Kristina Arnott is a producer and arts administrator with an interest in live and participatory art. Since completing a BA (Visual Culture) at Monash University in 2012, she has been involved with numerous arts festivals and events. Most recently, Kristina worked as Associate Producer, Creative Programs at Melbourne Fringe for the 2017 Melbourne Fringe Festival, where she managed the 31st edition of Fringe Furniture and helped to deliver Fringe’s other self-produced Creative, Residency and Artist Development programs.
Kristina also worked as an Assistant Producer at the 2016 Festival of Live Art, as Production Manager for The Boon Companions' Everybody Is Going To Die (NYE 2016), and as Associate Producer on Ashley Dyer's Tremor (Arts House, November 2016).
Until February 2017, Kristina worked as Programs Coordinator at Colour Box Studio, where she mentored and collaborated with emerging artists to present exhibitions, workshops and other events. From 2013-2014 Kristina initiated and managed three editions of the Colour Box Studio Disposable Camera Project, the latest of which saw 100 participants spend 24 hours shooting with a disposable camera, with the resulting 3,000+ images presented in a mass exhibition at Ruffian Gallery.
In 2016, Kristina was selected as one of eleven participants for Melbourne Fringe Festival’s mentoring and professional development program for emerging producers, Compass.
Kristina is passionate about presenting art that is immersive, interactive and inviting, and allows audiences to engage their own creativity.
- Creative programming and delivery of arts events and projects
- Collaborating with and supporting artists with diverse practices and backgrounds
- Administration in community arts and education sectors