Kat Austen is now a fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, joining a global cohort of influential thinkers addressing urgent contemporary issues, including Tim Berners-Lee, Alex James and Benson Taylor.
The Matter of the Soul will feature in the climate crisis themed exhibition Tomorrow Is Already Here
26th January – 8th March 2020
Headlands Center for the Arts
Between 25th October and 5th November 2019, the Cyprus Chamber of Fine Art will be running Perceiving Academy 686, an exploration of the Cyprus ecosystem.
“Distant clamours break on the timeless towers like the sea.”From Aphrodite by Howard Mumford Jones
Kat Austen will provide to participants a site-specific audio walk “Listening to the Distant Clamours” and DIY hydrophones, to facilitate an sound-based research into the political and physical landscape of the Cyprus coastline.
21st October at midnight
Kat will be creating a midnight miracle on Datscha Radio as part of Night Gardening between 21st October and 22nd October.
Wasserklang Orchester Workshop
19th October 2019 11-18 Uhr
Explore the human relationship with water using artistic research techniques that meld together embodied explorations with those mediated by sensing equipment. Led and facilitated by Dr Austen, this workshop introduces participants to two of these artistic research methods that make use of scientific equipment and embodied techniques to connect with water, and facilitates the exploration of local water using these methods.
Registration at : firstname.lastname@example.org
Kat will be running Network Defekts, a stall at Internet Yami-ichi (internet black market) at Ars Electronica this year.
Privacy is routinely compromised for the benefit of easy communication on platforms with friendly user interfaces but user-unfriendly Ts and Cs. For Network Defekts, Kat will sell Encryption tokens that elaborate on the level of encryption of different platforms and barriers to secure communication.
7th September 2019
Kat’s work has been featured by Berliner Gazette as one of their Impulses for their 20th Anniversary MORE WORLD feature, which explores the role of collectivity in addressing climate change.
Kat will perform one movement from The Matter of the Soul at the Berliner Gazette 20th Anniversary Gala Evening on the 12th October, performance starts at 20:30. Attendance of the performance is free and independent of attending the conference.
10th – 12th October 2019
Center for Arts and Urbanistics (ZK/U)