Kristin Carlson

Kristin Carlson

Kristin is an Assistant Professor in the Arts Technology Program at Illinois State University, exploring the role that computation plays in embodied creative processes. She has a history of working in choreography, computational creativity, media performance, interactive art and design tools due to her background in movement, technical theater, interaction design and programming. Kristin is a researcher with the movingstories: Tools for Digital Movement, Meaning and Interaction research partnership exploring the cognition of movement experience and designing movement applications for creativity support tools. She was the Executive Producer for the 21st International Symposium for Electronic Art  (ISEA2015) held in Vancouver, Canada and publishes in the fields of cognitive science, computational creativity, movement and computing and electronic art. She holds a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, an MSc and PhD from Simon Fraser University in Interactive Arts and Technology, studying with Dr. Thecla Schiphorst and Dr. Philippe Pasquier. Kristin holds an AmSat certification in Alexander Technique and is finishing a certification in Laban Movement Analysis. 


Position: Assistant Prof, Illinois State University


Movement Awareness through Emotion Based Aesthetic Visualisation
Conference Proceedings: Electronic Visualisation and the Arts, British Computer Society, July 2016

S. DiPaola, S. Salevati, K. Carlson, T. Schiphorst

London, UK

British Computer Society

Moving Collaborations: A Critical Inquiry Into Designing Creative Interactive Systems for Choreography
Journal Article: EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies, 2016
Volume 3, Number 6

K. Carlson, T. Schiphorst, S. DiPaola

Collaborative Choreography: A Critical Inquiry into Designing Creative Interactive Systems
Journal Article: Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment, 2014
pp. 46-56, 2014

K. Carlson, T. Schiphorst, S. DiPaola

Springer Lecture Notes Book

Adaptation of an Autonomous Creative Evolutionary System for Real-World Design Application Based on Creative Cognition
Conference Proceedings: Fourth International Conference on Computational Creativity, 2013
pp 40-47

S. DiPaola, G. McCaig, K. Carlson, S. Salevati, N. Sorenson

Sydney, Australia