Vlatka Horvat

Born 1974, Čakovec, Croatia
Lives and works in London, UK



2009     PhD, Performance and Visual Culture, Roehampton University, London, UK

1997     MA, Performance Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1996     BA, Theater, Columbia College, Chicago, IL




Tim Etchells and Vlatka Horvat: What Can Be Seen, Museums Sheffield, Sheffield, UK


In Suspension, curated by Gesine Borcherdt, CAPRI Raum, Dusseldorf, Gemany


Don’t Stop,  AAA Art Altstetten Albisrieden, Art in the Public Space, Zurich, Switzerland

Immeasurables, Zak | Branicka Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Up in Arms, Kaaitheater. Brussels, Belgium


According to Plan, Galerija SC, Zagreb, Croatia

On the Up Down, abc Fair, Berlin, Germany

According to Plan, MMC Luka, Pula, Croatia

Disclosed Location, commissioned by Volt, Bergen, Norway


Excavations And Other Claims, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR

Fault Lands, annex14, Zurich, Switzerland

Door to Door, 6018NORTH, IN>TIME 13 Festival, Chicago, IL


Also Called: Backbone, Anchor, Lifeline, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA

Expanded Performance, Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands

GOOD LIFE – The 53rd October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia

Unleveling, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY


Beside Itself, Zak | Branicka Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Present Future, artissima 18, Torino, Italy

By Bending Back, annex14, Bern, Switzerland

As Opposed to the Front, Back, Top and Bottom, Bergen Kunsthall NO5, Bergen, Norway


For Example, The 11th Istanbul Biennial: What Keeps Mankind Alive?, Istanbul, Turkey

Or Some Other Time, The Kitchen, New York, NY


Threats and Promises, in collaboration with Tim Etchells, commissioned by the Henry Moore Foundation for Yes No & Other Options – Art Sheffield 08, Millenium Galleries, Sheffield, UK

Vlatka Horvat, Battersea Arts Centre, London, UK

To Bring Down a House, in collaboration with Tim Etchells for HomeWorks IV, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon


Vlatka Horvat: Loops, Little Jewel Cinema, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK


Wrong Way, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia


Vlatka Horvat: Videos, STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven, Belgium

Insults & Praises, in collaboration with Tim Etchells, Kulturhuset Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden




Beginnings Marathon, Galerija Prozori, Zagreb, Croatia

Spillover, Spring Festival at PACT Zollverein, Essen, Gemany


15th Extraordinary Congress: Bergen, METEOR Festival, BIT Theatergarasjen, Bergen, Norway

15th Extraordinary Congress: Lisbon, Teatro Maria Matos at Espaço Alkantara, Lisbon, Portugal

Beginnings Marathon, HAU Hebbel am Uffer, Berlin, Germany

This Here and That There (Poznan), Old Slaughterhouse, Malta Festival, Poznan, Poland

15th Extraordinary Congress: Poznan, Malta Festival, Poznan, Poland

Beginnings Marathon, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany

15th Extraordinary Congress: Berlin, HAU Hebbel am Uffer, Berlin, Germany

15th Extraordinary Congress: Brussels, Kaai Studios, Brussels, Belgium


Table Animals, in collaboration with Tim Etchells, Real Magic at Teatro Maria Matos, Lisbon, Portugal

Mementos, abc Fair, Berlin, Germany

15th Extraordinary Congress, co-commissioned by LIFT London International Festival of Theatre & 1418 Projects, UK


In the Balance, ImPACT at PACT Zollverein, Essen, Germany


This Here and That There (Los Angeles), Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Over the Table, in collaboration with Tim Etchells, Aichi Triennale, Nagoya, Japan

Unhinged, commissioned for House Without a Maid, premiered at Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels, toured in 2011 to Alkantara Festival Lisbon, Tanz im August Berlin, Biennale Bern, Internationale Keuze Rotterdam


Once Over, premiered at The Kitchen, New York, performed in 2010 at Tanzquartier Wien & The Jerusalem Show

This Here and That There (Essen), Jetlag 02 festival at PACT Zollverein, Essen, Germany


Interferences, in collaboration with Tim Etchells, Contemporary Art Society at Bloomberg Space, London, UK


This Here and That There (Berlin), commissioned for Nomadic New York Festival at HKW The Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany


Here To Stay, The Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY


Money For Nice, in collaboration with Tim Etchells, commissioned by home for Art+Money program at Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Ten People Smiling, in collaboration with Tim Etchells, Performa 05 Biennial of Performance at Artists Space, New York, NY




We are the Center for Curatorial Studies, curated by Paul O'Neill, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY     

Cut, Fold, Pressed & Other Actions, David Zwirner, New York

Process, Performance, Presence, curated by Jule Hillgärtner, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany

Crisis as Ideology, curated by Dejan Kaludjerovic, Anamarija Batista and Karolina Radenkovic, Kunstraum Niederoestereich, Vienna, Austria

Your Country Does Not Exist, Curated by WHW, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia

Green Disturbs: Focus on a Colour, MARTa Herford Museum, Herford, Germany


Parkour, Galerija Forum, Zagreb, Croatia

Was it a Car or a Cat I Saw, A Project by Nika Špan, Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia 

It's Elemental, 6018North, an affiliate partner of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Chicago, IL

Beyond the Obvious: Material, Sample, Remix, Erika Beak Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Minimal Forms of Reality, Galeria Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland

The Admirable Number PI, Zak | Branicka Gallery, Berlin, Germany

In an Absolut World True Taste Comes Naturally, Camberwell Space, London, UK

Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London, UK

What Kind of a Celebration?, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany


Notes on Undoing, Garis & Hahn Gallery, New York, NY

De Generation of Painting, Fondazione 107, Torino, Italy

Informal Forms, Aran Cravey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Every Day I Pass the Place Where Our Language Ends, Kulturzentrum bei den Minorite, in cooperation with the Steirischen Herbst Festival, Graz, Austria

To Europe: I Want to Speak about the War, Klovićevi Dvori, Zagreb, Croatia

The Part in the Story Where a Part Becomes a Part of Something Else, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Temporary Encounters, Apoteka Space for Contemporary Art, Vodnjan, Croatia

Crossings, MGLC International Center for Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Attention Economy, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

To Europe: With Heroes and Witnesses, Collection October Salon, Moderna Galerija, Subotica, Serbia


Disturbing the Peace, Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany

Paperboats, Trapez Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Collage Show, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

Sweet Bitter Symphony, Kunstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Germany

Zero Point of Meaning, Camera Austria, Graz, Austria

The Time Deferred, Sies + Höke Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany

Two Lines of Life, or: Why a Rabbit Likes Weeds, La Criée Centre d’Art Contemporain, Rennes, France

Extreme Depth of Feeling: Performance Documents for the Camera, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL  

Clueless: Geometry of Misunderstanding, Galerija Prsten / HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia

Brussels Art Fair / Cologne Art Fair / Vienna Art Fair / Artissima 19 Torino


Moments Suspended in Time, annex14, Bern, Switzerland

Family Matters: The Family in British Art, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK

Me, You, Us and the Others, Fotografia Europea: Common Life, Reggio Emilia, Italy

I’d Like to Walk on the Moon, Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna, Italy

The Social Contract, Artefact Festival, STUK, Leuven, Belgium

I'm Over Here Now, Richmond Center for Visual Art at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Brussels Art Fair / Artissima 18 Torino / Paris Photo / VIP Art Fair / Bologna Arte Fiera


Family Matters: The Family in British Art, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Museums   Sheffield, UK 

Out of Left Field, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMSU), Rijeka, Croatia

No Network, 1st Time Machine Biennale of Contemporary Art, D-O ARK Underground, Atomic Shelter, Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Too Late, Too Little, (and How) to Fail Gracefully, Fort Asperen, The Netherlands 

Passion of an Ornithologist: Myth Making, Gallery for Contemporary Art SOKOL, Nowy Sacz,   Poland

Meaning Degree Zero, Art Pavilion, Zagreb, Croatia

In the Future Everyone will be Anonymous for 15 Minutes, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria

Invocations of the Blank Page, Spike Island, Bristol & NICC, Antwerp, Belgium

Powders, a Phial, and a Paper Book, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

If On a Winter's Day a Traveler, Palazzo Podesta, Bologna, Italy

Who is Your Audience?, Galleria Enrico Astuni, Bologna, Italy

Displaced Divisions, Galerija SKUC, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Vienna Art Fair / ROMA Contemporary Art 2011 / Brussels Art Fair / MiArt fair / Bologna Arte Fiera 


Take Space For Example, annex14, Bern, Switzerland

Metamorphoses: Error, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Remodeling Systems, Hessel Museum at Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

FAQ Serbia, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY

Run and Tell That: New Work from New York, Syracuse University Art Galleries, Syracuse, NY

Scores No. 2: What Escapes, Tanzquartier Wien, Vienna, Austria

Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY

Natural Renditions, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

In the Backyard of Kings, former military camp Kodra, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Greece

AbbaraKadabra, Mardin Biennial, Mardin, Turkey

Clue(less): Geometry of Misunderstanding, Manifattura Tabacchi, Torino, Italy

T-HT Award Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia

Kiosk, Golden Parachutes Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Artissima 17 Torino


Assises, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France

Dear Countrymen and Women, Gallery MC, New York, NY

Red Thread, A Prologue to the 11th Istanbul Biennial, Project Space Tanas, Berlin, Germany

Vlatka Horvat & Ana Prvacki, Artopia Gallery, Milan, Italy

We Would Like to Thank (Again) the Curators Who Wish to Remain Anonymous, Galerie Anne Barrault, Paris, France

In a Room Anything Can Happen, Hessel Museum at Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

If You Don’t Know What the South Is, It’s Simply Because You Are From the North, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia

Artists and the Natural World, McKee Gallery, New York, NY

Insults & Praises, in collaboration with Tim Etchells, Fusebox Festival, Austin, TX

This Is The Future Before It Happens, The Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

