Kateřina Šedá (CZ)

Kateřina Šedá is a Czech artist who focuses on socially conceived events, often involving those who have nothing to do with art. Through provoked activity she tries to awaken a lasting change in their behaviour. She is the author of more than fifty projects in the Czech Republic and abroad. Kateřina Šedá is the winner of the Finnish TAKU Production Prize and the Austrian Essl Art Award. She won the Magnesia Litera Prize for her book Brnox and is also the winner of the Architect of the Year Award. She has had a solo exhibition at the Tate Modern in London and many others. She has exhibited at the Venice Biennale and the Documenta 12 contemporary art show in Kassel.