofestiwal Łódź / Lodz Art Center, Łódź Voivodeship, PL2020 / 35th Hyéres Festival / Villa Noailles, FR2020 / Illusionary Observations / Museum für Photographie Braunschweig, DE2020 / Pécsi József Grant / Robert Capa Center, HU2020 / UNSEEN Amsterdam / Westergasfabriek, NL2019 / The Freezing Moment / Societe, HU2019 / Picture this! / Budapest Gallery, HU2019 / Baushaus Contemporary / Accademia d'Ungheria, IT2019 / UNSEEN Amsterdam / Westergasfabriek, NL2019 / PALM Photo Prize / ThePrintSpace, UK2019 / Bauhaus Contemporary / MÜPA, HU2019 / Women's Studies / KAS Gallery, HU2018 / Entrée / Mikve, HU2018 / Art Market Budapest / Millenaris, HU2018 / UNSEEN Amsterdam / Westergasfabriek, NL2018 / MOME Photography Diploma Exhibition / HybridArt Space, HU2018 / 7 VIRTUE / Supermarket Gallery, HU2018 / FKSE New Members 2. / FKSE, HU2017 / Art Market Budapest, Studio of Young Photographers / Millenáris, HU2016 / MAMAVORE Photobook and Zine exhibition / OMNIVORE Gallery, HU2015 / To Be Continued / MÜSZI, HU