In addition to participating as one of the selected 75 students in the FOUNDING LAB, Maria Kuzmina (IL) also facilitated a workshop within the frame of the Ars Electronica Festival 2023.
Cities can be planned on the computer, but they can also be heard, smelled, tasted and felt. In the best case, they are there for everyone.
Digitization is not only changing our definition of truth, but also the question of what ownership means in today’s digital world.
Ownership and truth in the age of artificial intelligence – the Ars Electronica Festival 2023 will explore this spectrum of topics and the questions they raise.
With “Horst Schlager,” the Ars Electronica Center infiltrates a media art figure into Facebook’s extremist underground in order to understand and communicate political grievances.
Mastodon as the perfect alternative to Twitter? Find out why we chose the platform and whether we agree here.
In an era when the concept of friendship may need to be reinterpreted, the NEXTCOMIC Festival with “Meet me Meta” brings relationships to digital life.
Cyber tools against environmental crimes: For those who love the truth, we make digital investigation methods available at Citizen Science Days.
It’s the third pillar of Ars Electronica, and we’re all a part of it: In part three of our annual review, we’ll tell you what the “Society” in our name stands for.
How can creativity and art help society face crises in a resilient way? The Ars Electronica Futurelab is looking for answers.
Ars Electronica has set itself the goal of taking its social responsibility seriously. One expression of this is the create your world program.
Finding common ground through a new perspective? During the Ars Electronica Festival, a meeting zone of a different sort is created in the form of the treetop talks.
This year, the Golden Nica in the Digital Communities category goes to Ory Yoshifuji, Co-founder CEO, Ory Laboratory Inc. for his project Avatar Robot Cafe DAWN ver.β.
“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.
How can a global communication tool like the Internet help to mobilize even more people to act together against climate change?
We all shape future – constantly. In the process, we are confronted with major challenges, from the climate crisis to digital transformation.
FEST.ENGAGIERT will take place in the course of the Ars Electronica Festival for the first time in 2021. This collaboration is based on the belief in change, the belief in a “New Digital Deal.
…others go to Ars Electronica. Public space/privacy – how do they intertwine and can we trust promises about privacy? This core theme is also represented in the form of festival projects.
Can artificial intelligence help us become more environmentally sustainable? How can we reduce the growing energy requirements of cryptocurrencies? And how can we free the IT sector from fossil fuels?
Civil society engagement is crucial for our pluralistic, open and solidary society. The ULF symposium on Saturday of the Ars Electroncia Festival 2020 will be all about the future of this very civil society.
On the basis of anonymised mobile phone data, the Austrian company Invenium is creating movement analyses to help the crisis team to check the effectiveness of the measures taken against the Corona virus. But many citizens are concerned about the protection of their data.
Can Artificial Intelligence help to help refugees? Or is it the next step in evolution with which technology takes our place? These and similar questions were posed by the participants of a workshop on Artificial Intelligence that they won at the ZusammenHelfen conference at the Ars Electronica Festival.
It is the second most densely populated metropolis and one of the three most visited cities in Europe: Barcelona. The Innovation Bureau 300,000 Km/s, which was awarded the STARTS Prize 2019 for the “Ciutat Vella’s Land-use Plan” project, shows how new technologies can help to make urban space a place worth living in.
The Campus Exhibition at the Ars Electronica Festival (September 6-10, 2018) by Linz Art University’s Interface Cultures program takes a step back from the hustle & bustle of modern mass media. The theme of “Please Recharge” is pervasive media overload. To find out more, read this interview with program director Christa Sommerer.
Every click and every post on the Internet generates data. The Digital Economy is making billions with our actions on the web and concentrating these profits in the hands of a few. A completely unsatisfactory situation, say LarbitsSisters and initiated the BitSoil Popup Tax & Hack Campaign.
On the online platform Bellingcat, citizen journalists are looking for the “echoes and ripples” in the digital environment when events like the MH17 incident or war crimes like those in Syria become known. The founder of Bellingcat, Eliot Higgins, talks in an interview about the project, which was recently awarded the Golden Nica, and gives…
The Patient Innovation-platform has brought forward many revolutionary ideas for treating all kinds of diseases. They’ve been developed solely by affected people who as non-experts truly deserve exposure – also at the exhibition “Beyond the Lab: The D.I.Y. Science Revolution” at Ars Electronica Center.
For “LabOratorium – An Alchemical WorldLab,” the Ars Electronica Solutions came up with an experimental exhibition concept that dovetails nicely with this year’s festival theme. This setup showcased the artists’ works and also gave the participating institutions an opportunity to show what they’re all about. We will show you some impressions of the exhibition at…