Bio

Gabriella Novak (born 1982) is a Polish-Swedish multimedia artist based in Stockholm/Berlin. In 2022, Novak completed a master’s degree at the Academy of Fine Arts in Umeå, Sweden. They also has a background in performing arts, animation, art history, film studies and philosophy. Throughout the years, Novak has participated in Artist in Residence programs and art projects with Center for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Moderna Museet, Pals Performance Art Links, Supermarket Art Fair, Färgfabriken, Flat Octopus, Galleri Nos, Candyland, Gallery Thomassen and Bildmuseet.

Novak’s artistic practice explores how we perceive the body, the way the body is represented and how we express ourselves in relation to others while using technology – how it shapes or even invents us. An integral part of Novak’s work is the body’s expression related to trauma. Their use uniquely programmed robots and machines that paints with Novak during performances. Novak also uses AI- text-to-image-generator – and algorithms to create images and text work.

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