Foto: Capt. A.C. Bermejo
Michaela Konrad, born in Austria, lives and works in Santa Cruz (Tenerife) and Vienna (Austria). In the late 90ies she studied at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna. Since 2003 Michaela Konrad has been working on her comicArt-universe Spacelove. Her work includes paintings, limited editions of silkscreen and offset prints, as well as comic books. Her artistic works have been shown in numerous exhibitions in Austria, Rumania, Spain and Germany. In 2006 the reknown Austrian graphic museum Albertina purchased graphic works of Spaceloce for its collection. During her exhibition Comic Impacts Art in the Museum of Art Temeswar (Rumania) in 2008 she met the Rumanian artist Daniel Dorobantu: The joint project Memories of Now followed. After a first presentation at the nextComic-Festival in Linz (Austria) the project was taken on by the Ars Electronica Center in Linz in spring 2011. In September of the same year it was presented at the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. At the publishing house Luftschacht works from Spacelove have already been published in the anthology Perpetuum (2008).