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.
In 1980, electronic music pioneer Klaus Schulze opened the Ars Electronica Festival with a concert of live recorded sounds from the Linz steelworks voestalpine.
Embedded in a technical, symbolic and metaphysical universe, the audiovisual performance [ˈdaːzaɪn] by media artists Arno Deutschbauer and Micha Elias Pichlkastner alias “Sective” immersed the packed Deep Space 8K in a reloaded atmosphere.
Trombonist Werner Puntigam, guitarist Beat Keller and percussionist Georg Wilbertz have come together at the Ars Electronica Center to present their freely improvised chamber music miniatures.
An acoustic, visual and digital interpretation of Javier Alvarez’s “Temazcal” for maracas by percussion artist Elliott Gaston-Ross to live visuals by Florian Berger.
There have been many attempts to express music in words. But what happens when you transform a sequence of letters into music with the help of Artificial Intelligence?
TEXTA gave an upfront presentation of the new album “Mehr Oder Weniger” at Deep Space 8K on October 1 – accompanied by live visuals of the collective “Tagtool”.
Exploring new sounds – with great joy in experimentation and a healthy dose of passion.
The reality as we experience it around us, we create ourselves. It is constructed and at the same time changeable and unstable.
It sounds paradoxical, but what would happen if artificial intelligence writes the notes for us and we only take on the role of musicians?
An interview with this year’s EMAP Residency Artist: Moritz Simon Geist!
Celebrate life with music, make you think with lyrics. Enjoy avant-garde pop/jazz of the collective MAMMA FATALE.
Elektro Guzzi play hypnotic techno sound with guitar, bass and drums in Deep Space 8K to the visuals of Eyup Kuş.
While the Trio Verve lets classical music sound in deep space, the visuals of Monocolor underline the musical description of a landscape.
A memorial concert for the victims of the Corona Pandemic. Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies perform, Cori O’lan contributes the visuals.
He not only laid the foundations of the synthesizer boom, but also pushed boundaries and influenced numerous sound artists.
In 2020, Wolfgang Fadi Dorninger receives the City of Linz’s Art Appreciation Award in the category of Media, Product and Communication Design and defy the event-free times with a performance on December 1 in the Ars Electronica Center’s Deep Space 8K that will be broadcast on Home Delivery. A different kind of awards ceremony.
Music and technology, artificial intelligence and musical instruments, discussion panels and workshops. One term unites all these elements in one: The AIxMusic Festival!
Can machines create? As a key researcher and artist on the subject of Creative Intelligence at the Ars Electronica Futurelab, he has been dealing with this question since many years. The algorithm is in his blood, Ali Nikrang is an expert in artificial intelligence and music.
Hugues Vinet, head of research activities at IRCAM, told us in an interview how the world’s largest research centre dedicated to both musical expression and scientific research works, why AI has social relevance and what role he and his team will play at the festival.
At the 2019 Ars Electronica Festival, the tenth symphony by Gustav Mahler will be performed at the Big Concert Night (FRI, Sept. 6). Why this is extraordinary? The composer never finished it – together with an artificially intelligent algorithm, Ali Nikrang, Key Researcher at the Ars Electronica Futurelab, has now completed the piece. In an…
More than 540 events with more than 1400 artists at 16 locations in and around Linz will be taking place at the Ars Electronica Festival 2019. To make it a little easier for you to choose, we have summarized the best festival tips for music lovers.
It is the prelude to the first ever “AIxMusic Festival” and at the same time one of the last concerts to take place at POSTCITY Linz during the Ars Electronica Festival. We talked to Norbert Trawöger, the artistic director of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz, and Gerfried Stocker, the artistic director of Ars Electronica, about this…
Ars Electronica Nightline is an annual highlight of the Ars Electronica Festival program not only for the dance-lovers. The train hall of POSTCITY hosts this late Friday lineup of media art, electronic music and performances.
Volkmar Klien, co-curator of the AIxMusic Festival as well as of the Sonic Saturday at the 2019 Ars Electronica Festival, on the relationship between AI and music.
Music is probably the most emotional art form of all. If we observe people talking about music, recalling their experiences and memories, a difference to their usual style quickly becomes apparent. They touch their hearts, lower their voices, look inside, let their emotions run free. Music is an art form that expresses our feelings in…