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.