Conference

1 - 1 Jun - Jul

ISEA2013 Conference Proceedings

The University of Sydney
The peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings for the 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art are now available...

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7 - 13 Jun - Jun

Julian Assange - Special Keynote

The University of Sydney
Julian Assange presented a Special Keynote speech at ISEA2013, presented by the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) at the University of Sydney on Thursday 13 June 2013 at 5.30pm.

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8 - 13 Jun - Jun

The Situational Library: A Swap, Drop & Roll Project

University Venues
Swap, Drop and Roll is an ongoing series of projects which invite the public to design and build a self-running, self-organising ‘situational library’.

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11 - 13 Jun - Jun

ISEA2013 Conference

The University of Sydney
Registrations for ISEA2013 are now open!

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11 - 13 Jun - Jun

Don't Resist: Hug@ree

The University of Sydney
Who can resist hugging a tree?! Trees have enormous power, but are also vulnerable to human action; when hugged in public they can become powerful symbols for environmental activism.

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11 Jun

Michael Naimark

The University of Sydney
Michael Naimark is a New York based internationally renowned pioneer media artist and researcher who often explores ‘place representation’ and its impact on culture.

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11 Jun

Creativity and Participatory Urbanism in China (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
This session focuses on the emergent creative economy in China and the potential for big data to leverage and curate social intelligence through participatory data visualisation.

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11 Jun

Digital and Experimental Arts: past, present and future

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
Presenters: Christiane Paul, Maurice Benayoun, Andrew Donovan, Esteban Garcia, Brigitta Zics & William Lathan

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11 Jun

Bio Art Session 1

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
Presenters: Iain Haig, Monika Bakke, Adam Brown, Stuart Bunt, Guy Ben-Ary & Mark Lawson

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11 Jun

Eco-Activism

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
Presenters: Ricardo Dal Farra, Shabina Aslam, Matti Pohjonen, Nina Czegledy, Pat Badani, Anne Nigten, Michael Van Dartel

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11 Jun

Transformative Cinema

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Presenters: David Colangelo, Ryszard Dabek, Ricardo Rivera, Oliver Case, Paul Sermon, Martine Corompt

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11 Jun

Media Art and the Transitional City (roundtable)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
This panel will discuss the Aotearoa Digital Arts’ ‘Mesh Cities’ project, which explores the potential role of media art in transitional and future Christchurch as it recovers from the 2011 earthquake.

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11 Jun

Bio Art Session 2

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
Presenters: Tarsh Bates, Joanna Hoffman, Kuai Shen Auson, Morten Søndergaard, Rebecca Cunningham, George poonkhim Khut, James Brown

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11 Jun

Locative Media and Mapping

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
Presenters: Alison Gazzard, Michaela French, Dan Collins, David Tafler, Andreia Oliveira, Conor McGarrigle, Paula Dawson

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11 Jun

Digital Narratives & E-Literature

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Presenters: Clea T. Waite, Lauren Fenton, Fox Harrell, Stacey Pitsillides, Anastasios Maragiannis, Stanislav Roudavski, Mariana Ciancia, Daniel C. Howe, Betty Sargeant

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11 Jun

Latin American Forum Presents #1:

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
Latin American Forum, Cybernetics Conversation and Interactive Art, Stephen Jones, Alternative History of Computer Music, Paul Doornbusch, Ricardo Dal Farra, Andres Cabrera, Andres Burbano

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11 Jun

Imaging Capabilities of the Future

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
Discusses the new interfaces which are being designed to control high-resolution, high-frequency images, and asks: what does this mean for the electronic arts community?

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11 Jun

Semipermeable (roundtable)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
Semipermeable explores the membrane as a site, metaphor and platform with SymbioticA (UWA) acting as a quarantine zone to test cultural and biological membranes and borders.

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11 Jun

Games and Play

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
Presenters: Eva Kekou, Damien Charrieras, Olli Tapio Leino, Banjamin Poynter

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11 Jun

Spaces and Ecologies

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
Presenters: Jan Hendrik Brueggemeier, Nancy Diniz & Bennedict Anderson, Rewa Wright, Vicki Sowry, Jodi Newcombe, Nigel Jamieson, Andrea Polli, Robbert De Goede, Andrew Goodman

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11 Jun

Mixed and Augmented Realities

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
Presenters: Hanna K. Schraffenberger, Ruth Aylett, Troy Innocent, Wim van Eck, Greg Garvey, Christian Clark, Tomás Laurenzo

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11 Jun

Tracking, Surveillance and Insecurity

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
Presenters: Margaret Seymour, Maciej Ozog, George Legrady

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11 Jun

Digital Pedagogies

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Presenters: Catherine Fargher, Dani Weissner, Zina Kaye, Grant Stevens, Brad Tober

