B.F.A. in Design, State School of Applied Fine Arts, 1975; Special Advanced Diploma in Art & Design, The University of London Goldsmith's College 1976; MFA, Pratt Institute, New York ( USA), 1983.
Areas of Interest
Computer Science/Art & Design Hybrids, virtual environments, data visualisation.
- ArticleAyiter, Elif (2017) "Uncanny symmetries", Technoetic Arts, Vol.15, No.2, 111-120 (ESCI)Ayiter, Elif (2017) "fragMENtaTION 29Entre chien et loup", Sanat Dünyamız, Vol.158, 64-82 (NA)Ayiter, Elif (2017) "Building a (virtual) aleph: the visual transformation of a tiny cosmogony", Technoetic Arts, Vol.15, No.1, 3-13 (ESCI)Ayiter, Elif (2016) "The 'soft search' – Learning to discourse upon personal creative practices", Virtual Creativity, Vol.5, No.2, 191-205 (NA)Ayiter, Elif and Dahlsveen, Mimesis Heidi (2016) "The story of Volund: a translation from the oral to the visual", Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds , Vol.8, No.1, 43-61 (ESCI)Ayiter, Elif and Dahslveen, Heidi (2014) "Little red riding hood: the other side of the story", Metaverse Creativity, Vol.4, No.2, 139-151 ()Ayiter, Elif (2014) "From 'autographic' to 'allographic': proliferating the visually embodied self", Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies, Vol.10, No.1 (NA)Ayiter, Elif and Yazıcıgil, Onur Fatih and Çetin, Cem Sina and Türkmen, Doruk (2013) "Deconstruction, legibility and space: four experimental typographic practices", Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, Vol.11, No.3, 209-221 ()Ayiter, Elif (2013) "Avatar actors", Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Vol.19, No.3, 45-64 (NA)Ayiter, Elif and Dahlsveen, Heidi (2013) "The tower and the quest: a storytelling space for avatars", Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, Vol.11, No.1, 15-25 ()Ayiter, Elif (2013) "Space, text and hoopla: constructing typographic playgrounds in the metaverse", International Journal of Art, Culture and Design Technologies (IJACDT), Vol.3, No.1, 12-25 ()Moswitzer, Max and Ayiter, Elif (2012) "Photo essay: Whitenoise", Metaverse Creativity, Vol.2, No.2, 183-192 ()Ayiter, Elif (2012) "Thought/ visual processing: ctrl + x, y, z, v", Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, Vol.9, No.2-3, 239-247 ()Ayiter, Elif (2011) "Becoming creative through self observation: a (second order) cybernetic learning strategy for the metaverse", International Journal of Art, Culture and Design Technologies (IJACDT), Vol.1, No.1, 22-35 ()Ayiter, Elif (2010) "Symbol, costume, compass: "synthetic apparel" for transcultural experiences", D'ars, Vol.50, No.204, 42-45 (NA)Ayiter, Elif (2010) "Embodied in a metaverse: "anatomia" and "body parts"", Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, Vol.8, No.2, 181-188 ()Ayiter, Elif (2010) "Alpha.tribe", Journal of Consciousness Studies (Sp. Iss. SI), Vol.17, No.7-8, 119-138 (SSCI)Ayiter, Elif (2008) "Integrative art education in a metaverse: ground
", Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, Vol.6, No.1, 41-52 (NA)Ayiter, Elif (2007) "Sao Paulo'da Yeni Ortam'lar", Grafik Tasarım Dergisi, No.4, 28-32 (NA)Balcısoy, Selim and Ayiter, Elif (2006) "Trans-disciplinary avenues in education: computing and art", Lecture notes in computer science, Vol.3942, 80-89 (SCI)Ayiter, Elif (2003) "Araç'tan Ortam'a: Sanal evrende görsel yaratım", Sanat Dünyamız, Vol.90, 190-199 (NA)
- BookArts and Technology: Fourth International Conference, ArtsIT 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, November 10-12, 2014, Revised Selected Papers, Brooks, Anthony Lewis and Ayiter, Elif and Yazıcıgil, Onur Fatih (eds.), Manhattan, New York City, NY, USA: Springer International Publishing, June 2015
