Catch up on conference content in each interest area.
Catch up on conference content in each interest area.
 
17 August 2021
Bad Mother / Good Mother: The Poetics and Politics of the Sounds of Invisible Labor
Image Credit: “Bad Mother / Good Mother: The Poetics and Politics of the Sounds of Invisible Labor” © 2021 Annina Rüst

IN YOUR BEST 'INTEREST'

Arts & Design
The SIGGRAPH 2021 live conference week may have wrapped, but the inspiring, exciting content is still available to you on-demand through 29 October! If you haven't already, you can still join in on the fun when you register by 18 October. With hundreds of sessions to choose from, narrow down your watchlist by checking out this collection of conference favorites in each interest area. First up, experience "Bad Mother / Good Mother," an audiovisual performance about motherhood, the workplace, and invisible work — and the SIGGRAPH 2021 Art Papers Best in Show recipient.
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HASHTAG ADULTING

Production & Animation
"Twenty Something," which premiered as part of the SIGGRAPH 2021 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater, spotlights the insecurities of adulting and how twentysomethings thrive on "faking it 'til they make it." Director Aphton Corbin shares a behind-the-scenes look at the project, including why it was important to tell this story through animation. Does this sound #relatable? There's still time to secure your Electronic Theater ticket to watch this and other incredible selections.
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“TeraFoils: Design and Rapid Fabrication Techniques for Binary Holographic Structures in the Terahertz Region”
RIDE THE TERAHERTZ WAVES
Research & Education
SIGGRAPH is the venue to explore innovative research, and this year's conference was no different! "TeraFoils" features a method for designing and fabricating material-based structures using binary holograms in the terahertz region. Learn how this project advances the design and fabrication of holograms, and explore more in the SIGGRAPH 2021 on-demand Posters.
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Animation Magazine
SIGGRAPH Spotlight:

'STAR WARS' IN VR

Gaming & Interactive
What does it take to bring the "Star Wars" universe to VR? In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2021 contributors Kevin Bolen and Mary Huang discuss the audio and design processes for "Vader Immortal" and "Tales From the Galaxy's Edge." Like what you hear? Learn more from these guests in their on-demand Immersive Pavilion presentation, "Connected Stories: Expanding the 'Star Wars' Universe in VR." 
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Capture of pre-show by shader artist Flopine with music from Throno Crigger during Real-Time Live! show

LIVE FROM SIGGRAPH 2021

New Technologies
Each year, Real-Time Live! is one of the most anticipated SIGGRAPH events. In case you missed it, or if you want to relive the excitement all over again, read this recap from the live show and celebrate the creators who took home the Audience Choice and Best in Show prizes from this annual event broadcast live from around the globe. Plus, you can now stream the full event on YouTube.
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