This format encompasses PD-inspired exhibitions, performances, demos, and/or design/art work that can be presented in the Festival exhibition context and as situated action sessions during the days of the conference.

To get a better idea of the expectations for this format, take a moment to review the situated actions seleted for PDC2018 in Hasselt, or the interactive exhibitions presented at PDC2014 in Arhus.  Note: this category will have synergies and important overlaps with the program of the Festival de la Imagen 2020

Important dates

  • 9th December 2019 — Submission deadline

  • 15th February 2020 — Notification of acceptance

  • 15th March 2020 —  Camera ready submissions deadline

Submissions and Review Process

Submissions will be peer reviewed for applicability to the PD conference, and (once accepted) undergo a process of curation into the situated action format and for publication.Those submissions that address or explore the conference theme will be favoured in the selection process.

Submission Formatting and Length

Proposals should include a description (maximum 2 pages) of the project and its relationship to participation and the situated action proposed. Plans or images (maximum 2 pages), and specific requirements for realisation in terms of space and materials should be mentioned. Links to audio or video files describing the project can also be included to clarify aspects of the concept for reviewers and curators.

Submissions should be made according to the appropriate template as instructed on the submission page.

Submissions should be written in English. The text should be no longer than 2 pages. Authors could add 2 optional pages with images or plans. References do not count towards the page limits.

Exhibition/Situated Actions will be published in Vol 2 of the PDC porceedings in the ACM International Conference series.



Emily Crompton (Manchester School of Architecture – GBR)

Per-Anders Hillgren (Mälmo University – SWE)

Daria Loi (Mozilla – USA)

Pablo Ochoa (Universidad de Caldas – COL)