- Book Section / ChapterAyiter, Elif, "Playing with text in space", Enhancing Art, Culture, and Design With Technological Integration, Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi (ed.), Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global, March 2018, 114-130Ayiter, Elif, ""Smooth space" for avatars: a proun in the metaverse", Analyzing Art, Culture and Design in the Digital Age, Mura, Gianluca (ed.), Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global, September 2015, 26-38Ayiter, Elif and Ugajin, Eupalinos, "Moving islands [rafts]: a collective art conglomeration in second life", New Opportunities for Artistic Practice in Virtual Worlds, Doyle, Denise (ed.), Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global, June 2015, 162-186Ayiter, Elif and Glasauer, Stefan and Moswitzer, Max, "LPDT2: La plissure du texte 2", Digital Media and Technologies for Virtual Artistic Spaces, Harrison, Dew (ed.), Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA: IGI Global, February 2013, 75-90Ayiter, Elif, "Acquisitions for creativity: 'Produsage' in the metaverse", Virtual Worlds: Artificial Ecosystems and Digital Art Exploration, Bornhofen, Stefan and Heudin, Jean-Claude and Lioret, Alain and Torrel, Jean-Claude (eds.), Paris: Science-eBook, October 2012, 7-18Yazıcıgil, Onur Fatih and Ayiter, Elif, "Text invader: a graphic interference on semantic flow", Arts and Technology: Second International Conference, ArtsIT 2011, Esbjerg, Denmark, December 10-11, 2011, Revised Selected Papers, Brooks, Anthony L. (ed.), Berlin: Springer, October 2012, 145-151Ayiter, Elif, "Synthetic worlds, synthetic strategies: attaining creativity in the metaverse", Metaplasticity in Virtual Worlds: Aesthetics and Semantics Concepts, Mura, Gianluca (ed.), Hershey, PA, USA: IGI-Global Publishing, March 2011, 182-197Ayiter, Elif and Balcısoy, Selim and Germen, Murat, "3 case studies: a hybrid educational strategy for ART/SCI collaborations", Arts and Technology: First International Conference, ArtsIT 2009, Yi-Lan, Taiwan, September 24-25, 2009, Revised Selected Papers, Huang, Fay and Wang, Reen-Cheng (eds.), Berlin: Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg 2010, 223-230
- Papers in Conference ProceedingsAyiter, Elif, "Telling tales in smooth and striated spaces", Bogdanovic, Ruzica (ed.), On Architecture: Scale Of Design From Micro To Macro, Belgrade, Serbia: STRAND (Sustainable Urban Society Association of Serbia), December 2016, 126-139Ayiter, Elif, "To play in virtual worlds: stories, metaverse ecologies and dress-up games", Bogdanovic, Ruzica (ed.), Going Digital: Innovation in Art, Architecture, Science and Technology, Belgrade, Serbia: STRAND (Sustainable Urban Society Association), June 2016Ayiter, Elif, "Storyworld, gesamtkunstwerk, art ecology: creating narrative geographies in the metaverse", Dolinsky, Margaret and McDowell, Ian (eds.), IS&T International Symposium on Electronic Imaging 2016, San Francisco: Society for Imaging Science and Technology, February 2016, 1-6Ayiter, Elif, "Azimuth to cypher: the transformation of a tiny (virtual) cosmogony", Takahashi, Hiroki and Konno, Kouichi (eds.), 2015 International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW), USA: IEEE Computer Society, October 2015, 247-250Ayiter, Elif, "(Re) Building proun #5A in the metaverse", Iglesias, Andres and Shinya, Mikio and Galvez-Tomida, Akemi (eds.), International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW 2014), USA: IEEE Computer Society, October 2014, 403-406Ayiter, Elif, "5555555 55555 555: A (constrained) narrative on the z-axis", Dolinsky, Margaret and McDowall, Ian E. (eds.), Conference on Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality, Bellingham, WA, USA: SPIE (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers), February 2014Ayiter, Elif and Dahlsveen, Heidi, "Little red riding hood: the other side of the story", Nadarajan, Gunalan (ed.), Re-New Digital Arts Festival, Copenhagen: Re-New Digital Arts Forum, October 2013, 232-237Ayiter, Elif, "Further dimensions: text, typography and play in the metaverse", Mura, Gianluca (ed.), Cyberworlds 2012, USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), September 2012Ayiter, Elif, "Heteronyms and avatars: a self-reflective system for artistic activity", McDowall, Ian E. and Dolinsky, Margaret (eds.), Conference on Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality, Bellingham, WA, USA: SPIE (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers) 2012Ayiter, Elif, "Bisociative ludos: the wondrous tales of eupalinos ugajin and naxos loon", Girao, Luis Miguel and Ascott, Roy (eds.), 12th Consciousness Reframed International Research Conference: "Presence in the Mindfield: Art, Identity and the Technology of Transformation", Lisbon, Portugal: Universidade de Aveiro, November 2011, 31-36Ayiter, Elif, "Constructing transformations:
