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ISEA2015: The 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art
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Tuesday, August 18 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
[Session 11] Survellience

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Annina Rüst. Participatory (Counter-) Surveillance and the Internet [View Long Paper]

Tom Kohut. Towards an Autopoiesis of Surveillance [View Short Paper]

Leo Selvaggio. URME Surveillance: Analyzing Viral Face-crime [View Short Paper]

Margaret Seymour. Remote and Embodied Sensing: observations on interactive art and politically engaged practice [View Short Paper]

Moderators
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Tomas Laurenzo

Assistant Professor, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong|Hong Kong|Hong Kong|Hong Kong
Tomás Laurenzo is an artist and academic who works with both physical and digital media to explore the artistic construction of meaning and its relation with power and politics. | | Laurenzo’s production spans across different practices, including installation, interactive art, music, live cinema, and digital lutherie. His artworks and performances have been shown in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. | He is Assistant Professor at... Read More →

Presenters
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Tom Kohut

Independent critic and curator
Tom Kohut is an author, critic and curator living in Winnipeg, Canada. He holds an M.A. in English from Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario) where he specialized in cultural theory and the twentieth-century avant garde. He has written on film, video, new media theory, sound art and bio art in books and journals across Canada and the U.S., as well as for exhibition catalogues for PLATFORM Centre for the Digital and Photographic Arts, Gallery... Read More →
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Annina Rüst

Assistant Professor, Syracuse University / Department of Transmedia
Annina Rüst produces electronic objects and software art. She creates technologies that are artistically and socially motivated. Her projects happen at the intersection of activism, algorithm, data, electricity, humor, politics, and pop culture. Her work has been reviewed in such publications as Wired and the New York Times Magazine. The Huffington Post called her recent robotics work a "Badass Feminist Robot.” In 2014, she received an... Read More →
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Leo Selvaggio

Independent Artist
As an artist, I investigate the entanglements of identity with technology. I treat identity as data that can be manipulated, hacked, or even corrupted in our increasingly digital and networked society. Within the larger context of surveillance, my work examines how this data is subject to systems of oppression and patriarchal power that exploit and co-opt our personal identities for institutional gain. | | In “URME Surveillance... Read More →
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Margaret Seymour

Lecturer, University of Sydney
Margaret Seymour is interested in the dynamic interplay of vision and spectatorship and how this interaction manifests in visual culture and in contemporary society. She often incorporates lens-based media in her artworks but doesn’t necessarily make work for the screen. Instead she employs a range of approaches to art making including sculpture, video, interactive objects and robotics. Her works have been shortlisted for numerous awards and... Read More →


Tuesday August 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
World Art, Room 2515 Simon Fraser University (Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4, Canada)

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