The University of Algarve is a young state university located in the southeastern part of Portugal. It was established in 1979 and over the years the institution has acquired a sound international reputation. The University has witnessed significant growth in terms of its student population, modern facilities and the quality and diversity of programmes on offer.
The University’s student population is close to 10 000 and employs over 700 academics. It has three faculties and four schools, offering a range of quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a beautiful academic setting. It is an important centre for cultural, scientific and technological development, with strong regional, national and international ties, offering students the opportunity to explore various careers as they gain transferable skills.
The Penha Campus is situated in the centre of the city of Faro. There are three Schools:
School of Education and Communication;
School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism;
The 2020 edition of ARTeFACTo, Artech International’s 11th organisation of an International Conference, is focused on Digital Creation in Arts and Communication.ARTeFACTo 2020 will be held on the 26th and 27th of November 2020 at the University of Algarve campus of Penha, in Faro, Portugal and will be hosted by CIAC, the Research Centre in Arts and Communication.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 the 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 2020 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 better understanding about 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 who are working within the broadly […]