LOOPS OF WISDOM: an artistic guide to action

Exhibitions, presentations, performances, interventions, workshops and lab settings as well as a discursive platform: LOOPS OF WISDOM, the exhibition of the Linz University of Art and Design in the course of the Ars Electronica Festival, is actually much more than that.

K'ARTS Garden: “Our work is fresh and fun”

Ars Electronica accompanied K-ARTS students for one semester. The result were eight artworks that will be shown at the Ars Electronica Festival.

Meinhard Lukas: From the Postcity into Kepler's Gardens

It was the site of the old post distribution center at the main train station, where the magicians of Ars Electronica transformed an analog yesterday into a digital tomorrow. In no other place and in no other time has Linz ever been more urban and international than in the Postcity.

The best festival tips for: Students

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 students.

"We are not alone!": Bauhaus and Ars Electronica celebrate together

The Bauhaus University Weimar is not only celebrating 100 Years of Bauhaus this year, but students, teachers and alumni are also presenting themselves as a partner university at the Ars Electronica Campus 2019. In exhibitions and panels, they are encouraging: "We are not alone!"

"Ars Electronica Campus is like a chamber of wonders"

Since 2002, the Ars Electronica Campus at the Ars Electronica Festival has brought international universities to Linz to present their work and exchange ideas. This year, 57 universities will be represented with more than 200 projects both at POSTCITY and at the University of Art and Design Linz.

Campus: More Colleges than Ever at the Festival

The Ars Electronica campus has long become a festival mainstay. Twenty-four universities have registered this year - reason enough to briefly recount the development of the Campus format and to report on which guest universities will be in Linz from September 6 to 10, 2018.

Please Recharge: On Sustainability and Deceleration

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.

Campus Exhibition 2018: Taking Care

The annual Campus Exhibition at the Ars Electronica Festival (September 6-10, 2018) will feature works by students in the Hexagram international network. The exhibition entitled “Taking Care” shows what forms research-creation can take in media art and digital culture. Curator Anna Kerekes gives us a sneak preview in this interview.

Feminism and Climate Change: UCLA at the 2017 Ars Electronica Festival

The Campus exhibition that Linz Art University has hosted during the Ars Electronica Festival since 2002 extends an invitation to an art college from a foreign country to come to Linz and showcase the work being done there. This year’s guest is the University of California at Los Angeles. In this interview, Professor Victoria Vesna gives us a preview of UCLA’s exhibition, FEMINIST CLIMATE CHANGE: Beyond the Binary.

Interface Cultures’ Campus Exhibition: Made in Linz, Guaranteed

The Campus Exhibition at this year’s Ars Electronica Festival showcases Linz Art University’s Interface Cultures program. “Made in Linz” includes recent works of media art by undergraduates. The program’s founder and director, Christa Sommerer, offers some pre-show insights.

UCLA Making a Guest Appearance at Ars Electronica Festival

A top foreign university will once again be featured in the Campus Exhibition at the 2017 Ars Electronica Festival. This year’s special guest is UCLA–The University of California at Los Angeles. Here, Professor Victoria Vesna gives us a preview of the “Feminist Climate Change” exhibition and an account of how media art gained admission to college.

Campus Exhibition: Media Art from China

China’s history is awesome, full of tales and traditions passed down from time immemorial. How do students at Tsinghua University deal with this monumental cultural heritage when they approach it in terms of media art? In this interview, Prof. Wang of the Academy of Arts and Design tells us about his college. We also get a sneak preview of the Campus exhibition.

University 8.0: the digital challenge!

It’s become something of a Linz Art University tradition to invite a partner institution from outside Austria to make a guest appearance at the Campus Exhibition. At the Ars Electronica Festival 2015, Paris 8 University presents thirty years of digital research and creative work.

Are we ready for the post-post-media era?

Media are now available anytime and anyplace; in fact, it is becoming difficult to switch them off and remain “off-grid”. But we are also beginning to realize that all of this is not really necessary. A kind of protest movement is emerging in this “post-Google” and “post-Snowden” world.

Interface Cultures - The 10th Anniversary

To mark the 10th anniversary of Interface Cultures, a master’s program at Linz University for Art and Design, the annual Interface Cultures-Campus Exhibition at 2014 Ars Electronica Festival is being expanded to include a program including network talks, an alumni meeting and a Bring Your Own Art event.

ARTS2: The Art of Programming

The featured guest institution at this year’s Campus exhibition is the ARTS2 art academy in Mons, Belgium, the 2015 European Capital of Culture. In this interview, Professors Michel Cleempoel and François Zajéga offer a close-up look at the school’s multidisciplinary Digital Arts program.

Puzzle Facade

Javier Lloret (ES) is an artist and designer. And he likes to solve Rubik's cubes, for example on the media-facade of the Ars Electronica Center.