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Kateřina Šedá

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Kateřina Šedá is a Czech artist whose work is close to social architecture. She focuses on socially oriented experiments aimed at diverting their participants from entrenched stereotypes or social isolation. Using their own (provoked) activity and a novel use of everyday means, she attempts to generate a permanent change in their behavior. She is the author of a number of public projects in the Czech Republic and abroad. Her public projects have been commissioned by IHME in Helsinki, 2016; SF Moma in San Francisco, 2014; or Tate Modern in London, 2011. She has exhibited in Centre Pompidou, Paris, France 2015; Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Japan, 2015; the 2013 Venice Biennale; Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, 2013; Kunstmuzeum Luzern, 2012; Mori Museum, Tokyo, 2010; New Museum, New York, 2009; Manifesta 7 in Bolzano, 2008; the 5th Berlin Biennale, 2008; Renaissance Society, Chicago, 2008; and Documenta 12, Kassel, 2007. Several books and publications detail her individual projects. Her work has received a number of awards (Jindřich Chalupecký Award, Essl Award, Most Beautiful Book of 2012, Contemporary Art Society Award, Fluxus Award etc.)

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