MFA Thesis Student Profiles: Kristina Schmidt

Kristina Schmidt is a painting and multi-media artist based in Munich, (DE) and New York City, (USA). Kristina’s work spans across mediums, from paintings to sound, objects to video, and performances to collaboration. She employs traditional fine art techniques and materials, as well as strategies and logics appropriated from Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Culture and video games. By utilizing various sequential repetitions and continuous, playful wit, Kristina connects the formally dissimilar works to a bigger picture, tracing the artwork as a potential commodity while highlighting the artist’s role in the capitalist society.


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