4th edittion of Cologne Online Film Festival 2008
Marina Landia is a video and performance artist based in Berlin and London. Born in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia she studied at the State Academy of Arts in Tbilisi and worked eight years as a film set and costume designer for the Georgia Film Studio. After immigrating to Germany she studied at the Institute for Art in Context (post gradual Master studies), UDK in Berlin.
Main focus of her artistic work is exploration and critical evaluation of general social, economical and political trends, working at the point of intersection between art and other disciplines by involving people with different professional and cultural backgrounds.
Alongside with her work as independent artist she developed more then 20 interdisciplinary video projects and workshops in cooperation with various institutions in Germany, Great Britain and Russia: Alfred-Toepfer Stiftung, Hamburg; Accenture, Moscow; Wimbledon School of Art, London; Kulturamt Neuköln, Berlin; Haus Rissen, Hamburg. As a founding member and leader of the artist group “Neue Nachbarn” she works on the Community Development Program in Spandau Nord, Berlin.