🇺🇦 ISEA2023 STANDS WITH UKRAINE 🇺🇦
SUBMISSIONS – RULES
IMPORTANT DATES & INFORMATION
CALL FOR ARTISTIC & ACADEMIC PROPOSALS:
– Call for artistic proposals: until November 9, 2022 – 4:00 pm CET
– Call for academic proposals: until November 9, 2022 – 4:00 pm CET
SELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT DATE:
– Call for artistic proposals: December 20, 2022
– Call for academic proposals: March 3, 2023
WHO CAN APPLY, AND HOW?
Our call for proposals is open to artists, designers, researchers, makers, hackers, game designers, engineers, and all kinds of organizations — universities, schools, research groups, businesses, NGOs, associations, shared spaces, and more. ISEA2023 Paris, France is a multi- and trans-disciplinary event. Cooperation between different domains, sectors, and disciplines is highly encouraged, as are transversal approaches that question the borders between such spaces. All domains, disciplines, research concerns, and fields of creation are eligible, as well as all those related to the creative industry (video games, new media, etc.).
ISEA2023 seeks to offer a richly diverse event, including new forms of creation and knowledge-sharing.
The artistic proposals will be evaluated by an artistic jury composed of international experts occupying important positions in the art world: directors of cultural structures, independent curators, art critics, and researchers, on the basis of the following evaluation criteria.
- Phase 1: Evaluation of proposals by the Artistic Jury (AJ). Evaluators will be aware of the artist’s identity.
- Phase 2: first selection by the Artistic Committee (AC) according to the evaluations and recommendations of the Artistic Jury.
- Phase 3: second selection by the partner cultural venues in conjunction with the Artistic Committee (AC).
The Academic and Artistic Committees make their final decisions according to the recommendations of the IPC, taking into account the logistical and organizational capacities of the event more widely (professional qualifications of the human resources involved in the project, financial resources, etc.).
- Subject: Is the work in dialogue with the event’s thematic orientations or one of the sub-themes.
- Formal and conceptual quality: Does the form of the work, in all of its dimensions — technical, conceptual, formal.
- Innovation and Novelty: Does the work renew our manner of perceiving, representing, narrativizing or imagining the world today?
- Possibility: Technical and logistical feasibility.
The International Programming Committee (IPC) is made up of international experts renowned in their domains. The names and affiliations of the IPC members will be published on the symposium’s website, in the conference proceedings, and other publications relevant to the conference.
Full & Short Papers and Panels discussions:
- Phase 1: A double-blind evaluation of proposals by the International Programming Committee (IPC). Rejected articles may be accepted in the form of posters or panels.
- Phase 2 : The Academic Committee & the Chairs will make their final decisions according to the evaluations and recommendations of the IPC.
Posters, Demos, Workshops, tutorials, artist talks / Work-in-progress presentations:
- Selected by virtue of their quality and relevance to the Symposium:
- Artistic merit and originality.
- Relevance of the project in relation to the themes and sub-themes of the symposium.
- Sound theoretical framework and/or methodology.
- Feasibility of the project (only applies to workshops).
Institutional Presentations :
Selected by the Organizing Committee (OC) by virtue of their pertinence to ISEA’s mission, institutional presentations should be networking opportunities and forums permitting museums, NGOs, networks, schools, enterprises, etc., to acquaint themselves with the community more widely.
The IPC will take into account the event’s objectives as well as the following criteria:
- Relevance of the proposed subject to the symposium’s thematic orientations.
- Contribution to the field(s) and/or pre-existing knowledge.
- Methodology : strength of research methods, investigation methods, and/or critical analysis.
- Quality of writing/clarity and coherence of presented results and/or analytic conclusions.
The evaluation will be accompanied by the examiners’ comments, which shall be made anonymous.
The series of ISEA symposia is coordinated by ISEA International. Founded in the Netherlands in 1990, ISEA International (formerly Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts) is an international non-profit organization fostering interdisciplinary academic discourse and exchange among culturally diverse organizations and individuals working with art, science and technology. ISEA International Headquarters is supported by the University of Brighton (UK).