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12 Jun

Political Resistance

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
Presenters: Glenn D'Cruz, Dirk de Bruyn, Aralan Londono, Zoe Scrogings, Dale Kongmont, Pip Shea, Leah Barclay, Jehan Kanga & Shakthi Sivanathan, Amin Ansari

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12 Jun

Art & Science

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
Presenters: Patricia Adams, Andrew Newman, Matthias Tarasiewicz, Morten Søndergaard, Jamie Allen, Elizabeth Eastland, Deborah Lawler-Dormer

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12 Jun

Large Urban Screens and the Transnational Public Sphere (roundtable)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
Will discuss the 'Large Screens and Transitional Spheres' project, which tests the use of large video screens as a communication platform for an experimental transnational public sphere linking major public screens located in Melbourne, Seoul and Perth.

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12 Jun

Materialities and Networks

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
Gabriella Arrigoni, Linda Candy, Frances Joseph, Nina Wenhart, Mark Cypher, Brian Evans

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12 Jun

Interactivity and Immersion

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Presenters: Ruth Aylett, Alexandra Antonopoulou, Anne Niemetz, Carol Brown, Rachael Priddel, Marie-Claude Poulin, Thecla Schiphorst, Rudi Knoops

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12 Jun

Latin American Forum Presents #2:

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
Latin American Forum, Yto Aranda, Pamela Figueroa, Brisa MP, Isabel Cristina Restrepo, Gabriel Zea, Alejandro Araque, Lea Rekow, Andres Burbano

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12 Jun

Learning from the CRUMB Method over a cup of tea: reflections on creating and exhibiting digital arts (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Based on the research undertaken at CRUMB, the online resource for curators of media arts, this panel gathers together knowledge from different experiences of producing and presenting digital arts, from the perspectives of both curators/producers and artists.

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12 Jun

Robots and Robotics

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
Presenters: Wade Marynowsky, Paul Granjon, Toby Gifford, Andrew Brown, Elizabeth Demaray

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12 Jun

SITEWORKS - an annual interdisciplinary research and practice event in the Australian bush (roundtable)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
A roundtable of national and international participants who have delivered artworks, installations, performances, papers and discussion at the SITEWORKS conversation at Bundanon, 1100 hectares of pristine bushland two hours south of Sydney.

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12 Jun

Mirroring Sherry Turkle: a discussion on authenticity, humanity and technology (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
This panel will explore the themes and discuss issues surrounding Sherry Turkle’s new book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other.

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12 Jun

Perception, Art and Illusion - Brian Rogers

The University of Sydney
Professor Brian Rogers is a Professor of Experimental Psychology, and Fellow and Tutor in Psychology, at Pembroke College, University of Oxford.

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12 Jun

Ecology, Cybernetics and Open Systems in Art and Technology (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
This panel examines specific moments in which theories of complex systems, cybernetics, and chaos have contributed to the conceptualization and production of works of media art.

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12 Jun

Media Art, Mediation and Contemporary Art (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Rather than media art struggling to establish its proper place within contemporary art, the focus of this panel is upon considering contemporary art through the lens of media art.

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12 Jun

Data Visualisation

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
Presenters: Tega Brain, Tom Schofield, Ann Finegan, Brian House, Sarah Waterson, Drew Hemment

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12 Jun

Tracking the Boom: Think Tanks, Mouse Hacks and more in the United Arab Emirates (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
A panel that will discuss the opportunities associated with ISEA2014, which is taking place in Dubai.

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12 Jun

Creator Sessions

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
Presenters: Suzon Fuks, James Cunningham, Ian Winters, Judith Doyle, Fei Jun, Wynnie Chung, Emily Ip, Thecla Schiphorst, Megan Heyward, Michael Finucan, Stahl Stenslie

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12 Jun

Assimilate This... Science Fiction and Media Art (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
This panel explores the fertile ground between science fiction and media art. It traces historical and theoretical connections and investigates the benefits of a synthesis of scholarship in media art and science fiction.

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12 Jun

The history of things to come (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Catching Light aims to draw on conversation, participation and interaction as the means of informing us, the audience, as to how we communicate and respond to art.

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12 Jun

Future Nature, Future Culture [s]: Reflections on Balance-Unbalance (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
Reflects on key outcomes since the inception of Balance-Unbalance, an International Conference designed to use art as a catalyst to explore intersections between nature, science, technology and society , and introduces the core ideas from the 2013 conference.

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13 Jun

Rogue Troopers: Designing functional and fictional disruptions (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
This panel asks: What role can artists, curators, writers and designers play in crafting subversive uses for existing technologies and imagining alternatives?

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13 Jun

Lovely Veneer: The underbelly of good design (roundtable)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
This roundtable will lead debate on the roles artists, designers, and developers could and should play on ethics and openness of mobile technology.

