Filter bubble | Screening: Everyday Technology

Video art
  • Thu 19.May @ 14:00 - 15:00
  • Fri 20.May @ 16:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 21.May @ 11:00 - 12:00
  • Sun 22.May @ 17:00 - 18:00
Screening room | Main venue

Social media are influencing social behavior and consumerism as they are parts of our lives. Pop culture categorizes everything from viral videos to socio-political sarcasm. The proliferation of social media has led to Internet memes spreading very quickly and reaching more people. Internet memes are objects of interest on the Internet that are passed around in a memetic manner. This project is based on internet memmes and the concept of ‘Filter bubble’ as Eli Pariser first named and who is also the person that analyzed the ‘personal ecosystem’, in which the viewers through ‘cookies’ and memes are isolating . This project is a comment on how our online experience is becoming statistic. How the viewers became ‘the product’.

Duration: 2:10 min

ARTISTS


Eleni Chamou (GR)

Born in 1990 in Athens, Greece, Eleni Chamou is a young emerging artist, who sees herself as an expressionist visual artist-choreographer. Her B.A. in Visual Arts was received from Frances Rich School of Fine and Performing Arts, DEREE, The American College of Greece. Subsequent to that she attended dance classes in Dance Action Anna Polyzou’s Dance Studio, where she received two Professional achievements in Dance Smooth DVIDA Bronze and Rhythm DVIDA Bronze with High Honors. At this studio she worked as a dance instructor and became a member of the Dance Group Ladies Formation, with which she attempted a lot of dance competitions. In 2014 she was invited to co-curate with 3 more students for the Visual Arts Department of Frances Rich School of Fine and Performing Art at DEREE, the “Highlights from the ACG Art Collection” Exhibition in ACG Gallery. A recent group exhibition that she participated was in Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Atene for the ‘Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino’ exhibition, curated by Ira Papapostolou and Maria Saridaki. In 2015 she founded the F.A.C.E. team (Foundation for Arts and Cultural Events), with some other independent artists, dancers and theoreticians of art, having as a result, multiple collaborations with independent art groups and art institutions internationally.

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