1985, Dornbirn, Austria
Katharina Fitz finished her studies of photography and film at the Sant Ignasi Institute of Barcelona in 2008 and is currently studying a Master of Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University. From 2008 to 2014 she has been living and working in Berlin and moved to Nottingham in 2016, after receiving a project funding from the Austrian Government to work on a long-term project about “Boarded-up Houses” in the UK.
Her work has been awarded at the Lens Culture Exposure Awards in 2017, the International Photography Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2016, at the Felix Schöller Awards and Moscow International Photography Awards in 2015 and published in several magazines. In 2018 her work will be participating at the “Heimspiel” Art Triennale in Switzerland. Katharina Fitz has participated in different festivals around the globe such as the Noorderlicht Photofestival, the Singapore International Photography Festival, the Wiesbadener Fototage, and other. She has been selected for several residencies in Spain and the UK under other for the Bilbao Arte Center for Contemporary Art and la Termica in Malaga and recently for the 'Re- Imagine the City residency at Artcore in Derby.
Katharina's work has been exhibited extensively around Europe and in Asia.