Karen Stuke studied visual communication photo//fflm design at the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld and the Academy Minerva Groningen in theNetherlands. In 1999 she completed her studies in Bielefeld with Gottfried Jäger and Jürgen Heinemann.. Since then she has been working as a photo artist and freelance photographer for diferent directors,, stage designersand theaters. Her work has taken her to the Berlin State Opera,, the Los Angeles Opera, the Opèra Comique Paris,, Megaron Mousikis in Athens and many more.. With her Camera Obscura,, she not only takes photographs in the theater,, recording and tracing the spirit and soul of a production.. In a number of further series she uses this technique to poetically explore different themes.. She founded her own project space called »KKronenboden«« in Berlin,, where she focuses primarily on the intersections between visual and performing arts.
Karen has been part of PB since Summer 2017.