Publications |

KEYNOTE SPEECHES

• Bill Psarras (2014) Performative Flaneur: Orchestrating Senses, Situations and Data in the CityPerforming Place #2 Symposium [along with D. McCormack (Oxford) and J. Skinner (Roehampton)] Dept. of Dance and Performing Arts, 14 June 2014, University of Chichester, Chichester [UK]

CONFERENCES / PROCEEDINGS 

• Bill Psarras (2014) Altering the metaphor of “botanizing” in the 21st century city, The British Sociological Association Annual Conference “Changing Society”, Panel: Cities, Space, Mobilities, Place (chair: Dr. Robin Smith), University of Leeds, Leeds [UK] 

• Bill Psarras, Stacey Pitsilides, Anastasios Maragiannis (2013) Derive in the Digital Grid, Breaking the Search to Get Lost, In: Cleland, K., Fisher, L. & Harley, R. (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium of Electronic Art, ISEA2013, Sydney. [Australia]

•Bill Psarras (2013), Hybrid Walking as Art: Approaches and art practices on revealing the emotional geographies of tube stationsProceedings of 2nd Hybrid City International Conference, Charitos, D., Theona, I., Dragona, D., Rizopoulos, H. and Meimaris, M. (eds.), Research Institute of Applied Communication, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, pp. 415-422. ISBN 978-960-99791-1-5. Athens [Greece] 

•Bill Psarras (2013), Towards a 21st century urban flaneur: “Botanizing”, “weaving” and “tuning” actions and senses through embodied media art practices, The Art of Walking International Conference, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon/CNRS, Lyon [France]

• Bill Psarras (2013), The Sensorial Neo-Flaneur: Botanizing and walking in the city as embodied media art practice, ‘Senses and City’ panel, 4th International Conference on Emotional Geographies, University of Groningen, Groningen [Netherlands]

•Bill Psarras (2013), The flaneur goes ‘weaving’: Actions and metaphors of a shared spatial story, Radical Space International Conference, CCSR Centre, University of East London, London [UK]

• Bill Psarras (2013), The Urban Emotional Antenna: ‘Tuning’ metaphors and actions of the walking artist/flaneur, TaRPA Performance and New Technologies Inter-Conference “Becoming Nomad”, York St John University, York [UK]

 Bill Psarras (2012), Botanizing on the Urban Data: Walking and Sensing Non-Places, In ‘Mapping Urban Memory’ panel with Daphne Dragona and Rocio Jungenfeld, 7th NECS International Conference, New University of Lisbon and University of Coimbra, Lisbon [Portugal]

• Bill Psarras (2014) Augmenting the artist-flaneur: “Botanizing”, “weaving” and “tuning” the geographies of urban experienceMetamorphoses of Corporeality: Art-Body-Technology, 2-day Symposium with Proceedings, Dept. of AudioVisual Arts - Ionian University, Corfu [GR]

Bill Psarras, Andreas Floros, Marianne Strapatsakis (2009) Elevator: Emotional Tracking Using AudioVisual Interaction, Proceedings of AES 126th Worldwide Convention, (pre-print 7657, AES E-Library), Munich [Germany]

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

•  Bill Psarras, Andreas Floros, Konstantinos Drosos and Marianne Strapatsakis (2011) Emotional Control and Visual Representation Using Advanced Audiovisual Interaction, IJART: International Journal of Arts and Technology, [special issue: Interactive Experiences in Multimedia and Augmented Environments], Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 480-498. [link]

ONLINE ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS & E-PUBLICATIONS

• Bill Psarras (2013) On a contemporary artist flaneur of the city: Bill Psarras ‘Walking Portraits’ and ‘Emotive Circle’ artworks, ‘The Visual Urbanist’ Online newsletter of the International Association of Visual Urbanists (iAVU), 3rd Edition, December 2013,  Available online at: [link]

• Bill Psarras (2014) Interview at Peripheral ARTeries Art Review MagazinePeripheral ARTeries Magazine, Online Magazine, Vol. March 2014,  Available online at: [link]

• Bill Psarras (2014) The Time and Space of the City: An Interview with Bill Psarras (to Dr. Eva Kekou)4HUMANITIES, International online platform, April 2014,  Available online at: [link]

SYMPOSIUM TALKS / RELATED TALKS

Bill Psarras (2014) Geographies on foot: Performing the mundane, Invitation for talk at ‘One:One: A Seminar on Personal Geographies, The Investigation Series curatorial platform, The Rag Factory, 27 April 2014, London [UK] 

