Luis August Krawen was born in Bremen and raised in Berlin. He was a member of the P14 youth theatre at the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, where he worked with René Pollesch and Silvia Rieger, among others. He entered the theatre studies programme at the Justus-Liebig-Universität in Gießen in 2016. As a freelance video artist, he develops 3-D animated films, video projections and digital worlds of images. He worked on Alexander Giesche’s production of Der Mensch erscheint im Holozän by Max Frisch, which was invited to the 2020 Theatertreffen festival. As part of the Pierrot Lunaire/La Voix Humaine double bill, he produced a film with Kent Nagano as music director at the Staatsoper Hamburg. He is an artist in residence at the Münchner Kammerspiele from 2020 to 2022. At the Maxim Gorki Theatre, he’s collaborating on the video animations for Marta Górnicka’s 2021 production, Still Life: The Chorus for animals, people and all other lives.