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Call for Participation: SIGGRAPH's SpaceTime 2018 International Student Competition in Vancouver, Canada

30 Mar 2018

SIGGRAPH's SpaceTime 2018 International Student Competition

This competition provides an excellent opportunity for students currently attending school in either traditional academic setting or home school at either the College/University levels or High School/Secondary levels and working in computer based media to exhibit their creative work nationally and internationally.
Entries will be judged by international jurors on the basis of solution of the theme, artistic merit, design, originality, technical excellence, and content. We are interested in ways to push the limits of the technology available or involve combinations of technologies. The first two winners will receive a non-transferable complimentary Conference Select registration to the SIGGRAPH 2018 Conference in Vancouver, Canada August 12-16th, which does not include travel or lodging. Selected works will be exhibited at the SIGGRAPH Education Committee Booth at the 2018 Conference and included on the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee web site, and in promotional materials. The authors of accepted works will receive a letter, which may serve as a basis for applying for their schools’ grants to attend the conference. http://s2018.siggraph.org/.  

Deadline: May 15, 2018

The theme for SpaceTime 2018 is: “Generations”, keeping with the theme of 2018 conference. 
We are looking for posters that depict this idea.
Submission Requirements:

  • One entry per student.
  • Send a jpg file:
    • - Image size is A3 (11.7” x 16.5”--297 x 420 mm) 300-ppi RGB, JPG format.
    • - Name your files and folder: firstname_lastname_s2018.jpg
  • Send a Word document named firstname_lastname_s2018.docx with:
    • Student’s name: First Name, Last Name
    • Title of Work
    • Student’s email address
    • School and Department/Program name with City and Country
    • Professor's name
    • A brief artist’s statement (maximum 250 words)
    • A brief technical statement (maximum 150 words)

You may include text in the poster design as long as it suits the theme. A minimal use of text is suggested. You should not use any copyrighted imagery for your poster. You may use images released under a Creative Commons license that allows for derivative works, or images that are in the public domain, but you are responsible for copyright related issues.

Submission Methods:
Email attachments: one image, one info statement to anna.ursyn [at] unco.edu, Cc: aursyn [at] gmail.com.

Because of the spam folder, please send to both addresses.
By submitting your work you state that no copyrighted images were used, and agree that SIGGRAPH Education Committee retains the right to archive the project description on our web sites and promotional materials for fair use. Materials will be licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Questions should be directed to: Dr. Anna Ursyn.

More Information please see: https://education.siggraph.org/conferences/annual-conference/siggraph-2018/spacetime-cfp