Ksenia Fedorova is a university lecturer at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society.
Ksenia Fedorova is a media and media art researcher, holding PhD in Cultural Studies (University of California Davis) and Ph.D in Philosophy/Aesthetics (Ural Federal University, St.Petersburg State University, RU). She is the author of Tactics of Interfacing: Encoding Affect in Art and Technology (MIT Press, 2020) and the co-editor of Media: Between Magic and Technology (2014, in Russian, short-listed for the national Innovation and Kandinsky awards, 2014), her other publications include articles in Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Media & Culture Journal, Acoustic Space, Dialog of Arts and other journals and edited volumes published by Routledge, Pangrave Macmillian and Peter Lang. In 2007-2011, she was an initiator and curator of the “Art. Science. Technology” program at the Ural branch of the National Center for Contemporary Arts (Ekaterinburg, RU). Most recently she was an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow at the Institute for Art and Visual History at Humboldt University in Berlin. Ksenia’s research interests encompass media art theory and history, aesthetics, philosophy, techno-cultural studies, science and technology studies, visual culture and curatorial studies, with a specific focus on the effects of new technologies on human perception and interaction. Other interests include the issues of transmediality, proprioception, augmented and virtual reality, locative media, diagrammatic modeling, affective computing, speculative design, wearable technology.
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