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17th International Symposium on Electronic Art [ISEA2011]

Istanbul, Turkey
September 14-21, 2011

Presented by the Sabanci University in cooperation with Goldsmiths University (London) and Kasa Galeri


The conference, a number of Performances, Screenings and most of the Workshops took place at the Sabanci University. The main Art Exhibition was held in the Cumhuriyet Art Gallery on Taksim Square. Other exhibits were held at a number of galleries spread over the city. A special session took place at Borusan Muzik Evi. Presentations were also given during two ISEA2011 boat trips on the Bosporus. ISEA2011 co-incided and co-operated with the 12th Istanbul Biennial. A special ISEA2011 exhibition was staged at The Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb in Croatia.

Sponsors and Subsidising Organizations

LEA, Mondriaan Fund, NURU ZIYA Suites and many more.


Organising Committee

  • Lanfranco Aceti, ISEA2011 Artistic Director & Chair
  • Ozden Sahin, ISEA2011 Programme Director
  • Selcuk Artut, ISEA2011 Symposium Vice-Chair
  • Mehves Cetinkaya, Conference and Exhibition Organizer
  • Andrea Ackerman, ISEA2011 Co-director and Proceedings Editor
  • Alex Wong, Animation Programme and Academic Events Director
  • John Francescutti, Conference Manager
  • Inci Ceydeli, Conference Coordinator
  • Deniz Cem Onduygu, Onur Yazicigil, Art Directors
  • Patrick Tresset, Timur Celikel, and Veli Akcakaya, Web Architects
  • Selim Kurar, Web Developer
  • Zeynep Ozel, Assistant Graphic Designer
  • Stephanie Paine, Photographer
  • Tugcan Basara, Web Coordinator
  • Vladimir Todorovic, ISEA2011 Co-director and Editor
  • Jeremy Hight, ISEA2011 Co-director and Editor
  • Kathy Cleland, ISEA2011 Co-director and Editor
  • Tanfer Emin Tunc, US – Turkey Relations Director
  • Ebru Surek, Event Organizer

International Programme Committee

  • Peter Anders
  • lrina Aristarkhova
  • Roy Ascott
  • Ute Meta Bauer
  • Michael Bielicky
  • Paul Brown
  • Kathy Cleland
  • Sean Cubitt
  • Oliver Grau
  • Janis Jefferies
  • Stephen Kovats
  • Roger Matina
  • Francesco Monico
  • Frieder Nake
  • Melentie Pandilovski
  • Simon Penny
  • Wim van der Plas
  • Andrea Polli
  • Vibeke Sorensen
  • Will Straw
  • Paul Thomas
  • Victoria Vesna


  1. Proceedings (PDF):
    Full Proceedings (290 MB)

    Proceedings Part 1 (97 MB)
    Proceedings Part 2 (102 MB)
    Proceedings Part 3 (101 MB)
  2. Program (PDF)