Depoorter Dries


The work of media artist and digital creative Dries Depoorter focuses on Internet’s place within society and the impact it has on the fields of privacy, identity – both online and off – and surveillance. Based on his work, he also gives lectures on privacy and surveillance. Depoorter studied electronics for six years before making the switch to media arts at the KASK. His interactive media installations have been presented worldwide. In 2016 & 2017 he presented work in: Never Apart (Montreal), STRP (NL), FOMU (BE), Z33 (BE), IDFA DocLab (NL), Dutch Design Week (NL), Van Abbe Museum(NL), Internet Week Denmark (DENMARK), Western Gallery (WASHINGTON) and his solo exhibition in TETEM (NL) Currently he lives online in Amsterdam where he is supported by Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst for a one-year residency.

Browser History Dating

The artist is currently working on a dating website where you have to upload you browser history to make a match. In this workshop, you choose your blind data based on printed browser histories of people. Can you choose your date only by looking into his or her browser history?

The Athens Digital Arts Festival archive has been developed by Antonis Lianos