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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Raymond Bellour

Critic and theoretician of cinema and literature. He studied letters and founded Artsept magazine. He published Le Livre des autres, a great book of interviews with Michel Foucault, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Roland Barthes, Pierre Francastel, etc., making widely known great thinkers of past generations. He participated in a famous exhibition on the images, Passages de l'image, (1989), at the Georges Pompidou Center, with Christine Van Assche and Catherine David. In 1991, with Serge Daney, created the magazine Trafic.

In its investigation The body of the cinema: hypnosis, emotions, animalities, published in 2009, contributes fundamentally to the understanding of the functioning of the cinematographic image. Touching the themes: historical conjunction between psychoanalysis and cinema; Direct relationship between hypnosis and cinema; And the animal as a symbol in the cinematographic narrative.

For many years, one of his main areas of research, was what he called "L 'Entre-Images", a permanent reassessment of mutations and exchanges between different media of the image, in which each More focus on installations and different devices of image and sound, of the vanguard of the cinema and the plastic arts.