Invisible and yet threatening. The EMAP/EMARE project “aqua_forensic” by Robertina Šebjanič and Gjino Šutić is investigating human pollution in the oceans. It is the result of their residency at Ars Electronica. The second Open Call for a EMAP/EMARE residency runs until December 3, 2018.
After his visit to the Ars Electronica Festival, Roberto Viola, Director General of DG CONNECT (Directorate General of Communication, Networks, Content and Technology) at the European Commission, talks in this guest article about how important it is to involve art in the further development of AI technology.
What a festival: 5 days, 12 locations, 614 events and 1,357 artists, scientists, technologists, entrepreneurs and activists from 54 countries made the Ars Electronica Festival from September 6 to 10, 2018 a truly extraordinary experience. With the theme “Error – the Art of Imperfection”, the media art event brought visitors from near and far to…
We’ve seen media art, marveled at performances, listened to lectures, talked to artists, programmed, crafted, hacked, danced and learned a lot – but even the biggest media art festival has to come to an end at some point. The best impressions of the fifth and last day can be found here.
The weekend at the 2018 Ars Electronica Festival ended with a bang: The Big Concert Night with the Bruckner Orchestra, performances and a dancing robot was once again one of the absolute highlights. The rest of the day was equally impressive – learn why here, with the best impressions of festival day four.
Saturday at the Ars Electronica Festival was packed with an exciting program: Emergency Error Battle, Expanded Animation, Prix Forums, ZusammenHelfen Conference, Sonic Saturday – and hundreds more events, exhibitions and performances! Here, you can find some of the best impressions.
The second day at the 2018 Ars Electronica Festival was full of lectures, panel discussions and keynotes, showed excellent media art throughout the city and ended in the evening with the roaring party that is the Ars Electronica Nightline. A few impressions of the Festival Friday can be found here.
Finally: The months of waiting have come to an end. The Ars Electronica Festival 2018 took off on Thursday, September 6, 2018, with the theme “Error – the Art of Imperfection. Here, we show you the best impressions of day one at the festival.
Rosenbauer and Ars Electronica Futurelab take a look into the future of the fire brigade: Together with artists, scientists and designers of the laboratory, the fire-fighting equipment supplier is now conducting research into the swarm control of autonomous vehicles.
It’s the second time that WKOÖ UBIT – the Economic Chamber’s group for business consultants, accountants and IT specialists – has taken over the patronage of WE GUIDE YOU tours at the Ars Electronica Festival. The chairman Markus Roth talks about why they are here again and how he deals with mistakes in his area.
With their video game, the four youngsters Lorenz Gonsa, Martin Hatler, Samuel Stallybrass and Vincent Thierry made it to the Golden Nica: They received the the prize for “Levers and Buttons” in the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category. This year’s Prix Ars Electronica will be awarded in Linz on September 7, 2018.
“The Bien” by Stefan Mittlböck-Jungwirth-Fohringer portrays an extinct bee colony—doing so in terms of its absence. The work will be on display in Linz’s Mariendom cathedral during the Ars Electronica Festival September 6-10, 2018. Find out more in this interview.
The 2018 Ars Electronica Festival is not only an event for media art, technology and society – a wide variety of sciences are also represented at over 500 events, lectures, workshops and open labs. Find the best festival tips for scientists here.
At the Ars Electronica Festival’s Big Concert Night on September 9, 2018, Silke Grabinger and two members of her SILK Fluegge troupe will dance to Symphonie Fantastique performed by the Bruckner Orchestra in the Gleishalle of POSTCITY Linz. Find out more in this interview.
“The Practice of Art and Science” at the Ars Electronica Festival September 6-10, 2018 presents projects at the interface of these two disciplines. Find out more in this interview.
Every year, the Ars Electronica Festival is a get-together of the biggest names in media art, science and technology – and at the same time, a playground and experimental space for young students. Here, you can find out which program items are particularly exciting for students this year.
The Ars Electronica Festival (September 6-10, 2018) will feature several virtual reality projects once again this year. To let festivalgoers enjoy hands-on experiences with them, Vienna-based VREI Company has made a few VR devices available. VREI CEO Florian Sam provides details in this interview.
Biologist Ernst Hafen will speak at the Ars Electronica Festival’s Theme Conference on September 7, 2018 about how we can deploy our data to foster scientific progress and democratize the data economy at the same time. He goes into detail in this interview.
What would an Ars Electronica Festival be without a comprehensive program for music lovers? We have compiled the best highlights for music fans out of all the concerts, performances, happenings, lectures, tours and more.
This year, designer and biohacker Giulia Tomasello won the STARTS Prize in the category “Artistic Exploration” for her Do-It-Yourself harvesting set for bacteria at home, “Future Flora”. Before the artist comes to the Ars Electronica Festival (September 6 – 10, 2018) to present her work, she has already told us more about it in this…
The Ars Electronica Festival’s Sonic Saturday at Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität is an entire day dedicated to sound art. For a preview of the events lined up on September 8th, read this interview.
For Social Activists and Eco Warriors: These are the events and projects of the 2018 Ars Electronica Festival that you definitely should not miss.
The coveted Golden Nica of the Prix Ars Electronica in the category of computer animation goes to “TROPICS” by Mathilde Lavenne this year. At the Ars Electronica Festival from September 6 to 10, 2018, the artist will present her award-winning work – read more in the interview.
How can plastic be made more sustainable? Greiner, a maker of plastic and foam products, will present two good ideas on this subject that the company’s own employees came up with. See them at the Festival September 6-10, 2018.
The 2018 Ars Electronica Festival not only offers a host of lectures, events, projects, concerts and more for adults – kids and youngsters will also find a heap of projects to enjoy. In this article, you can find out which are the absolute program highlights for families.
Without our many partners and sponsors, the Ars Electronica Festival could not take place – certainly not on this scale, with over 500 events, projects and performances. Thanks to Klangfarbe Wien, they will be equipped with lighting and sound technology throughout the entire festival.
Ars Electronica has a new web address: ars.electronica.art! With the .ART domain, Ars Electronica joins the ranks of renowned artists and organizations in the online art world. We talked to Ulvi Kasimov, founder of the .ART domain, and Gerfried Stocker, Artistic Director of Ars Electronica, about the switch.
More than 500 events, workshops, performances, lectures and Open Labs are on the program of the 2018 Ars Electronica Festival. To make the selection a little easier: Here you will find the best festival tips for techies.