Philip Glass at the Prix gala
Happy Birthday, Philip Glass!

Philip Glass, the most famous representative of minimal music and longtime companion of Ars Electronica, celebrates his 85th birthday - we congratulate him!

A virtual city
Throwback: City Puzzle

City Puzzle by the Ars Electronica Futurelab was an interactive simulation environment that let you create virtual urban landscapes.

Into the new year with our future experts

To kick off the new year, the Ars Electronica Futurelab is giving very special futurologists a chance to have their say.

Morphovison at the Ars Electronica Center
Throwback: Morphovision

The Morphovision image processing system worked with real objects and opened up new possibilities for plastic design.

Paro the animal robot
Throwback: Paro the robot seal

Paro, an assistant robot with the appearance of a seal, was a visitor magnet at the Ars Electronica Center for years.

Gulliver's World at the Ars Electronica Center
Throwback: Gulliver's World

Gulliver's World, the further development of Gulliver's Box, was a multi-user mixed reality system developed by the Ars Electronica Futurelab.

Is it really worth the effort?

Outside is winter, inside we harvest our own grain. Three months we have struggled, spent more than 400 euros, but harvested less than 800 grams of barley.

25 years Ars Electronica Futurelab
25 years of Futurelab - "What a journey!"

Exhibition, workshops, performances and the question of the future: This is how the Ars Electronica Futurelab celebrated its anniversary on the "Futurelab Day" 2021.

Gulliver's Box at the Ars Electronica Center
Thowback: Gulliver's Box

In Gulliver’s Box, the process of creative design, display and perception were brought together in a single environment.

ORBIT — A Journey Around Earth in Real Time / Seà¡n Doran (UK)
Artistic Journalism: "There Is No Planet B"

Global Warming and Human Responsibility: In this lecture, Hideaki Ogawa explores the role of art as a media of communication.

How to manage an organization like Ars Electronica

This is the question posed by participants in a new training program for cultural producers that provides insights into the way Ars Electronica works.

Join: What will your life be like in 25 years?

Share your future visions with the world - "Memo Futurum" makes this happen until the end of the year. Only in 2046 they will be recalled.

BrainLab at the Ars Electronica Center
Throwback: The first Ars Electronica Labs

The new Ars Electronica Center in 2009 had not only gained more exhibition space and urban visibility, but had also used the opportunity to completely reinvent itself.

Bio Ink, Ars Electronica Futurelab
Creative collaboration with microscopic organisms

A chemical reaction chamber allows researchers in the second phase of the Bio Ink experiment to interact with living artworks as they grow.

Bio Ink, Ars Electronica Futurelab
Experimental Art with living ink

Ars Electronica Futurelab's Bio Ink research combines cutting-edge digital technologies with biotechnology to explore nature, life on the planet and the microcosm of this world.

On the Olympus of Modern Astronomy

Astronomer Peter Habison provides insight into the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile - the world's most productive astronomical observatory. (German language)

Ars Elelctronica Futurelab, Alchemists of the Future
Artistic Journalism meets Future Alchemists

"Alchemists of the Future": In this second of three lectures about "Artistic Journalism" for Keio University SFC in Japan, Hideaki Ogawa addresses the role of art as a media of communication.

Humphrey the flight smulator
Throwback: Humphrey the flight simulator

Howering just a few meters above the lobby of the Ars Electronica Center, an installation called Humphrey promised a very special kind of experience which was connceted to a deeply human desire.

Understanding AI, Ars Electronica Center
Artistic Journalism meets Artificial Intelligence

"Understanding AI": In this first of three lectures about "Artistic Journalism" for Keio University SFC in Japan, Hideaki Ogawa addresses the role of art as a media of communication.

Und Ja, And Yes

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.

Grabmal aus der Stiftskirche Wilhering im Deep Space 8K, Ars Electronica Center
Digitization of cultural heritage

For the most recent digitization project, too, a Gothic tomb from the collegiate church of Wilhering, researchers of the Ars Electronica Futurelab successfully used the non-contact method of photogrammetry.

The Telegarden at the Ars Electronica Center
Throwback: Telegarden

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.

Size Comparisons in the Universe

When it comes to imagining sizes in the universe, we quickly reach our limits. But that should not stop us from not trying.

Hiroshi Ishiguro & Geminoid
Throwback: Robots and Androids are among us

In 2009 and 2010, the Ars Electronica Center had special visitors of a somewhat different kind.

Deep Space LIVE: TEXTA “Mehr oder Weniger”

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".

Deep Space 8K: Festival Highlights

It's time again to introduce you to the spectacular Deep Space 8K festival program! Whether it's visionary ideas for the future or artistic visualizations on the big screen, there's something for everyone.

Man, machine and trust

Trust is one of those things. With a bit of luck, we gather more good than bad experiences, fall back into a - trusted - network when we stumble, and can face new experiences positively and without any worries.

a robot cafe
The Future of Work

What could work look like in the future? And how can we work together on the future to make it as fair as possible for everyone?

Who owns the world?

Some people think Alexa and Siri only listen when they're supposed to. Others go to Ars Electronica.

Some people think 2°C is no big deal...

...others go to Ars Electronica. We present you a selection of projects and gardens that deal with questions around the topic of ecology.