J. Nathan Matias     MIT Media Lab

I am a computational social scientist who works with millions of people in citizen behavioral science toward a fairer, safer, more understanding internet. I advance this work through CivilServant and as a postdoc at Princeton University departments of Psychology, Sociology, and Center for Information Technology Policy.

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Philadelphia Fullerine: (sculpture)

2004 - 2005

J. Nathan Matias creator Jorge Matias fabrication support Nate Eagleson digital support E-town College
Philadelphia Fullerine Circa 2005, in Zug Hall, Elizabethtown College

Philadelphia Fullerine is a geodesic narrative montage showing people, events, and themes of ethnic life in mid-19th century Philadelphia. Each face, which presents an image from Philadelphia history, has a corresponding audio narrative. The stories and ideas of adjacent faces are related, and may be followed to explore connected narratives.

A multidisciplinary project, Philadelphia Fullerine brought together my skills in sculpture, engineering, hypertext history research, writing, performance, and recording.

Philadelphia Fullerine exists as:

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Website: http://www.rubberpaw.com/philadelphia/

Here is a screenshot of the DVD version

Philadelphia Fullerine DVD