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Harald Smykla

Harald Smykla was born 1961 in Germany, and has lived and worked in London since 1988. He studied painting and printmaking at Karlsruhe in the 1980s, and pictorial concerns continue to inform and explore site, time and context specific, mostly ephemeral and frequently collaborative live art practice he has pursued since the late 1990s.


He has exhibited and performed throughout Britain and Europe. Recent projects include MAP Live 2007 Performance Art Exchange in Israel and Croatia, TRIPARKS (Exmoor National Park residency) in 2008, East Wing Collection VIII at the Courtauld Institute, London, in 2008/09, and Profusion at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire (a Beacon Art Project with The National Trust).