About

Kenneth Feinstein is an artist, theorist, curator and writer. He has exhibited creative works internationally, including solo exhibitions at the Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, and the Jogja Nasional Museum, Jogjakarta, Indonesia and group exhibitions at the Millennium Museum in Beijing, the National Visual Art Gallery Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, and the Museum of the World Ocean, Kaliningrad, Russia. His award winning films have been shown at major international film festivals including the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Brooklyn Film Festival and the Oaxaca Film Festival. An early digital artist, his print Try Me was the first digital print in the New York Public Library print collection. In 2014, he was the first non-Malaysian curator at the National Visual Arts Gallery, Malaysia with the exhibition Immaterial Frontiers 2.0.

His writings focus on media theory and philosophy. He has published books, articles and given talks on issues surrounding the ethics of new media practice. He is the author of The Image That Doesn’t Want to Be Seen, Apropos Press, 2010 and The Promise of Photography, Intellect, Ltd. 2015.

Dr. Feinstein has a Masters and PhD in Media Philosophy from the European Graduate School in Switzerland. His BA is in documentary film and photography from Hampshire College in the USA. He is Associate Professor at the Centre for Research-Creation in Digital Media at Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.