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Hepner Twitter portraits featured in Time Magazine

8/26/2011 —

Lori Hepner, assistant professor of integrative arts, was profiled in Time Magazine.  The article discussed Hepner's technique for transforming tweets into art.Hepner has devised a way to represent tweets visually through LEDs and photography. Each tweet is a social media portrait, representing an individual’s identity through their status update. Hepner is gaining increasing attention for this series, which she calls "Status Symbols."

The video below, also cited by Time Magazine, shows Hepner discussing the process.

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