Katalin Erdődi

(c) Carolina Frank

Katalin Erdődi (*1980, Hungary) is a curator, dramaturg, and writer based in Vienna and Budapest. Her cross-disciplinary practice spans socially engaged art, experimental performance, and artistic interventions in rural and urban public spheres. As a curator, she has worked for steirischer herbst (Graz), brut (Vienna), and GfZK – Museum of Contemporary Art (Leipzig), among others, and she co-founded PLACCC Festival (Budapest), an international festival for site-specific performance and art in the public space. In 2020 Erdődi received the Igor Zabel Award Grant for her locally embedded and inclusive curatorial practice. She is currently a member of the working group SALT. CLAY. ROCK., a two-year artistic-curatorial research project at nGbK Berlin (2023–2024). She was recently appointed the new director of Trafó House of Contemporary Arts (Budapest) from 2025.

Katalin Erdődi completed two residencies as part of the curatorial preparation for the Biennale Matter of Art 2024. The first residency was funded by the European Union - NextGenerationEU. The second residency was funded by the City of Prague.