International Symposium

on Electronic Art (ISEA)

Date: June 11-18, 2017

Location: Universidad de Caldas, Manizales / Colombia

International Symposium

on Electronic Art (ISEA)

Date: June 11-18, 2017

Location: Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia

ISEA is one of the world's most prominent international arts and technology events, bringing together scholarly, artistic, and scientific domains in an interdisciplinary discussion and showcase of creative productions applying new technologies in art, electronic and digital media. ISEA 2017 took place in Manizales, Colombia from June 11-17, 2017. ISEA 2017 with a strong focus on natural biodiversity.

Hyphen Hub was invited to participate as one of the international institutions working at the intersection of art and technological innovation.  In addition, Hyphen Hub showcased an evening performance with the Bogotá based artistic group Atractor who presented a spectacle called "Swarm" for ISEA's closing night celebration.

 

Swarm is an immersive, Biotechno, audiovisual performance which takes an unconventional look at the complex structures of language between some insects that communicate through sound waves such fireflies, crickets and bees and bats. The artists transformed the audio field recordings of these species recorded live in the Colombian mountains  and plains and through Arduino metamorphosing them into visually mesmerizing, immersive laser projections, which were enhanced by live electronic music developed by the artistic group.

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