[ISEA2016] Presentations

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Keynote Presentations

Keynote panel

  • Luc Courchesne, Masaki Fujihata & Jeffrey Shaw, moderated by Caroline Ha Thuc — no title


Hacking and Making

Seeing Visions and Images

Reclaiming the Urban


Sex and Relationships

Creative Industries

Body Interfaces

Reality (Virtual, Augmented, Gamified)

Ghosts and Supernatural

Archiving Media Art

Games: Lanscapes, Narratives, Aesthetics

Germs: Fermenting, Growing, Creating

Modes of Interactivity

Science and Art: Visual


Post Human

Sites of Cultural Heritage

AI and Cybernetics

Curating Online


Sonic Art and Sound: Noise and Soundscapes

Sonic Art and Sound: Instruments

Sonic Art and Sound: DJ Matters

Theories of New Media and Society

(Meta-)Reflections on Recent Events

Text(?), Reading(?), Literature(?)

Confusianism and Chinese Tradition in Digital Media

Smart Cit­ies and Media Architecture (Satellite Event)

Poster Presentations


Large Displays in Urban Spaces and Elsewhere

Archiving Media Art

Generative Art 

Reclaiming the Urban



Education and Creative Industries

Games: China

Games: Playing Live(?)

Science and Art: Quantum Physics

Post Human

Contemporary Cultural Heritage

Nature, Aesthetics, Politics

Creative Work and Well-Being

Artist / Work-In-Progress Talks

Technosex, Porn, and Intimacy

  • Cornelia Sotlfrank — Dress of Distress
  • Dana Dal Bo — Algorithmic Pollution: Media Narcissism and the Production of Authenticity
  • Ghislaine Boddington — Future Love: The Internet of Bodies
  • Xin Liu — Tear Set

Digital Ethology

Dreaming VR and Post-Screen


Urbanism, Electromagnetism

  • Julien Ottavi & Jenny Pickett — Electro-magnetic Research Code 0608
  • Darko Fritz — Imaginary Futures
  • Robert Gero — Infinity Structures
  • Space is the Place: Interrogating the Electro-Magnetic Spectrum
  • Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger — Gagging in Dystopia

Databases, Interactive Narratives

Game Love, Game Life

Games: Aesthetics and Criticism

Game Art



Glitch and Noise

  • Yuichi Ito & Carl Stone, Masashi Yamada & Shinya Miyazaki — fmiDmsHK
  • Ewelina Bakala & Philippe Pasquier — Internal
  • Boris Debackere & Steven Devleminck — All That is Signal Distorts into Noise
  • Nicholas Bratton & Jing Yu — Recursive Function No.1
  • Stefan Tiefengraber — WM_EX10 WM_A28 TCM_200DV BK26

Embodiment and Kinesis

Cultural Heritage and Preservation


Poetry, text, print, space

  • Tares Mashtalir — Pythio: Digital Oracle
  • Derick Ostrekno, Jesse Allison & Vincent Cellucci — Causeway
  • Yeohyun Ahn — Creative Code
  • Andrew Demirjian — Color_yourself_inspired
  • Collier Nogues — The Ground I Stand on is Not my Ground: Interactive Erasure Poetry
  • Alessandro Ludovico — The Touching Charm of Print

Animism, Shamanism, Confusianism, Buddhism

  • Michael Hornblow — 5footway
  • He-Lin Luo — Digital Buddha 2015
  • Lisa Park SoYoung — Confucianism’s (in)visible Influence on New Media Art

Sound and Light

Pedagogy, developmental psychology

Body as Archive


Politics, Democracy, and the Posthuman

Cultural Heritage and Politics



  • Paz Sastre — Performativity and Computer Art: Towards a DIY Society
  • Tiffany Sanchez & Jinsil Hwaryoung Seo — Heartwood
  • Rosalie Yu — Embrace in Progress
  • Jasmin Theresa Grimm & Sally Abu Bakr — Future Heritage
  • Tapio Makela — Utopia, Experiment, Hack, Prototype. Transformative Rhetoric and Action in Net Art and Contemporary Maker Culture
  • Jerry Galle — 23′ Download

Interactivity, minds and bodies

Science and Art

Disc*very Channel: Philonature

Human Condition, Ethnicity, Politics

  • Maite Cajaraville & Gisle Froysland — From DNA to NSA
  • Don Ritter — Unnecessary Signage

Toxic Environment

Cryptofinance, Money

  • Perry Bard — Nydkgz
  • Tarasiewicz Matthias — Bitcoincloud
  • Matthew Kenyon & Mclain Clutter — Giant Pool Of Money + domestic/data Occupations
  • David Guez — Kronos: Time Money

