For our studio visit this month we are heading to Bianca and Felix, who will present us their real, virtual and augmented artworks!
Multimedia artists Bianca Kennedy & Felix Kraus (The Swan Collective) will open the studio doors to present a mix of their latest works. From three-channel installations and drawings to Virtual and Augmented Reality, the participants will be able to dive into the artists' world. Feel free to try out the various VR headsets and go on an augmented treasure hunt through the studio.
19:00 – Doors
19:30 – Portfolio presentation of Bianca Kennedy & The Swan Collective
20:00 – Augmented Reality treasure hunt and VR experiences
Bianca Kennedy (*1989) studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and completed her diploma with a Meisterschüler-degree. Scholarships have brought her to North America, Barcelona, Athens and Tokyo. Kennedy's animations, drawings and site-specific installations were shown at Kunstverein Munich, CCBB São Paulo, C-Gallery Milan and Colombo Art Biennale in Sri Lanka among others. In her analytical stop motion animations she depicts the human abyss and works regularly on photographies and drawing series where she stages self-created miniatures.
Felix Kraus (* 1986) is the founder of The Swan Collective and studied media art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and HfG Karlsruhe. The group mixes different techniques like Virtual Reality animations, painting, paper embossment, literature and performance. Works of the collective were shown in places like Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, C-Gallery Milan, Alessandro Casciaro in Bolzano, Kunsthalle Schweinfurt and the Egyptian Museum Munich.
Bianca Kennedy & Felix Kraus
Schonensche Straße 5
S-Bahn: Schönhauser Allee
Tram station: Schönhauser Allee/Bornholmerstraße