State of the ART(ist): Creative Freedom in Risky Times
As last year, State of the ART(ist) 2023, now with a broader focus, aims to provide visibility to artists in precarious situations.
Walter Haupt 1935 - 2023
The inventor of the Klangwolke is dead. An obituary for Walter Haupt, who died in Munich on May 17, 2023 at the age of 88.
What about AIxxNOSOGRAPHIES?
For the third round of the ArtScience Residency Rainald Schumacher met artist Špela Petrič, the winner of the 2023 edition, for an interview.
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.
Campus Exhibitions: Young Creation and International Perspectives
In collaboration with international academic institutions, the Campus exhibitions of the University of Art and Design Linz will once again become a platform for media art and experimental approaches.
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."
Cyber Arts 2022: The best media artworks of the year
This year, for the first time, the Cyber Arts exhibition brings together the year's best Prix Ars Electronica award-winning art projects in the KEPLER'S GARDENS on the campus of Johannes Kepler University Linz.
Tools to Confront Unbalanced Realities
What rights do you have in the location of your residence? In his work, artist Irakli Sabekia deals with the spatial and social memory of people who have been forcefully displaced.
State of the ART(ist): “Art is neither warlike nor peaceful”
We are convinced that we need art as a space where contradictions can be possible. But how do you deal with these contradictions in times of war? What influence does this have on curation and how does one implement the theme of political persecution in an Open Call?
"What happens in Antarctica does not stay in Antarctica"
What does the melting of Antarctica have to do with the future of planet Earth? A lot - and that's exactly why Giulia Foscari and UNLESS, in the work "Antarctic Resolution", awarded the STARTS Prize 2022, have called for saving Antarctica and say: "Speak up for Antarctica now!"
Holly+: Come and sing like Holly Herndon!
"It takes a village to create something special" and Holly Herndon and her team have succeeded in doing just that. In the interview, she presents her machine learning project in more detail, for which she has now received the European Commission's STARTS Prize 2022.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
[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 – 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.
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.
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!