Category: SPARKS

The Phantasmagoric Dispositif: Collapsing Time and Space

Description Phantasmagorias have captivated imaginations, artistic inquiries, and critical discourse for well over two centuries. The phantasmagoric dispositif situates spectator and image in real-time assembly, collapsed within a single time and space, while seemingly freed from material constraints. From eighteenth and nineteenth century theatrics; through contemporary stage illusions, themed entertainment, immersive and intermedia arts events, […]

Mixing it Up

Moderated by Cynthia Rubin and Sue Gollifer Event Date/Time: Los Angeles, USA Fri, Mar 31, 2023 at 1:00 pm PDTDenver, USA Fri, Mar 31, 2023 at 2:00 pm MDTChicago, USA Fri, Mar 31, 2023 at 3:00 pm CDTNew York, USA Fri, Mar 31, 2023 at 4:00 pm EDTLondon, United Kingdom Fri, Mar 31, 2023 at […]

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 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 and the built environment. Digital tools provide the means for spatiality to intersect […]

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

Friday, December 9, 2022 – 4PM EDT/21:00 GMT Watch a recording of the presentations and 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 today? Our spaces can be […]

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. […]