Outset Estonia supports Katja Novitskova’s participation in the major survey exhibition Electronic Superhighway (2016–1966) at the Whitechapel Gallery, London with the production of Innate Disposition 2 (2012), a digital print installation.
Electronic Superhighway (2016–1966) brings together over 100 artworks that show the impact of the computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day. The exhibition highlights key moments in the history of art and the Internet, it features new and rarely seen multimedia works, together with film, painting, sculpture, photography and drawing.
KATJA NOVITSKOVA (b. 1984, Tallinn) lives and works in Amsterdam and Berlin. She has studied Semiotics and Cultural Studies at the University of Tartu, Estonia and she also holds a degree in Digital Media from the University of Lübeck, Germany, and studied Graphic Design at the Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam. Key themes in Novitskova’s work are post-internet art, technology and the biological evolution. Her work focuses on issues of evolutionary processes, digital imagery and corporate aesthetics, exploring the tension between the Internet and the physical world. Her work has been shown at the Serpentine Galleries (UK), Kunstverein Hannover (Germany), Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (China) and Fotomuseum Winterthur (Switzerland). In 2017 Katja Novitskova will represent Estonia at the 57th Venice Art Biennale with the project If Only You Could See What I’ve Seen with Your Eyes.