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.

That's why we are so fascinated by technology

We experiment, develop and tell stories with technology. The first part of Ars Electronica's 2022 Year in Review shows how.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Futurelab Day: Creative Resilience for Planet B

With workshops, discussions, guided tours and spectacular experiences, we want to shape the future together on September 8!

Opening Day: Highlights and Insights

The first day of the Ars Electronica Festival awaits you with exciting performances and lots of art, technology and new inspirations.

"We've got to do something!"

Ars Electronica has set itself the goal of taking its social responsibility seriously. One expression of this is the create your world program.

Expedition into the realm of ideas

From climate change to microbiology and artificial intelligence: the most experimental ideas from the Ars Electronica Futurelab will once again be presented at this year's festival.

Campus Exhibitions: Young Creation and International Perspectives

In collaboration with international academic institutions, the Campus exhibitions of the University of Art and Design Linz will once again become a platform for media art and experimental approaches.

Treetop Talks: (Eye) Level Reinterpreted

Finding common ground through a new perspective? During the Ars Electronica Festival, a meeting zone of a different sort is created in the form of the treetop talks.

A parallel (r)evolution — Digital Art in Latin America

Contemporary Latin-American Art combined with technology: The CIFO-Ars Electronica Awards offer a new perspective on media art and tackling global challenges.

Festival University 2022: Future Takes Place in Linz

With literally red-hot topics, young visions and a public simulative trial, Festival University wants to take a step towards the future again this year.