Bill Psarras (2014) The Flaneur goes into emotional geographies of the city: Art and Geography, Talk at ‘Mapping the Modern: Spatial Aesthetics, Transnational Currents — European Doctoral Seminar in Culture, Criticism & Creativity, (Goldsmiths, Freie University of Berlin, University of Copenhagen and University of Strathclyde), 6-8 March 2014, London [UK] 

Bill Psarras (2013) Emotive Terrains: A practice-based approach on flaneur, senses and city of 21st century. Talk at ‘Lighting Talks Virtual Symposium, [Urban Frontiers panel],Goldsmiths College (UK) and Ontario College of Arts and Design (Canada), 18 October 2013, London [UK] / Ontario [CAN]

Bill Psarras (2013) Walking Artist: Artistic Approaches on Senses, Walking and the City, Talk at ‘MFA Computational Arts’ [Goldsmiths Digital Studios], 31 January 2013, Goldsmiths University of London, London [UK]

Bill Psarras (2012) Botanizing on the Non-Places: New Media Geographies of Everyday Life, ‘Thursday Club' series of talks, Speculative Art Practice session, Goldsmiths University of London, London [UK]

Bill Psarras (2012) Emotive Terrains (Doctoral framework), Goldsmiths Annual Research Symposium, Chairman: Prof. Les Back, Goldsmiths University of London, London [UK]

•  Bill Psarras (2011), Neo-Flaneur: Artistic mapping, Urban Transit Places and New Media Arts, Symposium ‘Places of Feminism/Towards a New Mapping’, State Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki, (paper available at CACT website) Thessaloniki [Greece]

 

SELECTED EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND TV EXCERPTS 

VISUAL DIALOGUES 2013' Onassis Foundation Exhibition Trailer (2013) [link]

ROOMS 2013' Kappatos Gallery Exhibition catalogues (2013) [link

• ‘ROOMS2013’  at ET1 National Channel ‘The Age of Images’ (31/1/13) (2013)

• Goethe Institut ‘Art Up!' media arts project / online database (2012-) [link]

• Royal Academy of Arts ‘Summer Exhibition 2010' printed catalogue (2010) [link]

PRESS ARTICLES, INTERVIEWS, FESTIVAL CATALOGUES, DATABASES

  • GOPLACIA printed exhibition catalogue, Metamatic:Taf gallery (2014) (link)
  • The Art of Walking, printed exhibition catalogue, Museum in the Park (2014) (link)
  • ART22.gr Article for the exhibition of GOPLACIA (May 2014) (link)
  • 4HUMANITIES Website: Interview with Bill Psarras (2014) (link)
  • Ολα είναι δρόμος - Συνέντευξη στην Εύα Κέκου - Popaganda (link)
  • 15 Έφηβοι στα Ίχνη του Καβάφη - Ένθετο - Καθημερινή της Κυριακής (link)
  • VISUAL DIALOGUES 2013 - ONASSIS Foundation (link)
  • Περιοδικό ΑΩ (Ωνάσης), τεύχος 62, Ιανουάριος 2014, άρθρο (link)
  • ROOMS2013 Printed Catalogue | Bill Psarras Emotive Circle (written by Maria Maragkou)
  • Border Body article - Gazzeta del Mezzogiorno Italian newspaper (link)
  • Something Human - MOVE WITH(OUT) exhibition series (link)
  • In.gr news portal Visual Dialogues Press release (link)
  • LIFO - Visual Dialogues Press release (link)
  • Πολιτιστικό Φεστιβάλ Δήμου Νέας Σμύρνης 2014 - catalogue (link)
  • ToSpirto.gr - Visual Dialogues Press release (link)
  • NewsPost.gr - Visual Dialogues Press release (link)
  • Fortune Greece - Visual Dialogues Press release (link)
  • The Art Foundation: TAF, Visual Dialogues Press release (link)
  • Plato’s Academy Official website (link)
  • Something Human curatorial team (UK) - artists list (link)
  • Something Human exhibition ‘Terminal' printed and online catalogues (official website - 2013)
  • The Arts House, Exhibition programme, Singapore (link) (2014)
  • Farbica Utopia festival, online catalogue, Andros island (link) (2014) 
  • McCann Beograd / MOVE WITHOUT, Belgrade (link) (2013)
  • KAPPATOS Gallery ROOMS 2013 web database (2013)
  • ISEA 2013 International Conference, online programme (2013)
  • Hybrid City International Conference, online programme (2013)
  • The Art of Walking International Conference, online programme (2013)
  • Emotional Geographies International Conference, website (2013)
  • Radical Space International Conference, online programme (2013)
  • Becoming Nomad Conference, TaRPA programme (2013)
  • Lighting Talks, Ontario College of Arts/Goldsmiths, Virtual Symposium 2013 (link)
  • NECS 2012 International Conference, online programme (2012)
  • Goldsmiths Graduate Festival, Theorizing Otherness, website (2012)
  • CACT: State Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki symposium online publication (link/2011)
  • Reeling the Real Organization 1st award [online reference, 2013]
  • Inspirational Walks (database) by Ignacio Perez Perez (2013) (link)
  • Walking and Art blog, October post (2013) (link)
  • Emotional Geographies screening programme, Groningen 2013 (link)
  • Sensorial Ethnographic Walking, Real Time Research, Goldsmiths (link)
  • Royal Academy of the Arts: Summer Exhibition 2010, list (link)
  • Athens Video Art International Festival printed and online catalogues (2007, 2008),
  • Miden International Festival of Video Art printed & online catalogues (2007, 2008, 2012),
  • VideoMedeja International Video Art Festival, online catalogue (2012)
  • Miden Screenings, La Soirée de Votanique artspace (link)
  • International Panorama of Independent Film and Video printed and online catalogue (2008),
  • Greek Contemporary Artists after 1960 online database (2012), 
  • 3rd Crash Film Festival printed and online catalogue (2008),
  • Chronosfera International Video Art festival, online list (2012)
  • Cinematique! UK Student Film Festival online catalogues (2012 & 2013)
  • AudioVisual Art Festival printed and online catalogues (2006, 2008, 2009)
  • MA Show Digital Arts printed catalogue and website (2010),
  • VAFA International Video Art Festival online catalogue (2011),
  • VideoFormes International Video Festival catalogue (2012), 
  • Experimental Media 2012 WPA printed & online catalogue (link 2012),
  • International VideoMedeja Fest printed & online catalogue (2012),
  • Australian International Experimental Film Festival printed & online catalogue (2012),
  • Zone Ends exhibition, Toilet Gallery online (link) (2010)
  • Small is Smart exhibition, Art Tower Gallery, Athens, online (link) (2011)
  • Oriel Q film screenings (Wales), online invitation (link) (2013)
  • ArtSlant worldwide - website (link) (2012)
  • The Thursday Club, ‘Speculative Art Practices' May 31 (link) (2012)
  • .doc-art Project, curated by Iryna Markova, online (2011) (link
  • Goldsmiths International Students, Ethnography report (link) (2013)
  • Interview at Mankey online platform, February (link) (2012)
  • Pixel Realm, online mentioning post, 11 May 2011 (link) (2011)
  • Aigioxos  newspaper, February printed article CACT symposium (2011), 
  • Imerisios  newspape, January article ‘ROOMS2013 Exhibition' (2013)
  • Filodimos newspaper, November article Visual Dialogues (link) (2013)
  • Imerisios newspaper, November printed article Visual Dialogues (2013)
  • Ionian University, AudioVisual Arts Department (link) (2013)
  • Goldsmiths University of London, Computing Department (link) (2013)
  • Goldsmiths Research Online [publications] (link) (2014)
  • Goldsmiths European Doctoral Seminar; profile (link) (2014)
  • Colony 13 Cardigan (Wales) website, exhibition database (link) (2013)
  • University of Chichester website, keynote speech mentioning (2014)

THESES

• Bill Psarras, Elevator: Interactive AudioVisual Installation which Converts Provoked and Expressed Human Anger to Artistic Visual Output, Printed BA Thesis upon the original concept of Bill Psarras, Library of AudioVisual Arts department, 120 p. Ionian University 2008-2009 [GR]

  Bill Psarras, Visual Landscapes and the Garden of Pixels: Reaching the Ambiance through the Use of Slow Motion in Digital Video, Printed MA Thesis part of final exhibition, 30 p. Camberwell College of Arts / University of the Arts London 2009-2010 [UK]

OTHER WRITING

  Bill Psarras (2009-2010) ‘Nexus’ Conceptual Notes: 7 Selected Writings, printed text part of Nexus installation’s exhibition [UK] (available in English and Greek)

  Bill Psarras (2013) poem for “Αστικό Φωτοστέφανο” (Urban Halo) commissioned video piece for Visual Dialogues 2013 [curation: Marilena B. Karra] for Onassis Cultural Centre [Greece] 

 

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