Projects

Artbeat09Recent Projects

Fee support for Karen Krolak may be available to nonprofit organizations through the New England States Touring (NEST) program of the New England Foundation for the Arts. Visit www.nefa.org for more information.

2019

      • Dictionary of Negative Space & Monkeyhouse @ Dance Complex [sketchbook collaboration with Nicole Harris] Brooklyn Art Library, Sketchbook Project Vol. 14, Brooklyn, NY & online, ongoing
      • A T-shirt Hug from Dad [podcast] Mementos Podcast, online, ongoing
      • We Can’t Call it Antigone [Lobby Exhibition] Groton School, Groton, MA November 2019
      • Art and Artists in the Cemetery [exhibit] Newton Free Library, Newton, MA October 2019
      • Relaying [78]s [collaboration with Nicole Harris] Art Ramble 2019, Concord, MA October 2019
      • Art and Artists in the Cemetery [talk] Newton Cemetery and Arboreteum, Newton, MA October 2019
      • Dictionary of Negative Space & Monkeyhouse @ Dance Complex [sketchbook collaboration with Nicole Harris] Sketchbook Project Vol. 14, Pop up at Institute Of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA October 2019
      • Dictionary of Negative Space [talk] DS Arts Homecoming, Dover, MA October 2019
      • Mining the Gaps – Listening for What Language Lacks [workshop] Better World by Design conference, Providence, RI September 2019
      • Commemorate a [78] [Park(ing) Day intervention] Clary & Cimermanis Little Free Library
      • No Image [exhibit] CICA Museum, Gimpo, Korea August – September 2019
      • Amassing the Dictionary of Negative Space [talk] 14th International Conference on the Social Context of Death, Dying, and Disposal, Bath University, Bath, England September 2019
      • Field Guide to the First Year of Navigating Negative Space [talk/workshop] New Media Art Conference, CICA Museum, Gimpo, Korea May June 2019
      • [24] [performance] New Media Art Conference, CICA Museum, Gimpo, Korea May 2019
      • Artist in Residence [residency] Newton Cemetery, Newton MA May 2019

        This program is supported in part by a grant from the Newton Cultural council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

        Dictionary of Negative Space reading [book reading] Newton Cemetery, Newton MA May 2019

        Language and the Cemetery Landscape [Guided Cemetery Tour] Newton Cemetery, Newton MA May 2019

      • I-ARE [residency/choreography/curation] Dance Complex, Cambridge MA November 2018 – April
      • reAct reBuild reCollect [choreography] Monkeyhouse, Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge, MA March
      • An Animated Edition of the Dictionary of Negative Space [performance] Dance Complex, Cambridge MA April 2019
      • NACHMO Boston[performance] Dance Complex, Cambridge MA February 2019
      • reAct reBuild reCollect[choreography]Monkeyhouse, Groton School, Groton, MA February 2019

2018    

      • Dictionary of Negative Space launched –
        • Included in Artist and Location 2018 , CICA Museum, Gimpo, S. Korea,
        • Humanities Approaches to the Opioid Crisis, Boston University Center for Humanities, Boston, MA
        • Finding Your Voice, Kelwood Contemporary Art, Baton Rogue,
        • LA, Lingua Franca, Garage Door Gallery, Incline Village, NV
        •  Monkeyhouse’s re{ACT} re{BUILD} re{COLLECT}, OnStage Summer Performance Series, Malden, MA
      • Mentor for Monkeyhouse Choreography Mentorship Program
      • Costume designer for
        • Antelope Party, Theater Wit!, Chicago, IL
        • Monkeyhouse’s re{ACT} re{BUILD} re{COLLECT}, OnStage Summer Performance Series, Malden, MA
      • Moderator for post-show discussion for Short & Suite, Off the Beat, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA

2017    

      • re[fuge] – textile based collaboration with  Nicole Harris, the Sanctuary Printshop, and the Welcome Blanket Project included in
        • Catalyst, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA
        • Welcome Blanket, Smart Museum, Chicago, IL
      • This is going to take a while to process… – installation about paperwork and mourning, In Triplicate, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA
      • Warming to the Interior – installation and video investigating the long term effects of campus sexual assault included in
        • MFA Midway Exhibition, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
        • Experimental Film and Video Exhibition Summer/Fall 2017, CICA Museum, Gimpo, S. Korea
      • Celebrated 20 years of teaching at Impulse Dance Center, Natick, MA

2016    

2015

      • Marcia Seigel of ArtsFuse listed Hireath from Monkeyhouse’s Misplaced/Displaced concert  at the Multicultural Arts Center as one of the Best Dance Pieces of 2015, Cambridge MA
      • Adjunct Faculty of Endicott College, Beverly, MA
      • Mentor/Choreographic Guru for
        • Luminarium’s 24 Hr Choreofest, Cambridge, MA
        • Student Choreography concert, Endicott College, Beverly, MA
      • Guest Artist at
        • Groton School, Groton, MA
        •  Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
        •  Pingree School, South Hamilton, MA

2014

      • Collaboration with Ralph Farris, Hacking Arts Festival, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA
      • Commissioned by Luminarium’s 24hr Choreofest, Cambridge, MA
      • Guest Artist at
        • Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
        • Pingree School, South Hamilton, MA

2013   

    • Commissioned to create a collaborative site-specific piece entitled, Exquisite Chor-i-dor by Dance in the Fells, Medford, MA
    • Guest Artist
      • Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
      • Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

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