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

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.

Ars Electronica Futurelab
Mission AI – Experience. Understand. Co-create.

Hardly any other technology currently leaves us as perplexed as artificial intelligence. The exhibition "Mission AI" at the Deutsches Museum Bonn now also conveys a deep understanding.

Ars Electronica Futurelab
Man-Machine Music: A Classic of the Future?

Forward-looking prelude to Ingolstadt Science Congress with AI compositions of the Ars Electronica Futurelab co-performed by the Georgian Chamber Orchestra.

Futurelab – Prototype of a think-and-do tank

Cuba visits Linz: A delegation from the Cuban Computer Science Union finds inspiration in the Ars Electronica Futurelab's unique concept.

Deep Space EVOLUTION: Virtual Anatomy

A fascinating journey through the human body turns anatomy data into an immersive 3D experience in Ars Electronica Center.

Deep Space EVOLUTION: Uniview 3.0

Explore the space with the new version of "Uniview", the amazing virtual planetarium program of Ars Electronica Center's Deep Space 8K.

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.

Ars Electronica Futurelab
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.

Virtual Reality beyond Deep Space 8K

Camera rolling! Ars Electronica Futurelab's Deep Virtual video production system merges physical and virtual reality to live-stream VR from Deep Space 8K.

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.