1. Archive of the 1986 SIGGRAPH Art Show Video Retrospective,
Paul Allen Newell, $2000, approved 7/30/97.
This project funds the historical preservation of the 1986 SIGGRAPH
Art Show video presentation by making a safety copy of the original six
hour video presentation. The purposes are to archive it to a digital media
and to determine the extent of any tape damage.
2. Global Illumination Bibliography,
Ian Ashdown, $1,500, approved 7/30/97.
This project provides support for two years for a comprehensive bibliography
on global illumination techniques which is maintained as a public service
for the computer graphics community. This bibliography is provided online
and mirrored at several sites worldwide, including siggraph.org.
3. Electronic Immersions,
Jane Stevens, $5,000, approved 8/22/97.
This project supported an exhibit documenting four generations of Illinois
artists, in conjunction with the ISEA conference at the School of the Art
Institute of Chicago. The Electronic Immersions exhibit was held at the
ARC Gallery and the Illinois Art Gallery September 2 - October 24, 1997.
The Special Projects grant supported the printing of the exhibition catalog.
The Electronic Immersions Web site is at http://www.evl.uic.edu/ElectronicImmers
4. Paradigms of Artistic Virtual Environments (PAVE) ,
Dena Eber, $5,336, approved 5/8/98.
"Paradigms of Artistic Virtual Environments (PAVE): a model for creating,
understanding and evaluating the emerging aesthetics," will create a collaborati
academic environment for artists and computer scientists to design, construct,
and evaluate immersive, real time, interactive, and adaptive 3D art installation
Eber, Assistant Professor of Computer Art, and Guy Zimmerman, Associate
Professor of Computer Science, will conduct a joint seminar to create virtual
environment works of art and to explore collaboration methods and procedures
for construction of artistic virtual environments. This project is jointly
awarded by SIGGRAPH Special Projects Committee and SIGGRAPH Education Committee.