1 - 1 Jun - Jul
ISEA2013 Conference Proceedings
The peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings for the 19th International Symposium on Electronic Art are now available...
7 - 13 Jun - Jun
Julian Assange - Special Keynote
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.
8 - 13 Jun - Jun
The Situational Library: A Swap, Drop & Roll Project
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’.
11 - 13 Jun - Jun
Don't Resist: [email protected]
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.
11 - 13 Jun - Jun
Registrations for ISEA2013 are now open!
Michael Naimark is a New York based internationally renowned pioneer media artist and researcher who often explores ‘place representation’ and its impact on culture.
Presenters: Christiane Paul, Maurice Benayoun, Andrew Donovan, Esteban Garcia, Brigitta Zics & William Lathan
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.
Bio Art Session 1
Presenters: Iain Haig, Monika Bakke, Adam Brown, Stuart Bunt, Guy Ben-Ary & Mark Lawson
Presenters: Ricardo Dal Farra, Shabina Aslam, Matti Pohjonen, Nina Czegledy, Pat Badani, Anne Nigten, Michael Van Dartel
Presenters: David Colangelo, Ryszard Dabek, Ricardo Rivera, Oliver Case, Paul Sermon, Martine Corompt
Latin American Forum, Cybernetics Conversation and Interactive Art, Stephen Jones, Alternative History of Computer Music, Paul Doornbusch, Ricardo Dal Farra, Andres Cabrera, Andres Burbano
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.
Locative Media and Mapping
Presenters: Alison Gazzard, Michaela French, Dan Collins, David Tafler, Andreia Oliveira, Conor McGarrigle, Paula Dawson
Bio Art Session 2
Presenters: Tarsh Bates, Joanna Hoffman, Kuai Shen Auson, Morten Søndergaard, Rebecca Cunningham, George poonkhim Khut, James Brown
Presenters: Clea T. Waite, Lauren Fenton, Fox Harrell, Stacey Pitsillides, Anastasios Maragiannis, Stanislav Roudavski, Mariana Ciancia, Daniel C. Howe, Betty Sargeant
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?
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.
Games and Play
Presenters: Eva Kekou, Damien Charrieras, Olli Tapio Leino, Banjamin Poynter
Spaces and Ecologies
Presenters: Jan Hendrik Brueggemeier, Nancy Diniz & Bennedict Anderson, Rewa Wright, Vicki Sowry, Jodi Newcombe, Nigel Jamieson, Andrea Polli, Robbert De Goede, Andrew Goodman
Presenters: Hanna K. Schraffenberger, Ruth Aylett, Troy Innocent, Wim van Eck, Greg Garvey, Christian Clark, Tomás Laurenzo
Presenters: Margaret Seymour, Maciej Ozog, George Legrady
Presenters: Catherine Fargher, Dani Weissner, Zina Kaye, Grant Stevens, Brad Tober
Presenters: Glenn D'Cruz, Dirk de Bruyn, Aralan Londono, Zoe Scrogings, Dale Kongmont, Pip Shea, Leah Barclay, Jehan Kanga & Shakthi Sivanathan, Amin Ansari
Art & Science
Presenters: Patricia Adams, Andrew Newman, Matthias Tarasiewicz, Morten Søndergaard, Jamie Allen, Elizabeth Eastland, Deborah Lawler-Dormer
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.
Materialities and Networks
Gabriella Arrigoni, Linda Candy, Frances Joseph, Nina Wenhart, Mark Cypher, Brian Evans
Interactivity and Immersion
Presenters: Ruth Aylett, Alexandra Antonopoulou, Anne Niemetz, Carol Brown, Rachael Priddel, Marie-Claude Poulin, Thecla Schiphorst, Rudi Knoops
Latin American Forum, Yto Aranda, Pamela Figueroa, Brisa MP, Isabel Cristina Restrepo, Gabriel Zea, Alejandro Araque, Lea Rekow, Andres Burbano
Robots and Robotics
Presenters: Wade Marynowsky, Paul Granjon, Toby Gifford, Andrew Brown, Elizabeth Demaray
SITEWORKS - an annual interdisciplinary research and practice event in the Australian bush (roundtable)
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.
Learning from the CRUMB Method over a cup of tea: reflections on creating and exhibiting digital arts (panel)
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.
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.
Professor Brian Rogers is a Professor of Experimental Psychology, and Fellow and Tutor in Psychology, at Pembroke College, University of Oxford.
A panel that will discuss the opportunities associated with ISEA2014, which is taking place in Dubai.
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.
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.
Presenters: Suzon Fuks, James Cunningham, Ian Winters, Judith Doyle, Fei Jun, Wynnie Chung, Emily Ip, Thecla Schiphorst, Megan Heyward, Michael Finucan, Stahl Stenslie
Presenters: Tega Brain, Tom Schofield, Ann Finegan, Brian House, Sarah Waterson, Drew Hemment
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.
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.
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.
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.
This panel asks: What role can artists, curators, writers and designers play in crafting subversive uses for existing technologies and imagining alternatives?
New Media Performance
Presenters: Sue Hawksley, Garth Paine, Simon Biggs, Gorkem Acaroglu, Alison Gazzard, A. Baki Kocaballi, Petra Gemeinboeck, Lian Loke
This roundtable will lead debate on the roles artists, designers, and developers could and should play on ethics and openness of mobile technology.
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.
This panel session will address the theoretical, practical, philosophical and rhetorical implications of remoteness or (exquisite) apartness as locus of resistance
This panel will consider ‘noise as the glue between internal and external experience, a link between sensing and cognition, memory and perception’
Sensation, Meaning and Affect in the work of art / science / technology collaborations (panel)
This panel includes four artists working on a diverse range interdisciplinary collaborative projects and who address sensation, meaning and affect in their work.
Transdisciplinary Transreal: Mixed and Augmented Reality Arts (MARart) Research Scoping Forum (panel)
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.
Mixed Reality Transformations: shifting relationships between movement, embodiment, somatics and image (panel)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Presenters: Yi-hui Huang, Pinar Yalcin, Katrina Sluis, Alessandro Ludovico, Azadeh Emadi
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.
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.
Presenters: Scott Brown, Leah Heiss, Gail Kenning, Hanna Wirman, Kristine Diekman, Semi Ryu
Presenters: Alexandra Gillespie, Jihoon Kim, Peter Ride, Somaya Langley, Trevor Carter & Matthew Davies, Meg Travers
Art(ist)s in Space (panel)
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.
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.