Anna Konik (Berlin, Warsaw) was the first scholarship holder under the new ZiF programme Artist in Residence. For the duration of three months the video artist had made the former TV corner her atelier, she was going to follow life and work at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), encouraged encounters and looks for stories.
In her work, Anna Konik combines documentary elements and performance, installation and sculptures. She is interested in people exposed to extreme situations. She developed a video installation dealing with alienation, hypersensitivity, loneliness and the feeling of being misunderstood.
The ZiF programme Artist in Residence is intended to encourage the exchange between scholars and artists, mutual productive stimuli are desired.
Anna Konik’s work will be presented from June 30 to August 26, 2011.