Fashion Institute of Technology
15 August 2001
Daria likes to
take a look at the clothes and she spends a lot of time in the Studio
likes to take photographs and video, which is her way as an artist
to 'take the temperature', even though officially only the press
can do that.
drew you to computer graphics?
I like the collage
mentality. Especially the computer as collage, and fashion is collage.
And I feel that is the big idea of the 20th Century - the Collage.
She came to SIGGRAPH four years ago as a reporter for a magazine
Do you have any
favorite CG mentors?
What was the first
time you contributed to SIGGRAPH?
I never contributed
to SIGGRAPH as a volunteer. You could say, "I was a non-believer."
I come out of fine arts, and I thought that CG was too commercial,
but then I hit the tools in the Guerilla Gallery [now called
the Studio]. And I did an all-night session printing, the artists
would stay up all night, and I was just smitten. It was being able
to touch the tools that did it for me; and then later showing them
at my exhibition in NYC. And then I was able to do a workshop for
woman artists based on my experience at SIGGRAPH where HP donated
the printers for the duration.
was your first SIGGRAPH? Which was most intense? Why?
LA 1997 was the
to SIGGRAPH are you most proud of?
word as a convertee.
What's your favorite
thing at this year or last year's SIGGRAPH?
The music in
New Orleans, but not actually at the conference. The parties are
great. Also the Web 3D round up last year.
developments in CG do you look forward to?
hand held stuff is fascinating for the connectivity you are going
to have. The haptic (sense of touch) stuff go to SensaPalooza
What aspects of
the educators program would you really like to boost?
of the internet, being bodily wired and connected.