Cecilia Mouat is Assistant Professor and Director of the Graduate Program of Art+Design.  Her background includes a PhD in Design, a Master in filmmaking and a professional degree in architecture. She is originally from Chile, where she worked for 25 years as an architect and visual artist. Mouat’s visual work includes experimental and documentary films, photography, digital collage, and acrylic painting. Her research is multidisciplinary and explores design as discourse, from academic communities, to film representations and fashion.