Elif Ayiter

Elif Ayiter
Sabanci University,
FASS VACD,
Orhanli, Tuzla,
34956 Istanbul, Turkey
ayiter@sabanciuniv.edu
ayiter@gmail.com
http://www.citrinitas.com
http://www.alphaauer.com
Education
2005 – current PhD. Planetary Collegium, CAiiA hub, University of Plymouth, UK.
1980 – 1982 MFA. Pratt Institute. Brooklyn, New York
1974 – 1975 Advanced Diploma in Art and Design. University of London, Goldsmiths College.
1970 – 1974 BFA. DTGSYO. Istanbul, Turkey
Teaching
2000 – current Sabanci University, FASS, VACD program.
1998 – 2000 Istanbul Bilgi University, VCD
1993 – 1997 Bilkent University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphic Design program
Editorial
2009 – current Chief Editor, Metaverse Creativity, Intellect, UK
Awards
2007 IBM Faculty Award for Excellent Practices.
Three dimensional virtual worlds, Metaverse creativity, Avatars, Virtual representation/appearance/identity, Multiple selves, Art Education,
Play, Art and computation hybrids.
Becoming Creative through Self Observation: A (Second Order) Cybernetic Learning Strategy for the Metaverse
Ayiter, E., Mura, G. (ed), (2011), Becoming Creative through Self Observation: A (Second Order) Cybernetic Learning Strategy for the
Metaverse, International Journal of Art, Culture and Design Technologies (IJACDT), Volume 1, issue 1, Pp: 22 -35, DOI:
10.4018/ijacdt.2011010103, ISSN: 2155-4196, EISSN: 2155-420X
Embodied in a metaverse: Anatomia and body parts
Ayiter, E., (2010), Embodied in a metaverse: Anatomia and body parts, Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, Volume 8 Issue
2, Intellect, UK, Pp: 181-188.
Symbol, Costume, Compass: “Synthetic Apparel” for Transcultural Experiences
Ayiter, E., Capucci, P. L., (ed), Symbol, Costume, Compass: “Synthetic Apparel” for Transcultural Experiences, D’ARS, Periodico trimestale
di cultura e comunicazione visiva, Decmber 2010, Milano, Italy. 42 – 45
alpha.tribe
Ayiter, E., alpha.tribe, Journal of Consciousness Studies, Volume 17 Number 7-8, 2008, Pg: 119-138, Whitehead, C. (ed), Imprint Academic,
UK.
Integrative art education in a metaverse: ground
Ayiter, E., Integrative art education in a metaverse: ground, Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, Volume 6 Number 1,
2008, Pg: 41 – 52, Ascott, R. (ed), Intellect Books, UK.
Trans-disciplinary avenues in education: Computing and Art
Ayiter E., Balcisoy S., Transdisciplinary avenues in education: Computing and Art, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 3942, Mar
2006, Pg: 80 – 89.
Book chapters
Papers in proceedings
3 case studies: a hybrid educational strategy for ART/SCI collaborations
Ayiter, E., Balcisoy, S., Germen, M. 3 case studies: a hybrid educational strategy for ART/SCI collaborations, Lecture Notes of the Institute
for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, 2010, Pg: 223 – 230, Huang, F., Wang, R., (ed), Springer,
Taiwan.
Synthetic worlds, synthetic strategies: attaining creativity in the metaverse
Ayiter, E., Synthetic worlds, synthetic strategies: attaining creativity in the metaverse, Metaplasticity in Virtual Worlds: Aesthetics and
Semantics Concepts, 2010, Pg: 188 – 204, Mura, G., (ed), IGI-Global Publishing.
Bisociative Ludos: The Wondrous Tales of Eupalinos Ugajin and Naxos Loon. Ayiter, E., Ascott, R., Girao, L. M., (eds) (2011).
Bisociative Ludos: The Wondrous Tales of Eupalinos Ugajin and Naxos Loon, Consciousness Reframed: "Presence in the Mindfield: Art,
Identity and the Technology of Transformation". Universidade de Aveiro. Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal. pp: 31 - 36
Constructing Transformations: A learning strategy for the metaverse
Ayiter, E., Constructing Transformations: A learning strategy for the metaverse, Making Reality Really Real, Consciousness Reframed 11,
TEKS Electronic Arts Center, Trondheim, 2010. 34 – 37.
body parts
Ayiter, E., body parts, Proc. SPIE / Volume 7525 / Artful Realities and Engineering Experience, 2010, San Jose, USA.
