Katya Sander

2006-2007 Vera List Center Fellow
Katya Sander is a conceptual artist based in Berlin. She works on the production and circulation of social imaginaries and their collective influence. She is interested in structures, models and images through which we imagine ourselves as groups, communities and societies. She often places her work outside of identifiable art contexts. Sander was professor at the Royal Danish Art Academy until 2017, and is currently professor at Lofoten Filmacademy. She was a 2006–2007 Fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics. Her work has been shown at various venues such as documenta 12, Kassel, Germany; Tate Modern London; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; REDCAT, Los Angeles; Performa 11, New York; Taipei Biennial, Taipei, Taiwan; Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna; Project Arts Centre, Dublin, München Kunstverein; NBK, Berlin; CAAC, Sevilla; Künstlerhaus Stuttgart; Rooseum Malmö; Kunsthal Charlottenborg,Copenhagen; and the National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen. 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.