University of New South Wales, PhD (Art History and Theory), 2012
University of Technology, Master of Design, 1996
Parsons School of Design, Graphics Diploma, 1990
Sydney College of Arts, University of Sydney, Graduate Diploma (Visual Arts), 1988
Sydney College of Arts, University of Sydney, Bachelor of Visual Arts (Painting/Sculpture), 1986
Katherine Moline is Associate Professor at UNSW Arts, Design and Architecture. Her research focuses on the dynamics between technological and social forces in art and design. Her analyses of experimental design are published in Undesign: Critical Practices at the Intersection of Art and Design (Routledge, 2018) and Food Democracy: Critical Lessons in Food, Communication, Design and Art (Intellect, 2017). Her innovations in research methods have been documented in Uncertainty and Possibility: New Approaches to Future Making in Design Anthropology (Bloomsbury, 2018) and The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography (Routledge, 2017).
Moline is also the Deputy Chair of the Australian Council of University Art & Design Schools (ACUADS), the peak body representing over thirty Australian universities in visual arts, craft and design. The Council undertakes leadership, advocacy, policy development, research and community service for the sector.
Katherine is currently leading the curatorial team for the touring exhibition The Data Imaginary: Fears and Fantasies, for Griffith University Art Museum with Angela Goddard, Amanda Hayman, Troy Casey, and Beck Davis
The Data Imaginary: Fears and Fantasies, Griffith University Art Museum, Brisbane (2021).
Funded by the Australia Council for the Arts (2020-2021).
Climactic: Post Normal Design, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (2016)
Experimental Thinking: Design Practices, Griffith University Art Museum, Brisbane (2015)
Experimental Practice: Provocations in and Out of Design, RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne (2015)
Feral Experimental, University of New South Wales Galleries, Sydney (2014)
Her current practice-based research includes a critical review of research methodologies in art and design, a series of experimental workshops on social practices with mobile media, CCTV, robots and VR, and a number of ongoing system artworks:
Expanding Experimental Aesthetics in the Social Imaginary, Sydney (2018-2021). Funded Alastair Swayn Foundation (2020-2021)
Myths of the Near Future: Robots, University of Moratuwa, Colombo (2017)
Myths of the Near Future: CCTV, The Selfie and Social Activism, University of New South Wales Sydney (2016)
Myths of the Near Future: Mobile Media, Griffith University Art Museum (2015)
Era of Surveillance: Persons of Interest, Fisher Library, University of Sydney (2015)
2021 Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture Research Fellow Scheme.
2020 Alastair Swayn Foundation, Strategic Grant. Collaboration with Alison Gwilt.
2020 Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups. Collaboration with The Data Imaginary Curatorium; Angela Goddard, Amanda Hayman, Troy Casey and Beck Davis.
2016 Ian Potter Foundation, Conference Funding. Collaboration with Kath Albury.
Design Research Methods and Theory DDES4200
Design Honours Studio Research Project 1 DDES4101
Design Honours Studio Research Project 2 DDES4102
Research Foundations in Art & Design ADAD9114