Karina Pino Gallardo
Director/performer/dramaturg – Havana, Cuba
Participant International Forum 2019
Karina Pino, born 1985 in Havana, is a stage creator, performer, curator and critic. She studied Acting in 2003 and then Filmmaking at the University of the Arts, from which she graduated as a critic and theatre researcher in 2010. She currently works as a curating consultant for several events in Cuba and also as an independent artist. She was recently part of a team at Casona Teatral Vicente Revuelta, a theatre in Havana. She was an artist in residency at the international LAB of MOVIMIENTO SUR (Santiago and Valparaíso, Chile, 2016), Documenta Sur Living Arts (collaborating with Stefan Kaegi, Havanna, Cuba, 2017) and Linha de Fuga Laboratório e Festival Internacional de Artes Performativas (Coimbra, Portugal, 2018), among others.
She worked as an advisor in shows and performances between 2008 and 2018 and directed several plays. Her latest work is named “The body of Nora, scenic essay on emotions and flesh” (2018). Currently, she is carrying out several projects in collaboration with diverse international creative spaces and artists. She is also working as director and performer on a new play, “The excluded flesh”.