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.

Controlled / Uncontrolled: when dancing to chaos

Can you dance uncontrollably to electronic music? And can you follow the rhythm after a while to bring yourself back under control? un ctrl knows!

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.

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.

Art from Asia: The 4th VH Award

International art and diversity are one of the many key aspects of the Ars Electronica Festival. A project that showcases these components in Linz is the 4th edition of the VH Award.

Leonardo's Mona Lisa in 8K

It is our great pleasure to announce that once again this year, one of the world's most famous works of art will embellish our Deep Space 8K screen during the Ars Electronica Festival: the Mona Lisa!

Digital transformation – for whom?

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

Deep Space EVOLUTION: Virtual Anatomy

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

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.

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.

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
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.

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.

Grabmal aus der Stiftskirche Wilhering im Deep Space 8K, Ars Electronica Center
Digitization of cultural heritage

For the most recent digitization project, too, a Gothic tomb from the collegiate church of Wilhering, researchers of the Ars Electronica Futurelab successfully used the non-contact method of photogrammetry.

Sneak peek into the future

In this video tour of the "Alchemists of the Future" exhibition, Hideaki Ogawa takes you on an extraordinary journey into the future.

Deck 50: New Science Communication Platform at the Vienna Natural History Museum

By the means of Citizen Science, a new laboratory and workshop area, interactive research stations and immersive worlds in Deck 50 awaken the researcher's instinct in visitors and invite to engage.

NHM, Ars Electronica Futurelab, Inseq Design: Deck 50
Where science meets society

Deck 50 at the Vienna Museum of Natural History: In a world facing great challenges, we should all understand that science affects the whole of society — and it has to motivate people.

Futurelab Ideas Expedition 2021
Ideas for the Future

Our world is in flux and no one knows exactly where it’s headed. But one thing is certain: In times like these, with the future coming at us at top speed, what we really need are good ideas.

Alchemists of the Future 25 Years Ars Electronica Futurelab
Alchemists of the Future

The DNA of the Ars Electronica Futurelab in the eighth and final episode of the 25th Anniversary Series

Inside Futurelab 25th Anniversary Series
Art Thinking

There are difficult questions waiting for creative answers

Inside Ars Electronica Futurelab: 25th Anniversary Series
Humanity and Robotinity

A society that is changing along with its technology needs a new form of humanity

Ars Electronica Futurelab - The Book: Alchemists of the Future
Alchemists of the Future — The Book

25 years Ars Electronica Futurelab: It’s a year full of memories — of stories and concepts, of successes and challenges. Of visions, ideas and utopias.

Inside Ars Electronica Futurelab: 25th Anniversary Series
Creative (Artificial) Intelligence

What differentiates analog from digitally generated work?

Ars Electronica Center
Directors Talk – 25 years Ars Electronica Futurelab and beyond

We all shape future - constantly. In the process, we are confronted with major challenges, from the climate crisis to digital transformation.

Inside Ars Electrnica Futurelab: 25th Anniversary Series
The Art of Swarms

The Spaxels were just the beginning of a long journey into the future of the Ars Electronica Futurelab

Inside Ars Electronica Futurelab: 25th Anniversary Series
Poetic Systems

How art can make complex structures tangible

Oribokit: Origami Robot DIY Kit
ORIBOKIT™ How to build robotic origami

With Oribokit™, a DIY kit for origami robots, Matthew Gardiner aims to collectively cross the boundaries between art and science towards the future.

Inside Futurelab 25th Anniversary Series
Computation and Beyond

How can we inspire people to actively design our common future?

Digital Humanism: Teaching and learning through an artistic lens

Education is one of the core aspects of the European Platform for Digital Humanism, which is only natural, as historically education has always been fundamental to what we understand humanism to be.

Challenging the Human Perspective

How to address the biodiversity and climate crisis through collaborative and innovative art-driven approaches.