Karina-Sirkku Kurz studied in Bremen, Lahti and Helsinki, where she graduated with a Master's degree in photography from Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Since 2013, she has been working as a freelance artist with the medium of photography. In addition to documenting or abstracting found subjects, she creates three-dimensional objects and then transforms them into photographs. Her fascination is with the human body - its material composition as well as its sensory awareness, which make it an object and a subject at the same time. Karina-Sirkku Kurz has been a lecturer for special tasks at the HfG Offenbach in the field of photography since WS 2022.