Exciting and innovative, playful and informative: 2023 has marked another year of unique projects for the public by the Ars Electronica Futurelab and its partners.
Whether visionary ideas or virtuoso pieces of music – there is something for everyone among the concerts and performances at the 2023 Ars Electronica Festival.
This year’s Digital Humanity Award winners are the grassroots organisation Masakhane, which specialises in bringing African languages closer to the technology industry.
“Pollinator Pathmaker” by Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg is this year’s winning project in the Artistic Exploration category of the STARTS Prize.
Suhun Lee has been selected as the first curator in residence for the Curatorial Residency Program enabled by ARKO. In this guest article, she describes her personal impressions of the Prix Ars Electronica Jury Weekend.
This year’s Golden Nica in the category “Digital Musics & Sound Art” goes to the collective Atractor + Semántica Productions, for their project A Tale of Two Seeds: Sound and Silence in Latin America’s Andean Plains.
Experts from around the world met in Linz to agree on the Golden Nicas of the Prix Ars Electronica 2023.
Immerse yourself in Anton Bruckner’s world of music and thought – with unique experiences at the Ars Electronica Center for the 2024 celebration year.
What do jackets made of orange peel, parasites for smart home devices and the monitoring of our oceans have in common? That’s right! They all characterize the enormous thematic scope of the S+T+ARTS Prize.
Human and virtual dancer in a duet of self-realization: an expressive dance performance in Deep Space 8K.
When humans and industry threaten the planet: a dystopian performance as an immersive experience in Deep Space 8K.
Humans, AI and microorganisms compose together: SonoSynthesis presents a hybrid future of art at its world premiere.
Can you dance uncontrollably to electronic music? And can you follow the rhythm after a while to bring yourself back under control? un ctrl knows!
With “Songs for Amelia Earhart,” Laurie Anderson and Dennis Russell Davies, together with the Brno Filharmonic Orchestra and cellist Rubin Kodheli, pay tribute to the pioneer of the skies and tell of her last flight around the world.
What characterizes a “Pioneer of Media Art”? Laurie Anderson connects art with technology and opens new musical paths with her inventions.
Forward-looking prelude to Ingolstadt Science Congress with AI compositions of the Ars Electronica Futurelab co-performed by the Georgian Chamber Orchestra.
“It takes a village to create something special” and Holly Herndon and her team have succeeded in doing just that. In the interview, she presents her machine learning project in more detail, for which she has now received the European Commission’s STARTS Prize 2022.
The SoundLab at the Ars Electronica Center offered professional equipment for capturing and producing noise, sound and music.
With a virtual piano concert in 3D, the new program in Deep Space 8K shows how humans and AI make music together.
Can records be made from biomaterials? Artists Kat Austen and Fara Peluso think so and will work on developing a low-carbon alternative to vinyl during their S+T+ARTS Residency.
In 2004, the Ars Electronica Futurelab designed an interactive computer-controlled visualization for the opera “Das Rheingold” by Richard Wagner.
How do origami and robotics create music? The Ars Electronica Futurelab’s new video presents the world of oribotic instruments.
In a glass pyramid, 30 meters above the Danube, Isao Tomita enchanted the visitors of the Klangwolke 1984.
Robert Moog is considered a pioneer of the synthesizer. In the 80s, the American inventor honored us twice in Linz.
On the occasion of the 85th birthday of Philip Glass, one of the most important composers of our time, pianists Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa dedicated an extraordinary concert to his music.
This is rather extraordinary, when two pianists congratulate a composer on his 85th birthday with his own music.
Philip Glass, the most famous representative of minimal music and longtime companion of Ars Electronica, celebrates his 85th birthday – we congratulate him!
Analog music generates digital visualizations: Maki Namekawa, Cori O’Lan and Rubin Kodheli in a timeless night performance at Deep Space 8K.