Katharina Balgavy studied International development studies, Fine Arts and Critical studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the University of Applied Arts. She works in contemporary photography, installation and arts-based research. Her works are characterised by their investigations of globalisation, temporality, environmentalism and notions of nationalism.
Katharina works in commissioned projects for selected media and art culture. Her works include clients like the Guggenheim Museum, TBA21 Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Palais Liechtenstein, vice media, Vogue, Dossier and more. Katharina founded The Index, a curatorial platform for art + sustainability while she develops new media projects in culture and contemporary art.