Art.CHI 2017

Interactive Media Works

A CHI2017 Exhibition


The workshop is designed to be a space where artists can express the aims, hopes and fears in making art in a rapidly evolving technical context, and explore some of the tensions between the scientific aims of CHI and the open nature of art making.

Workshop Structure

Day 1 - 7th May 2016

9:00am Welcome and registration
9:30 Introductions and scene setting from the organizers
10:00 - 12:00 Presentations of the delegates art work
12:00 – 12:30 Summary of themes emerging
14:00 – 15:30 Afternoon group discussions of linked themes and tensions between art and HCI. These themes will be partially determined by pre-workshop discussion. The discussions will lead to art-making briefs for Day 2
16:00 – 17:00 Group presentations summarizing the afternoon discussions, and presenting their pitches for the Day 2 activities
Evening Social activities with an art theme

Day 2 - 8th May 2016

9:00am Setting the scene. Reminder of the briefs and goals agreed on Day 2
9:30 – 12:00 Session 1 of working on digital art making
12:00 – 12:30 Summary of progress
14:00 – 15:30 Session 2 of working on digital art making
16:00 – 17:00 Presentation and discussion of the prototype art works
Evening Social activities and discussion of post-workshop actions

Post-Workshop Activities

Following the workshop we plan the following activities:

  1. Presentation of workshop outcomes via a conference poster
  2. Discussions about the workshop and Art.CHI gallery exhibition via a SIG meeting during the main conference
  3. An Art.CHI planning meeting during the main conference to identify, with the ACM SIGCHI Exec, plans for future years
  4. Discussions with workshop delegates and publishers for an edited volume covering the research aspects of the workshop presentations, e.g. In the Springer Cultural Computing Series
  5. An ACM Interactions article edited by the workshop organisers