The reflexive campus: a study of dynamic architecture in a virtual world
Ayiter, E., Balcisoy, S., Germen, M., Sakcak, B., Ozdol, F., The reflexive campus: a study of dynamic architecture in a virtual world,
Proceedings of International Conference on CyberWorlds, 2009 (CW '09), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), USA,
September 2009, pp. 57-62
groundc the enablement of creativity in a metaverse
Ayiter, E., The Uncanny Valley, New Realities: Being Syncretic Consciousness Reframed: The Planetary Collegium's IXth International
Research Conference, Springer Wien New York, Edition: Angewandte, October 2008
Art education in a metaverse: ground
Ayiter, E., Art education in a metaverse: ground, ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia &
Telecommunications, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA, USA, 30 June 2008, pp. 4001-
4009
Space Frames: Using space, color and animation in the visualization of complex graph systems
Ayiter, E. Balcisoy, S., Germen, M. Turker, U. C., Kasarci, I., Cayli, M., Space Frames: Using space, color and animation in the visualization
of complex graph systems. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, Esbjerg, Denmark, IEEE
Computer Society, November 2007, pp. 286-287.
The Bridge Project
Ayiter, E., The Bridge Project. Proceedings of Computational Aesthetics 2007, Eurographics Workshop on Computational Aesthetics in
Graphics, Visualization and Imaging. Banff, Canada., 2007. Editors: D.W. Cunningham, G. Meyer, L. Neumann, A. Dunning, R. Paricio.
Publisher: Eurographics Association. Switzerland. 2007. page: 167-170.
Ayiter, E., The Bridge Project. ACM SIGGRAPH 2006 International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. Boston,
Massachusetts. Session: Sketches: worth a thousand words. Article No. 159. 2006.
Propagating Collaboration: An instructional methodology for artists and engineers
Ayiter, E., Balcisoy, S., Germen, M., Artut, S., Propagating Collaboration: An instructional methodology for artists and engineers.
Proceedings of CC2007: Seeding Creativity: Tools, Media and Environments.Editors: Schneiderman, B., Fischer, G., Giaccardi, E.,,
Eisenberg, B., Publisher: ACM. USA. 2007. Pages: 45 - 52.
Creating Virtual Environments in a multidisciplinary classroom
Ayiter E., Balcisoy S., Virtual Environments in a multidisciplinary classroom, ACM SIGGRAPH 2005. International Conference on Computer
Graphics and Interactive Techniques, Educators program., SESSION: Learning environments., Article No. 2., Los Angeles, California. 2005
Exhibitions LPDT2 (in co-authorship with Roy Ascott, Max Moswitzer, Selavy Oh) ISEA2011, ‘Uncontainable/Hyperstrata! Exhibit, KASA Gallery,
Istanbul. Curator: Lanfranco Aceti. September 2011
Uranometria SynchroniCity exhibit, French National Costume Museum, Aire Ville Spatiale, Second Life. Curator: Marc Moana, aka. Marc
Blieux. May 2011.
LPDT2 (in co-authorship with Roy Ascott, Max Moswitzer, Selavy Oh) INDAF Electronic Art Festival, Tomorrow City, Incheon, Korea,
September 2010. Curator: Ryu Byoung-Hak. http://www.indaf.org/e_sub02_02.asp
body parts a-m-b-e-r Art and Technology Festival 2009, Istanbul Turkey, Novemer 6-15 2009. Curator: Ekmel Ertan.
http://09.amberfestival.org/index_en.php?cat=participants_en
Syncretia, an island in Second Life: In and out of Istanbul, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, USA. Curated by Osvaldo Romberg,
December 10, 2008-January 9, 2009, http://slought.org/content/11406/
The Bridge Project 2007: Art exhbition of Computational Aesthetics 2007, Eurographics Workshop on Computational Aesthetics in
Graphics, Visualization and Imaging conference. Banff, Canada., 2007. Curators: Dunning, A., Parcio, R.
rorschach: selfportrait. Curated group exhibition., Bethlehem, Palestine., 2006., Curator: William Agricola