Andreas Kratky is a media artist and assistant professor in the Interactive Media Division of the School for Cinematic Arts of the University of Southern California. Since 2010 he has served as the acting director of the Interdivisional Media Arts and Practice Ph.D. program, iMAP.
Kratky’s work comprises several award winning projects such as That’s Kyogen, the interactive installation and DVD Bleeding Through – Layers of Los Angeles 1920-1986, the algorithmic cinema system Soft Cinema, and the interactive costume projection in the opera The Jew of Malta. His work has been shown internationally in Europe, the USA, Japan, and Korea in institutions such as the London's Institute of Contemporary Arts, InterCommunication Centre in Tokyo, Berlin's House of World Cultures, Centre George Pompidou in Paris, or REDCAT based in Los Angeles. His current work comprises the interactive installation The Imaginary Twentieth Century and Venture to the Interior. In addition to publishing his works as interactive media on DVD and in art catalogues, Kratky has published numerous texts on his research work in human computer interaction, interface design, and the didactic use of interactive media.