Without Walls, Museum 52, New York, NY


Vlatka Horvat, Marlo Pascual & Lise Soskolne, White Columns, New York, NY

Vlatka Horvat & Eva Weinmayr, The Front Room at The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MI

For a Brief Time Only at a Location Near You, New York, NY

Speaking Out Loud, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

8 1/2 x 11 / A4, James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY

God is in the Details, New Orleans Biennial Extension, New Orleans, LA

In a Different Film: Contemporary Art from the Filip Trade Collection,10th Motovun Film Festival, Motovun, Croatia

It’s Easy To Find, an exhibition in a PO Box, Elizaville Post Office, Elizaville, NY

Duets/Duels, MMC Split, Split, Croatia

Jennifer Cohen & Vlatka Horvat, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

My Little/Membrane, NURTUREart Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Exquisite Corpus: Interacting with the Fragmented Body, Johnson Museum at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Natural Obsessions, Neuhoff Gallery, New York, NY

Energies and Shadows, HERE at South Street Seaport, New York, NY

Cutaway, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY

Skipping the Page, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY


American Dream Sequence, Jerry Riggs, Miami, FL

Black and White, IBID Projects, London, UK

Monitor, Part of Exhibitionism: An Exhibition of Exhibitions of Works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection, Hessel Museum

@Bard CCS. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Ground Lost, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia (catalogue)

e-flux Video Rental, Carpenter Center, Boston / Centre culturel suisse de Paris, Paris / Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France


Ground Lost, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria (catalogue)

Interplay: Four Emerging New York Artists, Exit Art, New York, NY

Protections, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria (catalogue)

Here and Now Real, Not Yet Concrete, Moderna Galerija/Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia (catalogue)

Thin Walls, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Vlatka Horvat and Magda Tothova, 127 Henry, New York, NY

Monument to Nikola Tesla, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia (catalogue)

Wild Girls, Exit Art, New York, NY

e-flux Video Rental, PiST, Istanbul, Turkey / Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX / I Bienal de Canarias, Canary

Islands / Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest / Extra City, Brussels, Belgium

The Beat, Haswellediger & Co. Gallery, New York, NY

Slow Revolution, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Insert, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia


Situated Self: Confused, Compassionate and Conflictual, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia / Helsinki City Museum, Helsinki, Finland (catalogue)

AIM 25, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Bronx, NY (catalogue)

Across the Seven Seas and Seven Hills, Hrvatski Foto Savez, Zagreb, Croatia (catalogue)

Codependent, The Living Room, Miami Beach, FL

Insert, Museum of Contemporary Art at Zagreb Art Pavilion, Zagreb, Croatia (catalogue)

e-flux Video Rental, e-flux, New York, NY / KunstWerke, Berlin, Germany / Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany / Manifesta       Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands / The Moore Space, Miami, FL  / Insa Art Space, Seoul, South Korea


An Exhibition About Nature and Society, EXIT Contemporary Art Institute, Pejë, Kosova

Pilot 1, Limehouse Townhall, London, UK

Based on a True Story, Artists Space, New York, NY (catalogue)

Sexy - The 44th Porec Annale, Porec, Croatia

Side Effects, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia / Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia (catalogue)

Between the Wars, Siemens Art Program, Stuttgart, Germany

Group Dynamics, Zagreb Cultural Capital 3000 Platform, Zagreb, Croatia (catalogue)



Under Cover. Editioned print for MATERIAL Press, Los Angeles, 2015.

Top Along Below Inside – Lexicon of Spatial Dysfunction, Vol I. Artist book. Published by Boston University Art Gallery, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-881450-33-7

About the Two of Us. Editioned video for North Drive Press' "Little Brown Artbox," a box of multiples for Bloomingdales, 2007

Body / Chair. Editioned print for North Drive Press #4, 2007.

In Other Words In Other’s Words And Other Words. Artist book. Published by Bergen Kunsthall, 2011. ISBN: 978-82-93101-02-4

Hiding. Artist Book. Published by AGM and WHW, Zagreb, 2005. ISBN 953-174-255-3




Live Art Development Agency DIY platform grant. London, UK

SoART Artist residency. Millstättersee, Austria

PACT Zollverein residency. Essen, Germany

Hyde Park Art Center residency. Chicago, IL


Rema Hort Mann Foundation visual art award. New York, NY

2008 – 2009

Outpost for Contemporary Art residency. Los Angeles, CA

2007 – 2008

Research bursary. Performance and Visual Culture. Roehampton University. London, UK

2004 – 2006

Research bursary. School of Art & Design. The Nottingham Trent University. Nottingham, UK


AIM 25 Program grant. The Bronx Museum for the Arts. The Bronx, NY


IASPIS residency. Stockholm, Sweden

STUK Kunstencentrum residency. Leuven, Belgium



EVN Collection, Vienna, Austria

Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

MUDAM Luxembourg

The Koc Foundation / Koc Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey

Gallery Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland

October Salon collection / Kulturni Centar Beograd, Serbia

Fondazione Arte e Scienza VideoInsight, Turin, Italy

ARS AVEI Collection / Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina