b. 1974, in Cakovec, Croatia
Lives in London, UK
2009 PhD, Roehampton University, London, UK
1997 MA (Performance Studies), Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1996 BA (Theater), Columbia College, Chicago, IL
CURRENT & FORTHCOMING
Door to Door (project). 6018NORTH. Chicago, IL. Curated by Tricia van Eck. Part of IN>TIME 13 festival. (Feb–March 2013)
Two Lines of Life, or: Why a rabbit likes weeds (group). Part of DEMOC[K]RACY platform. La Criée centre d’art contemporain. Rennes, France. Curated by Zorana Djakovic and Mia David. (Jan–March 2013)
The Time Deferred. Sies + Höke Gallery. Düsseldorf, Germany. Curated by Gesine Borcherdt. (Feb–April 2013)
Sweet Bitter Symphony (group). Kunstlerhaus Bremen. Bremen, Germany. Curated by Stephanie Böttcher. (March–May 2013)
Zero Point Meaning. Camera Austria. Graz, Austria. Curated by Sandra Krizic Roban. (March 2013)
Group exhibition. Galerie Anne de Villepoix. Paris, France. (April–May 2013)
Solo exhibition. annex14. Zurich, Switzerland. (April 2013)
The Part in the Story Where a Part Becomes a Part of Something Else. Witte de With. Rotterdam, Holland. Curated by Heman Chong. (Dec 2013)
Solo exhibition. Volt. Bergen, Norway. Curated by Marie Nerland. (March 2014)
SOLO, 2-PERSON, 3-PERSON – EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
Also Called Backbone, Anchor, Lifeline (solo). Boston University Art Gallery. Boston, MA. Curated by Kate McNamara. (cat.)
Expanded Performance. Stroom Den Haag. The Hague, Holland. Curated by Maaike Lauwaert. (cat.)
Good Life. 53rd October Salon (project). Belgrade, Serbia. Curated by Branko Dimitrijevic and Mika Hannula. (cat.)
Unleveling (solo). Rachel Uffner Gallery. New York, NY.
Beside Itself (solo). Zak | Branicka. Berlin, Germany. (cat.)
Present Future (solo). artissima 18. Torino, Italy. Selected by Antonia Majaca. (cat.)
By Bending Back (solo). annex14. Bern, Switzerland.
As Opposed to the Front, Back, Top and Bottom (solo). Bergen Kunsthall NO5. Bergen, Norway. (cat.)
Aichi Triennale “Art and Cities.” A collaborative project (with Tim Etchells). Nagoya, Japan. Curated by Emmanuelle de Montgazon. (cat.)
To Go On. A project for Greater New York. MoMA PS 1. Long Island City, NY. Curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Connie Butler & Neville Wakefield. (cat.)
Take Space For Example: Vlatka Horvat, Sebastian Stumpf, Steve van den Bosch. Annex14 Gallery. Bern, Switzerland.
Metamorphoses: Error: Ofri Cnaani, Tamar Helpern, Vlatka Horvat. Braverman Gallery. Tel Aviv, Israel.
Remodeling Systems: Vlatka Horvat, Pablo Helguera, Alon Levin. Hessel Museum @Bard CCS. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. Curated by Yulia Tikhonova.
For Example. A solo project for the 11th Istanbul Biennial: What Keeps Mankind Alive? Istanbul, Turkey. Curated by WHW. (cat.)
Vlatka Horvat & Ana Prvacki. Artopia Gallery. Milan, Italy. Curated by Jovana Stokic.
Or Some Other Time (solo). The Kitchen. New York, NY. Curated by Matthew Lyons.
Jennifer Cohen & Vlatka Horvat. Rachel Uffner Gallery. New York, NY.
Vlatka Horvat (solo). Battersea Arts Centre. London, UK.
Vlatka Horvat & Eva Weinmayr. The Front Room @ the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MI. Curated by Anthony Huberman.
Vlatka Horvat, Marlo Pascual & Lise Soskolne. White Columns. New York, NY. Curated by Amie Scally.
To Bring Down a House. A project for Home Works IV (with Tim Etchells). Sfeir-Semler Gallery. Beirut, Lebanon. Curated by Christine Tohme. (cat.)
