Future ISEA Symposia



23rd International Symposium on Electronic Art

+ XVI International Image Festival

June 12 – 18, 2017

University of Caldas, Manizales / Colombia

ISEA2017 invites to reflect on the contributions that art, design, and technology provide as alternatives for social development based on respect for natural biodiversity and having pacific coexistence of the communities. ISEA2017 welcomes submissions in three broad categories: academic (papers, posters, panels, and roundtables), creative (artworks, installations, performances, and design cases) and learning (residence, workshops, tutorials, artist or designer talks, and institutional presentations).

This event will offer a new and exciting experience to the attendees as well as provide a unique perspective into the development of Arts+Sciencies+Technology in Latin America.

Manizales, a city that is part of the Colombian Coffee Cultural Landscape and was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. A process of political, economic, social, and cultural transformation is taking place in Colombia and the peace process is at the centre of this transformation. The intention of this symposium is to strengthen the alliances and cooperation between Latin America and the world.


ISEA2018 The 24th International Symposium on Electronic Art to be held in Durban South Africa

Durban University of Technology’s Faculty of Arts and Design, The Trinity Session, eThekwini Municipality and Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau will be hosting the prestigious ISEA2018, the 24th International Symposium on Electronic Art in Durban, South Africa, during July 2018.

The ISEA2018 theme of Intersections involves viewing creative technological innovation as an activist engagement into public space and public practice. Creative collaboration between artists, artisans, designers, technologists, entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists and inventors will take place in a context where survival is the most basic instigator for solutions. In such a scenario, technological developments follow and support these solutions. In addition, the role of the artist is essential in providing opportunities to build new and exciting interactions between people and place.


ISEA2019 The 25th International Symposium on Electronic Art will be held in Gwangju, South Korea.

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) will be hosting the prestigious ISEA2019, the 25th International Symposium on Electronic Art and it will be held in the Asia Culture Center, Gwangju 10 – 17 June 2019.

The ISEA2019 Theme is Lux Aeterna.

Lux Aeterna celebrates Light in Gwangju — City of Light — in Korea. Blessed with the lush glow of the sun and fertile land on the Southwestern Korean peninsula, Gwangju is home to Korea‘s exceptional traditional art, culinary culture, and dynamic progression into the modern world. This is the embodiment of the essence of Light — traversing the boundaries between harmony and chaos, conquest and challenge, nature and man, mystery and mastery, and the future and the past.

The subthemes lay out the paradoxical yet all-embracing nature of light in nature, science, and art with which Lux Aeterna challenges all participants.








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