Category: SPARKS

Sound Art: Acoustic Space, Noise, and Articulated Silence

Moderated by: Gil Kuno and Melentie Pandilovski Call for Proposals Due February 10, 2023 Submit here: Proposal Submission Form Session Description  Sound Art has been historically with us since the time of the Dadaists, Surrealists, the Situationists, and Fluxus. It has been said that the first work Sound Artwork was Luigi Russolo’s “Intonarumori” from 1913. […]

Spatiality in Virtual Reality: Representation, Interpretation & Experience

Moderated by Augustus Wendell and Victoria Szabo Event Date/Time: Friday, 27 January 20234PM EST/21:00 GMT Time and Date Converter Zoom for Day of Event: Sign Up for Link Session Description This SPARKS session centers on the representation, investigation, and interpretation of spatial form in virtual reality. Spatiality includes, but is not limited to, the landscape […]

New Media Architecture(s): A Speculative Vision of Change in the Arts, Design, & Sciences

Event Date/Time: Friday, December 9, 2022 – 4PM EDT/21:00 GMT(check your local time zone) Sign Up Now for the Discussion: Session Description  What are the imagined dimensional flows, shapes, and spaces within contemporary Arts, Design, and Science research? How are creativity, intelligence, practice, and theory measured against our systemic societal narratives controlling our world […]

Pioneers of Digital Art and Animation

Pioneers of Digital Art and Animation Moderated by Ed Kramer and Bonnie Mitchell Event Date/Time: Friday, October 28, 2022 – 4PM EDT/20:00 GMT **Session Video** (Check for your local time) Los Angeles, USA………Fri, Oct 28, 2022 at 1:00 pm PDT Denver, USA…………..Fri, Oct 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm MDT Chicago, USA………….Fri, Oct 28, 2022 at […]

NFTs and the Non-fungible Experience

Moderated by Johannes DeYoung and Melentie Pandilovski Event Date/Time: Friday, September 30, 2022 /4PM EDT ** Session Video** Session Description  Non-fungible tokens and blockchain technologies are radically reshaping digital arts commerce. Between 2020 and 2021, the global trading volume of NFTs increased ten-fold, with a reported global market of 22 billion USD in 2021. While […]

The Earth, Our Home: Exhibition Opening and Artist Talks

Moderated by Bonnie Mitchell and Jan Searleman Online exhibition opening and 18 artist lightning talks Exhibition Website Description  The ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community online exhibition entitled The Earth, Our Home: Art, Technology and Critical Action is a peer-reviewed art exhibition that explores environmental issues and humanity’s relationship to the earth and its inhabitants. […]

Melentie Pandilovski in Conversation with Stelarc

Date/Time: Friday February 25, 2022 / 21:00 GMT San Diego, USA, 1:00 pm PSTChicago, USA, 3:00 pm CSTNew York, USA, 4:00 pm ESTBogota, Colombia, 4:00 pm COTRio de Janeiro, Brazil, 6:00 pm BRTAmsterdam, Netherlands, 10:00 pm CETSydney, Australia, Saturday, February 26 at 8:00 am AEDT **Session Video** Description Stelarc is a Cyprus-born Australian Performance Artist, […]

Decolonial Media Art Beyond 530 Years: the future-past vs. coloniality

Moderated by Liliana Conlisk Gallegos and Kathy Rae Huffman Date/Time: Friday April 29, 2022 / 13:00 PDT/ 16:00 EDT/20:00 GMT Time and Date Converter ** Session Video ** Description Coloniality refers to the colonial ideals, concepts, formats, and organizations which continue to produce decontextualized knowledge which ignores that there have always been other ways of […]