Kate Armstrong

Kate Armstrong is a Vancouver-based writer, artist and independent curator. Her interdisciplinary practice merges networked media, written forms and urban experiences and engages with open forms of experimental narrative that bring poetics and computational function together in physical or network space. She is the author of Space Video (2012), Medium (2011), Source Material Everywhere (2011), the 12 volume bookwork Path (Publication Studio, 2012/2008), Why Some Dolls are Bad (2007), Grafik Dynamo (2005), PING (2003) as well as Crisis & Repetition: Essays on Art and Culture (Michigan State University Press, 2002) and edited Electric Speed (Surrey Art Gallery/New Forms Media Society, 2013).

She is the Director of the Social + Interactive Media (SIM) Centre at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Board President and past acting Executive Director of Western Front, and is an Artistic Director for the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) to be held in Vancouver in August 2015.