Pierre Depaz

PhD student
Computer Science
Source code, media studies, software studies, platform studies
, updated on
13 July 2021
République des savoirs : lettres, sciences et philosophie
Maison de la Recherche, 4 rue des Irlandais, 75005 Paris

I am currently a doctoral student at Paris-3 Thalim, working on the rôle aesthetics in the understandings of source code.

Field of research

I am also a Lecturer at the Interactive Media Arts department of New York University in Berlin ; my research focuses on digital humanities both in content (how digital representations affect inter-personal relations) and form (writing scripts in order to scrape and parse large amounts of data).


Administrative organization of the AI Fictions conference with Alexandre GEFEN. 


  • Computer Simulations as Political Manifestos (Goethe Institute, 2016).
  • L’agit-prop à l’ère 2.0 : les campagnes du collectif Kazeboon dans l’Égypte en Révolution (CIRCAV vol. 27, 2018), avec Pauline Donizeau.
  • Discursive strategies in styleguide negotiations (RESET Journal, vol. 21 upcoming).