CIRMA (Centro di Ricerca Interdipartimentale per la Multimedialità e l'Audiovisivo) is a research center on Multimedia and Audiovisuals of the University of Turin. It includes three departments: the Departement of Computer Science (Dipartimento di Informatica), the Department of Fine Arts, Music and Drama (Dipartimento delle Discipline dell’Arte, della Musica e dello Spettacolo) and the Department of Literary and Philological Sciences.
The mission of CIRMA is to carry on and promote interdisciplinary research on audiovisuals and multimedia, with a particular focus on their relationships with the traditional media of artistic production.
CIRMA, with resources from public and private institutions (Università degli Studi di Torino, Regione Piemonte, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, European Union), develops, coordinates and promotes research activities, contributes to the communication between scholars in the new media area, and disseminate the results as widely as possible.