Artworks & Installations

We are excited to announce the second edition of the Arts Track at the India HCI Conference. We want to use this opportunity to build and unite a community of artists and researchers exploring the intersectional space of art, design, technology, and HCI.

As we continuously strive to push the boundaries of knowledge and practice, we see immense potential in the power of art in a more engaging and thought-provoking manner. We are eager to witness how these artistic expressions and concepts can further broaden our understanding of creativity through the lens of HCI.

Artworks can be in different forms including, but not limited to

Important Dates

(All deadlines close at 23:59 IST)

Submission and Publication Summary

Submission Details
All artwork submissions to the India HCI conference are non-anonymous and must be made through Microsoft CMT.

Submission Format
A submission must contain the following:

The extended abstract must be a minimum of 6 pages and a maximum of 8 pages (excluding the references) and submitted in PDF format. Submissions should follow the Springer format. Here is the link to the Springer Overleaf Template.

The document should include the following:

The artists must submit an explainer video of up to 5 minutes in length for review purposes only. A working link must be provided to the video (e.g., YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, and Dropbox). If the video is password protected, the submission must include the password with the link. The access must be kept open for videos shared through Drive or Dropbox.

Video Format Specifications:

In addition to the extended abstract and the explainer video, a specification document (as a PDF file) should be included that contains the following:

All artworks will be provided with a 220V wall outlet, a table and a chair. All the other equipment required to exhibit the work must be brought to the venue by the artist.

In case of any other queries, the artists can contact the Arts Track chairs at

Review & Selection

We invite artworks with digital and interactive experiences that are thought-provoking, playful, expressive, and critical, created by diverse groups of creative practitioners.

Each submission will be reviewed through a single-blind peer-review process. Submissions will be reviewed by the chairs, along with a panel of artists and domain experts.

Selection Criteria

Upon Acceptance

Exhibition, Presentation & Publication

The artists must be available at least a day before the leading conference to install and test artworks. Full instructions will be provided at the time of acceptance.

Artwork Exhibition

Selected works will be exhibited during the conference in the Arts space. A dedicated space for putting up the poster will be provided at the venue.

Oral Presentation

There will be a dedicated session for the artists to discuss their work with the conference audience. Details of the oral presentation session will be updated closer to the conference date.

Publication & Archival

The camera-ready Extended Abstract will be included in the conference proceedings. 

Note: At least one artist per submission must attend the conference to exhibit the artwork and to be included in the proceedings. Based on the quality of the submitted works, some artworks & installations may be accepted for exhibition without paper publication. Papers that do not meet the camera-ready publication criteria will not be included in the conference proceedings.

For queries, please contact the Arts Track chairs, Jayesh Pillai & Harshit Agrawal, at