, a learning strategy for the metaverse ", Ascott, Roy and Gangvik, Espen and Jahrmann, Margarete (eds.), 11th Consciousness Reframed International Research Conference: Making Reality Really Real, Trondheim, Norway: TEKS, November 2010, 34-36Ayiter, Elif, "Body parts", McDowall, Ian E. and Dolinsky, Margaret (eds.), Conference on Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2010, Bellingham, WA, USA: SPIE (International Society for Optical Engineering), January 2010Ayiter, Elif and Balcısoy, Selim and Germen, Murat and Sakçak, Bulut and Özdöl, Fethi Mehmet, "The reflexive campus: a study of dynamic architecture in a virtual world", International Conference on CyberWorlds, 2009 (CW '09), USA: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), September 2009, 57-62Ayiter, Elif, "Syncretia: a virtual geography for narrative playfulness", The 15th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA 2009), Belfast, UK: University of Ulster, August 2009Ayiter, Elif, "groundc the enablement of creativity in a metaverse", Hoofd, Ingrid and Tan, Margaret and Ying, Katherine (eds.), ISEA 2008, the 14th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Singapore: ISEA2008 Pte Ltd, July 2008, 39-40Engin, Billur Hatice and Çetinkaya, Mehveş and Ayiter, Elif and Germen, Murat and Balcısoy, Selim, "Maestro: design challenges for a group calendar", Information Visualisation, 2008. IV '08. 12th International Conference, London: IEEE, July 2008, 491-496Ayiter, Elif, "Art education in a metaverse: ground ", Luca, Joseph and Weippl, Edgar (eds.), World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2008, Chesapeake, VA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), June 2008, 4001-4009Ayiter, Elif and Germen, Murat, "Looking aside: collective constructs, autarchic assemblage", Sedlak, Pavel (ed.), MutaMorphosis: Challenging Arts and Sciences, Prague: CIANT – International Centre for Art and New Technologies in Prague , November 2007Ayiter, Elif, "The Bridge project: A visualisation exercise on Free Association and internet query and search procedures ", Cunningham, Douglas W. and Meyer, Gary W. and Neumann, László and Dunning, Alan and Paricio, Raquel (eds.), Computational Aesthetics 2007: Eurographics Workshop on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization and Imaging, Aire-la-Ville, Switzerland: Eurographics Association, June 2007, 167-170Ayiter, Elif and Balcısoy, Selim and Germen, Murat and Artut, Selçuk, "Propagating collaboration: an instructional methodology for artists and engineers", Schneiderman, Ben and Fischer, Gerhard and Giaccardi, Elissa and Eisenberg, Michael (eds.), 6th ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity & Cognition (C&C '07), New York, USA : ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), June 2007, 45-52Ayiter, Elif and Balcısoy, Selim and Germen, Murat and Kaşarcı, İsmail and Türker, Uraz Cengiz and Çaylı, Merve, ""Space frames": using space, color and animation in the visualization of complex graph systems", 17th International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT 2007), Washington, USA: IEEE Computer Society 2007, 286-287Germen, Murat and Artut, Selçuk and Ayiter, Elif and Balcısoy, Selim and Sharir, Yacov, "The representation and navigation of complex data", Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Education in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe: 24th eCAADe Conference, Volos, Greece: University of Thessaly, September 2006, 711-720Ayiter, Elif, "The bridge project: a visualisation exercise on free association & internet query and search mechanisms", The 33rd International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques SIGGRAPH 2006 Sketches, New York, NY, USA: ACM SIGGRAPH, August 2006Ayiter, Elif, "The palace project", Consciousness Reframed: 8th International Research Conference, Plymouth, UK: University of Plymouth, July 2006Balcısoy, Selim and Ayiter, Elif, "Virtual environments for learners with special needs", Jorge, J. and Skala, Vaclav (eds.), 14th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision, Plzen, Czech Republic: University of West Bohemia, January 2006, 33-34Durulan, Emrah Mehmet and Ayiter, Elif, "The fluid city", Ascott, Roy (ed.), Altered States Conference, Plymouth, UK: University of Plymouth, July 2005