Kat Austen

Thematic Residency, 2018

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Kat is based in Berlin and is Cultural Fellow in Art and Science at the Cultural Institute, University of Leeds and Artist in the Arctic for Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute (University of Cambridge), Bonhams and One Ocean Expeditions. She lectures at University College London’s Arts and Sciences BASc, and is Artist in Residence in UCL’s Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences. She worked as an environmental chemist at the University of Cambridge and holds a PhD in chemistry from UCL. She consults widely at the intersection of science, art, technology and participation, including as a Futureshaper for Forum for the Future, for the European Commission, Ofwat and DEFRA.