Karla Kracht

Karla lives in Barcelona and works worldwide. She studied fine arts, art history, linguistics and media arts in Germany, the UK and Spain.
Her award-winning work has been shown worldwide at Animateka Ljubljana, Alhondiga Bilbao, Festival du Nouveau Cinema Montreal, Georgetown Festival Malaysia and Tabakalera San Sebastian, amongst many others.
She participates in residency programmes in Portugal, Taiwan, Poland, Korea, Latvia, the USA, Spain and Germany.

Karla Kracht creates retro-futurist techno-sculptures, where the limits between the drawing stroke and their digital reflection blur completely. In combination with live camera, drawings, video and shadow projections, light and animation, she composes bizarre universes full of strange creatures, miniature cities inhabited by mythological cyborg goddesses that tell sci-fi stories about current social and political issues.
Her Live Cinema works range between visual arts, comics, animation and object theatre. Recently she investigates mystic aspects of society and imagines scenarios for a world in pre-singularity, where the myths and magic of machines and humans melt with each other.

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Karla Kracht, Andrés Beladiez

2062 is a multidisciplinary show nurtured by scenic, multimedia, comic, illustration and animation techniques, as well as shadow and object theatre to create a scenic and cinematographic live show. With these ingredients a dystopian world is created that talks about borders, walls, new migrations and the latest geopolitical and economic changes.

The world will never be the same again... Boarders will turn red again or disappear completely. They will become less accessible. New walls will be build and old ideals will be buried. Wars will be different, but continue killing at ideologic gunpoint. Capitalism, with hardly any opponent, will extend covering the terrestrial world with its coat. Governments will cease their power cells to big corporations. New migrations and an agonised Europe resisting to lose its hegemony. Citizens searching their identities in shopping carts. The 21st century arrived and changed us forever. But we hardly realised it. Somehow everything continues the same...

Chaosstudio Hamburg
Chaosstudio Hamburg