Katarina Jazbec


Katarina Jazbec, a visual artist working in film and photography, was born in 1991, in Slovenia, and has been living in Rotterdam since 2015. She received her BA from the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana and her MA in Photography from the AKV | St. Joost art academy in Breda (NL). She uses interdisciplinary and collaborative artistic strategies and tools, such as movement scores, reading groups, writing, and rituals, to question and expand the storytelling capacity of lens-based media. In her film works, Katarina explores the vulnerability and agency of humans and nature in the current economic system.

Her previous short film You Can’t Automate Me premiered at the International Film Festival in Rotterdam in June 2021. Her films have been shown at numerous festivals all around the world and at exhibition spaces such as the EYE Filmmuseum in the Netherlands and TENT Rotterdam. She is the first recipient of the RTM Pitch Award by the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Katarina is currently doing a two-year international residency programme at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam.