Katinka Bock was born in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). She has graduated at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee (2004) and has a post-diploma from the National School of Fine Arts of Lyon (2005), she lives and works in Paris.
Katinka Bock is German. She has been living in France since the early 2000s. Her approach involves a discursive understanding of sculpture. The form is often the result of a working process in which the rational and the unexpected response to each other. Her work now occupies an important place on the international art scene. Her work is represented by galleries Jocelyn Wolff (Paris), Meyer Riegger (Berlin) and Greta Meert (Brussels). Noted for her sculpture work, in 2012 she received the 14th Ricard Foundation Prize and the Dorothea von Stetten Prize in Germany. She is also a resident at Villa Medicis in 2012-2013. KatinkaBock presented a travelling exhibition project at the Kunst Museum Winterthur, the MUDAM in Luxembourg and the IAC in Villeurbanne. Her work is currently being presented at the Pivô art centre in São Paulo in an exhibition entitled Avalanche. She is nominated for the Marcel Duchamp Prize 2019.