At the close of the symposium, we take another look at some of the pieces in the exhibition at the National Museum.

Tad’s Quartet

Clea’s WaterBook

Jee’s DIY GORI

Momoyo’s Smile, wear it like a Costume

Gon’s Exodus

BioPresence’s Sourcing Water

Nigel’s Run Silent, Run Deep

Cosmin and Marie’s Aurora Consurgens

MeiKeiLai’s Does it make Scents to have Fun

Shilpa Ranade and Shilpa Phadke’s Gendered Strategies of Loitering

Zach and Nate’s Appropriate Response

Vladimir and Andreas’s SyntFarm

Jodi Rose’s Global Bridge Symphony

Eastwood’s Civilization V

Jason Wee’s So Close the Desert Isle

Kelly’s Finally We Hear One Another

With that, we say thank you and good bye to all artists, delegates and organizers. Adieu!

Prominent New Media Theorist Lev Manovich gave a talk to a packed auditorium at the Laselle School of the Arts, introducing his field of cultural analytics, a project linking data mining techniques prevalent in the social sciences to visualization procedures in new media to create a generative exhibition tracking the dynamicism in global digital culture in an age of immeasurable data proliferation.

So the last day is upon us, and the last bits of action went around some talks in the morning and workshops after.  Here are some photographs of the conference’s last day.

Sheila Petty at the Session on Technological Mediations of Identity

Ryzard W. Kluszczynski and his talk on Spaces of Intimacy.

Luminous Green was one of 3 workshops that were held on the 31st July.

Closing night at the SMU concorse saw some of Asia’s most prominent multimedia art performances. The House of Natural Fibers was up first, followed by Ka Fai of TheatreWorks and Zulkafie Mahmod, Singapore’s most celebrated sound artist. Here are photographs of the event

The Night’s Performances started after an opening address by Dr Gunalan

The House of Natural Fiber

Choy Ka Fai of TheatreWorks

The Finale for the evening, home-grown sound artist extraordinaire Zulkafie Mahmod

Thank you all for making ISEA2008 such an amazing conference!

ISEA2008 is on its home-stretch and today we see topics centred around intriguing presentations on Ecological Mediations, Corporeal Interfaces, Interfacial Explorations, Mediating of Urban Space, as well as a host of panel and artist presentations Here are the photographs from today’s events

Martijn de Waal on Urban Culture in the sessions on Technologies of Place

Milena Szafir at the artists/projects presentation presenting “Liquid Rhetorics in Mobile Networks”

Yolande Harris and her project Sun Run Sun

Greg Schiemer on behalf of Catherine Fargher and Narushima Terumi, and the project BioHome.

Stephanie Carrick and her project ‘bestweforget.org’

Paul Sermon’s talk on the Space between Presence and Absence

Lanfranco Aceti and his Transmedia Circuit of Images Body and Meanings

Helen Papagiannis and her very interesting project on Lenticular augmented Reality

Sabine Himmelsbach at the Session on Ecological Mediations presenting a Medial Perspective to Ecological Concerns

Victoria Vesna of UCLA presenting on Water Bodies: Reflections on Network Ecologies

Keep checking this blog for updates on the conference proceedings and events. Till later!

A day before Closing Night, a Thank You dinner was held to thank all the officials, committee members, volunteers, Artist in Residence participants, and the representatives of the various partnering Labs. Here are the pictures from the party.

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