I am a faculty member in the new media program in the School of Image Arts at Ryerson University. After acquiring a PhD in information and Communication Sciences from Paris University, I became an associate researcher at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, in Paris.
New Media being such a complex field, my current research contains a few strands. Generally speaking, I am trying to comprehend how social and experiential media influence learning. More specifically, I am trying to understand how virtual informal communities, that exist in web 2.0 apps and virtual worlds, generate their own forms of knowledge and culture which are based on informal production of knowledge. These p2p mode of knowledge production alters notions of art and education and influence the evolution of cultural institutions such as Universities, Broadcasting, Arts but also are currently having a profound impact on the social rules of democracy.
Interested in social-constructionism, I am becoming very interest