Ars Electronica Futurelab
Deep Space EVOLUTION: Sounding Letters

With a virtual piano concert in 3D, the new program in Deep Space 8K shows how humans and AI make music together.

Deep Space EVOLUTION: Transient

Impermanent Paintings in Deep Space 8K: Immerse yourself in audiovisual paintings created in collaboration with generative algorithms.

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.

Swarm robotics up close

Drones merging to a digital canvas or painting with light: An Ars Electronica Futurelab workshop showcased the art of swarm robotics.

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Deep Space EVOLUTION: Welcome to Planet B

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

Innocence at Passage Shopping Center
Throwback: Innocence

Innocence was a 2013 work by the Ars Electronica Futurelab dedicated to Linz's childhood memories of the Passage shopping center.

The Deep Space EVOLUTION has started

On March 30, 2022, Deep Space EVOLUTION celebrated its premiere at the Ars Electronica Center. We have a few impressions for you.

That's what the new Deep Space EVOLUTION program looks like

New laser projectors, the most powerful graphics cards, a 3D tracking system and a whole range of new interactive programs and spectacular applications. This is Deep Space EVOLUTION.

Deep Space EVOLUTION: From the Cave into the Deep Space

With the CAVE, the Ars Electronica Futurelab laid the foundation for this experiential environment in the 1990s. "Deep Space EVOLUTION" is Ars Electronica's next chapter when it comes to immersive visual worlds.

How to dive into hybrid reality

“Action!” The Ars Electronica Futurelab’s team shares its insights on the new video production system Deep Virtual.

Rheingld at the Brucknerhaus Linz
Throwback: Das Rheingold

In 2004, the Ars Electronica Futurelab designed an interactive computer-controlled visualization for the opera "Das Rheingold" by Richard Wagner.

Origami, robotics and a new world of music

How do origami and robotics create music? The Ars Electronica Futurelab's new video presents the world of oribotic instruments.

Matsudo Science Art Festival 2021
Matsudo – A city of inspiration

Matsudo International Science Art Festival 2021: How a Japanese city and its creative community cultivate the future.

Spaxel in Dubai
Throwback: Spaxels

Spaxels are autonomous drones that can be moved freely in space to form dynamic, three-dimensional figures in the night sky.

A virtual city
Throwback: City Puzzle

City Puzzle by the Ars Electronica Futurelab was an interactive simulation environment that let you create virtual urban landscapes.

Into the new year with our future experts

To kick off the new year, the Ars Electronica Futurelab is giving very special futurologists a chance to have their say.

25 years Ars Electronica Futurelab, Night Performances
Morphologies – Digital Formations and Analog Music

Analog music generates digital visualizations: Maki Namekawa, Cori O'Lan and Rubin Kodheli in a timeless night performance at Deep Space 8K.

Gulliver's World at the Ars Electronica Center
Throwback: Gulliver's World

Gulliver's World, the further development of Gulliver's Box, was a multi-user mixed reality system developed by the Ars Electronica Futurelab.

25 years Ars Electronica Futurelab
25 years of Futurelab - "What a journey!"

Exhibition, workshops, performances and the question of the future: This is how the Ars Electronica Futurelab celebrated its anniversary on the "Futurelab Day" 2021.

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.

Join: What will your life be like in 25 years?

Share your future visions with the world - "Memo Futurum" makes this happen until the end of the year. Only in 2046 they will be recalled.

Ars Electronica Futurelab: Virtuelle Krippe
Future Christmas

Whether Christmas hurry or Advent lockdown, we have a suitable program for a contemplative pre-Christmas time: The Virtual Crib from St. Mary's Cathedral in Linz.

Ars Electronica Futurelab Night Performances
11°22'4''142°35'5'' – Noise and Visuals in Deep Space 8K

Accordion Noise and Visual Performance 11°22'4''142°35'5'' took us down to the deepest point of the Mariana Trench as part of the Ars Electronica Futurelab's Night Performances in Deep Space 8K.

Bio Ink, Ars Electronica Futurelab
Creative collaboration with microscopic organisms

A chemical reaction chamber allows researchers in the second phase of the Bio Ink experiment to interact with living artworks as they grow.

Bio Ink, Ars Electronica Futurelab
Experimental Art with living ink

Ars Electronica Futurelab's Bio Ink research combines cutting-edge digital technologies with biotechnology to explore nature, life on the planet and the microcosm of this world.

Bio Ink, Ars Electronica Futurelab
Bio Ink - Co-Creation with nature

Co-creating artworks together with microscopic organisms has an impact on how we perceive the world, the way we live, and what it means to be alive.

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.

School of the Future -Open Studio- FUTURE PICNIC
A Picnic for a positive future

The "School of the Future -OPEN STUDIO-" in Tokyo Midtown invites visitors to the spacious garden of Tokyo Midtown for a "Future Picnic" in the greenery to reunite the people of the metropolis with themselves and nature after a year of distance.

Humphrey the flight smulator
Throwback: Humphrey the flight simulator

Howering just a few meters above the lobby of the Ars Electronica Center, an installation called Humphrey promised a very special kind of experience which was connceted to a deeply human desire.