Ruth West Chair of SIGGRAPH 2017 Art Papers Program


Professor Ruth West is serving as chair of Art Papers for ACM SIGGRAPH 2017. The 44th annual conference in Los Angeles, California will be held from July 30th – August 3rd. SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest international conference focusing on computer graphics and interactive techniques, the Art Papers program is broadly centered around artistic contributions to virtual and immersive experiences. SIGGRAPH’s Art Papers webpage details the scope of artistic contributions ranging from virtual embodiment to immersive tourism– view a video some of this years submissions below! 



In an interview with SIGGRAPH, West explains the importance of the Art Papers program saying, “Art Papers is a unique opportunity for artists to put forward their motivation, thought process, inspiration and methodologies behind their work that allows them to make contributions to global culture, to their specific artistic field, to society, and to the graphics industry.” Click here to read the full interview.

“SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual conference and exhibition in computer graphics and interactive techniques: Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity featuring the community’s latest technical achievements, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry’s current hardware, software, and services.” via

News@xREZ July 31, 2017 by Lucero Cantu

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