Karen Kramer

Karen Kramer’s work often takes the form of mythologising natural phenomena — embedding a critique of putative distinctions between the natural and manmade.

The intersection of human and animal as well as terrestrial and marine habitats frequently serves as the thematic and conceptual framework of the work and is often prompted by a trauma or disaster.

Karen Kramer graduated with a BFA from Parsons School of Design, New York, in 2003 subsequently working in graphic design for the Center for Coastal Studies in Cape Cod Massachusetts. In 2013 Kramer made a shift in her career completing the MFA Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has since exhibited internationally. Selected screenings and exhibitions include: West Space, Melbourne, Australia, 2017; E-WERK Freiburg, Germany, 2017; Pyeong Chang Biennale, Gangneung, South Korea, 2017; Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden, 2017; Galerie Fatiha Selam Paris, France, 2015; Jupiter Woods, London 2015. The Gallery Apart, Rome, 2014; Oyoyo, Sapporo, Japan, 2014; Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, 2013; and DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic, 2013. In 2016 Kramer was selected for the Jerwood/FVU Awards Borrowed Time.

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Karen Kramer
the eye that articulates belongs on land / 22:57 / 2016 ▶
Karen Kramer
Epona’s Well / 08:34 / 2015 ▶
Karen Kramer
Limulus / 11:45 / 2013 ▶
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