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The International Image Festival is an event of electronic arts and digital culture organized by the Visual Design Department at the Universidad de Caldas in Colombia since 1997. This year, the Festival will host ISEA2017, one of the most important symposiums on Electronic Art in the world, and for the first time will be held in a Latin American country.

At the same time, the Festival will be part of selected cultural events in the ’Crusade Season France-Colombia’ initiative, led by the French Institute and the Ministry of Culture.

In this space, you’ll find the reunited programming for the 16th International Image Festival and ISEA 2017. This app enables you to create your own schedule for attending certain events during the Festival.

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Rob La Frenais

Curator
Ambialet, France
Asa well as being a board member of ISEA International, Rob La Frenais is an independent contemporary art curator, working internationally and creatively with artists entirely on original commissions. He believes in being directly engaged with the artist’s working process as far as possible, while actively widening the context within which the artist can work

From 1997 for 17 years he was based at The Arts Catalyst he developed an ambitious artistic programme and was responsible for some of the most innovative art and science exhibitions and events in the world. His last major exhibition with The Arts Catalyst, Republic of the Moon, happened in 2013- 14 at FACT and London’s South Bank.

Before becoming a curator in 1987 he founded and edited the influential contemporary cultural journal Performance Magazine in 1979, editing and writing criticism internationally during the eighties. He is currently developing a contemporary project and website about Performance Magazine with Live Art Development Agency. That is now live at www.performancemagazine.co.uk

He was also the first curator ever to experience zero gravity, with a group of artists, at Star City in Moscow in 1999 and went on, with the Arts Catalyst to enable around 50 artists (and scientists) to work in an environment previously only experienced by astronauts and space scientists.
His recent exhibitions (2014-16) include: Aerosolar by Tomas Saraceno, Rubin Center, University of Texas at El Paso and White Sands Desert, New Mexico, When the Future was About Fracking, Centrespace at Dundee Contemporary Arts, and Exoplanet Lot, Maison Des Arts Georges Pompidou, France and sites thoughout the Lot Valley, SW France.

He is a visiting fellow of Bournemouth University, visiting curator at the Maison Des Arts Georges Pompidou, Cajarc, France and visiting curator at FACT Liverpool. He runs the 3-year Future of Transportation project at Srishti Institute, Bangalore. He is a regular writer for Art Monthly, UK.

His current exhibition ‘No Such Thing As Gravity, opened at FACT Liverpool in November 2016 and is now touring to the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art where it will run until June 2017.

He has been an active participant in ISEAs since 1993, where he attended and particpated in ISEA Minneapolis, ISEA Helsinki 1994 and 2004, ISEA Istanbul in 2011, ISEA Albuquerque in 2012, and was part of the planning structure of ISEA Ruhr (with HMKV and The Arts Catalyst) in 2010.
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