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Diaa Ahmedien

Diaa Ahmed Mohamed Ahmedien is a lecturer in the sciences of visual arts and New-Media Arts. He is an artist, educator, researcher, and creator to setup systems of artworks, basically depending on the intersection between art, sciences, and technology. His accurate specialization lies in the area of Holography, Interactive arts, Generative arts, Processes arts, Neuroaesthetics, Autopoietic aesthetic systems. 

Diaa graduated Magna cum laude with a Ph.D. (Dr. Phil) in sciences of visual arts and New-Media arts from the University of Bern and the University of Applied Sciences Bern, Switzerland in 2017. He received his BA in culture & Art, and his MA in Media-Arts from the faculty of Art Education, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt in 2008 and 2011 respectively. 

Diaa has several international publications regarding sciences of visual arts in the most important international scientific journals with high impact factors in his domain worldwide. Diaa is an accredit peer reviewer by Publons, also he has been awarded 2017’s Outstanding Reviewer Award from Elsevier for being among the top 10% of peer reviewers in Entertainment Computing. Besides, Diaa participates in several international conferences in Germany, Paris, UK, and USA. Further, he is an active member in SIGGRAPH community, and the international society of the arts , sciences and technology (LEONARDO).

Through his research and experimental artworks, Diaa tries to examine several cutting-edge theoretical and empirical methodologies that can find potential answers to the questions: How scientific research and technological innovation are becoming able to reformulate a key to 21st –century aesthetics?  How the conceptual aspects of the contemporary artworks are being exhibited through some sorts of complicated scientific interactive processes? And How can experimental contemporary arts produce a real source of the scientific knowledge as an attempt to reinterpret the relationship between art, sciences and technology in our current era? 

lecturer and Researcher
Helwan University, Faculty of Art Education
Cairo, Egypt
Focus area: Net Art, Web Art, Digital, Biology, Bio Art, Bio Engineering, Computer Science, Code, Data, Cultural Practices, Social Practice, STEAM, Pedagogy, Education, Holography, Generative Practices, Generative Art, Physics, Systems