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21st International Symposium on Electronic Art [ISEA2015]

Vancouver, Canada, 14 Aug – 19 Aug, 2015, Presented by Simon Fraser University


ISEA2015 in Vancouver marks its return to Canada, 20 years since the groundbreaking first Canadian ISEA1995 in Montréal. The Symposium was held at the Woodward’s campus of Simon Fraser University in downtown Vancouver with exhibitions and events taking place at Emily Carr University of Art and Design and many other sites and venues throughout the city.


ISEA2015 Impression:

‘Unfinished documentary’ of ISEA2015 and its artistic directors:

Welcomes and Introductions

Organising Committee

  • ISEA2015 Symposium Directors: Thecla Schiphorst & Philippe Pasquier
  • Artistic Directors: Kate Armstrong & Malcolm Levy
  • Communications & Social Media Chair: Maria Fedorova


Main theme


Partners, Sponsors & Funders


  • Simon Fraser University, especially the Faculty of Art, Communication and Technology, the School for the Contemporary Arts, the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT), the Woodward’s Cultural Unit, SFU Galleries, and MECS.
  • ISEA International


  • Dubai Design District
  • The City of Vancouver
  • CreativeBC
  • Goethe Institut
  • Italian Cultural Institute
  • Ascribe


  • The Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • The Canada Council for the Arts
  • The British Columbia Arts Council
  • Le Conseil des Arts de Montréal
  • Le Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec
  • The French Consulate,
  • Institute Française
  • The Hamber Foundation


  1. Proceedings
  2. Catalogue