Katya Sander

2006-2007 Vera List Center Fellow
Katya Sander is an artist living in Copenhagen, Denmark. She developed the fellowship project, 9 Scripts from a Nation at War during the Public Domain cycle of VLC programs, in collaboration with Andrea Geyer, Sharon Hayes, Ashley Hunt, and David Thorne.


Programs and projects
9 Scripts from a Nation at War and Identify! or Studies on the Political Subject

Born in Denmark, Sander is an artist based in Copenhagen and Berlin. She has worked with the symbolics of architecture, the power of display, and the notion of public sphere and civic society. Sander studied literature and cultural studies at the University of Copenhagen, and architecture and media art at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, and is a graduate of the Whitney Museum's Independent Studies Program.

Sander's work has been exhibited internationally in one-person exhibitions at institutions such as the Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna; the Kunstverein Munich; and the Rooseum, Malmoe. It was also featured in group exhibitions such as Capital (It Fails Us Now) at UKS, Oslo; Whatever Happened to Social Democracy? at Rooseum, Malmoe; Handlungsformate at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin; Denmark Seen by its Painters and Writers at Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark; The North at Kunsthalle Vienna; The Collective Unconscious at Migros Museum, Zurich; the Havana Bienial, and the Nordic Art Biennial, Goeteburg. She is the editor (with Simon Sheikh) of the OE-reader series, published by b_books, Berlin. (Biography as of 2009)