Karolina Kucia

ARTIST & RESEARCHER

About

Karolina Kucia

b. 1978 in Poland

She graduated as Master of Arts in 2004 from Poznan Art Academy, and studied Performance Art and Theory Studies in the Theater Academy in Helsinki. Between 2004 to 2008 she has been part of Kukkia group (Karolina Kucia and Tero Nauha). From 2007 she is part of the interdisciplinary Mollecular Organization. Between 2011 – 2012 working and co-creating Future Art Base, Art and Economy in Aalto University in Finland and Robin Hood Minor Asset Management Cooperative. She is a visual artist with the background in sculpture and intermedia as well as in performance studies. Currently she is a doctoral candidate in artistic research in Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki. The final dissertation will be examined in 2024. She combines theoretical and practical work with objects, group processes and performances in both site-specific and staged context. Her main interests are lapse, error and stutter as well parasitism and monstrosity in context of precarization of labour in neoliberal capitalism and in the current form of art institutions.