The Woman on the Picture

Gustav Klimt and Rebecca Merlic placed the image of the woman at the centre of their artistic work - an analysis.

The Sky above Atacama: Chilean Artists at the Ars Electronica Festival 2022

The interaction between the Atacama sky and clouds with the local audience in Linz: these Chilean artists will represent their home country at the Ars Electronica Festival 2022.

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.

Philip Glass at the Prix gala
Happy Birthday, Philip Glass!

Philip Glass, the most famous representative of minimal music and longtime companion of Ars Electronica, celebrates his 85th birthday - we congratulate him!

The Golden Nica
Prix Ars Electronica 2022: Here we go again!

The Prix Ars Electronica kicks off the New Year! For the 35th time in a row, the world's most traditional media art competition is entering the next round.

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.

Joe Davis: In Search of Paradoxes

Just recently, Joe Davis and Sarah Khan stored 2,417 quintillion angels on the head of a pin. Reason enough to talk to the BioArt pioneer about the connection between art and science.

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.

Ars Electronica Futurelab, 25th anniversary, Futurelab Day
[ˈdaːzaɪn] – Audiovisual Performance

Embedded in a technical, symbolic and metaphysical universe, the audiovisual performance [ˈdaːzaɪn] by media artists Arno Deutschbauer and Micha Elias Pichlkastner alias "Sective" immersed the packed Deep Space 8K in a reloaded atmosphere.

Temazcal: Vizualized Percussion Performance with Elliott Gaston-Ross in Deep Space 8K
Temazcal – The art of percussion

An acoustic, visual and digital interpretation of Javier Alvarez's "Temazcal" for maracas by percussion artist Elliott Gaston-Ross to live visuals by Florian Berger.

Refik Anadol: "Buildings can dream"

With his large-scale visualizations and animations, media artist Refik Anadol brings incomprehensible numbers and measurement data to life and returns them to the physical world.

Futurelab Ideas Expedition 2021: Sounding Letters, Ali Nikrang
Sounding Letters – AI and human intelligence in concert

There have been many attempts to express music in words. But what happens when you transform a sequence of letters into music with the help of Artificial Intelligence?

When Artists make use of Artificial Intelligence

The powerful tool "artificial intelligence" is increasingly finding its way into media art. Three artists talk about how they use AI and where they see their role as artists.

It's a wrap! This was the first ArtScience Residency enabled by Art Collection Deutsche Telekom

AI, bias, listening infrastructures and art: Laura Welzenbach, Head of Ars Electronica Export, is looking back at the first year of the ArtScience Residency enabled by Art Collection Deutsche Telekom.

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

What differentiates analog from digitally generated work?

K'ARTS Garden: “Our work is fresh and fun”

Ars Electronica accompanied K-ARTS students for one semester. The result were eight artworks that will be shown at the Ars Electronica Festival.

Artificial intelligence as a meta-researcher

An international collective experimenting between art and science. A multidisciplinary educational organization to explore the origin and nature of life in the universe and the evolution of intelligence. The beginning of a wonderful friendship.

He lets mini-robots make music

An interview with this year's EMAP Residency Artist: Moritz Simon Geist!

Textiles dyeing with Bacteria

No harmful chemicals, significantly lower water consumption. Julia Moser explains how pigment bacteria are used to color clothing. (German language)

The Future is Coded, Fanny Zaman
The Future Is Coded

Travel restrictions raise new challenges for cross-boundary artistic/scientific research. Residencies at the Ars Electronica Futurelab remain a source of mutual inspiration.

Ars Electronica Futurelab NHK: 8K-Beyond the Frame
Resonant Media – How 8K can affect perception and emotion

Visual media make the invisible visible; document, capture, make emotional. They capture the moment for eternity.

Who was Isao Tomita?

He not only laid the foundations of the synthesizer boom, but also pushed boundaries and influenced numerous sound artists.

Step into Space

Wanted: Our place in the universe. Found: A team that combines humans and AI to answer fundamental questions. Sarah Petkus and Mark J. Koch aim to educate artificial intelligence to become an individual.

About disappearance

In 2020, Wolfgang Fadi Dorninger receives the City of Linz's Art Appreciation Award in the category of Media, Product and Communication Design and defy the event-free times with a performance on December 1 in the Ars Electronica Center's Deep Space 8K that will be broadcast on Home Delivery. A different kind of awards ceremony.

Ars Electronica Gallery Spaces Garden

2020 is a truly blasted year for the art industry, as available resources were concentrated first and foremost in politics and health care to overcome the crisis. And so the ice was getting thinner and thinner for the art business, and it became clear that a new assessment of the situation was necessary - and quickly, if one did not want to sink. The only platform still available for commercial transactions was - and still is - the Net.

Strolling Between the Disciplines

The JKU campus as a place of encounter and as a place for projects that can only be discovered by strolling through the park and looking attentively into the air. JKU LIT @ Ars Electronica as well as the Garden Exhibition in Kepler's Garden on the JKU Campus feature playful projects that combine various disciplines.

THE WILD STATE

A prairie in the Wild West, a futuristic pirate island on the ocean, people dancing at Burning Man - what images emerge in front of your inner eye when you hear THE WILD STATE?

Women in Media Arts: Does AI think like a (white) man?

"Women in Media Arts" is an Ars Electronica database specifically dedicated to women in media arts. In this series, we introduce you to female media artists and their work, starting with the question: Does AI think like a (White) man?

All connected, all affected

Shaun Hu's works explore the relationship between humans and nature in the digital age. "Internet of Everything: All Connections" - currently part of the "human (un)limited" exhibition in Beijing - shows how everything around us is not only connected but also affected.

DuoSkin: Like a Second Skin

Nice metallic tattoo or modern on skin interface? Based on the aesthetics of temporary skin jewelry on skin, DuoSkin creates devices that allow users to control their mobile devices or display and store information on their skin. The project is currently part of Ars Electronica's "human (un)limited" exhibition in Beijing.