Katarzyna Kosmala is curator and art writer. She is Professor of Culture, Media and Visual Arts, at the University of the West of Scotland and Visiting Research Fellow at the European Institute of Gender Studies GEXcel at Linköping University and Örebro University, Sweden. She was Visiting Professor at Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She also worked in Poland, Croatia and France under visiting exchanges and invited posts. She regularly curates shows and screenings working with themes of art and politics, art activism, gender and performance. She writes regularly about video and new media art in international journals and catalogues. Recently published Imagining Masculinities: Spatial and Temporal Representation and Visual Culture (2013, Routledge), edited Sexing the Border: Gender, Art and New Media in Central and Eastern Europe (CSP, 2014) and co-edited Art Inquiry on Crossing Borders: Imaging Europe, Representing Periphery (with Kluszczyński) (Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe, 2013). Currently working on the volume: The Arts, Social & Organisational Change: Precarious Spaces (Intellect Press). Lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.