Lecturer bachelor and master
Forum Kunst, artistic mentoring, photography workshop
For Katrin Freisager, photography means the production of a world of its own, which, through the specific use of the medium, establishes a connection with reality in order to dive deeper into fiction. Katrin Freisager lives and works in Zurich.
She studied Photography at the Zurich University of the Arts. Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions and group shows at the Kunsthaus Zürich; Fotomuseum Winterthur; Casino Luxembourg; Kunsthaus Aarau; Kunsthaus Baselland; Kunstmuseum Bern; Forum Stadtpark Graz; Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie Arles; Helmhaus Zürich; Städtische Galerie Dresden; Galerie Sztuki Krakow; NBK Berlin; Fotomuseo Bogota; MAC’s Musée des Arts Contemporaines, Belgium; MUDAM Luxembourg; Grey Art Gallery, New York; and Haus für Kunst, Uri. Her upcoming show will be at the Oboro Artist Center in Montreal, Canada.
She has received several awards and Grants for her work including the Leistungspreis from the Zurich University of the Arts, the Stipendium der Stadt Zürich, the Swiss Art Award, the Stipendium des Kantons Zürich, The World Press Photo Award and Kunst am Bau. She was also awarded artist residencies in New York and London. For several years she was a member of the board of the Art Commission of the City of Zurich. Her work is part of several museums and public collections.