Catrine Val (b. 1970 in Cologne, Germany) lives and works in Kassel, Germany.
Catrine Val started her career in Vienna, Austria, working within commercial advertising design, but then left this to study fine art at Kunsthochschule in Kassel, Germany. After graduating, she worked for 6 years as teaching assistant of Bjørn Melhus in the field of virtual reality, further developing her artistic position.
Val has exhibited widely across Europe and in Taiwan. In 2012, she was shortlisted for the Renaissance Photography prize and was also a runner-up for the Kaunas Photo Star Prize. Her recent project Feminist has been made in to a hardback book, published in 2012 by Kehrer, Germany and nominated for the German Fotobuchpreis 2013.
Solo and group shows include: Gallery PhBroking, Arles, France (2015); MUSEfest Paris 2015, France (2015); ENTROPY, I AM AN OTHER, Kaundu Museum of Fine Arts; Taipei, Taiwan (2015); NO SOUL FOR SALE, FELD+HAUS, Frankfurt; Germany (2015); MOSTYN Open 19, Llandudno, Wales (2015); Festival Circulation(s) 2015, Paris, France (2015); Philosophers, the lotus chronicle, Kochi-Muziris Biennale India, India (2014).