Jyoti Mistry is Professor in Film at Valand Academy, University of Gothenburg in Sweden. She works with film both as a research form and as a mode of artistic practice. Recent works: Cause of death (2020), When I grow up I want to be a black man (2017), Impunity (2014). Her work has featured at festivals and museums including the Berlinale International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume Paris, Kunsthalle Zürich, Kunsthalle Vienna, and Museum der Moderne Salzburg.
Selected publications include: Places to Play: practice, research, pedagogy (2017) explores archive as exemplar of “decolonised” film practices. She has edited special issues of Journal of African Cinema: “Film as Research Tool: Practice and Pedagogy” (2018) and International Journal of Film and Media Arts: “Mapping Artistic Research in Film” (2020). She has taught at University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), New York University and University of Vienna. From 2017-2020 she was principal research investigator on a BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) cross cultural project that explores image-making practices. Currently she is editor in chief of PARSE (Platform of Artistic Research in Sweden) and on the editorial board of L’Internationale Online.