Karina Griffith

Künstlerische Lehrkraft

Sprechstunde: Mo 13.00 – 14.00 Uhr, online/Ein R 313


The films, installations, and curatorial practices of Karina Griffith explore the themes of fear and fantasy, often focusing on how they relate to belonging. Griffith’s work has been shown at international galleries and festivals, and she has curated film and interdisciplinary programmes for the Goethe Institute, Berlinale Forum, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, alpha nova & galerie futura and VTape among others.
In 2021 she curated the Black Reels Film Festival for Black Arts Action Berlin at ACUD MACHTS NEU. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto’s Cinema Studies Institute, where her research on Black authorship in German cinema interacts with theories of affect and intersectionality. Her writing can be found in the Darkmatter Journal, Rosa Mercedes, Texte zur Kunst, Canadian Art, Berlinale Forum Magazine, Berlin Art Link and
Shadow & Act. In 2021 she joined the curatorial team of the Berlinale Forum Expaned.