Kristina Kotov studied at University of Illinois-Chicago, receiving a BA Arch (five year degree) and History of Art & Architecture (four year degree) followed up with the Architectural Association (AA DIpl). She worked for Raoul Bunschoten (CHORA) on the project ‘Soul’s Cycle’.
She has been involved with the performance groups Shunt & Rotozaza in events with screenings of her Super 8 films and site-specific installations.
Kristina has worked at various architectural practices in the US and UK, including Short & Associates Architects, London, with a particular expertise in the design of sustainable public building, before becoming freelance and developing her art practice of super 8 film making, performance and various site based installations with a focus on dis-mantling, demolitions and the spontaneous in urban and rural places. She occasionally collaborates on small architectures with Healy Cornelius Design Consultancy.
Kristina has taught Architecture and Interiors at Kingston and Brighton Universities as well as the Architectural Association. Since 2005 she has been artistic director of the self-initiated non-profit LT Ranch Project Space in Lithuania.
She is currently convening the BA (Hons) Stage 2 Architecture at UCA Canterbury School of Architecture and tutors on the UAL Chelsea MA Interior & Spatial Design course.
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