Jana Komaritsa is a multidisciplinary visual and sound artist, based between USA and Europe. She has been involved in the alternative art scene for many years, participating in and organizing various events worldwide (USA, Germany, Russia, France, Netherlands, Finland, Argentina, Canada and more), from major festivals to experimental shows. Her artwork is in collections worldwide.
The artist realizes her deepest feelings, emotions and inner thoughts, creating surreal worlds in various mediums, from fine arts and film to music and performance. Mystery and melancholy, dreams and dark beauty, spirituality and metaphysics are strongly piercing her creations. Her art is an ocean of feelings from the somber corners of the subconsciousness, which doesn’t suppress and turn off the emotions, but sharpens them to a sometimes frightening peak. She explores the themes of darkness, weaving the canvas of obscure and surreal, yet beautiful worlds.
Darkrad is a dark-industrial music project of Jana Komaritsa, existing from 2009. She took part in various events, from major festivals to experimental shows, including Maschinenfest (Germany), Audiophob Festival (Germany), Elektroanschlag (Germany), Wroclaw Industrial Festival (Poland), Summer Darkness (The Netherlands), Tower Transmissions (Germany) and more. First full-length album was released on Cold Meat Industry (Sweden), the next three full length albums were released on Audiophob (Germany).
As a DJ she performs under moniker DJ JanaDark. Her DJ sets are known for being heart-felt and expressive, based on various styles of electronic music. Her DJ biography includes more than 200 events. In 2015 she celebrated 10 years of her DJ career with release of a special CD with her DJ mix “Beschwingt”. Being a current mastermind of Tanzfront Project promo group she is involved in promoting experimental music.