Social Networks Created by New Technologies: Perspectives from Art and Architecture
This paper explores how architects and artists participate in a discourse concerning new technology and social networks through their work.
||Architecture, Art, Social Network, Technology, Information, Communication
International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.73-78.
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Olga Pantelidou is an architect engineer for “Themis Construction Co”, a company supervised by the Minister of Justice, where she works as a construction supervisor for buildings such as Court Houses and Prisons. She also teaches at the University of Thessaly at the department of Planning & Regional Development. She holds two master degrees, one in Information Technology, and another in of Architecture and Philosophy. She currently is a PhD candidate at the School of Architecture at National Technical University of Athens, where her studies focus on how technology affects the design of office buildings. In 2004, she participated in the 9th International Exhibition of Arcitecture, “Bienalle di Venezia” having the theme “Metamorph”, with a collaborative project entitled: “Advertisment in localities' Interconnection”. The same project was exhibited at the new Benaki Museum at Athens during January 2005.
Ioannis C. Yessios (Yianni) is an information artist and designer. He holds Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton and a Masters of Fine Arts in Art and Technology from Ohio State University. In the past he has worked as a technical web designer and performed extensively on stage, especially as a mime. This diverse background leads to the creation of artwork that includes performance, installation, programming, video, and 3D animation. His work tends to use technology to create a discourse about how technology adopted by society affects society. He has exhibited his work in both the United States and Europe. For the past five years he has been Assistant Professor at the Cleveland Institute of Art, where he teaches a mixture of theory and studio course in the Technology Integrated Media Environment major.
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