I. the essence extractor:

   revisited (2013)
   electroencephalography (2012)
   take me to the place / studio work (2008-2011)

   fashion neglected: commercial works
   pressed & published
   personal (2004-...)
   theatre (2009)

II. busy bees:

   limited edition fine art prints
   prism photo magazine

III. cv:


IV. networks:


Karol Liver (b. 1981) is a Dublin-based studio photographer.

Having worked as theatrical photographer for The Grotowski Institute, famous polish theatrical institute, he had an unique opportunity to be a part of numerous international festivals, including the acclaimed Premio Europa Per il Teatro, spectacles and grand premiers from World’s top directors, such as Krystian Lupa, Rodrigo Garcia, Pippo Delbono and Pina Bausch.

Liver´s theatrical photographs have been widely published in various magazines and journals including the New York based The Drama Review and other theatre-themed journals in France, Italy, Poland and Slovakia.

In 2011 he has established prism Contemporary Photography Magazine.

His personal studio work explores the nature of human body, its sexuality and identity throughout conceptual portraiture. His main field of interest is body language and how it is used as a tool of expression and emotional release.

He is represented by The Copper House Gallery Dublin alongside established names from Irish contemporary phtotographic scene.


photography | graphics related background:

 Currently represented by The Copper House Gallery, Dublin

curatorial & editorial experience:

 2011-15  Founder and Editor of prism Photography Magazine
 2013/09  Portfolio Reviewer at Le Mois de La Photo a Montreal 2013
 2011-12  Tutor @ MadArt Studio Dublin - Complex Studio Photography Workshops
 2009  Photographer of The Grotowski Intitute during the XIII European Theatre Prize
 2009  Photographer and Journalist of GPunkt cultural web magazine
 2012/11 Best Online Magazine finalist awarded for prism magazine
 2012/07 f/22 / photoireland 2012, Dublin, Ireland - Coordinator, Curator
 2012/01 instant LOVE international POLAROID show, Dublin, Ireland - Coordinator, Curator
 2011/07 four floors / photoireland 2011, Dublin, Ireland - Coordinator, Curator
 2011/01 exposure photography exhibition, Dublin, Ireland - Curator
 2010/07 homeless gallery photography exhibition, Dublin, Ireland - Art Director and Main Coordinator
 2009/09 STARGAZE* art festival, Dublin, Ireland - Marketing Manager