Karina Smigla-Bobinski lives and works as a freelance artist in Munich and in Berlin in Germany. She studied painting and visual communication at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland and Munich, Germany. She works as an intermedia artist with analogue and digital media. She produces and collaborates on projects ranging from interactive and mixed reality art in form of installations, objects, in-situ and online-art projects, art interventions and multimedia physical theatre performances, to digital and traditional painting, analogue interactive installations or kinetic sculptures. Since 2013, she is a member of The Dream Team by DiBari Innovation Design, a unique Associated Studio bringing together architects, artists and designers from all over the world to design the city of the future, today. She is also a lecturer in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg (Germany).
Her works have been shown in 36 countries on 5 continents at festivals, galleries and museums internationally, including 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 in Liverpool (UK), Busan Biennale (South Korea), GAK – Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst in Bremen (Germany), and the Bangkok University Gallery (Thailand).
Her collaborative performances have been shown at the Festival Montpellier (France), Festival in Ramallah (Palestine), Grand Théâtre (Luxembourg), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon (Portugal), Festival in Kabul (Afghanistan), GoDown Art Center in 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), Teatro Sesc in São Paulo (Brazil), Biennale de la danse in Paris (France), Berliner Festspiele (Germany) and Biennale di Venezia – Arsenale, Venice (Italy).
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