Filter Magazine

Issue 78

December 16th, 2011
A Mountain of Resistors, taken from near distance.  Image: Mattia Luigi Nappi

As an Australian going to the International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) for the first time, you will encounter something you never expected at an international arts conference: evidence of Australia’s dominance in this artistic genre. (more…)

December 16th, 2011

“Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.”
The Borg, Star Trek

Twenty-five years ago when the First International Symposium on Electronic Art (FISEA) was held in Europe, electronic art was in its infancy and occupied a marginal position in relation to the mainstream art world and everyday life. (more…)

December 20th, 2011

Last June I was appointed to the role of Artistic Director of ISEA 2013 in Sydney. Considering that about 5 years ago I told anyone who listened that I would never do another festival again, many have taken it upon themselves to remind me of the flat-out hypocrisy of this. (more…)

December 21st, 2011

A lot has happened since the groundbreaking TISEA (the third ISEA), hosted by Sydney in 1992. Electronic art and digital media have gone from the esoteric to the mainstream. The then nascent World Wide Web is now the backbone for media, communication and global culture, and provides a powerful platform for creativity and connectivity around the world. (more…)

December 21st, 2011
Christian Partos

Electronic art, like Istanbul, is misunderstood and often stereotyped by people who make assumptions without experiencing the richness of its many forms. And, like Istanbul, electronic art is a vast amalgamation of forms informed by many cultures and histories. (more…)

December 22nd, 2011

The Bridges is an international conference and festival on mathematics, music, art and architecture, held annually since 1998 at different locations. The conference attracts international scientists and artists who not only present their achievements in their particular disciplines, but also share the ideas and build bridges between mathematics, music, art, architecture and culture. (more…)

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