SIGGRAPH Unveils 2012 Art Gallery: In Search of the Miraculous

SIGGRAPH 2012 Art Gallery: In Search of the Miraculous presents exceptional digital and technologically mediated artworks that explore the existence of wonderment, mystery, and awe in today’s world of mediating technologies and abundant data. Of the nearly 400 submissions, 12 … Continued

Q&A with Ann McNamara, SIGGRAPH 2012 Courses Chair from Texas A&M University

Following below is a brief conversation with Ann McNamara, SIGGRAPH 2012 Courses Chair and assistant professor in the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University. Her research is in computer graphics and she is currently particularly focused on the application … Continued

Q&A with the 2012 Technical Papers Chair Hanspeter Pfister from Harvard

Following is a brief conversation with Hanspeter Pfister, the SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers Chair from Harvard University. Pfister is Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. His research lies at the intersection of visualization, … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers Preview

The SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. The 39th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 5–9 August 2012 at the Los … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers Preview Video Unveiled

The SIGGRAPH Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. SIGGRAPH 2012 brings together more than 20,000 professionals from five continents, 5-9 August 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA. … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2012 Courses Preview

Courses are short (1.5 hours) or half-day (3.25 hours) structured sessions that often include elements of interactive demonstration, performance, or other imaginative approaches to teaching. Attendees learn from leading experts in the field and gain inside knowledge that is critical … Continued

Hébert Wins SIGGRAPH Lifetime Achievement Award in Digital Art

The 2012 ACM SIGGRAPH Lifetime Achievement Award in Digital Art is awarded to Jean-Pierre Hébert for his pioneering achievements in creating art through computer programming. At the core of his work are algorithms that generate drawings on paper as well … Continued

A Brief Conversation with Artist Meats Meier

Following below is a brief conversation with Meats Meier – the artist behind the Computer Animation Festival’s “Animation Mother” pictured below. Meier is currently a freelance illustrator and animator living in Los Angeles. He taught the first ever ZBrush course … Continued

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