The SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Committee (DAC) presentsĀ SPARKS: Short Presentations of Artworks & Research for the Kindred Spirit. The SPARKS presentations and discussions are held monthly and consist of 5-minute lightning talks followed by an inclusive discussion based on the topic of the month.Ā The discussions are moderated by DAC committee members along withĀ invited guest moderators.Ā  Ā 

SPARKS presenters are sometimes curated and sometime selected from an open call. Submissions for the monthly SPARKS presentations are reviewed by the DAC committee along with the guest moderator. 

Lightning Talks and Discussion

Everyone is invited to attend the presentations (free) and engage in the discussion!

2022 Topics

Pioneers of Digital Art
Friday, October 28, 2022 / 4PM EDT 20:00 GMT

NFTs and the Non-fungible Experience
Friday, September 30, 2022 4PM EDT 20:00 GMT

Rediscovering and Reimagining Culture: Digital Art Practice in Asia 
June 23, 2022 9PM EDT/6PM PDT; June 241AM GMT/9AM Beijing CST

Experimental Animation
May 27, 2022 GMT 20:00

Decolonial Media Art Beyond 530 years
April 29, 2022 GMT 20:00

Artistsā€™ Games: Critical and Creative Approaches in New Media Art 
March 25, 2022 GMT 20:00

Melentie Pandilovski in Conversation with Stelarc
Friday, February 25, 2022 21:00 GMT

The Earth, Our Home Exhibition Opening and Artist Talks
January 28, 2022    GMT 21:00

…more info on SIGGRAPH 2022 and Fall 2022 coming soon!

2021 Topics