Karin Andersen (Italy)

Visual artist, videomaker and theorist. Born in 1966 in Burghausen, Germany. Holds a degree from Academy of Fine Arts Bologna, 1990. She mainly explores human-animal interactions and the nature-culture dialectic. Her works have been shown internationally in venues like Guidi & Schoen, Genova; Cannaviello, Milan; Traffic Gallery, Bergamo; MUU Gallery, Helsinki; Artists Space, New York; Vendsyssel Museum, Hjørring, Denmark; Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna; Ca’ D’Oro Museum, Venice and Haus der Kunst, Munich. Together with Roberto Marchesini she authored the book Animal Appeal, uno studio sul teriomorfismo (Bologna, Perdisa/Hybris, 2003). Karin was awarded the Premio Maretti art prize (Galleria D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea San Marino, 2005).