ARTeFACTo 2022 MACAO will be held on the 24th and 25th of November 2022 at the University of Saint Joseph, in Macau S.A.R. (China) and hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. The goal of the conference is to promote interest in the current digital media culture and its intersection with art, communication and technology as an important research field while focusing on the study of digital media artefacts, embracing topics covering their conceptualization, design, creative/art practice/research processes, computational implementation, exhibition and fruition as well their role in today’s information and knowledge society, fostering the establishment of the conceptual foundations of an artefact theory in the digital media world.

ARTeFACTo 2022 MACAO aims at giving greater visibility to artefact creators and researchers, theorists or practitioners, establishing a common space for the discussion and exchange of new experiences while fostering a better understanding of digital arts and culture across a wide spectrum of cultural, disciplinary, and professional practices. To this end, we cordially invite scholars, teachers, researchers, artists, computer professionals, and others working within the broadly defined areas of digital media arts, communication, culture and education, with a specific focus on artefacts and artistic installations, to join us.

ARTeFACTo 2022 MACAO‘s International Scientific and Artistic Committee comprises experts in various disciplines. The conference program will consist of keynote speakers by eminent specialists, oral presentations (local and remote) of the contributed papers, art installations, videos and posters of work in progress.