Photo © Koether Mudam
electric guitar installation (2023)
Catherine Lorent, born in Munich, is a Luxembourgish artist who combines visual art with music and performance. She experiments with a number of instruments, including electric guitar, drums, bass, piano, harmonium, and voice, while pursuing her music projects Gran Horno and Hannelore (with Tom Früchtl). She first studied painting at the State Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe and went on to study history and art history. In 2012 she graduated with a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Luxembourg. Lorent, who has exhibited extensively in Europe, was nominated for the 2011 Robert Schuman Prize in Luxembourg and won the Prix Grand-Duc Adolphe in 2022. She lives and works in Berlin.