Deep Space EVOLUTION: Virtual Anatomy

With "Virtual Anatomy" in Deep Space EVOLUTION you can now experience the fascination of the human body even more impressively!

Learning at school - Digital and together

Digitalisation is changing the way we learn together at school. The jury of the education award "Klasse! Lernen" looked at ideas and proposals for using these digital tools.

Cultural Heritage: Broadening the Horizon Virtually

Works of art, buildings, paintings - all these are pieces of the Europa puzzle that can be put together collectively in one place in the Ars Electronica Center's Deep Space 8K.

Ars Electronica Futurelab
Deep Space EVOLUTION: Welcome to Planet B

What lifestyle changes are you willing to make to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions? Challenge your choices!

New technologies as part of law studies

Law students rarely deal with new technologies - that's what the Future Thinking School and the JKU want to change.

We award your digitalization projects!

Teachers and students can now submit for the "Klasse! Lernen." education award. Project manager Veronika Krenn explains how it works.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Globally connected combating global climate change

How can a global communication tool like the Internet help to mobilize even more people to act together against climate change?

The Future of Medical Studies, Today

What the medical studies of the future look like? Find out with "Virtual Anatomy" at the new JKU medSPACE, developed by the Ars Electronica Futurelab: high-resolution anatomy in 3D, where you can zoom and rotate down to the smallest blood vessel.

NHM, Ars Electronica Futurelab, Inseq Design: Deck 50
Where science meets society

Deck 50 at the Vienna Museum of Natural History: In a world facing great challenges, we should all understand that science affects the whole of society — and it has to motivate people.

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.

Some people believe everything they read on the Internet...

...others go to Ars Electronica. That's why this year's festival features numerous projects and gardens on the topic of "Digital Education".

Festival University - Studying (in) the Future

In the course of this year's Ars Electronica Festival, the Festival University will be organised for the first time in cooperation with the JKU.

Digital Humanism: Teaching and learning through an artistic lens

Education is one of the core aspects of the European Platform for Digital Humanism, which is only natural, as historically education has always been fundamental to what we understand humanism to be.

A lot going on in the moss!

The new Home Delivery Workshop for Biodiversity Day is here! Equipped with microscopes and laboratory materials, elementary school children can now also get a virtual taste of the life of a researcher.

SySTEM 2020: The Opportunities of STEM Learning

Where does learning take place if not in the classroom? How inclusive are out-of-school educational opportunities in Europe and what does "STEM" actually stand for? We had two project partners explain the project SySTEM 2020 to us.

How to convert a remote controlled car into a Donkey Car

A "Donkey Car" is a self-driving car in miniature format, a remote-controlled car that is trained to be able to complete a course independently. The Open Workshop "Donkey Training" will take place within the context of the AI theme weeks, where visitors can use artificial intelligence to train a robo car to drive autonomously. We have put together a step-by-step guide for you on how this works exactly.

How to compose with MuseNet a piece of music in the style of Mozart

We tried for you how to compose music with the Deep Neural Network "MuseNet" from OpenAI and made a step-by-step guide based on it. If you want to learn more about composing music using AI, you should visit the Open Soundstudio at the Ars Electronica Center and participate in the "MuseNet Special" workshop.

“Technology will be part of the solution”  

Shortly before Christmas, Katharina Hof, cultural mediator at the Ars Electronica Center, gave a lecture entitled "Anatomy of an AI System" to roughly 500 students at the HTL Neufelden. How it happened and what the lecture was about was revealed to us by the school's director, Walter Jungwirth.

Nicole Grüneis: "We want to be an 'educational partner in crime'"

Accompany Tardi through the microcosm, experiment with robots or compose one's own music: The start of school at the Ars Electronica Center is also the kick-off for new educational programs especially for school classes.

Team EcoSat in the Azores: European CanSat Competition 2018

With their homemade mini-satellite, Team EcoSat came out on top at the first Austrian CanSat competition in April 2018. Over the summer, they had the privilege of flying to the Azores to take part in the Europe-wide competition. Find out all about the experience the Austrian team and their teacher had on the island in this interview.

Innovation Lab: Digital Innovations in the Construction Industry

In cooperation with the Upper Austrian Economic Chamber, the Ars Electronica Futurelab organized an intensive Innovation Lab for firms in the construction industry. In this interview, Maria Pfeifer of the Ars Electronica Futurelab told us about how this seminar went and some of the leading-edge technology that will be changing how building will be done in the future.

Symposium: Perspectives on Political Education

The 3rd annual Perspectives on Political Education symposium will be held at the Ars Electronica Festival on Thursday, September 6, 2018. This year’s theme is “Fresh, Courageous, Demanding – Self-empowerment through Peer Education?” To learn more, read on!

Guided Tours through the Festival: WE GUIDE YOU 2018

It’s one of the world’s largest media art festivals, so, of course, getting your bearings can be a bit of a challenge! To facilitate visitor orientation at the Ars Electronica Festival (September 6-10, 2018), we’re once again offering an interesting array of guided tours. You get the details in this interview.

Dream Job Astronaut: Advanced Space Academy

Simulated weightlessness, scuba training and a Russian course—at the Advanced Space Academy of the US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, young people can get a close-up feel on space travel. ESERO Austria made it possible for two Austrian youngsters to attend this year. Here’s their account.

Space Travel and Me: International Space Camp 2018

NASA and the US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama annually hold an International Space Camp, and once again this year, ESERO Austria made it possible for a teacher and two students to take part. Here, teacher Julia Schleritzko tells about her experiences.