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ISEA2015: The 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art
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Tuesday, August 18 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Refraction: Video Screenings

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This is a theatre-style setting where you can see a curated program of single channel works. The works will run daily from 9:00am - 5:00pm onsite at the main Symposium site.

Featuring works by:

Gordon Winiemko, Joseph Farbrook & Micaela Gardner, Chris Coleman, Billy Sims, Matthew Hebert (eleet warez) with Bellavista , Brian J. Johnson & Jennifer McLeish-Lewis, Stephen Ausherman, Yiannis Kranidiotis, Élène Tremblay, John Slepian, Emerson Pingarilho, Adam Castle, Luke Pendrell, Jakob Torel, Myfanwy Ashmore, Rachel Clarke, Marchien Veen, Benjamin Grosser, Maryna Dykuhka, Elizabeth Vander Zaag, Vicky Isley & Paul Smith (boredomresearch), Alexis Grey Hildreth, Matthew Schoen, Nadav Assor, Sissel Marie Tonn, Alexei Dmitriev, Erik Zepka, Reza Michael Safavi, Jefferson Goolsby & Mei-Ling Lee (Data ex Machina), Justin Harvey, Harris David Harris, Sandra Araújo, Neil Mendoza, Dana Dal Bo, Evann Siebens, Justin Lincoln, David Sanchez Burr, Mauri Lehtonen, Karin Hansson & Lars in De Betou, Anne Morgan Spalter, Jim Punk, Toru Izumida, Wickerman & Lomax, Sarah Keeling, and Yuk-Yiu Ip.

 A detailed schedule is forthcoming.

Moderators
avatar for Kate Armstrong

Kate Armstrong

Director, Living Labs, Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Kate Armstrong is the Director of Living Labs at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, a research lab that builds projects and partnership models that use art and design as a mechanism for innovation and community building. In 2013 she founded Design for Startups, which works with accelerators to connect designers with early-stage teams. In addition to creating research partnerships with companies and organizations including Mozilla... Read More →
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Malcolm Levy

Artistic Director, ISEA 2015
Malcolm Levy is an artist and curator whose practice focuses on photography, video and further contemporary image making. | | Recent exhibitions include the Maraya Arts Park (Sharjah), CSA (Vancouver), Gallery 295 (Vancouver), Supermarkt (Berlin), Audain Gallery (Vancouver), Grim Museum (Berlin), Nuit Blanche (Toronto), the Burrard Arts Foundation (Vancouver), Transfer Gallery (New York) and WAAP (Vancouver). | | He was the... Read More →

Presenters
avatar for Nadav Assor

Nadav Assor

Assistant Professor; Associate Director, Ammerman Center for Art & Technology, Connecticut College
I work with Technology as a mirror + accelerator of human relationships to each other and the concrete environment - architecture, maps, documentaries, mediation machines. I often based my work on appropriation of existing military-industrial technologies (most recently drones and camera arrays), and would love to discuss these with anyone. I'm especially interested in vision mechanisms that try to "capture everything" - something I'm looking... Read More →
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Rachel Clarke

Professor, Art Department, California State University, Sacramento
avatar for Ben Grosser

Ben Grosser

University of Illinois
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Karin Hansson

Researcher, Stockholm University
I work as a researcher at the Department of Computer and System Science at Stockholm University, with artistic participatory methodologies and participatory processes online as research focus. | I just published a book that documents the art project “Performing the Common” at Husby Konsthall and Moderna Museet where artists and researchers looked at communication practices from different perspectives. Currently I am writing a chapter... Read More →
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Vicky Isley

co-founder, boredomresearch
avatar for Yiannis Kranidiotis

Yiannis Kranidiotis

Yiannis Kranidiotis is new media artist and musician whose work focus on creating spaces and experiences by combining sound and visuals. This involves many different fields like music, audio design, visual arts, science and coding. His work has been presented in many festivals and exhibitions like Made in NY Media Center (New York), MADATAC 06 (Madrid), LUNDA Gallery (St. Petersburg, Russia), kuS Gallery (Heerlen, The Netherlands), Onasis... Read More →
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Justin Lincoln

Assistant Professor, Whitman College
I'm an experimental artist and educator. I teach New Genres & Digital Art at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. I'm interested in the history of video art, experimental film, performance, and sound practices. I'm very involved in online creative culture. Tumblr has been of great importance to me in recent years. I use Processing, MaxMSP, Blender and any new and interesting gadget that might help democratize creative practices with... Read More →
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Luke Pendrell

Principal Lecturer, University of Brighton
Luke Pendrell is an artist and writer based in England with an interest in experimental collage exploring the interstices of science, technology and the supernatural. Work has been exhibited internationally since the 1990’s at amongst others; Le Salle de Legion d’honneur, Paris; MoMi, New York and The Barbican, London. Recent projects include the edited volume 'Speculative Aesthetics' published by Urbanomic... Read More →
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Reza Safavi

Associate Professor, Washington State University
Reza Michael Safavi (CA) is an artist currently living and working in the United States. His current research examines how the presence of technology in daily life shapes human experience: our perceptions, social behavior, economics, entertainment and the way we meet our basic needs. He uses video, sound, sculpture, analog and digital devices and elements of the natural world to create interactive experiences that highlight the interfaces... Read More →
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Evann Siebens

Evann Siebens has exhibited her short films and media installations at galleries such as Eyebeam and Centre Pompidou, while her documentaries have been screened at MoMA and on PBS. A former dancer with the National Ballet of Canada and Bonn Ballet, Evann graduated from New York University. Now based in Vancouver, Evann co-curated containR during the 2010 Olympics. She has participated in residencies at the Banff Centre and ACME/UK with Keith... Read More →
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Anne Spalter

Artist, Anne Spalter Studios
Anne Morgan Spalter explores the relationship between observation and algorithm to create modern landscapes. The resulting combinations of real and abstract, perspective and pattern, personal and universal creates a new type of landscape art. Spalter's modern landscapes are part of her long-standing goal of integrating art and technology: she created and taught the digital first fine art courses at both The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD... Read More →
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Gordon Winiemko

Gordon Winiemko is a socially engaged media artist whose work intersects performance and video. For ISEA he has done a site specific guerrilla performance in the Vancouver Downtown Eastside as part of his video piece that screening at the symposium. Winiemko's work has been exhibited throughout Canada, the United States, and Europe. He received his MFA from UC Irvine and lives and works in the Los Angeles area.
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Erik Zepka

Erik Zepka is a conceptual media artist and writer whose practice centers around a critical engagement with the products of science and technology. The computer forms a chief hub of this process. With a base at x-o-x-o-x.com, projects range from interactive code works, to audiovisual remixes, to conceptual projects incorporating this content. Embodiment, failure, performance, social media, biology and glitch are some of its recurring... Read More →


Tuesday August 18, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm
Room 4955 Simon Fraser University (Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4, Canada)
  • Curator Kate Armstrong and Malcolm Levy

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