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Published March 17, 2016

SIGGRAPH’s SPACETime 2016 International Student 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 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 theme for SPACETime 2016 is “Render the Possibilities” in keeping with the theme of 2016  conference. We are looking for posters that depict this idea.

Selected works will be exhibited at the SIGGRAPH Education Committee Booth at the 2016 Conference and included on the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee web site, and in promotional materials.

Three winners will receive a Conference Access registration to the SIGGRAPH 2016 Conference in Anaheim, California, 24-28 July 2016, which does not include travel or lodging. 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.

You may include text in the poster design as long as it suits the theme.

A minimal use of text is suggested.

Submission Requirements:

One entry per student.

1. Send a jpg file:

o Image size is A3 (11.7” x 16.5”–297 x 420 mm) 300-ppi RGB, JPG format.

o Name your files and folder: firstname_lastname_s2016.jpg

2. Send a Word document with:

o Student’s name: First Name, Last Name

o Title of Work

o Student’s email address

o School name

o Program/Department name

o Professor’s name

o A brief artist’s statement (maximum 250 words) and a brief technical statement (maximum 150 words)

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.

Submission Methods:

Email attachments: one image, one statement sent,

You may use (formerly YouSendIt) or to send the image and Word file in a zipped folder to provide works to curator

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

Deadline: May 15, 2016.

Questions should be directed to:

Dr. Anna Ursyn at, Cc:

Because of the spam folder, please send to both addresses.