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.

How art and science can benefit from each other

Ars Electronica and the ArtCollection Deutsche Telekom are collaborating to select artists for a residency at the interface between the fields of art and science. To kick off the partnership, we spoke with both sides about the importance of Art&Science.

Let's get STARTed!

It's that time again! The submission for the STARTS Prize 2020 is open. Starting immediately, the European Commission, together with Ars Electronica, Bozar and Waag, is once again looking for pioneering projects at the interface of art, technology and science that contribute to economic and social innovation.

The Practice of Art and Science at the 2018 Ars Electronica Festival

“The Practice of Art and Science” at the Ars Electronica Festival September 6-10, 2018 presents projects at the interface of these two disciplines. Find out more in this interview.

European Media Art Platform: New Residencies for Media Artists

WANTED: up-and-coming talents in media art! The European Media Art Platform awards several two-month residencies at 11 European institutions. In this interview, Peter Zorn of Werkleitz goes into detail about the network, and Ars Electronica’s Veronika Liebl recaps the European Digital Art and Science Network’s activities since its launch in 2015.

Medical technology and art make a wonderful match!

The Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing MEVIS based in Bremen, Germany and Taiwanese media & sound artist Yen Tzu Chang have organized a workshop for pupils in cooperation with the Ars Electronica Center. The workshop blends art and science—in concrete terms, technical procedures of medical imaging and sound art. We talked to Sabrina Haase of Fraunhofer MEVIS about the workshop.

The Wandering Artist Project

For her proposal to send a robot with artistic skills into outer space, robotics engineer Sarah Petkus was the recipient of an Honorary Mention from the 2016 art&science@ESA. In this interview, she talks about her plans for her upcoming residency at the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Ars Electronica Futurelab, about humane robots, and the essential elements that actually constitute a robot.

STEAM Imaging: An Experiment in Art & Science

The Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing (MEVIS) has announced an exciting artist-in-residency program that focuses on links between art and science. They’re also integrating pupils into this experiment.