Politics and Social Change

  • Glenda Drew & Jesse Drew — Teller Machine
  • Rhys Jones — Videogames as a Tool of Political Activism in Hong Kong
  • Glenda Drew — Media for Social Change
  • Hamilton Mestizo — Pollution’s Traffic Light Version 4

Climate Change

Digital Literature

Bio-art, bio-tech

Digital Identity, Surveillance, Cyberactivism

Catastrophy and Death

Visualization & Documentary

Creative Work and Well-Being

Digital Drawing and Painting

  • Antonin Fourneau — Waterlight Color
  • Rosalie Yu & Alan Chitayat — Skin Deep
  • Tel Achituv — Universal Expression in Computer-mediated Paint
  • Francisca Gonsalves, Ivo Teixeira, Rodrigo Carvalho & Tiago Rocha — Drippigment

Performance and Installation

Sonic Art, Electro-Acoustical Instruments

  • Edmar Soria — Lasciate Ogne Speranza Voi Ch’entrato
  • Edmar Soria — Morphic Babylonia
  • Josefin Lindebrink & Matthew Azevedo — Efterklang
  • Ed Osborn — Terrainor

Participation, Urban Screen, Public Art

  • Pete Froslie — Rendezvous
  • Christoph Meyer — Rush Hour: Divergent Movement Teleporting
  • Aquiles Hadjis — Outlining Presence, Punctuating Space
  • Margarete Jahrmann — The Ludic Society’s Void Book soirées
  • Paul Sermon & Charlotte Gould — Peoples Screen
  • Jason Cheung Yi Kai, Trent Fealy & Matthew Riley — Aria (hk)

Hearing, Listening, Participating

Digital Photography

Audiovisual Performance

Digital Portrait, Social Network

  • Chiara Passa — “Postcards from Beyond, from Elsewhere…” Series Of N Widgets
  • Yu-Chuan Tseng — Digital Portrait Series: David & Amy
  • Claire Jervert — Android Portraits
  • Creama Wong & Claudia Rebola — Group Selfie: Pinhole Camera to Promote Interaction among People

Networked Performance

  • Myfanwy Ashmore — New Machines for Inefficiency: A Device for Interacting with Strangers
  • Mario Humberto Valencia Garcia & Elizabeth Granados Salgado — Restructuring the Presence and Movements of the Audience in Creating Telematics Models
  • Ian Hatcher — Drone Pilot v0.4

No References (Satellite Event)

Institutional Presentations

Schools and Educational Projects

  • Glenda Drew  & Jiayi Young  — Design @ University of California, Davis
  • Michaela Ortner  & Christa Sommerer  — Selected lnterface Cultures Projects: Practice based Reseach on Interactive Art
  • Matthew Riley  — Playful Studio Practice At MAGI, RMIT University
  • Stahl Stenslie  — Education in Art and Technology at Aalborg University
  • Vladislav Severtsev  — Online Education in Audio Visual Arts

Networks and Incubators

  • Soh Yeong Roh — Art Center Nabi
  • Vicki 5owry & Jonathan Parsons — Cultural Revolution: A Case Study of How Two Experimental Arts Organisations Are Surfing the Wave of Change in Australia.
  • DAVID GUEZ & Anne Roquigny  — Hostanartist
  • Kate Spacek & John Craig Freeman  — Zero1 American Arts Incubator

ISEA and Friends

  • Hongbo Fu  — SIGGRAPH Asia 2016
  • Cynthia Beth Rubin — ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community
  • Andres Burbano & Danielle Siembieda-Gribben — LEAF
  • Bonnie Mitchell & Wim van der Plas — ISEA Archives

Museums and Platforms


  • Marco De Mutiis  — Mapping the Phenomenon of In-game Photography
  • Olga Mink — Hack The Body: Critical Reflection on the Blurry Boundaries between Intimacy, Privacy and Technology
  • Marty St James & Steven Adams — Building a New Frankenstein
    Denis Astakhov & Sila Sveta — New Media as a Cultural Presentation Tool
  • Ziva Ljubec, Mujin Bao, Stavros Didakis & Taqi Shaheeo — Technoetic Art in China: The Ascott Studio at DeTao Masters Academy, Shanghai

Academic Satellite Events

Symposium on Gender/Queer Sexualities and Digital Activism

Panel 1: Sexually Explicit Imagery & Gender Politics in the Hong Kong Media Sphere
Panel 2: Feminist Stirrings and Social Media in Mainland China
Panel 3: Ethnography of Gay Eroticism and Activism