ISEA94: Fifth International Symposium on Electronic Art

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Fifth International Symposium on Electronic Art


Helsinki, Finland


23-28 August, 1994


The ISEA’94 conference was held at the Marina Congress Centre, the UIAH, the Auditorium of the Finnish Film Foundation and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Workshops were given at the UIAH and the Sibelius Academy. The main Art Exhibition was held at the Museum for Contemporary Art, other exhibits took place at the Customs Office & Warehouse Building, Otso Gallery, CompuCafe and Post Area. Performances were given at Club Tavastia, 102,4 MHz (Ambient City Radio), Cultural Centre of Eastern Helsinki (STOA) and Internet. The 5 programmes of the Electronic Theatre was held in the Old Harbour Warehouse K13. An ‘e-club’ (open 9 pm – 4 am) was organised at Vanha + club ZOO.  As the closure of ISEA94 a cruise trip to St. Petersburg was organised, including a meeting with local media artists.  ISEA’94 was supported by the Ministry of Education, the Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (AVEK), the Finnish Film Foundation, the Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) and the City of Helsinki. ISEA’94 was endorsed by the Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts and ISAST.

Introductory and Welcome Notes:

Annual General Meetings:

Associated Events:

International Programme Committee:

  • Roy Ascott -
    • University of Plymouth
    • University of Wales College
  • Jean-Babtiste Barriere -
    • Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique(IRCAM)
  • Red Burns -
    • State University of New York
  • Anne-Marie Duguet -
    • Universite de Paris 1
  • Dr. Ross Harley -
    • University of New South Wales
    • TISEA
  • Theo Hesper -
    • Foundation for Creative Computer Applications
    • Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts
  • Erkki Huhtamo -
    • University of California, Los Angeles
    • E.M.M.I.
    • UCLA Dept. of Design & Media Arts
    • Museum Of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
  • Derrick de Kerckhove -
    • University of Toronto
    • Universitá Federico Secondo
  • Machiko Kusahara -
    • Waseda University
    • Art-Sci Center
    • UCLA
    • Tokyo Institute of Polytechnics
    • Digital Image
    • Kobe University
  • Roger F. Malina -
    • International Society for the Arts, Science & Technology
    • NASA EUVE Observatory
  • Margaret Morse -
    • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Simon Penny -
    • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Wim van der Plas -
    • ISEA International Headquarters
    • Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts
  • Christine Schöpf -
    • Ars Electronica
  • Jeffrey Shaw -
    • City University Hong Kong
    • Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie
    • ZKM
  • Roman Verostko -
    • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • John Vince -
    • Thompson Simulation Systems

Additional Information:

 In collaboration with the Sibelius Academy, Theater Academy, the Museum of Contemporary Art, MuuMediaFestival and IMAGE Magazine. 

Informal Get-together: