curriculum vitae
Kasia Klimpel

based in Amsterdam (NL) and Basel (CH)
born in Gliwice (PL)


March, `Berge`, solo, exhibition curated by Roman Kurzmeyer, TANK, Institut Kunst HGK FHNW, Basel

January - February, “My name in 100 colophons”, publication `Still`, group exhibition, curated by
Vincent van Baar, LhGWR den Haag, The Netherlands

September - October, “My name in 100 colophons”, Istanbul Photobook Festival, publication `Still`,
group exhibition, curated by Vincent van Baar, Turkey

October, ”My name in 100 colophons" Fotofestival Schiedam, publication `Still`, group exhibition,
curated by Vincent van Baar, The Netherlands


January - May, `Quickscan NL#2`, group exhibition, curated by Frits Gierstberg, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


June - August, ´The Grand Tour´, solo exhibition, curated by Thomas Seelig, Mauvoisin Dam & Le Musée de Bagnes, Le Châble, Switzerland

June 12 - September 29, situation#15: Kasia Klimpel, The Grand Tour at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

KALEID editions` artists who make books 2015 selection

15 May - 26 July 2015, Publication ´Still´ at ´Le cose che si vedono in cielo´, group exhibition, Fotografia Europea Festival, Reggio Emilia, Italy

February, screening ´The Grand Tour´ video, CFAT Media Art Scholarship program, Bus Stop Theatre, K´jipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


19 - 21 September, Gallery FeldbuschWiesner at unseen photo fair, Amsterdam

02 May - 14 June 'Cut, Fold, Rewrite. At the Insterstice of Photography and Sculpture', group exhibition, Gallery FeldbuschWiesner, Berlin


'Sculpture', group exhibition, Camera Austria Gallery, Graz, Austria

Regionale 14, 'Ma(r)king Territories, Haus für Elektronische Künste, group exhibition, Basel, Switzerland

unseen x Bank Giro Lotterij Talent Collectie (2013), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

online exhibition @ 'Collective View', a reserach platform on real-time webcam images


“真实”的维度, Organhaus, duo exhibition, Chongqing, China

Organhaus International Artists Workshop Festival, group exhibition, Chongqing, China

Degree Show Master Fine Arts HGK Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

Plat(t)form 12 at Fotomuseum Winterthur, international portfolio viewing for emerging artsists and photographers, Winterthur, Switzerland

KAPITEL 3: DER RAUM , Kaskadenkondensator Raum für aktuelle Kunst und Performance, group exhibition, Basel, Switzerland


Regionale 12, ‘Information und Erfahrung’, Kunstverein Freiburg, group exhibition, Freiburg, Germany

Regionale 12, ‘Von Tieren, Elektronen und anderen Lügen’, Haus für Elektronische Künste, group exhibition, Basel, Switzerland

Descubrimientos PHE 2011, portfolio viewing at PHotoEspaña, Madrid, Spain


Cumulus Jubileum Exhibition, Central Exhibition, group exhibition, Shanghai, China

ArtStart@Pulchri II ‘The Audience Choice’, group exhibition, The Hague, The Netherlands

‘Work in Progress - Afgestudeerd in 2009’, group exhibition, Amsterdam Centre of Photography, The Netherlands

‘Now or never’, group exibition at GEM Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hague, The Netherlands


‘Ongekend Talent’, group exhibition at Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam, selection of final exams Dutch Art Academies, NL

Amsterdam Centre of Photography. Selection of Final Exams of Photography of Art Academies in the Netherlands, NL

Final Exam Exhibition, Department of Photography, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, NL

residencies, prizes and nominations:

Publication `Still`, selection KALEID 2015 London, UK

Media Arts Scholarship Program, Centre for Art Tapes, K´jipuktuk/Halifax, Canada

October - November, Chongqing Organhaus International Artists Residency Programme, Chongqing, China. Funding Pro Helvetia Shanghai

Longlist, International Festival of Fashion and Photography Hyeres

Winner, Department of Photography Prize (Afdelingsprijs Fotografie), Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, NL
Nomination, Royal Academy of Art Prize, The Hague, NL


The Grand Tour, 2015, published by Roma Publications, Amsterdam, Roma Publication 242 coinciding with the exhibition of Kasia Klimpel at the dam of Mauvoisin and the Musée de Bagnes in Le Châble from June 20 until September 6, 2015; curator: Thomas Seelig, edited by: Kasia Klimpel, texts by: Thomas Seelig / Bertrand Deslarzes and Melanie Bühler, design Roger Willems, edition of 1000, isbn 9789491843365

Still, 2014, photography & design Kasia Klimpel, self-published, edition of 250, ISBN 978-90-821608-0-2


Exhibition Quickscan NL02 in NRC
Exhibition Quickscan NL02 in de Volkskrant

Camera Austria International magazine, no.132 issue
Exhibition `The Grand Tour` in L’HEBDO (CH) `Les images qui parlent aux paysages`, 30.07.2015
Exhibition `The Grand Tour` in Le Nouvelliste (CH)`Couronne singuliére pour le barrage.`
`Don`t Call Me a Photographer`, C Photo 10, Ivory Press

Series ´Still´, The Plantation Journal #3, Sculptural Landscape
Series ´Landscapes` & ´Relinquishing the moments to come´, Fotograf Magazine, #23 artificial worlds

Series 'Landscapes', FORUM section Camera Austria International magazine, no.122 issue

Het Parool, Kunst & Media (29-10-2009) , 'Jonge kunst op een koopje' by Daniel Bertina


2018 --
student Kunstgeschichte und Bildtheorie (Master), Universität Basel, CH

2010 - 2012
Master Fine Arts, Institut Kunst, Hochshule fur Gestaltung und Kunst Basel, CH

BA Photography, cum laude, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, NL


Pieter Sanders and Gabriella Sancisi collection

Private collectors

KPMG, The Hague

unseen x Bank Giro Lotterij Talent Collectie (2013)

Publication ´Still´:
Camera Austria Library (Graz, A), Fotomuseum Winterthur Library (CH), Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten Bibliotheek (Den Haag NL), IndiePhotobook Library (Washington, USA), The Metropolitan Museum of Art`s Library (USA), MoMA Library (USA), The Flaxman Library, Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection (USA), Victoria and Albert Museum (UK).