ISEA is one of the most prominent international events on art and technology around the world, bringing together scholarly, artistic, and scientific domains in an interdisciplinary discussion and showcase of creative productions applying new technologies in electronic art, interactivity and digital media. Manizales, in the frame of the 16th International Image Festival, a culture digital event, made by Universidad de Caldas since In his 15 editions, the Festival has positioned as an event with international relevance, and as an academic reference in design, art.
ISEA - 16th International Image Festival invites to reflect on the contributions that art, design, and technology provide as alternatives for social development, based on respect for natural biodiversity and having pacific coexistence of the communities. Sub-themes ISEA received submissions in three broad categories: ISEA - 16th International Image Festival will have a joint schedule which brings together activities, like exhibitions, academic activities, forums, cinema samples, keynotes, workshops, soundscapes, and concerts.
Calls ISEA and 16th International Image Festival opened the joint Academic, Creative and Learning calls, inviting scientists, artists, designers and professionals to discuss design and creation issues. Manizales, half mountain city in the Colombian Coffee-Grower axis, is located in one of the regions with major biodiversity in the world; the tropical Andes, which is one of the 25 priority areas to preserve life on the earth. The urban shape of the city reflects the adaptation to a very broken and rugged topography with very particular characteristics due to its geographical location.
The urban growth has been organically adapting to this topographic condition. The constructions are integrated to the natural, where urban and diverse landscapes take place. The quality of the landscape surrounding the city is mainly given by the variability of climate from high mountain scenery snow, to large valleys mostly cultivated with coffee and affluent by its mountainous relief shapes.
This was a proud moment for Colombians but above all, for the coffee growers and people who lived in the zones that are a part of this patrimony because it is a worldwide recognition. The most important thing is that now even international efforts are being put to take care and protect it. Urban and Architectural Heritage. This area has an intense public activity, cold climate and generally a cloudy atmosphere. In addition, Manizales has a representative urban and architectural heritage of the republican period, considered the greatest complex of the Republican architecture in the country.
Cultural and University Region. Moreover, Manizales is, in the country, the city with the largest number of educational entities or artistic practice visual arts, dance, theater, literature and music registered per million of inhabitants according to the Competitiveness Council , and the Coffee-Grower axis is recognized as cultural and university region.
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