Ksenia Fedorova

ksenia fedorova

Position Title
CST PhD Candidate


Bio

Dissertation:  (Bio)sensing Interfaces and Encodings of Affect in Arts and Technoculture

Research Interests: aesthetics, media and media art theory and history, philosophy, critical theory, techno-cultural studies, science and technologies studies, curatorial studies

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards:

  • Dissertation Fellowship, UC Davis Humanities Program (Fall 2016)
  • Short-Term Research Fellowship, Cultural Studies Graduate Group, UC Davis (Fall 2015)
  • HArCS Dean's Summer Research Fellowship, Davis Humanities Institute (2015)
  • Summer Research Award, Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures, UC Davis (2014)
  • Summer Scholarship, Cultural Studies Graduate Group, UC Davis (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Graduate Student Travel Award for conference participation, UC Davis (2013)
  • Danish Government Scholarship under the Cultural Agreements (2011-2012)
  • Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen Rave Foundation Scholarship (2009-2010)
  • Fulbright Scholarship for Graduate Studies at University of Colorado, Boulder (2005-2007)

Education:

  • B.A. Philosophy, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 2003
  • M.A. Philosophy, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 2005
  • M.A. Art History, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, 2007 
  • PhD (kandidat nauk), Philosophy/Aesthetics, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia, 2014

Academia.edu Profile

Grants:

  • Dissertation Fellowship, UC Davis Humanities Program (Fall 2016)
  • Short-Term Research Fellowship, Cultural Studies Graduate Group, UC Davis (Fall 2015)
  • HArCS Dean's Summer Research Fellowship, Davis Humanities Institute (2015)
  • Summer Research Award, Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures, UC Davis (2014)
  • Summer Scholarship, Cultural Studies Graduate Group, UC Davis (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Graduate Student Travel Award for conference participation, UC Davis (2013)
  • Danish Government Scholarship under the Cultural Agreements (2011-2012)
  • Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen Rave Foundation Scholarship (2009-2010)
  • Fulbright Scholarship for Graduate Studies at University of Colorado, Boulder (2005-2007)

Selected Publications:

  • Media: between Magic and Technology, co-edited with Nina Sosna, Moscow: Armchair Scientist Press, 2014 (in Russian).
  • 'The Ambiguity Effects of the Techno-Sublime', in Contemporary Visual Culture and the Sublime, ed. Temenuga Trifonova, London, New York: Routledge, forthcoming in 2017.
  • 'Sound Cartographies. In Search of the Sublime', in L.A. Re.Play: Mobile Network Culture in Placemaking, special issue of Leonardo Electronic Almanac, vol. 21, issue 1, 2016. P. 44-59.
  • 'Transmediality, Transliteracy, Transduction and the Aesthetics of the Technological Sublime', in OPEN FIELDS. Art and Science Research Practices in the Network Society, special issue of Acoustic Space, Vol. 15, 2016. P. 118-129.
  • 'Augmented Reality Art and Proprioception: Towards a Theoretical Framework', in the Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA), 2015.
  • 'Mechanisms of Augmentation in Proprioceptive Media Art', in Media&Culture Journal, issue Augment, December 2013.
  • Art Focus for Technologies: Charm and Challenge (exhibition catalog), NCCA, Ekaterinburg, 2011.

Selected Presentations:

  • "Mental Images and Neurointerfaces in Performance Art and Scientific Experimentation", at "Invisibility", The Third Nomadikon and Center for the Ethics of Seeing Conference, Memphis (November 7-8, 2016)
  • "Analysis of Feelings and by Feelings: ELIZA Effect in Artists’ Hands", The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow (September 29, 2016)
  • "Plasticity and Feedback. Schemas of Indetermination in Cybernetics and Art", at International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA), Hong Kong (May 16-22, 2016)
  • "Identity Transactions and Interpersonal Dynamics in Art and Science", at The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain, UC Santa Barbara (May 12-13, 2016)
  • "The Fabric of the Self: Through the Storyworlds of Wearable Electronic Art and Design", at the annual conference of the Society for Computers and History of Art, London (October 16, 2015);
  • "Proprioception and Feedback in Augmented Reality Interfaces", at Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) annual conference, Montreal (March 25-29, 2015)
  • "Transmediality, Transduction and the Technological Sublime", at 19th International Aesthetics Congress, Krakow, Yagellonian University (July 21-27, 2013)