Joasia Krysa

Artistic Director of KURATOR, Founding Member.

Poland, United Kingdom

Joasia Krysa is a curator, researcher and writer. She is founding director of KURATOR, an association of curators and researchers interested in algorithmic culture (, founding editor of the Data Browser book series (Autonomedia, New York), and since 2012 Artistic Director of Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark. She was Associate Professor (Reader) in Art and Technology at Plymouth University, UK (2000-2012) and part of the curatorial team for dOCUMENTA (13). Prior to this she worked with WRO Media Art Biennale / WRO Foundation and as Art Director at Polish Television, Wroclaw. Between 2007-2010 she served as jury member at ARCO Contemporary Art Fair Madrid; was advisor and member of the Scientific Committee at Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation for the EU survey project Silicon Dreams: Art_Science_Technology (Madrid 2010); and member of Scientific Committee at the University Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico 2010). She has a background in Curatorial Studies (Goldsmiths College, London), Political Sciences (Maria Curie University, Lublin), and Cultural Theory (Wroclaw University), and has a PhD in Software Curating (Planetary Collegium, UK).

She is author of anthology Curating Immateriality (2006), notebook publication ‘Ada Lovelace’ in the dOCUMENTA (13) series 100 Notes ­- 100 Thoughts (Hatje Cantz, 2012), and contributed chapters to, amongst others, Software Studies. A Lexicon (MIT Press, 2008) and New Media in the White Cube and Beyond: Curatorial Models for Digital Art (University of California Press, 2008). Her recent curatorial projects include Silicon Dreams: Art_Science_Technology (Madrid - San Sebastian 2010), contribution to dOCUMENTA (13) (Kassel 2012), and Systemics Series developed for Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark (2013-2014).