The DigitalEyes exhibition represents some of the most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital art from around the world. The central purpose of the exhibition is to expand awareness of people and nature; illuminate the role digital media play in shaping, extending, and reflecting worldviews and cosmologies; explore ecological, social, and political issues in imaginative and mind-bending ways; and to foster respect, tolerance and empathy among people and nations.
The exhibition showcases three major bodies of work:
- The ACM SIGGRAPH 2007 Traveling Art Show, featuring a juried selection of 34 artists from the SIGGRAPH 2007 Art Gallery: Global Eyes exhibition:
- The Invitational Artists, chosen for pioneering work in 3D, 4D, and 5D interactive and immersive technology:
- The Scalable City, immersive interactive game environment, collaboration directed by Sheldon Brown, UCSD Experimental Game Lab
- ATLAS in Silico, virtual interactive environment and sonic micro world, collaboration promoted by Ruth West, University of California, Los Angeles and San Diego, CRCA, NCMIR, CENS
- Twister, large scale sculpture, Dan Collins, Arizona State University
- Scent Collar, patented body wear, Jacquelyn Ford Morie, USC Institute for Creative Technologies
- ZOIC, a kinetic sculpture installation, Brian Evans, California State University Long Beach
- MLum with smgsap, Premiere Performance, histrio-phonic popera-electonica at its best
- Family Animation Workshop, conducted by Aubry Mintz
- The SIGGRAPH 2007 Video Reviews: Electronic Art and Animation Parts I and II including 92 short features for approximately 5 1⁄2 hours of continuous viewing. This work is a select subset of the SIGGRAPH 2007 Electronic Theater and Animation Festival, featuring award-winning achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, and narrative shorts.