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Kristen Lewis

Kristen Lewis (she/her) is an artist, writer, and PhD student in the department of Art History at Concordia University. Supported by a SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship, her research interrogates the politics of spectator participation in contemporary art, focusing on how data-driven interactive and immersive technologies challenge the capacity spectators have to refuse participation. Kristen has published in Esse Magazine, written on MUTEK and research-creation for the Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture, and Technology, and is an editor for Acta Universitatis Carolinae Interpretationes Studia Philosophica Europeanea. Kristen’s artistic practice combines sound recording, creative writing, and experimental movement.

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PhD Student, Art History, Concordia University 

MA, Philosophy, Concordia University
BA, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Concordia University