Associate Professor and Deputy Head of Division at Wits School of Arts, University of the Witwatersrand

Jyoti Mistry is associate professor and deputy head of division at the Wits School of Arts. has taught at New York University, University of Vienna and Arcada University of Applied Science Polytechnic in Helsinki. Jyoti Mistry’s filmography includes films, documentaries and film installations. Her research areas include cultural policy, questions of identity and multiculturalism. Mistry has also worked as a photography and film curator. Her recent film Le Boeuf sur le Toit (2010/80min/HDv) premiered at the Durban International Film Festival and forms part of a new installation project that comprises of four separate installations that explore various facets of urban and city life.09:21:25 (2011/10min/HDv) is currently part of WELTRAUM: Die Kunst und ein Traum; an exhibition at the Kunsthalle, Wien (April –August 2011) commemorating man’s fiftieth anniversary of space travel.The installation of ITCHY CITYfrom her highly acclaimed film i mike what I like(2006/50min/Dv) was part of the exhibition AFROPOLIS, Cologne (November 2010- April 2011)

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    Associate Professor and Deputy Head of Division, University of the Witwatersrand