multimedia projection- Berlin 2017
“In Maria Kossak’s artistic universe, the lustre of gold shimmers with an alternation of highlight and shadow. It is determined by opposition, reflecting polarity on both: material and spiritual level. In Kossak’s work, traces of life are infused with the artist’s image, suspended in the flickering instant that separates melancholy from joy.”  
Dr. Stephan von Wiese, curator. 


I will never be...

myths sugar-coated

empty mirror of #mythology

Medusa Invicta

#herstory mine- (selfportrait)

hashtag #me

bondage performance

Medusa death mask

sugar-coated #myths unveiled

stone sculpture

Magdalena's #wedding


shape of summer nightmares

ink and breast milk

nourishing principles of humankind

to the sun

Projection Hommage to Goethe's FAUST

golden venus tondo

the #Venus of Milo code

Venus of Berlin

homage to the #femaleform

tablecloth selfportrait

tribute to family history

surfaces of loss

Icelandic journey photographs

a muse is a butterfly

...for Stanisław Wyspiański

source of creation

The Berlin PIETA- brought back to life.

artist masks revisited

portrait of Witkiewicz

framed glass ceilings

portrait of Lilka Kossak

castle life

#castle performance in Hamburg

sound of the earth

homage to Mark Rothko

Alfa and Omega

the creative universal force

The portfolio is currently under construction, we apologize for the inconvenience.
projection photograph of diffusing breast milk and writing  ink at the 2017 “48h Neukölln” Art Festival in Berlin 

“This peace is to me, a metaphor for human identity. It captures the fusion of two fluids: writing ink and breast milk, in a water basin. The image is created by projecting light through the basin, onto a blank canvas which turns into a light painting, mirroring the movement of the liquids…”
biographical note

Maria Kossak is a German visual artist with Polish roots: born 1982 in Warsaw she moved with her family to Berlin as a child. She studied at the University of Fine Arts (UdK) and earned recognition for a body of innovative artwork that incorporated analogue and digital techniques. Her academic path included a one-year scholarship at the University of Sydney (2006). She graduated from the UdK in 2008 in the fields of painting, sculpture and photography with with outstanding grades. Kossak currently lives and works in the Berlin districts of Neukölln and Kreuzberg. (NEUKOELLNER)