Dr Kristin Mojsiewicz teaches in the School of Art in the BA Sculpture and MFA Contemporary Art Practice.
She completed her practice-led doctorate in 2009 entitled ‘Investigating disorientation through the adoption of role-play in contemporary fine art practice’.
She has been a co-director of Brass Art since 1999 - a collaborative arts practice with Chara Lewis (Manchester Metropolitan University) and Anneke Pettican (University of Huddersfield). They have shown internationally and at national venues including: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Whitworth Art Gallery Manchester, The Bloomberg Space, The A Foundation, The Jerwood Space and Tatton Park Biennial. They have presented papers at conferences including: Siggraph (2012), The 2nd International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies (2011), Technologies of Drawing (2011) and ISEA (2010).
Recent collaborative research has centred on Writers’ Rooms as creative spaces, and their subsequent spatial transformation using Kinect scanners to record virtual shadow plays in those spaces.
Mojsiewicz’s solo video work has screened at: Arsenals Riga, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki, Kunsthalle Vienna, Centre for Contemporary Art Warsaw, Centre for Contemporary Art Normandy, Kunsthalle Exnergasse Vienna, Kölnischer Kunstverein Cologne, international film festivals and gallery exhibitions.
Research interests include role-play and the navigation of space, fugitive identities, surrogate landscapes, filmic disorientation, 3D body scanning technologies, new media archaeology, sculptural installation, moving image work.