Ä°rem BuÄŸdaycÄ± is an Interactive Media Artist and Architectural Designer based in London. Her recentÂ works have been exhibited at the Barbican Centre, Ars Electronica, Ugly Duck and other places. Her current researchÂ focuses on the techniques of the Observer in the age machinification of vision, and aims to recover a definition of vision within the context of new media arts that is subjective, situated, material, and affective.
Prior to joining the lab, she has worked as an architectural designer atÂ Handel Architects (SF), and as a design/research associate at Micheal Sorkin Studios / Terreform (NY). Coming from a background of art history, she has also worked as a curator at Shared Studios, and assisted in curatorial processes for SALT (TR) and Tufts University Art Gallery (MA).
She completed her undergraduate education at Tufts University, graduating with Cum LaudeÂ high honors in Art History and Architectural Studies and a minor in Fine Arts.
Fascinated by â€œvision machinesâ€, she enjoys creating animate robots, evocative kinematic expressions, and non-trivialÂ perceptual experiences.Â
NeoTouch is a speculative design project envisioning the future of haptic technology in the form of a communication device that allows touch at a distance.Â The project imagines a fictitious device ...