Kirstin Clements is a graduate researcher in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in ‘Screen and Cultural Studies’ and ‘Politics and International Studies’ also from the University of Melbourne and anticipates graduation from her current Master of Arts and Cultural Studies in December 2018. Alongside her studies, she is has been engaged in various professional capacities with organisations such as the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, the Melbourne Fringe Festival, No Vacancy Gallery and the Berlin International Film Festival. More generally, she pursues a keen interest in emerging and innovative mediums and interdisciplinary forms of storytelling, as well as international, cross-cultural interactions and developments in policy-making and cultural trends.
Kirstin is working on the research and leading exploration of ACMI international network of partners through the content analysis of ACMI Annual Reports (2002-2017).