The 50th anniversary of the Art University marks five decades of cultural progress in Linz. We talked to Rector Brigitte Hütter about the digitization of art.
The inventor of the Klangwolke is dead. An obituary for Walter Haupt, who died in Munich on May 17, 2023 at the age of 88.
Ryuichi Sakamoto died March 28 at the age of 71. The Japanese pianist, composer and pioneer of electronic music was the winner of the Prix Ars Electronica in 1997.
Artist, curator, theoretician, activist, visionary – Peter Weibel was one of those people who do not fit into any box, but instead switch from one field and metier to another. On March 1, 2023, Peter Weibel passed away in Karlsruhe at the age of 78.
A new category, a new prize and a legacy begun in 1987: the Prix Ars Electronica is once again looking for exceptional media art.
Experience spectacular gigapixel images from the Sistine Chapel of the Vatican Museums in Rome up close in the Deep Space 8K.
Contemporary Latin-American Art combined with technology: The CIFO-Ars Electronica Awards offer a new perspective on media art and tackling global challenges.
It is our great pleasure to announce that once again this year, one of the world’s most famous works of art will embellish our Deep Space 8K screen during the Ars Electronica Festival: the Mona Lisa!
With his multiple roles as scientist, author of science fiction novels and specialist for computer graphics, he gave a momentous impulse for many other media art festivals as co-founder of the first Ars Electronica in 1979. Herbert W. Franke passed away at the age of 95 on July 16, 2022.
In 2006, the Ars Electronica Futurelab collaborated with media artist Klaus Obermaier on a unique production of Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps.
From September 2 to 11, 2010, the Ars Electronica Festival “REPAIR – Ready to pull the lifeline” took place on the grounds of the former tobacco factory in Linz
On April 28, 2022, Gustav Klimt’s images of women will be in the spotlight. In this article, Franz Smola and Rebecca Merlic give you an insight into the topic of images of women.
Matsudo International Science Art Festival 2021: How a Japanese city and its creative community cultivate the future.
In 1990 the time was ripe to take the next evolutionary step in the development of Prix Ars Electronica by adding a new category for “Interactive Art”.
The Prix Ars Electronica kicks off the New Year! For the 35th time in a row, the world’s most traditional media art competition is entering the next round.
The Morphovision image processing system worked with real objects and opened up new possibilities for plastic design.
Gulliver’s World, the further development of Gulliver’s Box, was a multi-user mixed reality system developed by the Ars Electronica Futurelab.
In Gulliver’s Box, the process of creative design, display and perception were brought together in a single environment.
The Telegarden was an art installation that allowed web users to plant, water, and monitor the progress of seedlings in a garden from a distance.
33 years after the very first Linzer Klangwolke in 1979, which marked the beginning of the Ars Electronica Festival, Ars Electronica got the chance to create the 2012 Klangwolke.
What does a Greek goddess of victory have in common with the Prix Ars Electronica? More than you might think!
There are hardly any pictures from that time. It has been over 40 years since Khmer Rouge supporters in Cambodia tried with full force to impose their ideology in the country, wiping out the lives of millions of people.
How art can make complex structures tangible
Coronavirus, home office and a hacker attack. What followed was a project of increased collaboration, a dedicated conference at the Ars Electronica Festival and, for the first time, a virtual room in Mozilla Hubs. 2020 was an exciting year for the Ars Electronica archive, which is now available again in its online version, strengthened.
At the end of the 1970s, Hannes Leopoldseder set out to create a festival for art, technology and society. Today, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, we look back on four decades of digital change with excerpts from his texts and historical photos of the co-founder of Ars Electronica.
The Prix Ars Electronica is the most traditional media art competition in the world. The winners will receive the coveted Golden Nicas, prize money up to 10,000 euros per category and a presentation at the prestigious Ars Electronica Festival in Linz.
In “Creating the Future” Andreas J. Hirsch tells the story of 40 years of Ars Electronica, invites key figures to speak and outlines the significance of the institution since it was founded in 1979.