Vlatka Horvat: Loops (solo). Little Jewel Cinema. Waygood Gallery. Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
Nothing Good House. A project with Tim Etchells for a modular house. Part of Protections. Kunsthaus Graz. Graz, Austria. Curated by Adam Budak & Christine Peters. (cat.)
Here To Stay. A commissioned project for The Peekskill Project. Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art. Peekskill, NY.
Vlatka Horvat and Magda Thothova. 127 Henry. New York, NY. Curated by Bozidar Brazda.
Wrong Way (solo). Galerija Nova. Zagreb, Croatia. Curated by WHW.
Vlatka Horvat: Videos (solo). STUK Kunstencentrum. Leuven, Belgium.
Insults & Praises (solo). A collaboration with Tim Etchells. Kulturhuset Stockholm. Stockholm, Sweden.
This Here and That There. An 8-hour performance. A commission for nomadic new york, 2007. The Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW). Berlin, Germany. Curated by André Lepecki. Performed also in Jetlag 02 @ PACT Zollverein, 2009. Essen, Germany and Outpost for Contemporary Art, 2010. Los Angeles, CA.
Unhinged. A 6-hour performance. A commission for House Without a Maid, a project initiated by Simone Aughterlony & Jorge Leon. Premiered 2010 at Kunstenfestivaldesarts in Brussels. Toured in 2010 and 2011 to Alkantara festival, Lisbon, Tanz im August, Berlin, Biennale Bern, and Internationale Keuze Rotterdam.
Once Over. Premiered at The Kitchen. New York, NY. 2009. Performed also in Aichi Triennale, Nagoya, 2010, Jerusalem Show IV "Exhaustion." 2010, Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art. Curated by Jack Persekian & Jumana Emil Abboud and SCORES 2: What Escapes at Tanzquartier Wien, Vienna, 2010. Curated by Tim Etchells & TQW.
Over the Table. Aichi Triennale “Art and Cities.” A collaborative project with Tim Etchells. 2010. Nagoya, Japan. Curated by Emmanuelle de Montgazon.
Interferences. A collaboration with Tim Etchells for ArtFutures, 2008. Contemporary Art Society @ Bloomberg Space. London, UK.
Ten People Smiling. A performance for Performa 05 Biennial of Performance (with Tim Etchells). 2005. Artists Space. New York, NY. (cat.)
Money For Nice. A commissioned project (with Tim Etchells) for Art+Money program @Victoria and Albert Museum. London, England. 2005. Curated by Laura Godfrey-Isaacs.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Extreme Depth of Feeling: Performance Documents for the Camera. Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL. Part of IN>TIME festival. Curated by Mark Jeffrey.
Clueless: Geometry of Misunderstanding. Galerija Prsten / HDLU Zagreb, Croatia. Curated by Branka Bencic and Lorena Tadorni.
Moments Suspended in Time. annex14. Bern, Switzerland.
Family Matters: The Family in British Art . Laing Art Gallery Newcastle. Curated by Andrew Moore & Harriet Godwin.
Me, you, us and the others. Fotografia Europea: Common Life. Reggio Emilia, Italy. Curated by Julia Draganovic & Claudia Loeffelholz.
I’d Like to Walk on the Moon. Bologna Arte Fiera and Galleria Enrico Astuni. Curated by Lorenzo Bruni.
I'm Over Here Now. Richmond Center for Visual Art at Western Michigan University. Curated by Eric Gleason.
The Social Contract. artefact festival. STUK. Leuven, Belgium. Curated by Pieter-Paul Mortier. (cat.)
Family Matters: The Family in British Art. Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery / Museums Sheffield. Curated by Andrew Moore and Harriet Godwin.
Out of Left Field. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMSU) Rijeka. Curated by Jovana Stokic. (cat.)
No Network. 1st Time Machine Biennale of Contemporary Art. D-O ARK Underground. Atomic shelter Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Curated by Branko Dimitrijevic. (cat.)
Too late, too little, (and how) to fail gracefully. Fort Asperen, Netherlands. Curated by Bik van der Pol.
Passion of an Ornithologist. Myth Making. Part 1 of 5-part exhibition project Galicia: Topographies of Myth. Gallery for Contemporary Art SOKOL. Nowy Sacz, Poland. Curated by Adam Budak. (cat.)
Meaning Zero Degree: Non-functional, Non-presentational, Experimental and Conceptual Photography. Art Pavilion Zagreb, Croatia. Curated by Sandra Križi? Roban, Ivana Hana?ek & Irena Gessner.
In the future everyone will be anonymous for 15 minutes. Part of East by South West - curated_by vienna 2011. Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna. Curated by Ana Janevski. (cat.)
Invocations of the Blank Page. Spike Island. Bristol, UK. / NICC Antwerp, Belgium. Curated by Frances Loeffler.
Powders, a Phial, and a Paper Book. Marlborough Chelsea. New York, NY.
If on a winter's day a traveler. Palazzo Podesta. Bologna, Italy. Curated by Julia Draganovic.
Who is Your Audience? Galleria Enrico Astuni. Bologna, Italy. Curated by Lorenzo Bruni. (cat.)
Displaced Divisions. Galerija SKUC. Ljubljana, Slovenia. Curated by Tevz Logar. (cat.)
This Is My Reference. Bologna Art First. Galleria Enrico Astuni stand. Bologna, Italy. Curated by Lorenzo Bruni. (cat.)
FAQ Serbia. Austrian Cultural Forum. New York, NY. Curated by Branko Dimitrijevic & Andreas Stadler. (cat.)
Run and Tell That: New Work from New York. Syracuse University Art Galleries. Syracuse, NY. Curated by Eric Gleason & David Prince. (cat.)
Natural Renditions. Marlborough Gallery. New York, NY. Curated by Diana Campbell & Eric Gleason.
In the Backyard of Kings. Former military camp Kodra, Kalamaria. Thessaloniki, Greece. Curated by Eirini Linardaki & Vincent Parisot. (cat.)
AbbaraKadabra. Mardin Biennial. Mardin, Turkey. Curated by Döne Otyam.
Clue(less): Geometry of Misunderstanding. Manifattura Tabacchi. Torino, Italy. Curated by Branka Bencic & Lorena Tadorni.
T-HT Award exhibition. Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb. Zagreb, Croatia.
Kiosk. Golden Parachutes Gallery. Berlin, Germany. Curated by David Horvitz.
Assises. Galerie Xippas. Paris, France.
Dear Countrymen and Women. Gallery MC. New York, NY. Curated by Jovana Stokic.
Red Thread. A Prologue to the 11th Istanbul Biennial. Project Space Tanas. Berlin, Germany. Curated by WHW. (cat.)
We would like to thank (again) the curators who wish to remain anonymous. Galerie Anne Barrault. Paris, France.
In a Room Anything Can Happen. CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art. 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. Curated by WHW.
Artists and the Natural World. McKee Gallery. New York, NY.
Insults & Praises: Vlatka Horvat & Tim Etchells. Fusebox festival. Austin, TX.
This Is The Future Before It Happens. The Glendale College Art Gallery. Glendale, CA. Curated by Julie Deamer.
Without Walls. Museum 52. New York, NY.
For a Brief Time Only at a Location Near You. Various locations. A project by David Horwitz.
Speaking Out Loud. Netherlands Media Art Institute. Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Curated by Susanne Jaschko.
8 1/2 x 11 / A4. James Fuentes Gallery. New York, NY.
God is in the Details. New Orleans Biennial extension. New Orleans, LA. Curated by Glynnis McDaris & Julie Trotta.
In a Different Film: Contemporary Art from the Filip Trade Collection. 10th Motovun Film Festival. Motovun, Croatia.
Duets/Duels. MMC Split. Split, Croatia. Curated by Brano Franceschi and Ana Janevska. (cat.)
My Little/Membrane. NURTUREart Gallery. Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Zeljka Himbele-Kozul & William Heath.
Exquisite Corpus: Interacting with the Fragmented Body. Johnson Museum of Art @ Cornell University. Ithaca, NY.
Natural Obsessions. Neuhoff Gallery. New York, NY.
Energies and Shadows. HERE @ South Street Seaport. New York, NY. Curated by Luisa Gui & Liutauras Psibilskis.
Yes No & Other Options. A collaboration with Tim Etchells, commissioned by the Henry Moore Foundation for Art Sheffiled 08. Millenium Galleries. Sheffield, UK. Curated by Jan Verwoert. (cat.)
Cutaway. Anna Kustera Gallery. New York, NY.
Skipping the Page. The Center for Book Arts. New York, NY. Curated by Graham Parker. (cat.)
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. CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. Curated by Matthew Higgs.
Ground Lost. Galerija Nova. Zagreb, Croatia. Curated by WHW. (cat.)
e-flux Video Rental. Carpenter Center. Boston / Centre culturel suisse de Paris. Paris / Lyon Biennale. Lyon, France.
Ground Lost. Forum Stadtpark. Graz, Austria. Curated by WHW. (cat.)
Interplay: Four Emerging New York Artists. Exit Art. New York, NY.
Protections. Kunsthaus Graz. Graz, Austria. Curated by Adam Budak & Christine Peters. (cat.)
Here and Now Real, Not Yet Concrete. Moderna Galerija/Museum of Modern Art. Ljubljana, Slovenia. Curated by WHW. (cat.)
Thin Walls. Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery. Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Sara Greenberger Rafferty.
Monument to Nikola Tesla. Galerija Nova. Zagreb, Croatia. Curated by WHW. (cat.)
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. Curated by Patrick Grenier.
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. Curated by Mika Hannula and Branko Dimitrijevic. (cat.)
AIM 25. The Bronx Museum of the Arts. The Bronx, NY. Curated by Lydia Yee. (cat.)
Across the Seven Seas and Seven Hills. Hrvatski Foto Savez. Zagreb, Croatia. Curated by Tihomir Milovac. (cat.)
Codependent. The Living Room. Miami Beach, FL. Curated by Isolde Brielmaier.
Insert. Museum of Contemporary Art @ Zagreb Art Fair Pavilion 19. Zagreb, Croatia. Curated by Tihomir Milovac, Silva Kal?i?, Antonia Maja?a and Branko Franceschi (cat.)
e-flux Video Rental. e-flux. New York, NY / Kunst Werke. Berlin, Germany / Portikus. Frankfurt, Germany / Manifesta Foundation. Amsterdam, the Netherlands / The Moore Space. Miami, FL / Insa Art Space. Seoul, Korea.
An Exhibition About Nature and Society. EXIT Contemporary Art Institute. Pejë, Kosova. Curated by Erzen Shkololli.
Pilot 1. Limehouse Townhall. London, England.
Based on a True Story. Artists’ Space. New York, NY. Curated by Christian Rattemeyer. (cat.)
Sexy. 44th Porec Annale. Porec, Croatia. Curated by Janka Vukmir.
Side Effects. Museum of Contemporary Art. Belgrade, Serbia. & Galerija Nova. Zagreb, Croatia. Curated by WHW. (cat.)
Between the Wars. Siemens Art Program. Stuttgart, Germany. Curated by Joachim Gerstmeier.
Group Dynamics. Part of Zagreb – Cultural Capital 3000 Platform. Zagreb, Croatia. (cat.)
ARTIST BOOKS / PUBLICATIONS
Vlatka Horvat: Top Along Below Inside – Lexicon of Spatial Dysfunction, Volume I. Published by Boston University Art Gallery, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-881450-33-7
In Other Words And Other Words. Published by Bergen Kunsthall, 2011. ISBN: 978-82-93101-02-4 In Other’s Words
Vlatka Horvat: Hiding. Published by AGM and WHW, Zagreb, 2005. ISBN 953-174-255-3
AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
Nominated for the Ernst Schering Foundation Art Award 2011. Berlin, Germany. 2011.
Rema Hort Mann Foundation visual art grant award. New York, NY. 2010.
Flying Circus residency. Platform by Ong Keng Sen. Phnom Penh / Siem Reap, Cambodia and Singapore. 2010.
Residency at Outpost for Contemporary Art. Los Angeles, CA. 2008/09.
Performance Bursary. Roehampton University. London, UK 2007 - 2008.
Live Art Bursary. Nottingham Trent University. Nottingham, UK. 2005 - 2007.
AIM 25 – Artist in Marketplace Program. The Bronx Museum for the Arts. The Bronx, NY. 2005.
Filip Trade Art Award Finalist. Zagreb, Croatia. 2005.
Residency at IASPIS – International Artists Studio Program in Stockholm. Stockholm, Sweden. 2003.
Residency at STUK Kunstencentrum. Leuven, Belgium. 2003.