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.
- Fedorova K. & Demidova E. (2020), Qualia formation through sensory substitution in artistic laboratories in Russia. In: Why Sentience? Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA) 2020.. 185-191.
- Fedorova K. (2020), Tactics of Interfacing: Encoding Affect in Art and Technology Leonardo: MIT Press.
- Fedorova K. (2020), Towards a media ecology of sense acts. In: Somhegyi, Z.; Ryynänen, M. (Eds.) Aesthetics in Dialogue: Applying Philosophy of Art in a Global World. Berlin: Peter Lang Verlag. 251-260.
- Fedorova K. (2019), Neurointerfaces, mental imagery and sensory translation in art and science in the digital age. In: Grønstad, A.; Vågnes, Ø. (Eds.) Invisibility in Visual and Material Culture.: Palgrave Macmillan. 91-109.
- Anonymous (2018), Mission to Earth: terrestrial proprioception and the cyber-sublime [Special issue: Technology and the Sublime, ed. by Giulia Rispoli and Christoph Rosol] (translation: Fedorova K. & Barasch M.), Azimuth. Philosophical Coordinates in Modern and Contemporary Age 6(12): 93-112.
- Fedorova K. (2017), The Ambiguity Effects of the Techno-Sublime. In: Trifonova, T. (Ed.) Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime. London, New York: Routledge. 142-152.
- Fedorova K. (2016), Sound cartographies. In search of the sublime, Leonardo Electronic Almanac 21(1): 44-59.
- Fedorova K. (2016), Plasticity and feedback. Schemas of indetermination in cybernetics and art. In: Leino, O.T. (Ed.) ISEA 2016 Hong Kong Cutural Revolution. Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA),. Hong Kong: School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. 51-58.
- Fedorova K. (2016), Transmediality, Transliteracy, Transduction and the Aesthetics of the Technological Sublime, Acoustic Space 15: 118-128.
- Sosna N. & Fedorova K. (Eds.) (2014), Media: Between Magic and Technology. Moscow, Ekaterinburg: Armchair Scientist Press.
- Fedorova K. (2011), Art focus for technologies: charm and challenge Member of editorial staff .
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