Christina Kral, Artist
Born 1980 in Suhl, Germany
Based in Frankfurt am Main 

Email: hej@christinakral.net
Instagram: 
https://www.instagram.com/fabagit/




CV


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS | EVENTS 
2018
Summit of Practical Utopias | June | New York City

2017
7 EXERCISES IN PRACTICAL UTOPIA | October 2017 | New York City | http://practicalutopia.org/

2016
DINNER GAMES | December 3 + 5, 2016 | New York City
PLAY HOUSE | November 15 – 19, 2016 | Baltic Circle, Helsinki
RECLAIMING ASYLUM | September 21 – November 11, 2016 | Bethlem Gallery, London
DINNER GAMES | Workshop | Harakka Island, Helsinki
DINNER GAMES | Goethe Pop-Up Pavillon Breslau, Poland
YKON OPEN BINGO | ngbk, Berlin
DINNER GAMES | Haus am Luetzowplatz, Berlin, Germany
PASSION – FAN BEHAVIOR AND ART (group show) | Ludwig Mùzeum in Budapest, Hungary
FUTURE OF SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION | Workshop | February 26-27, Madrid

2015
OPEN STUDIO EXTENDED | Studio presentation at Scriptings, Berlin
NO LIGHTNING STRIKES THE NETTLE (group show) | Hilbertraum, Berlin, Germany
BUREAU FOR BOOK LIBERATION | Hybrid Publishing Group (HPG) (workshop) | A Public Library (The Public School Berlin), Berlin BREAKING THE NEWS | District, Berlin, Germany
HYBRID LECTURE PLAYER—‘FINALLY GETTING THE MESSAGE: MCLUHAN‘S MEDIA PRACTICE’ | HPG | Toronto, Canada
PASSION – FAN BEHAVIOR AND ART (group show) | Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany & Kunsthaus Nuremberg

2014
ATHENS CONFERENCE FOR UTOPIAN TECHNOLOGIES ETC. (with Angela Jerardi) | Goethe Institute | Athens, Greece | https://athensconference.wordpress.com/
MERVE REMIX | HPG | Frankfurt Bookfair, Frankfurt
DESIGNING THE FUTURE OF THE BOOK | HPG (workshop) | Centre for Digital Cultures, Leuphana University
MCLUHAN MEDIA SPRINT | HPG (workshop) | McLuhan Salon, Canadian Embassy in Berlin
THE BRIONI REMIXES | Muu Gallery | Helsinki, Finland SANCTUARIES | Anxiety Festival | London, UK
UTOPIAN DEVICES & REALITY TECHNOLOGIES | CAFA Art Biennial | Beijing, China

2013
YKON SUMMIT OF PRACTICAL UTOPIAS | Brioni Islands, Croatia

2012
YKON GAME | Mine Yours Ours Festival | Rijeka, Croatia
NEWS TRANSFORMATION AGENCY (with Ulu Braun) | Media Facade Festival & Night Of The Arts | Helsinki, Finland
APOCALYPSE 2012, IS THERE ANYTHING WE CAN DO FOR NOW | Note On Gallery | Berlin, Germany
UTOPIAN BINGO | Space Gallery | London, UK
YKON GAME | Communikey Festival | Boulder, USA

2011
PSYCHOECONOMY (with Paolo Cirio, Daniel García Andújar, Olivier Schulbaum, Gustavo Romano, Alessandro Ludovico) | Sevilla, Spain
YKON GAME | Bauhausarchiv, Museum für Gestaltung | Berlin, Germany FLAG PIECE & YKON GAME, Fundação Bienal do Mercosul (with YKON), Porto Alegre, Brazil

2010
CONSULTANCY PICNIC (among the contributors were Heba Amin, Saara Kaatra, Jana Sotzko) | Several Pursuits at Freie International Tankstelle | Berlin, Germany
SITUATIONIST JOGGING (among the contributors were Fiona Geuss, Bel Falleiros, Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga, Several Pursuits) | The Public School | Berlin, Germany

2009
KNOWLEDGE SHOTS | Columbia University | New York, USA DOME COLONY X IN THE SAN GABRIELS (with Fritz Haeg, Adriana Valdez Young) | X Initiative | New York, USA
NSA PRESENTS ITSELF (with Adriana Valdez Young) | Salt Space | New York, USA

