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 45 countries on 5 continents at festivals, galleries and museums internationally, including Singapore Art Museum, Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris (France), Science Gallery in Dublin (Ireland), IPARK Museum of Art in Suwon (Korea), Microwave International New Media Arts Festival in Hong Kong (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), GAK - Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst in Bremen (Germany), Bangkok University Gallery (Thailand).

Her collaborative performances has been shown at the Festival Montpellier (France), Grand Théâtre (Luxembourg), Festival in Kabul (Afghanistan), 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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ADA - ©
Katrin Bettina Müller > TANZ Magazin Berlin

On ADA - © Prof. Mike Stubbs >
FACT Foundation for Art and Creative Technology in Liverpool (UK), translation: Saskia Bobinski

Zur Eröffnung der Ausstellung „Blaupause“ von Karina Smigla-Bobinski in ZiF > © Eberhard Ortland, ZiF Center for Interdisciplinary Research - Bielefeld University's Institute for Advanced Study, Bielefeld, Germany

Karina Smigla-Bobinski | Interview > © Silvia Monticelli for DipART

Karina Smigla-Bobinski: the unhesitating connection > © Paul Squires, Imperica Media And Arts Magazine by Perini Networks Europe, Oxford UK


OVERS!ZE - The Mega Art & Installations > © Katherine Wong, Interview for “OVERSIZE” book project by Victionery based in Hong Kong


When the world in magnified - Discussion with Karina Smigla-Bobinski - © Ida Hirsenfelder > MoTA, Museum of Transitory Art in Ljubljana

Appearances in a world of appearances - © Cornelia Kleÿboldt, M.A., translation: Rosmary Romanek

Man and Medium - © Dr. Phil. Tatjana Schönwälder-Kuntze, translation: Susanne Byron