Lito Kattou Nicosia, Cyprus, b. 1990
Lito Kattou (b. 1990, Nicosia, Cyprus) is an artist based in Athens and Nicosia. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art in London with an MA in Sculpture (2017) and the Athens School of Fine Arts (2013). Kattou is the recipient of the Ducato Prize 2019 and the New Positions Award for Art Cologne 2018. She has been the invited resident artist at Fondation Thalie Brussels, Art Hub Copenhagen, PCAI Contemporary Art Initiative and 89 plus Google Residency.
Her works negotiate understandings of materiality and subjectivity through a composition of practices, spanning from digital fabrication to thermochemical elaborations. Kattou´s practice raises questions around the relationship between humans, animals and the environment and technology.
Recent solo shows have been presented at TRANEN Copenhagen, Galeria Duarte Sequeira Braga, T293 Rome, Artothek Cologne, Tile Projects Milan, Benaki Museum Athens, Point Centre for Contemporary Art Nicosia and she has participated in various group shows in museums, galleries and art spaces as in the Athens Biennale 7, the National Gallery Sofia, Culturgest Porto, Fidelidade Arte Lisbon, Ludwig Muzeum Budapest, Nottingham Contemporary, Kraupa Tuscany Zeidler Berlin, Midway Contemporary and Deste Foundation.
Lito KattouBody V, 2020Aluminum, permanent ink147 x 189 cm
Copper & Nickel plated flowers
Copper 1: 55 x 20 x 20 cm
Copper 2: 35 x 13 x 20 cm
Nickel: 66 x 30 x 25 cm
Lito KattouBody VI, 2020Aluminum, permanent ink, electroformed nickel136 x199 cm
Part 1: 77 x 3 x 3cm (the stem)
Part 2: 80 x 11 x 12 cm (the flower)
Lito KattouBody VII, 2020Aluminum, permanent ink, electroformed copper, nickel167 x 183 cm
Lito KattouCarrier, 2020Aluminum, steel, Nickel-plated basket , Nickel-plated flower
Sculpture 220 x 138 x 2.8 cm
Basket A 36 x 36 x 11 cm
Basket B 25.5 x 25.5 x 8 cm
basket C 27 x 27 x 30 cm
flower 43 x 18 x 7 cm
Lito KattouDreamer, 2020Aluminum, steel, Nickel-plated flower, Copper flower
Sculpture 220 x 125 x 2.8 cm
Copper flower A 108 x 43 x 21 cm
Copper flower B 80 x 27 x 20 cm
Copper flower C 62 x 21 x 13 cm
Lito KattouWeaver, 2020Aluminum, steel, Nickel-plated basket
Sculpture 203 x 150 x 2.8cm
Basket 53 x 53 x 6cm
In Bed With a Mosquito30 Oct 2021 - 12 Feb 2022 WarehouseAndré Butzer – Petra Cortright – Lito Kattou – Petros Moris – Julian Opie – Ricardo Passaporte – Vanessa da Silva – Jonathan Uliel Saldanha
Lito Kattou & Petros Moris : Teras Terra11 Jul - 17 Oct 2020 BRAGA HQ“Teras Terra”, a two person exhibition by Athens-based artists Lito Kattou and Petros Moris.
In a World Where Immortality is the Norm, the Future is My Future16 Mar - 18 May 2019 BRAGA HQAnne de Vries — Eva Papamargariti — Guan Xiao — Katja Novitskova — Lito Kattou — Mimosa Echard — Oliver Laric — Pakui Hardware — Paloma Proudfoot — Saelia Aparicio — Timur Si-Qin