What does the melting of Antarctica have to do with the future of planet Earth? A lot – and that’s exactly why Giulia Foscari and UNLESS, in the work “Antarctic Resolution”, awarded the STARTS Prize 2022, have called for saving Antarctica and say: “Speak up for Antarctica now!”
“It takes a village to create something special” and Holly Herndon and her team have succeeded in doing just that. In the interview, she presents her machine learning project in more detail, for which she has now received the European Commission’s STARTS Prize 2022.
In this interview, Gerfried Stocker explains why it takes more than virtual meetings to get people talking and how the Ars Electronica Festival is trying to become sustainable and resource-conserving.
From the hopelessness of the climate crisis to the thinking space of art – in this conversation with Gerfried Stocker, we take a closer look at the theme of the 2022 Ars Electronica Festival.
What is Julie Andrews doing in the Aral Sea with VR goggles? Gerfried Stocker, Artistic Director of Ars Electronica, explains the thoughts behind the festival subject “Welcome to Planet B” and tells us how the image was created.
The interaction between the Atacama sky and clouds with the local audience in Linz: these Chilean artists will represent their home country at the Ars Electronica Festival 2022.