Hub, ISEA

ISEA2015 :: Disruptive Closing Ceremony

After another great day of listening, meeting, and discussing, The Yes Men keynote and closing ceremony was intense. It unexpectedly began with a student protest after the opening remarks by Simon Fraser’s President, Andrew Petter. The student called attention to alleged monies being accepted by Simon Fraser from the tar sands pipeline. The Yes Men where then asked to participate in a video to assist in the protest by the student (NSFW), which they readily did. This was all very disruptive, and therefore, highly appropriate. The Yes Men continued with their goals and background, showing clips from their recent movie: The Yes Men are Revolting.They…

Conference, Events and Exhibitions, Hub, ISEA, Symposium

Dispatch from Vancouver – ISEA2015 Part 2

ISEA2015 is barely half over, and its amazing to think back to what’s already happened and also what is still to come. I’m not able to stay for the entire conference, but have really enjoyed the engaging programming and all of the events. I’m going to just mention a few… as I’m sure you know its impossible to see everything that you really want to at a conference of this scale. The quality of what I’ve seen and heard about, however, puts you in the position where its difficult to make a bad decision – there’s something for everyone. On…

Hub, ISEA

Dispatch from Vancouver – ISEA2015 Part 1

I’m a bit at a loss for words, but wanted to share a little bit as everything starts to take off here in Vancouver for ISEA2015. If you’re around, you should try to catch up with me, but I know it’s probably next to impossible with all the great things going on. Thanks so much to Simon Frasier University and just about all of Vancouver for the welcome and good vibez! As I write this dispatch, I’m sitting at the venue waiting, excitedly for the Hakanaï performance to begin. I’ve heard a lot of great things about their work and am eagerly anticipating…

Activity, Conference, ISEA, Position, Symposium

ISEA2015 Student Volunteer Program

ISEA2015 STUDENT VOLUNTEER PROGRAM VOLUNTEER APPLICATION DEADLINE – 20 June 2015 22:00 PST The 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art invites students, artists, practitioners who want to be ‘where the action is’ to volunteer for ISEA2015. What is ISEA2015? The International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) is the main nomadic international academic gathering focused on electronic and digital arts. Since its inception in 1988 in the Netherlands, it has been organized in 4 continents and in over 20 international cities that span Istanbul, Paris, Munich, Albuquerque, Sydney and Dubai. ISEA last came to Canada in 1995 in Montreal, where it…

Activity, Call for Entries, Conference, ISEA

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host ISEA2018

ISEA International is pleased to announce the call for Expressions of Interest to host ISEA2018 (24th International Symposium on Electronic Art). Potential host organisations should consult the 2018 Guidelines for Symposium Host Candidates on the ISEA International website prior to making a bid.  The Guidelines can be found here:  http://bit.ly/1FRaAjU The Expression of Interest should consist of a 3-5 page proposal including details about host organisation, partners, outline budget and finance plan, symposium themes, artistic programme, creation of International Program Committee, plans for proceedings, milestone dates, registration fees and other relevant details. In preparing your response please refer to the…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers, ISEA

2nd Call For Papers : International Workshop on Movement and Computing (MOCO15)

We would like to announce the second Call for Papers for the International Workshop on Movement and Computing (MOCO15) located co-located with ISEA2015 at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Canada August 14-15 2015. People who are attending ISEA2015 will have a reduced registration fee for MOCO.  We will have 3 keynotes spanning Dance theory, Neuroscience, and Computer Science We will also organize a highly acclaimed dance and technology performance by the french Company Adrien M | Claire B, called “Hanakai” http://www.am-cb.net/projets/hakanai/ Submission deadline: 31st of March 2015 (5:00pm PST) ======================================= =International Workshop on Movement and Computing (MOCO15)> Intersecting Art, Meaning, Cognition, Technology August 14-15 2015,…

Call For Papers, ISEA

Extended Papers Deadline and Work in Progress Category Added: ISEA2015

========================= Extended Papers Deadline and Work in Progress Category Added: ISEA2015 ========================= ((( ISEA2015 ))) 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art Due to continuous and abundant requests, the submission deadline for papers, posters, panels, institutional presentations, and tutorials is extended to January 31, 2015. A new category has also been added to accommodate works that were not fitting any of the other categories: Abstracts for artist Short Talks, Demonstration and Works in Progress with a deadline of March 20, 2015. The artwork submission is closed. The workshop submission is closed. August 14-18 2015, Vancouver, Canada. http://ISEA2015.org Submission types: ========================= The…

Call For Papers, ISEA

ISEA2015: Artist Category Added: Call for Papers & Participation

========================= Artist Category Added: ISEA2015 ========================= ((( ISEA2015 ))) 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art Due to numerous requests, the submission deadline for long art or research papers, short art or research papers, art or research extended abstracts with demonstration or poster presentation, panels, institutional presentations, workshops and tutorials is extended to January 12, 2015. A new category of Abstracts for Artist Short Talks, Demonstration and Works in Progress has been added to accommodate art works with a deadline of February 20, 2015. August 14-18 2015, Vancouver, Canada. http://ISEA2015.org Submission types: ========================= The 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA)…

Call for Entries, Call For Papers, ISEA

DEADLINE EXTENDED: ISEA2015

========================= DEADLINE EXTENDED: ISEA2015 ========================= ((( ISEA2015 ))) 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art Due to numerous requests, the submission deadline for long art or research papers, short art or research papers, art or research extended abstracts with demonstration or poster presentation, panels, institutional presentations, workshops and tutorials is extended toJanuary 12, 2015. (The deadline for artworks continues to be December 20, 2014). August 14-18 2015, Vancouver, Canada. http://ISEA2015.org Submission types: ========================= The 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) will be held August 14-18, 2015, in Vancouver, Canada. The ISEA2015 symposium will be hosted by Simon Fraser University’s Faculty…

Academic Position, CAA, ISEA

Department Head Position at Kansas State University R1 Research University

The Department of Art at Kansas State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Head. Ideally, the candidate will be able to assume the position by July 1, 2015. The successful applicant is expected to become a tenured faculty member of the Department of Art at Kansas State University and should have demonstrated a successful record in research, teaching and service; an appreciation of and achievement in scholarly/creative research activities; significant, national achievement in scholarship/creative work in a field of Art; values working with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds; and an appreciation for shared governance in…