Katja Kobolt (Phd) is a feminist, curator, producer, lecturer and theorist based in Munich, Germany.
She has (co)curated and/or (co)produced various art projects and exhibitions in different parts of Europe e.g. 54. October Salon (Belgrade, 2013), A Space Called Public, curated by Elmgreen & Dragset (Munich, 2013), GUESTures by Margareta Kern (Munich, 2013), City of Women (Ljubljana, 2000-2008), Cross Border Experience (Ljubljana, 2011), Natural Relations and Humour Works (Ljubljana, Bratislava and Berlin, 2007, 2008), Warmarkt Inc. (Munich, Ljubljana 2006), Station Transition (Munich, 2004), etc.
Katja holds a phd from the LMU university Munich (Frauen schreiben Geschichte(n): Krieg, Geschlecht und Erinnern im ehemaligen Jugoslawien, 2009) and is active also as a lecturer (e.g. Humboldt University of Berlin, 2010, 2013/2014; educational programme within the Living Archive; various conferences). Katja has (co)edited different volumes on art, literature and feminism (e.g. Performative Gestures Political Moves, 2014 ed. with Lana Zdravković; No One Belongs Here More Than You / The Living Archive: Curating Feminist Knowledge, 2014 ed. with Red Min(e)d; GUESTures, 2014 ed. with Margareta Kern 2014; Gender Literature and Cultural Memory in the Post-Yugoslav Space, 2009 ed. with Jelena Petrović, Damir Arsenijević and Tanja Velagić;). Her articles has been published widely (e.g. in: Working with Feminism: Curating and Exhibitions in Eastern Europe, 2012 ed. Katrin Kivimaa; Jugoslavien – Libanon Verhandlung von Zugehörigkeit in fragmentierten Gesellschaften (Literatur – Musik – Kunst – Film), 2012, eds. Miranda Jakiša and Andreas Pflitsch; Sarajevske sveske 14; Postajanje majkom u vreme neoliberalnog kapitalizma, 2013 ed. Ana Vilenica; Living on the Border, 2008 ed. Lana Zdravković and Nenad Jelisaljević).
Since 2011 she has been together with Jelena Petrović (Belgrade/Vienna), Dunja Kukovec (Ljubljana) and Danijela Dugandžić (Sarajevo) active within the feminist curatorial collective Red Min(e)d, working on Living Archive searching and producing a field of emergent art, feminism and social space.