Kseniya Fyodorova is a media and media art researcher, curator, PhD in cultural studies (University of California, Davis), candidate of philosophical sciences with a focus on aesthetics (Ural State University, St. Petersburg State University), Master of Arts (University of Colorado at Boulder).
Currently, Kseniya is a postdoc researcher at the Institute of Art and Visual History (Humboldt University in Berlin), where she is writing a monograph on feedback interfaces and the problem of affect codification in media art and techno-culture, as well as preparing a new project “Mental images, neural interfaces and sensory translation in art and science”. Co-editor of the anthology “Media: between magic and technology” (M.-Yekaterinburg, 2014, short-list of the Innovatsiya Award and Kandinsky Award, 2014), author of more than 30 publications in Russian and international titles (including Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Media & Culture Journal, Acoustic Space, DI / Dialog of Arts).
She taught media theory and history, as well as media art in Russia, the USA and Austria. Curator, senior fellow at the Ural branch (UB) of the National Center for Contemporary Art (NCCA), initiator and manager of the UB NCCA program “Art. Science. Technologies” (2007-2011).