Selvática is the third original album by Karina Burh, released after Longe de Onde (2011) and Eu Menti pra Você (2010).
It was launched in the end of 2015, in São Paulo (Brazil) and New Dehli (India), followed by a national Brazilian tour.
From 2011 to 2015, Karina went on the road with the Longe de Onde and also presenting Secos e Molhados (with songs from the original album by the band, released in 1973). In 2014, she toured around Europe, playing in places such as Barcelona (Palau de La Musica), Madrid (El Matadero), Oporto, Lisbon, Berlin and Paris.
Karina made her debut in literature in 2015, with Desperdiçando Rima (Rocco), a book that combines poetry, narratives and illustrations. In that same year, she was invited to participate on a debate during FLIP (Feira Literária Internacional de Parati), alongside Arnaldo Antunes and Noemi Jaffe.
The book also gave a name to her current show, Sarau Desperdiçando Rima, that combines poetry and music.
In 2012, she was nominated by Video Music Brasil (VMB) in three categories: “best album”, “best song” and “best female performer.” In the 45th Festival de Brasília do Cinema Brasileiro, she won the best soundtrack award for the film Era uma vez eu, Verônica ( Marcelo Gomes). She was also a finalist in the Bravo Award, joining Gal Costa and Marisa Monte in the top three positions. In the same year, Karina launched Longe de Onde in Argentina, at Niceto Club, Buenos Aires.
In 2010 she won the Artist of the Year award, presented by APCA (Associação Paulista dos Críticos de Arte), appeared in the Rolling Stone magazine's “Top 10″ albums and songs, played at Womex (World Music Expo), in Copenhagen. She was also nominated for the “breakthrough artist” category at Video Music Brasil and best female singer Prêmio Música Digital. She also participated in the launching of Caixa Preta de Itamar Assumpção with the concert “Intercontinental”, teaming up with Elke Maravilha and Denise Assunção.
In 2011, Karina was included, for the second year in a row, in Rolling Stone’s “Top 10” new releases and performed in the legendary Roskilde Festival in Denmark
Since 2012, she’s penned a monthly column that combines texts and illustrations published in Revista da Cultura, where she also launched a collection of notebooks with illustrations of her own.
As an illustrator, the artist has participated in the Cartilha pela Erradicação do Trabalho Escravo (Secretaria de Direitos Humanos de São Paulo - 2015), in the 2016 Horoscope, by Susan Miller (Revista Cláudia), and designed the poster for the Rec Beat Festival 2016. She also painted a mural with Olho da Rua project, in the walls of Sesc Santo Amaro and participated on a collective exposition with Arnaldo Baptista, Cibelle and Tulipa Ruiz, at Sesc Vila Mariana, São Paulo.
In 2012, she created the digital fanzine Sexo Ágil, released annually, every March 8th (International Women's Day), in partnership with designer Camila Fudissaku.
Karina started singing and playing the drums in 1992, with Maracatu Piaba de Ouro. She later joined Maracatu Estrela Brilhante do Recife. She also participated in Banda Eddie and in several projects by other bands and artists such as Mundo Livre S/A, Chico Science e Nação Zumbi, DJ Dolores, Antônio Nóbrega, Erasto Vasconcelos, Naná Vasconcelos, Mestre Ambrósio, Cidadão Instigado, Bonsucesso Samba Clube, bandinha de pífanos Zabumba Véia do Badalo, Marina Lima and others.
Em 1997 she created the band Comadre Fulozinha, which later launched three albums: Comadre Florzinha (1999), Tocar na Banda (2003) and Vou Voltar Andando (2009).
Her participation in film and theater soundtracks are numerous: Deus é Brasileiro (Cacá Diegues), O Pequenino Grão de Areia (João Falcão), A Máquina (João Falcão), Enjaulado (Kléber Mendonça Filho) and Sexta Série (Cecília da Fonte).
Karina joined Teatro Oficina in 2000, working as a singer, actress and songwriter.
From 2003 to 2007, she participated in the production of the theater show Os Sertões, which performed in São Paulo, Berlin (Volksbühne - 2005), Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Recife, Quixeramobim and Canudos.