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ISEA2015: The 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art
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Friday, August 14 • 9:30am - 5:30pm
New Text: Literary and Artistic Explorations into What It Means to Read, Write, and Create

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New Text: An Exhibit about Literary and Artistic Explorations into What It Means to Read, Write, and Create, curated by Dene Grigar, builds on the theme of ISEA 2015, “disruption,” by looking at the way digital technologies disrupt text and notions of textuality. Fifteen works created by 22 artists and artist teams have been selected for the exhibit. The exhibition will run daily onsite at SFU from 10:00am - 5:00pm. 

Artists:

Abraham Avnisan, Amaranth Borsuk & Brad Bouse, John Cayley & Daniel Howe, Simon Groth, Johannes Heldén & Håkon Jonson, Silvio Lorusso & Sebastian Schmieg, Michael Mandiberg,  Nick Montfort, Amaranth Borsuk, & Jesper Juul, Jason Nelson & Alinta Krauth, Chris Rodley & Andrew Buttrell, Tiffany Sanchez & Jinsil Hwaryoung Seo, Chris Vandegrift, Andy Weir, Jody Zellen

Moderators
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Dene Grigar

Director and Professor, WSUV
Dene Grigar is Professor and Director of The Creative Media & Digital Culture Program at Washington State University Vancouver whose research focuses on the creation, curation, preservation, and criticism of Electronic Literature, specifically building multimedial environments and experiences for live performance, installations, and curated spaces; desktop computers; and mobile media devices. She has authored 14 media works such as “Curlew... Read More →

Presenters
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Abraham Avnisan

Instructor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Abraham Avnisan is an experimental writer whose work is situated at the intersection of image, text, and code. Each of his projects seeks to appropriate and reinterpret a particular thinker, idea or theoretical field that challenges us to reconsider the most fundamental ways in which we understand ourselves and the world around us. He has presented his work at the Electronic Literature Organization’s 2014 Hold the Light conference, the... Read More →
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Amaranth Borsuk

University of Washington Bothell
Amaranth Borsuk's most recent book is As We Know (Subito, 2014), a collaboration with Andy Fitch. She is the author of Handiwork (Slope Editions, 2012), and, with Brad Bouse, Between Page and Screen (Siglio Press, 2012). Abra, a collaboration with Kate Durbin forthcoming from 1913 Press, recently received an NEA-sponsored Expanded Artists’ Books grant from the Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago and will be... Read More →
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John Cayley

Professor, Brown University
John Cayley makes language art using programmable media. Recent work has explored aestheticized vectors of reading (thereadersproject.org) and 'writing to be found' within and against the services of Big Software. In future work he aims to write for a readership that is as much aural as visual.
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Simon Groth

if:book Australia
Simon Groth is a writer and editor of fiction and non. His books include 'Concentrate' and 'Off The Record: 25 Years of Music Street Press'. His novels have been shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and the Text Prize and his short fiction has been published in Australia and the United States. | As director of if:book Australia, Simon writes and speaks regularly on the future(s) of the book(s). He took the role of lead... Read More →
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Jesper Juul

New York University Game Center
I am a video game theorist.
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Silvio Lorusso

Researcher, Iuav University of Venice
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Nick Montfort

MIT & SfPC
Nick Montfort develops computational art and poetry, often collaboratively. His poetry books are #! and Riddle & Bind; he co-wrote 2×6 and 2002: A Palindrome Story. His more than fifty digital projects include the collaborations The Deletionist and Sea and Spar Between. The MIT Press has published five of his collaborative and individual books: The New Media Reader, Twisty Little Passages, Racing the Beam, 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10... Read More →
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Jason Nelson

Senior Lecturer, Griffith University
Digital poet. Creature of curious digital creatures. And the fiance of Alinta Krauth from http://www.alintakrauth.com
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Chris Rodley

PhD candidate, University of Sydney
Big data and literature, BuzzFeed and Buzzademia.
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Jinsil Hwaryoung Seo

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
Interactive Artist/Designer/Researcher
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Christopher Vandegrift

Christopher Vandegrift is a Philadelphia-based writer and new media artist whose practice spans film, experimental music, and poetics.
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Andy Weir

Artist
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Jody Zellen

Jody Zellen is a Los Angeles based artist and writer who works in many media simultaneously. A maker of interactive installations, mobile apps, net art, animations, drawings, paintings, photographs, public art, and artists' books, she constantly thinks about ways to integrate interactivity and technology into her works. Most recently she has been making iOS apps as artworks. Her 7 free apps are: "Time Jitters," "Urban Rhythms," "Spine Sonnet... Read More →


Friday August 14, 2015 9:30am - 5:30pm
Room 2205 Simon Fraser University (Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4, Canada)

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