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Katrine Claassens

Night Flowers (framed)

Night Flowers (framed)

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Night Flowers

Acrylic on archival hand-made paper

21 x 29.7cm

Framed

  

Katrine Claassens is an artist, writer and environmental communications specialist. She has a Master's degree in Climate Change from the University of Cape Town (2015) and an Honour's degree in Visual Art from Stellenbosch University (2007).

Her work reflect her interests in climate change, deep ecology, urban ecology, and internet memes. As well as practicing as a painter, Katrine has worked as climate change communicator at the African Climate & Development Initiative at the University of Cape Town and environmental organisations in Canada. She has led workshops, given public lectures and curated exhibitions all over the world from the Arctic to Antarctica. She is a writer and illustrator for The Nature of Cities.  She currently lives and works in Montreal.

 

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020: Love Letters to the Muted World, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town

2017: we came at a time, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town.

2016: welcome to the internet i will be your guide, 99 Loop Gallery, Cape Town.

2013: Between The Blue Swimming Pools, Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town.
2011: The Jacaranda Girls and Other Stories, Salon91, Cape Town.

2009: The Birds/ Les Oiseaux, Cheap as Candy, Syndrome, Montreal.

SELECT TALKS & PRESENTATIONS​

2022: The Elephants and The Fireworks, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Online

2020: Love Letters to the Muted World, The Nature of Cities and 99 Loop, Online

2018: Extinction & Climate Change, talk & workshop, Redpath Museum, McGill University, Canada.

2017: Climate Science & Representation in Antarctica, various national radio stations, South Africa.

2017: Art, Empathy and Climate Science, Cape Agulhas II, Antarctica.

2017: Painting the Edges: Suburbs and Nature, The Nature of Cities Conference, Portland, USA.

2016: Communicating Climate Change, South African Network for Coastal and Oceanic Research.

2015: Attended and reported on Conference of the Parties (COP21), Paris.

2015: Using the Polar Regions to Communicate Climate Change, Conference of the Youth (COY11), Paris

2015: The Wisdom of Using the Arctic to Communicate Climate Change, Arctic Frontiers, Norway.

2015: Presentation and poster: Climate Change & Development, ACDI Student Conference, Cape Town.

2015: Workshop: Arctic Frontiers PhD/student workshop Tromso, Norway.

SELECT GROUP SHOWS

​2019: Regarding Winter, Salon91, Cape Town

2019: Trees Make Forests, Salon91, Cape Town

2018: Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg

2018: Adaptation Futures, Cape Town International Convention Centre 

2017: Winter Show, DF Contemporary, Cape Town

2017: Thoughtful Planet, The Thought Foundation, Gatehead, UK

2017: Art Africa Fair, DF Contemporary, Cape Town

2017: Mooi, The Boutique Gallery, Franschhoek

2016: Oracle, Salon91, Cape Town

2016: Origin and Lineage, DF Contemporary, Cape Town.

2016: Reverie, AGOG Gallery, Johannesburg.

2016: Artemisia, DF Contemporary, Cape Town.

2016: Untitled 2.99 Group Exhibition, 99 Loop, Cape Town

2016: Imago Mundi, Pratt Institute, New York.

2016: Travel, 10&5. That Art Fair, Cape Town and Johannesburg

September 2016: Group Show, Reverie, AGOG Gallery, (Johannesburg)

2015: Small Canvas Project at Querini Stampalia Foundation, Venice

2015: Chandler House, Cape Town

2015: Spring Show at Artvark, Cape Town

2015: The Persistence of Memory, Untitled Studios, Cape Town

2015: Group Show, 99 Loop, Cape Town

2015: The Grand II, Rust-en-Vrede, Cape Town

2015: Golden Haze, Salon91, Cape Town

2014: Fresh Produce, Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg

2014: The Grand, Rus-en-Vrede, Belleville

2014: Five Wolves No Pigs, Montreal, Canada

2014: Visual Manifesto, Rus-en-Vrede, Belleville

2013: Muse, Casa Labia Gallery, Cape Town

2013: Summer Salon, Commune1, Cape Town

2013: Fissure, Commune1, Cape Town

2013: In Good Company, Irma Stern Museum Gallery, Cape Town

2013: Home is Wherever You Are, Salon91, Cape Town
2012: I’d Rather Be Swimming, Salon91, Cape Town (in aid of IAMWATER)
2012: Die Landskap van Vrouwees, Grevilleas Gallery, Breytenbach Sentrum, Wellington
2012: Shoes From Chinese Ships, Salon91, Cape Town (also conceived and curatored the show)
2012: Woord en Beeld, Grevilleas Gallery, Breytenbach Sentrum, Wellington

2011: If You Let Yourself Love a Wild Thing, Salon91, Cape Town (in aid of Greenpop)
2010: Spookasem, Salon 91, Cape Town
2008: Sasol New Signatures Exhibition, Pretoria Arts Museum, Pretoria
2008: ABSA Atelier, ABSA Gallery, Johannesburg
2008: Faces and Places exhibition at Off the Wall gallery, Paarl
2008: Postcard Show II exhibition at Off the Wall gallery, Paarl

2007: Greatest Hits, AVA Gallery, Cape Town
2007: FIN: Graduate Exhibition, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch
2007: Timo Smuts Art Prize, University of Stellenbosch Gallery, Stellenbosch

 

COLLECTIONS

Africana Special Section at Stellenbosch University’s JS Gericke  Library, Stellenbosch
Raymond Danowski Poetry Library, Atlanta, U.S.A

Spier Collection, Stellenbosch

 

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