Uta Kögelsberger is an artist, born in Belgium to German parents and is currently based in London. Her work articulates and engages with social and political concerns through the languages of photography, video, sculpture and sound.
Recent projects have included Uncertain Subjects, a durational billboard performance in the public space in response to the political landscape in the UK in the run up to Brexit (2017-2019), the installational sound work, Orchestra of Rocks in response to climate change (2016-2019), Playing the Cave,a New Expressions Commission in collaboration with the Cumbria Museum Consortium (2015); Waiting for Los Angeles, a portrait of the City of Los Angeles (2015); Off Road an investigation of the notion of freedom in the USA (2008-2014).
Kögelsberger’s work has been exhibited as part of the Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton as part of Art Night, London at Bluecoat, Liverpool, Spacex, Exter, CGP,Gallery, London, Danielle Arnaud, London, the Architectural AssociationLondon, the Barbican, London, and Laurence Miller Gallery, NYC, and the Glassell Project Space MFAH, Houston.
She has been awarded the Stanley Picker Fellowship, the Berwick Gymnasium Fellowship, the EAA Award for Art in Architecture and the SPD silver medal for editorial photography. Her photographic essays have been published in Wired, Esquire, GQ and American Photography.
Her work is held in public and private collections including the Museum of Modern Art Houston and the Los Angeles County Museum.