Kimberly Bianca
Engaged Arts and Humanities Scholar 2020-21
Department of Critical Media Practices (ETMAP)

Kimberley Bianca creates participatory media art, organizes community events and researches technology production. She is interested in how social peer-to-peer processes can encourage creatives to manage resources based on trust and cooperation. Kimberley is a first-year doctoral student in emergent technologies and media arts practices, where she is investigating how media arts practices can challenge systemic issues of e-waste. In 2019, she completed her master's thesis “Innovating Electrofringe: A Distributed Curatorial Platform for Electronic Art”, at UNSW in Australia while directing the festival, Electrofringe. She has a bachelor’s of science degree in art and technology from Saxion University in the Netherlands, where she co-developed the software-based public art project “KaleidOk: Visually Communicating Emotions from Spoken Word”. Prior to academia, Bianca freelanced in VJing, video production, and worked as an event technician in Australia and across Europe. Additionally, Bianca makes audiovisual performances as Disaster Girl at underground cultural spaces.

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