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Karina Smigla-Bobinski

Country: PL

Karina Smigla-Bobinski born 1967 in Poland, lives and works as a freelance artist in Munich and Berlin. She studied painting and visual communications at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland and Munich, Germany. She works as an intermedia artist with analog and digital media. She produces and collaborates on projects ranging from interactive and mixed reality art in form of installations, objects, in-situ&online-art-projects, art interventions and multimedia physical theater performances, to digital and traditional painting, analog interactive installations or kinetic sculptures. She is also an lecturer in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg (Germany).

Her works has been shown in 30 countries on 5 continents at festivals, galleries and museums internationally, including FILE Electronic Language International Festival in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Videoarte en mOvimiento in Lima (Peru), Festinova - International Festival of Contemporary Art (Georgia), Cultures of Economics - a interdisciplinary event series in Berlin by the German Federal Cultural Foundation in cooperation with the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (Germany), VideoAKT Biennal in Berlin (Germany), LOOP - Video Art Fair in Barcelona (Spain), Busan Biennale (South Korea), Museo al Aire Libre in Ciudad de la Escultura in Mérida (Mexico), GAK - Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst in Bremen (Germany), Olympia Park Munich (Germany), Bangkok University Gallery (Thailand). Her collaborative theater performances has been shown at the Festival Montpellier Danse (France), Contemporary Dance Festival in Ramallah (Palestine), Creative Forum in Alexandria and El Gomhouria-Theater in Cairo (Egypt), Grand Théâtre de la Ville Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Lisbon (Portugal), National Theatre Festival in Kabul (Afghanistan), GoDown Art Center Nairobi (Kenya), National School of Drama in Delhi and Ranga Shankara Theatre in Bangalore (India), Fundateneofestival Caracas (Venezuela),
 Alaz De La Danza in Quito (Ecuador), Fadjr-Festival - Dramatic Arts Center Tehran (Iran), Seoul Performing Arts Festival (South Korea), Julidans Festival in Amsterdam (Netherlands), DANCE2004 in Haus der Kunst in Munich (Germany), Teatro Sesc Anchieta in São Paulo (Brazil), Biennale nationale de la danse in Paris (Frankreich), Berliner Festspiele (Germany),
 Mousonturm in Frankfurt/M (Germany) and Biennale di Venezia - Arsenale, Venice (Italy).