Exhibitions

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Verge Gallery

Verge Gallery
ISEA2013 and Verge Gallery, The University of Sydney present ...

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2 - 16 May - Jun

Artspace Visual Arts Centre

Artspace
This suite of projects focuses upon experimental use of mechanisation (in particular robotics) in both representational construction and in furthering the impulse for deconstruction, even destruction.

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16 - 28 May - Jul

The Space Between Us

Art Gallery of NSW
ISEA2013 is profiling this year’s Anne Landa Award. Whilst the Anne Landa’s support for video and new media arts is close to ISEA’s own mission, this year’s exploration of the undeniable force of performance in contemporary art also resonates with ISEA2013’s theme Resistance is Futile.

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22 - 1 May - Jul

Media Facade Exhibition 2013

Customs House
Thirty years ago the movie Blade Runner introduced the visionary idea of turning entire building façades into large digital screens.

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23 - 15 May - Jun

starrs & cmielewski: incompatible elements: version 02

The Cross Art Projects
If the earth beneath our feet could speak … Incompatible Elements: version 02 re-presents the relationship between nature and culture ...

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24 - 10 May - Jun

Vivid Lights

The Rocks
Sydney will once again be transformed into a spectacular canvas of light, music and ideas when Vivid Sydney takes over the city after dark.

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30 - 16 May - Jun

Artspace Visual Arts Centre

Artspace
This is Video - Guest Curator: Stephen Jones. The result of extensive archival research and remastering of key historical material, this project revisits the 1981 exhibition Video Art from Australia presented in Venice and subsequently toured through Australia.

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30 - 14 May - Jun

Re:Cinema

SCA Galleries, Sydney College of the Arts
Re:Cinema is a binational exhibition project; this first exhibition at the SCA Galleries will be followed by a second at Parsons, The New School for Design in New York during October.

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1 - 6 Jun - Jul

Catching Light

Campbeltown Arts Centre
Campbelltown Arts Centre has brought together 5 creative innovators from the analogue and early digital eras to mentor, collaborate and exchange ideas with 5 ‘new generation’ artists from various disciplines ...

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4 - 12 Jun - Jul

EchoSonics

UTS Gallery / DAB LAB
Sound is the one fundamental phenomenon that we are immersed in - every living, moving thing is producing sound continually - it flows between distinct elements and binds them together.

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5 - 15 Jun - Jun

Point of View

Kudos Gallery
Presented by the College of Fine Arts and ISEA2013, this exhibition explores the boundaries between real and virtual space and the relationship between observer and observed.

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7 - 20 Jun - Jul

Running the City

College of Fine Arts (COFA), UNSW
Presented by the National Institute for Experimental Arts (NIEA) and ISEA2013, Running the City is an experimental, interactive exhibition in which artists deploy a range of electronic media and tactics to both map and move throughout the city.

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7 - 16 Jun - Jun

Holoshop: Drawing and Perceiving in Depth

College of Fine Arts (COFA), UNSW
Showcases holographic and stereoscopic video artworks developed by Associate Professor Paula Dawson in collaboration with the Holoshop research team.

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7 - 16 Jun - Jun

iCinema@ISEA2013

iCinema Scientia Facility, University of New South Wales
iCinema showcases four cinematic works in its unique immersive environment at UNSW's Kensington campus.

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7 - 16 Jun - Jun

Street Ghosts - Paolo Cirio

Sydney
In this project, I exposed the specters of Google’s eternal realm of private, misappropriated data: the bodies of people captured by Google’s Street View cameras, whose ghostly, virtual presence I marked in Street Art fashion at the precise spot in the real world where they were photographed.

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8 - 1 Jun - Jul

test pattern - Ryoji Ikeda

Carriageworks
A highlight of the program is the Australian premiere of test pattern, a stunning large scale immersive installation by renowned Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda.

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8 - 15 Jun - Jun

The Very Near Future - Alex Davies

Carriageworks
Walk into Alex Davies’ installation and you will find yourself wondering what is real or virtual, fact or fiction?

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8 - 21 Jun - Aug

Experimenta Speak to Me

Powerhouse Museum
The 2-year exhibition tour premieres for ISEA2013 in Sydney at the Powerhouse Museum.

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8 - 21 Jun - Aug

Semipermeable (+) - SymbioticA

Powerhouse Museum
Semipermeable Plus looks at the membrane as a site, metaphor and platform for a series of artistic interventions and projects, some commissioned specifically for the exhibition and others selected from the many projects developed at SymbioticA since 2000.

