Cosima von Bonin

Mombasa, Kenya
1962

Cosima von Bonin was born in 1962 in Mombasa, Kenya, raised in Austria, and is now based in Cologne, Germany. She studied at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg, Germany.

Her artistry includes sculpture, photography, textile paintings, installation, film, video and performance. She often works with larger multimedia installations where she weaves in various expressions and forms, and also often cooperates with other artists, musicians and DJs. von Bonins work is inspired by techno, hip hop, fashion, and popular culture. Her works are often absurd and full of humor.