The SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Committee (DAC) is pleased to announce SPARKS: Short Presentations of Artworks & Research for the Kindred Spirit. The SPARKS presentations and discussions will be held monthly and will consist of up to 10 3-5 minute lightning talks followed by an inclusive discussion based on the topic of the month.  The discussions will be moderated by DAC committee members along with invited guest facilitators.  

Submit a Proposal for a Presentation –

Submissions for March session are OPEN and you are encouraged to express interest on the form in future sessions as well. Submissions for the monthly SPARKS presentations will be reviewed by the DAC committee along with the guest moderator. Only 10 max will be selected based on their relevance to the topic. 

Lightning Talks

Presentations should consist of approximately 10 slides and should be no longer than 5 minutes long. Presentations should be sent to the facilitator a minimum of 1 day prior to the event.


The monthly signup will be posted after presenters are selected. Everyone is invited to attend the presentations and engage in the discussion!

Monthly Topics

Topics include, but are not limited to: Gender and Identity, Immersion, Interactivity and Altered Realities, Environmental Issues, Sustainability, Climate Change, Robotics, Electronics and AI, Decolonizing Art & Technology, The Frame: Still Image and Works on the Wall, etc.