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Nancy Paterson

Toronto, Ontario

Nancy Paterson is an electronic media artist working primarily in the field of interactive installations. Research interests include internet infrastructure and visualization leading to a Ph.D (Dec 09) in Communications & Culture from York University with a thesis entitled ‘Bandwidth is Political: Reachability in the Public Internet’. From 2010-12 she held a two year SSHRC postdoctoral award for research at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto and currently is an Associate Professor at OCAD University in Toronto where she is faculty representative and chair of the Pension committee. Nancy is also Facilities Coordinator at Charles Street Video, a media access centre in Toronto.

Nancy is co-investigator on IXmaps research funded by the Office of Privacy Commission Canada (2013) with Andrew Clement Ph.D at the Faculty of Information University of Toronto. This project geographically visualizes the routes taken by end user's URL requests over the internet presenting information about fundamental core internet exchange points along the path.

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