Maria Kossak is a visual artist who was born 1982 in Warsaw and moved with her family to Berlin as a child. She studied at the University of Fine Arts (UdK) and earned recognition there 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 photographywith with outstanding grades. Kossak currently lives and works in the Berlin districts of Neukölln and Kreuzberg. (NEUKOELLNER)