Unearth the Latest in Digital Media With the SIGGRAPH 2021 Virtual Art Gallery
CHICAGO, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SIGGRAPH 2021, the world's leading computer graphics and interactive techniques conference, will present the latest innovations in digital art as part of its online exhibit this summer. The Art Gallery will feature 14 virtual installations, including recent Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Short Film "Opera", and reveals its Best in Show award winner. The virtual exhibit and corresponding sessions will run 9–13 August, with content available on-demand through 29 October.
SIGGRAPH 2021 previews virtual Art Gallery exhibit highlights, reveals this year's Best in Show award winner.
"As we continue to navigate ways to present and showcase digital art virtually, I am thrilled to preview the important work that the jury has selected for the conference this summer," shared SIGGRAPH 2021 Art Gallery Chair Angus Forbes, of University of California, Santa Cruz. "Creative exploration and contemplation is more important than ever, and SIGGRAPH will always be a place where creativity thrives."
Chosen by an expert jury from more than 150 submissions, this year's Art Gallery selections represent artists from seven countries — the U.S., Taiwan, Hong Kong, Israel, South Korea, China, and Switzerland. In addition to opportunities to engage with and review content on-demand, conference participants won't want to miss live sessions with the artists that start the week of 9 August. Highlights from the virtual program include:
BEST IN SHOW
Isle of Reflections
Hexells: Self-Organising Textures
"It was inspiring to be part of this year's Art Gallery jury among such talented individuals. I learned a lot from other jurors' perspectives and am truly impressed by the selection process," added SIGGRAPH 2021 Art Gallery Juror Behnaz Farahi, of California State University, Long Beach and USC Annenberg. "I am happy that the chosen works each represent diversity of background and creative practice."
Virtual access to the SIGGRAPH 2021 Art Gallery is open to the Enhanced and Ultimate registration levels. Register for the conference at s2021.SIGGRAPH.org/register.
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