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8 - 14 Jun - Jul

Synapse: a Selection

Powerhouse Museum
This exhibition provides a snapshot of the diverse and fascinating research that participating artists and scientists have pursued over the past five years.

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8 - 16 Jun - Jun

NAALA-BA (look future)

Carriageworks
ISEA2013 and Carriageworks present a contemporary representation of the world’s oldest living culture – our culture – Aboriginal Australia – the First Nations of this land.

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8 - 28 Jun - Jul

Streaming Museum

The Concourse, Chatswood
Urban Screen Productions and Streaming Museum is pleased to present at ISEA2013 Sydney, a special collection from Nordic Outbreak, an exhibition of over 30 moving image artworks by established and emerging contemporary Nordic artists curated for public space.

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8 - 15 Jun - Jun

Tracker - Margaret Seymour

Articulate Project Space
In Margaret Seymour’s new work concerned with power and surveillance in contemporary society, three robotic ‘video objects’ follow people around the gallery.

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8 - 16 Jun - Jun

The Portals

Sydney / Darwin
The Portals is a curated media arts program of five telematic works linking the two cities of Darwin and Sydney, connecting the two communities in realtime through networked and interactive artworks which require high speed broadband.

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8 - 14 Jun - Jul

Electronic Art at The Rocks Pop-up

Electronic Art Pop-Ups
ISEA2013 and Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority present Electronic Art at The Rocks Pop-up, a special feature in the ongoing pop-up program that brings the latest in contemporary art into the heart of this historic area of Sydney.

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8 - 30 Jun - Jun

Statements of Profit and Loss

SNO - Contemporary Art Projects
The work is a simple language play of lists; a meditation on the contemporary social fixation on acquisitive selfishness and 'security' ...

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9 - 10 Jun - Jun

SoundLabyrinth & Action A/V - Mark Pedersen & Roger Alsop

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
The work uses ambisonic sound and immersive video projection, set within a 6m diameter geodesic dome. Utilising the immersive audio/visual infrastructure of SoundLabyrinth, Action A/V consists of three art objects, MOTION, SPEECH and VISION.

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10 - 15 Jun - Jun

Durational Book

State Library of NSW
During ISEA2013 the first iteration of the Durational Book project will expand on the historical idea of the book, or codex - a compendium object, the original convergent form - to include all forms of contemporary media. The traditional paper book is beginning to disappear, yet it leaves a legacy ...

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11 - 19 Jun - Jul

Tin Sheds Gallery

Tin Sheds Gallery
ISEA2013 and Tin Sheds Gallery presents an investigation of electronic art and architecture; disSentience, curated by Lian Loke, The Generative Freeway Project, a participatory installation by Matthew Sleeth, and a living installation by Spanish architectural duo Selgascano, which together will form part of the Emergen/City project.

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11 Jun

Light Logic

Conny Dietzschold Gallery
Ernest Edmonds’ exhibition Light Logic, combined with associated event Light Logic and the Future of Digital Art, featuring Prof Mike Stubbs, Director of FACT (Foundation of Art and Creative Technology), Liverpool, UK and Prof Ross Harley, Dean of COFA, UNSW and Co-Chair of the ISEA2013, in conversation with the exhibiting artists.

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13 - 23 Jun - Jun

If a system fails in a forest ...

107 Projects
Communication is mediated by complex systems. Both machinic and biological, it is through engagement with these systems that our lives are shaped: we perceive ourselves and experience our world through the lens of the system.

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14 - 16 Jun - Jun

City Data Slam: Sensing Sydney

Object Gallery
Building on the Echology: Making Sense of Data project of ANAT and Carbon Arts, City Data Slam and Sensing Sydney challenge digital artists to work with real-time data to assist communities, businesses and organisations in reaching the City of Sydney’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 vision

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14 - 6 Jun - Jul

Experiments in Proximity

BREENSPACE
To coincide with ISEA2013, John Tonkin presents two new responsive video works that continue his ongoing research into perception and cognition, exploring ideas of interiority and presence.

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14 - 15 Jun - Jun

Electric Nights

Parramatta River Foreshore
Electronic art will transform Parramatta’s River Foreshore with interactive artworks, performances and food, presented by ISEA2013 and Parramatta City Council.

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