People

Darija Medic
Web and Software Programmer, Digital Art Project Coordinator

Currently based in Belgrade, Serbia, Ms Darija Medić is a digital practitioner, artist, and researcher, working in the fields of media art and design, web development, critical writing, curating, and production. Since 2012, she has been a core member of Interkultivator, an organisation that focuses on the decentralisation of gender and cultural production in Serbia through creating experimental educational platforms with a focus on technology (such as Technology for beginHers). Since 2015. she has been a project manager at Napon – Institute of Flexible Cultures and Technologies.

Darija graduated in 2011 from the Networked Media department at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, Netherlands with a Master’s in Design, and in 2009 from the New Media Department of the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, Serbia, with a Bachelor’s in New Media Arts.

Blogs

The reality of science fiction: Behind the scenes of race and technology

10 June 2020

‘Black people live the estrangement that science fiction writers imagine.’ ― Greg Tate (US writer, musician, and founding member of the Black Rock Coalition) Just as the world began to step out of its paraly...

What does a former coffee-maker-turned-AI say about AI policy on the verge of the 2020s?

27 January 2020

‘This is what we have now. We can say this kind of research has been done in human behavior. We can refer to other kind of research that focuses on machine learning systems. Not only the AI systems, but try to und...

On the gaydar: A 100-year challenge for facial recognition

30 January 2019

Have you seen the recent 10-year challenge on social media - people posting their personal photos from 2008 and 2018 side by side? Our collective data consciousness increased after Cambridge Analytica, so the probable...

Geneva’s Media Design students at Diplo’s CreativeLab in Belgrade

21 April 2017

An underlying theme of the discussion during the visit to Diplo’s CreativeLab in Belgrade by students from the Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) was on how: ‘Digital art and digital policy are disciplines...