Kathryn Cutler-MacKenzie is an artist and art historian. She is about to enter her fifth and final year of an MA Fine Art at The University of Edinburgh. Kathryn's primary research interests are cinema, curation, contemporary art and feminism. She has previously written for the film production company Neon Eye, producing a series of texts and podcasts entitled 'Looking at Women: a 101 of Feminist Cinema'. She presented at the Eighth International Euroacademia Conference on 'The Monstrous Woman: Film, Feminism and Performance Art' in January 2020, and will be speaking at The Association for Art History's conference Emerging Perspectives later this year on feminist approaches to museum display and curation. She is currently producing an exhibition entitled Love Line that will take place this winter, working with contemporary and historical artworks and artefacts from The University of Edinburgh's Research Collections. Kathryn's artistic portfolio can be found at www.katcutlermackenzie.squarespace.com.
Kathryn Cutler-MacKenzie talks to award-winning author Niven Govinden about his latest book Diary of a Film, the power and freedom of walking, the importance of the cinematic lens to his writing and assertive characters.
In this creative, collagic essay, Kathryn Cutler-MacKenzie writes with and through the words of Virginia Woolf, Hélène Cixous and Julia Kristeva to convey the freedom of writing and kinship felt when reading their works.
After an Erasmus exchange in Paris, artist and art historian Kathryn Cutler-MacKenzie discovered that translation is about the space between languages and voices; a space that affords us new connections, ideas and friendships.
Kathryn Cutler-MacKenzie reflects on the seminal work, The Advantages of Being a Woman Artist, 1988, by Guerrilla Girls, and calls for women in the art world to be more politically engaged and active in their practise.