Isea 2022 - Possibles



June 13 16:30h

The ISEA Symposia: Learning from the Past; Looking at the Future


This round table discussion invites the audience to voice their opinion and provide insight into what direction they would like to see ISEA go in the future.


Theme: ISEA Symposium, future, ideas

Venue: CCCB


Moderator: Jill Scott

The ISEA International Advisory Committee is organising an open discussion at ISEA2022 that invites the audience to reflect on ISEA’s past and help define its future. The ISEA symposium has been held in 19 countries around the world since 1988.

A lot has changed in that time and we now find ourselves in a post-pandemic environment where dissemination of information and community engagement has changed radically. The structure of the ISEA organisation has also changed in the past 34 years and is continuing to change. The ISEA community as a whole is very diverse. At any ISEA symposium you will find attendees that helped define ISEA in the late 1980s as well as new comers. You will meet artists, scientists, researchers, curators, technologists, students and educators, as well as culturally diverse attendees from nearly every continent. The voice of the larger ISEA community is incredibly important in helping the organisation pave a dynamic and effective path forward.  

This Roundtable will ask attendees to:

  • Reflect on their experiences at the ISEA symposia throughout the years: What works well, what needs improvement?
  • Suggest ideas for the future of the organization and symposium
  • Discuss possible goals and ways to realise them
  • Please fill out the Future of ISEA Survey

We aim to involve participants that cannot be present in Barcelona via a remote connection:

We appreciate expressions of interest, suggestions and other feedback. You can reach us via:

Tanya Ravn Ag (IIAC Chair)
Wim van der Plas (Honorary Chair)

The ISEA International Advisory Committee (IIAC) is a formal body within the ISEA International organisation, along with the ISEA HQ (ISEA International secretariat) and the ISEA Symposium Archives. The IIAC consists of persons who have extensive experience with ISEA and their mission is to advise the ISEA International board.


  • CCCB

Montalegre, 5 - 08001 Barcelona

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