Polychoros - Night Performances

Human and virtual dancer in a duet of self-realization: an expressive dance performance in Deep Space 8K.

\a.ni.i.la.sjɔ̃\ [annihilation] - Night Performances

When humans and industry threaten the planet: a dystopian performance as an immersive experience in Deep Space 8K.

SonoSynthesis - Night Performances

Humans, AI and microorganisms compose together: SonoSynthesis presents a hybrid future of art at its world premiere.

Man-Machine Music - Night Performances

How can we use AI as a creative resource in the future? An audiovisual interpretation of an AI composition invites reflection.

Maki Namekawa with Life Ink - Night Performances

When creativity becomes visible: a unique performance of pianist Maki Namekawa, visualized live by her brain waves and body signals.

Society? That's us!

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.

More than just survival: "Work of the Future"

How will future generations earn income - and how can work serve a common good? An open discussion at the Futurelab Day.

How to build creative resilience for a planet B

To save Earth, humanity needs to join forces. The Futurelab Day provided unique perspectives on how to proceed.

This was the second ArtScience Residency

Migration and displacement pose some of the biggest humanitarian challenges of our time. The winner of this year’s ArtScience Residency enabled by Art Collection Deutsche Telekom, Irakli Sabekia, addressed the issues of spatial justice in his project the “Archive of Spatial Knowledge”.

What is the "Humanity of the Future"?

Technological possibilities give hints of a new humanity. The Ars Electronica Futurelab invited artists and researchers to discuss what comes next.

How to create "Media of the Future"

Let's explore issues instead of just reacting to the media - but how? Experts shared ideas at the Futurelab Day.

Humanity in-between Videogames and Neurofeedback

With 5 interactive installations, Belgian artist Roel Heremans makes the ethical framework for innovation in our society playfully tangible.

Artistic Journalism in Deep Space 8K
Dataspace: Newspaper of the Future?

How to bring truth to the center of collective perception? Artistic Journalism and Dataspace as ways out of the vacuum of real information.

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Earth4All: It is not too late

50 years after "The Limits to Growth" Club of Rome with "Earth4All" warns about the consequences of social inequality for our planet: A Survival Guide for Humanity

The court which the future calls for

As part of the Festival University 2022, the International Environmental and Climate Court was created - a place for information, storytelling and discussion.

Diverse, fresh, exciting: Futurelab Day 2022

How the Ars Electronica Futurelab celebrated the Festival with guests and the public - open, multifaceted and always surprising.

Data Telling Story

WebExpression, an audiovisual interpretation of data for Cisco Systems makes abstract dynamics visible, telling a story about hybrid corporate culture.

On four wheels into the future?

BMW, Supersense and Ars Electronica Futurelab focused on the automobile in the midst of the climate and energy crisis.

It’s a Wrap(-Up)! – This was the Ars Electronica Festival 2022

The Ars Electronica Festival 2022 is in the books! Join us as we look back on five days of unique exhibitions, exciting performances, moving lectures and countless events.

The Ars Electronica Festival 2022 in pictures

This is by far only a small excerpt of the many impressions with which the 2022 Ars Electronica Festival in Linz thrilled us in five days.

Directors Talk: Facing crises creatively

How can creativity and art help society face crises in a resilient way? The Ars Electronica Futurelab is looking for answers.

Dataspace: Global Impact of Russia's War on Ukraine

What does this war mean for each of us? A visualization of facts and figures explains the consequences of an invasion.

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Life Ink: On the trail of creativity

Opening at the Ars Electronica Festival 2022: The brand-new Life Ink exhibition aims to explore the secrets of creativity.

Prix Day: An Artistic Finale

On the last day of the festival, the focus will be on art. But as always, there will also be a variety of exciting projects on contemporary topics such as climate change, robotics or crisis management waiting for you.

Gigapixel images from the Vatican: when beauty leads to faith

Experience spectacular gigapixel images from the Sistine Chapel of the Vatican Museums in Rome up close in the Deep Space 8K.

Night Performances: Experience the night anew

The Ars Electronica Futurelab invites all festival visitors: Innovative projects, unique performances and entirely new experiences are waiting for you.

Plan B Day: Creating Future Together

The Saturday of the festival awaits you with numerous inspirations for jointly taking steps towards a future in which we meet inevitable challenges as a global community.

Controlled / Uncontrolled: when dancing to chaos

Can you dance uncontrollably to electronic music? And can you follow the rhythm after a while to bring yourself back under control? un ctrl knows!

What you shouldn't miss at the Ars Electronica Festival 2022

We have an overview and insight into what you can expect on the respective days of the Ars Electronica Festival 2022!

STARTS Day: Artistic Innovation and Musical Visions

What are the highlights of the Friday of the Ars Electronica Festival? We'll give you some interesting insights into the packed program.