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Born 1975 in Pilsen, Czech Republic

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Klara Hobza

Klara Hobza, born 1975 in Pilsen (CZ), lives and works in Berlin. Her artistic practice involves performance, video, drawing, and sculpture, and is conceptually held together by narrations of self-imposed endeavors. Hobza’s ongoing project Diving Through Europe started in 2010 and uses lived experience as conceptual material, which she then translates into different media.

Hobza studied at Munich Academy of Fine Arts (with Olaf Metzel), at Columbia University, New York (MFA), and at Rogue Film School, Los Angeles. Her recent solo exhibitions include Animaloculomataurus at Soy Capitán (2018), Diving Through Europe at Syndhavn Station, Copenhagen (2014), Die große Basler Gipfelbergung at deupiece bei St. Clara, Basel, and On Display at basis, Frankfurt am Main (2014). Hobza has been awarded with grants and fellowships from Stiftung Kunstfonds (2012), ars viva/BDI (2010), DIVA (2009), NYFA (2007) and the SculptureCenter Prize (2005), et al.

Selected Works
Klara Hobza
Taking flight
Praxinoscope, polished steel, pencil and watercolor on paper
14 × 16 × 12,5 cm
Klara Hobza
The New Millenium Paper Airplanes, Ryan Hendersen
Paper airplane object with text, frames behind glass
46,5 × 27,5 × 6,5 cm
POSTCARD FROM BRUSSELS, an exhibition in collaboration with Pinksummer (Genoa, IT)
June 23 - July 27, 2023
Finishing Line
June 5 – July 13, 2019
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