Is it really worth the effort?

Outside is winter, inside we harvest our own grain. Three months we have struggled, spent more than 400 euros, but harvested less than 800 grams of barley.

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.

Textiles dyeing with Bacteria

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

A lot going on in the moss!

The new Home Delivery Workshop for Biodiversity Day is here! Equipped with microscopes and laboratory materials, elementary school children can now also get a virtual taste of the life of a researcher.

Trans*Plant: May the Chlorophyll be with/in you

In the course of history, especially in Western culture, human has moved further and further away from nature. In language, too, there is a demarcation to the environment, although human as a living being is actually part of it. With their project "Trans*Plant", the artist group Quimera Rosa wants to draw attention to this strange separation of human and nature.

"Humans can determine their own evolution"

With innovative tools such as CRISPR/Cas9, humans can dive deeper into the development of life ever before and change it according to their own ideas. Manuel Selg from FH OÖ Campus Wels will talk about what this is all about and what has happened since the first BioLab was set up at the Ars Electronica Center as part of the theme weekend "Optimization of our Body".

In Vitro Typewriter – Our Information Traces

Already the sixth edition of the exhibition series "TIME OUT" openes on June 6, 2016, at the Ars Electronica Center! This show staged in cooperation with Linz Art University showcases outstanding media art projects by undergrads in the school’s Time-based and Interactive Media program. One of the projects of TIME OUT .06 is the "In Vitro Typewriter" by Simon Krenn.