2008
VIDEO WOMB | Eyebeam Gallery | New York, USA
STORY WALK (with Andrea Polli, Sha Sha Feng, Zee Connor, Emily Gallagher) | Hunters College & Eybeam Gallery | New York, USA
STORY WALK | UCLA (Performance) | Los Angeles, USA
STORY WALK | University of Iowa (Performance) | Iowa, USA

2006
COME IN I'LL GIVE YOU SHELTER | European Media Art Festival EMAF | Osnabrück, Germany


EDUCATION
MFA in European Media, University of Portsmouth (2006)
Diploma in Communication Design, Merz Akademie Hochschule für Gestaltung, Stuttgart, Germany
(Prof. Diedrich Diederichsen, 2006)


GRANTS
Gasworks Artist Residency | London, UK 2014
SPACE Residency | London, UK 2010
BRIC Contemporary Art Residency | New York City, USA 2009
Edlab Digital Arts Residency, Teachers College | Columbia University, New York City, USA 2009
Guapamacátaro Interdisciplinary Residency in Art and Ecology | Michoacán, Mexico 2009
Artist in Residence, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center | New York City, New York 2008


LECTURES | PRESENTATIONS | COURSES
2015
Black Mountain Symposium (lecture) | Hamburger Bahnhof | Berlin, Germany
Play as a Commons: from practical utopias to P2P urban futures, Transmediale, Berlin, Germany

2013
Rethinking Gamification, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

2012
Boulder University, Boulder, Colorado (lecture)
International Design Week & Interaction Design Workshop (with YKON), Split (workshop)
Institute of Design, Berlin (courses: design thinking and cross media design)

2011
Riga 2014 Light Think Tank, Riga (workshop)

2010
Parsons School of Design, New York (workshop)
Bric Contemporary Art, New York (course: american literature)

2009
Columbia University, New York (lecture)
Eyebeam, Art + Technology Center, New York (lecture)

2008
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles (lecture & workshop)
University of Iowa, Iowa City (lecture & workshop)
Mills College, Oakland (lecture)
University of California Berkley, Oakland (lecture)
University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara (lecture)
University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz (lecture)


PUBLICATIONS
    A Recall of Buckminster Fullers World Game in: Annette Jael Lehmann (eds.): „Black Mountain Research“, Kerber Verlag, 2016
    Bianca Kramer, Jeroen Bosman, Marcin Ignac, Christina Kral, Tellervo Kalleinen, Pekko Koskinen, Ian Bruno, Amy Buckland, Sarah Callaghan, Robin Champieux, Chris Chapman, Stephanie Hagstrom, MaryAnn Martone, Fiona Murphy, Daniel Paul O'Donnell. Defining the Scholarly Commons - Reimagining Research Communication. Report of Force11 SCWG Workshop, Madrid, Spain, February 25-27, 2016, Rio Journal
    Publication of Conversas Berlin #1-#10. Conversas. Berlin 2016.
    Passion. Fan Behaviour and Art: Christoph Tannert (eds.), Berlin 2015
    Kral, Christina, Worthington, Simon. Traces on the Archive—a Hybrid Lecture Player. Hybrid Publishing Lab, 2015.
    Kral, Christina, Worthington, Simon. A Publication Taxonomy: An Initial Guide to Academic Publishing Types–inside and beyond academe. [S.l.]: Mute Publishing Ltd, 2014. ISBN 9781906496708
    Kral, Christina, Valdez Young, Adriana. How to Travel Better. Betta Zine, 2013
    Andújar, Daniel García, Cirio, Paolo, Kral, Christina, Ludovico, Alessandro, Romano, Gustavo, Schulbaum,     Olivier. Psychoeconomy. Sevilla, Spain, 2012
    Kral, Christina, Valdez Young, Adriana. How to Learn Better. Betta Zine, 2011
    Kral, Christina, Valdez Young, Adriana. How to Shop Better. Betta Zine, 2010 Herbster, Julia, Kral, Christina.  
    THE X INITIATIVE YEARBOOK. Milan 2010. 
    Boy Punk Was Rockmusik über Geschlecht erzählt. Merz & Solitude, 2007.