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.

Spot and the mobility of future generations

Finding new ideas for sustainable mobility, with AI and Boston Dynamics’ robot: A unique event in Japan included experts and families alike.

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.

Experience how the climate affects the Großglockner

Immerse yourself in the Glockner.Luft.Raum by the Ars Electronica Futurelab: an experience in the new kärnten.museum.

Prestigious innovation award for Futurelab project

"Virtual Anatomy" by the Ars Electronica Futurelab in cooperation with Siemens Healthineers and the JKU has been awarded at the E&T Innovation Awards.

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.

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.

Ars Electronica Festival 2022
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

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.

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.

Ars Electronica Futurelab
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.

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.

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!

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.

Ars Electronica Futurelab Artist Residency
Roel Heremans: The NeuroRight Arcades

Ars Electronica Festival 2022: In a world where neuro-wearables and brain-computer interfaces will soon be ubiquitous, we should also talk about "NeuroRights."

How we do research in Deep Space 8K (2)

Diving into alien worlds, experiencing art and medicine in a completely new way: Research in Deep Space 8K opens up unique opportunities.

How we do research in Deep Space 8K (1)

Whether individually or in large groups, with robots or in virtual worlds: The Deep Space 8K makes unique research possible.

Digital transformation – for whom?

Who benefits from digital transformation and who should own it? – Questions the Art Thinking Forum Tokyo was asking.