Cultural apartheid and the Superhighway across the Sky

Aboriginal New Media Artists have been focused on building their own movement for over fifteen years, but were recently brought to a standstill in Australia, having been excluded from the International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA) in Sydney in 2013. ISEA has been running since 1988 in the Netherlands, and tours to different host countries every year. ISEA Sydney 2013 was organised by an Australian-based committee with very little Aboriginal new media arts input, despite a face-to-face meeting between Indigenous artists, the (non-Aboriginal) ISEA hierarchy and others at the Australia Council for the Arts in 2011.

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