Karina Smigla-Bobinski

Karina Smigla-Bobinski lives and works as a freelance artist in Munich. She studied art and visual communication at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland and Munich, Germany. She works as intermedia artist with analogue and digital media and move between science, intuition, expression and cognition. She produces and collaborates on projects ranging from kinetic sculptures, interactive installations, art interventions, featuring mixed reality objects, multimedia physical theatre performances and online projects. Karinas works bridge kinetic art, drawing, video, installation, painting, performance and sculpture, her works contain the method of their making, they are direct art, which foregrounds the material, movement through time and impact on results. At least she was a Visiting Research Fellow and Artist in Residence at ZiF Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Bielefeld University's Institute for Advanced Study. Her works has been shown in 47 countries on 5 continents at festivals, galleries and museums internationally, including SAM Art Museum in Singapore, Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris (France), Science Gallery in Dublin (Ireland), IPARK Museum of Art in Suwon (Korea), Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art in Pittsburgh (USA), Ming Contemporary Art Museum in Shanghai (China), GARAGE Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow (Russia), ZERO1 Biennial in Silicon Valley (US), FILE Electronic Language International Festival in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), FACT Foundation for Art and Creative Technology in Liverpool (UK), Busan Biennale (South Korea), Bangkok University Gallery (Thailand). Her collaborative performances has been shown at the Festival Montpellier (France), Grand Théâtre (Luxembourg), GoDown Art Center Nairobi (Kenya), National School of Drama in Delhi (India), Festival Caracas (Venezuela), Fadjr-Festival in Tehran (Iran), Art Festival (South Korea), Haus der Kunst in Munich (Germany), Berliner Festspiele (Germany) and Biennale di Venezia - Arsenale, Venice (Italy).

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