Kristen Abdai is a Canadian artist based in London, England. She is currently an MA candidate at the Royal College of Art, expected to graduate in June 2015. Abdai received a graduate studies award from BC Arts Council in 2013 and was shortlisted for the European Prize in 2014. She has exhibited in both Canada and the United Kingdom, most recently at Vancouver’s Or Gallery. She is the editor of LAUGH magazine, a London-based publication featuring artists and writers engaging with Post-Irony and New Sincerity.