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13 Jun

Mediations of Sensation: Sensory Anthropology and the Futures of New Media Practice (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
The panel will explore some of the complex interdisciplinary entangling between anthropologists, artists and designers who have worked at the interface between media environments and sensory anthropology.

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13 Jun

Diagrams, Formulae and Models: Aesthetic and Scientific Strategies of Visualisation (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
The panel session will explore the concept of the diagram, and other scientific forms of representation and visualisation, analysing their relationship in the context of visual connections between art and science.

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13 Jun

New Media Performance

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
Presenters: Sue Hawksley, Garth Paine, Simon Biggs, Gorkem Acaroglu, Alison Gazzard, A. Baki Kocaballi, Petra Gemeinboeck, Lian Loke

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13 Jun

Sensation, Meaning and Affect in the work of art / science / technology collaborations (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
This panel includes four artists working on a diverse range interdisciplinary collaborative projects and who address sensation, meaning and affect in their work.

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13 Jun

Transdisciplinary Transreal: Mixed and Augmented Reality Arts (MARart) Research Scoping Forum (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
This panel seeks to develop new dialogues in regards to high end research methodologies, cultural inquiry and representation in the increasingly immersive and pervasive field of MARart.

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13 Jun

Mixed Reality Transformations: shifting relationships between movement, embodiment, somatics and image (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
This panel will discuss the shifting relationships between movement, embodiment, somatics and image made possible by a series of artistic projects that use technologies such as motion capture, movement data visualisation, 3D stereographic projection and remote motion capture interaction.

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13 Jun

Exquisite, Apart: Remoteness and Resistance (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
This panel session will address the theoretical, practical, philosophical and rhetorical implications of remoteness or (exquisite) apartness as locus of resistance

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13 Jun

NeuroArts-Noise (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
This panel will consider ‘noise as the glue between internal and external experience, a link between sensing and cognition, memory and perception’

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13 Jun

Mixed and Augmented Reality Arts Research Organisation Launch @ ISEA2013

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
The Mixed and Augmented Reality Arts Research Organisation (MARart.org) seeks to develop new dialogues in regards to high-end research methodologies, cultural inquiry and representation in the increasingly immersive and pervasive field of mixed and augmented reality art.

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13 Jun

Paul Thomas BOOK LAUNCH: Nano Art

Foyer, New Law School Building
The content for this book has been based on a self-emergent processes. It explores an art historical understanding of matter and uses various hypotheses to elucidate the effects on materiality and agency as a result of the emergence of nanotechnology.

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13 Jun

Latin American Forum Presents #3:

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
Latin American Forum, Juan Jose Diaz Infante, Nahum Mantra, Delinda Collier, Re:imag(in)ing Indigenous media art histories, Esteban Garcia, Brenda Croft, r e a, Jenny Fraser, Andres Burbano

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13 Jun

Curating and Collecting the New - Resistance is Futile (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
This panel will discuss a range of curatorial issues where the qualities of new media, electronic and digital arts can be seen to continue to challenge museums and their associated practices.

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13 Jun

The Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts Revived? (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
This panel consists of representants of organisations that are active in the field of the electronic arts who will discuss the original aim of ISEA.

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13 Jun

Photography and Digital Imaging

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
Presenters: Yi-hui Huang, Pinar Yalcin, Katrina Sluis, Alessandro Ludovico, Azadeh Emadi

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13 Jun

The Sustainability of Future Bodies (roundtable)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
Brings together artists working with digital technologies in movement and dance, to discuss ways in which electronic art can extend the physical body through choreography and performance.

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13 Jun

Art(ist)s in Space (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
Is it really too soon to be designing an interplanetary symposium of electronic arts? In this session international curators and artists will present a range of exemplary space-related arts initiatives and discuss projects involving satellite utilisation, human space flight, exploration, and other space-related research.

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13 Jun

Visualising Gesture and Effect (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
This panel will discuss a range of applications where the use of motion capture technology directly brings to the forefront issues associated with notion of gesture and its communication.

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13 Jun

Technology, expression & wellbeing

New Law School Lecture Theatre 026
Presenters: Scott Brown, Leah Heiss, Gail Kenning, Hanna Wirman, Kristine Diekman, Semi Ryu

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13 Jun

Memories, Archives and Museums

New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
Presenters: Alexandra Gillespie, Jihoon Kim, Peter Ride, Somaya Langley, Trevor Carter & Matthew Davies, Meg Travers

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13 Jun

Sonics

New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Presenters: Arne Eigenfeldt, Douglas Kahn, Noel Burgess, Ben Byrne, Frank Ekeberg, Bert Bongers

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13 Jun

Im-position: a minor politics for interactive art (panel)

New Law School Lecture Theatre 104
This panel will discuss both the philosophical and political imperative of shifts in thinking about interactivity, as well as speculate on techniques that might be employed within new media to create radical engagements.

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