Jana Komaritsa is a Russian-born multidisciplinary artist, currently based in the United States. She had been involved in the underground art scene for many years now. She took part in various events in Russia and abroad, from major festivals to experimental shows. The artist realizes her deepest feelings, emotions and inner thoughts, creating gloomy surreal worlds in various mediums, from fine arts and video to music and performance. Suppressed fears and sharp pain, inner psychosis, metaphysics and supernatural – these are the main topics of the artist.
Darkrad is a dark-industrial music project of Jana Komaritsa. The live performance of Darkrad is an ocean of feelings from the somber corners of the subconsciousness, which doesn’t suppress and turn off the emotions, but sharpen them to a sometimes frightening peak.
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. Being a member of Tanzfront Project promo group she is involved in the promoting of experimental scene in Moscow and Russia. She also runs the label Mrakmur, which is a publishing platform for experimental and underground art. Mrakmur uses extremely personal approach to releases, DIY hand-made packaging, own designs and close interaction.
Labels: Cold Meat Industry (Sweden), audiophob (Germany), Mrakmur (USA).