University of Milano Bicocca - Milan
21-23 / 03 / 2012

ArtsIT is meant to be a place where people in arts, with a keen interest in modern IT technologies, meet with people in IT, having strong ties to arts in their works. Now in its third edition, ArtsIT has become a leading scientific forum for dissemination of cutting-edge research results in the area of Arts, Design & Technology

The Milano event will bring together leading researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to present their innovative work and discuss all aspects and challenges in a stimulating environment. The event aims to foster trans-disciplinary alliances and co-operation between IT researchers, artists and industry members as well as to offer artists novel creative tools that expand the grammar of the traditional arts. 

The conference represents a valuable opportunity for researchers, artists and industry members both to showcase new, cutting-edge ideas that will shape the future of art and technology, and to gain insights into the innovative techniques and trans-disciplinary activities that are making strong impacts both on the world of the arts and on society at large. 

The main focus of this edition is working for the artists: presenting tools, systems, models, artworks/performances/shows, empirical studies that may enrich the possibilities for artists and creative people with working with new media technologies. 


The ArtsIT 2013 exhibition aims at presenting innovative and cutting-edge artworks, performances and shows that exploit ICT technologies. 

The exhibition is open to a large variety of submissions including, but not limited to: 

Interactive art installations, augmented performances and other forms of ICT augmented works 

• Technical demonstrations of prototype technologies of advanced entertainment technology 

Audio, visual and other sensory forms of digital interaction 

Submission guidelines 

Prospecting participants must submit a 2 page extended abstract describing the proposed works and the form they will be presented at the conference (a video-based presentation rather than a live demonstration). 

The abstract may include any additional attachments (e.g., links of video, photos) for a thorough evaluation of the contribution. 

Submissions should be in English. 

The abstract must be submitted as PDF document. 

Important dates 

Abstract Submission Deadline: 10 December 2012 

Notification of Acceptance: 20 January 2012 

Final Abstraction Submission Deadline: 20 February 2013 

Conference Date: 21-23 March 2013 


Information about submission at 


Participants are expected to present their work at the exhibition session of the conference. The presentation could consist of a video-based presentation or a live demonstration, accordingly to what declared in the submitted abstract. In the case of live demonstrations participants are expected to bring all the necessary equipment to the conference site with them. 


All the submitted contributions will undergo a selection process driven by a specific committee separated from the Program Committee of the conference. Accepted works will be presented within a specific event (exhibition session). The exhibition session is free of charge

Selected works will appear in the International Journal of Arts and Technology (Inderscience)