Learning at school - Digital and together

Digitalisation is changing the way we learn together at school. The jury of the education award "Klasse! Lernen" looked at ideas and proposals for using these digital tools.

We award your digitalization projects!

Teachers and students can now submit for the "Klasse! Lernen." education award. Project manager Veronika Krenn explains how it works.

Day 5 is Art Thinking Day

The last day of the festival is underway, and it's a busy one. Art Thinking Day once again shines the spotlight on the artists, especially the Prix Ars Electronica winners.

Day 4: Digital humanists of all countries, unite!

Anthropocene, data capitalism and big tech monopolies - only a few years back and the terms would have been either completely unknown or at least neglectable. Now, in the midst of the digital transformation, they are omnipresent and have given birth to the term "digital humanism".

Day 3: Friday is New Digital Deal Day

Climate justice, sustainable digitization, solidarity and care, low-carbon design and education - all important ingredients for a new approach to the challenges of our time.

Day 2: Welcome to Innovation Day

Thursday is all about innovation - in a whole series of panels, talks and symposia, experts from art, science and business meet and think ahead. At the same time, the exhibitions will present works that illustrate innovation in the 21st century.

Volunteer Fair Upper Austria meets Ars Electronica

FEST.ENGAGIERT will take place in the course of the Ars Electronica Festival for the first time in 2021. This collaboration is based on the belief in change, the belief in a "New Digital Deal.

When, if not now?

Some people think the future is written in the stars. Others go to Ars Electronica. "Activism", especially in the digital area, is a red-hot topic and therefore of course represented at the Ars Electronica Festival.

Some people believe everything they read on the Internet...

...others go to Ars Electronica. That's why this year's festival features numerous projects and gardens on the topic of "Digital Education".

Festival University - Studying (in) the Future

In the course of this year's Ars Electronica Festival, the Festival University will be organised for the first time in cooperation with the JKU.

Some people think 2°C is no big deal...

...others go to Ars Electronica. We present you a selection of projects and gardens that deal with questions around the topic of ecology.

"The wheel is spinning again!"

A New Digital Deal - 2021 kicks off the beginning of the doing. A first preview of the Ars Electronica Festival.

create your world 2020 – are you ready?

Each one of us has one or even more talents. Some talents are visible, others are hidden and have yet to be discovered. Essential for this is the talent development platform create your world.

Tattoo Sensors and Code Poems - Future of Sanity?

The Ö1 project "Repairing the Future" raises questions such as: Can we rethink and redesign the future with our innovative ideas? And can we use these ideas to bring new concepts to life that do not exist yet? Definitely!

The Prix Ars Electronica Jury 2020: u19 – create your world

Young ideas and promising projects: These five experts in their respective fields will decide which are the best submissions to the 2020 Prix Ars Electronica in the u19 – create your world category.

Who are the u19 – create your world winners?

Until March 16, we're looking for your projects and ideas or designs for the future in the u19 – create your world category of the Prix Ars Electronica. These five young creatives, innovators, and forward-thinkers have won the race for the Golden Nica in recent years.

"We are not looking for superstars!"

create your world is Ars Electronica's future initiative of the next generation. As such, it's currently on the lookout again for talents - not for superstars in the Prix Ars Electronica. Everyone can participate, everyone can win.

Simon Mück: „Come into my world!"

“Komm in meine Welt”(en: come to my world) is a film by Simon Mück (AT) that was created at the Ars Electronica Festival 2019. The young director had previously submitted several times to the Prix Ars Electronica in the category u19 - create your world - which was drawing attention to his talent.

The best festival tips for: Families

More than 540 events with more than 1400 artists at 16 locations in and around Linz will be taking place at the Ars Electronica Festival 2019. To make it a little easier for you to choose, we have summarized the best festival tips for families.

Jungle: Like scrolling through an instagram feed

It's supposed to feel like scrolling through an instagram feed. Alex Lazarov is 19 years old, a young creative filmmaker and YouTuber from Vienna. In his web series "Jungle", for which he won the Golden Nica of the Prix Ars Electronica 2019 in the u19 - CREATE YOUR WORLD category, he takes us on a journey through a summer of his generation.

netidee promotes innovative projects that make the Internet better

No more entries can be submitted for the Prix Ars Electronica 2019, the winners have been announced and the Golden Nica awards are planned. However, you can still apply for the netidee call 14. We'll introduce you to a few projects and explain how you can apply.

Just for Fun? Playful learning!

Feel young again? The Family Days at the Ars Electronica Center offer adults a mental rejuvenation cure through a fresh, young approach to current topics and give children and teenagers the freedom to breathe life into Artificial Intelligence with pleasure and in the self-experiment.

netidee: Three Projects, three Motivations, three Fundings

Until March 18, 2019, the netidee Special Prize will be looking for projects in the Prix Ars Electronica's u19 - CREATE YOUR WORLD category that is designed to take the Internet a step further. We picked out three projects from Austria funded by the Internet Private Foundation Austria and asked around how the development of the CADMeshConverter, AudiCom and "out of tune" is going at the moment - and how the teams themselves have learned to deal with time resources and setbacks.

Levers and Buttons: The Virtual Way to the Golden Nica

With their video game, the four youngsters Lorenz Gonsa, Martin Hatler, Samuel Stallybrass and Vincent Thierry made it to the Golden Nica: They received the the prize for "Levers and Buttons" in the u19 - CREATE YOUR WORLD category. This year's Prix Ars Electronica will be awarded in Linz on September 7, 2018.

The Big Fire Brigade Challenge: Emergency Error Battle

A state of emergency prevails among POSTCITY’s bank of spiral packet chutes! The Big Fire Brigade Challenge will go down on Saturday, September 8th amidst the 2018 Ars Electronica Festival. To find out how new technologies can be brought into play at a conventional rescue & extinguish exercise, read this interview.

u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD: Alternative Teaching and Learning

u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD, the Future Festival of the Next Generation staged annually at the Ars Electronica Festival, showcases the ideas and technologies young people are deploying to change our world. This interview offers a preview of some of the great stuff you’ll be able to see, try out and explore September 6-10, 2018.

"Out of Tune" Puts Music Lovers on the Right Track

An internet project entitled Out of Tune recently garnered the 2018 Prix Ars Electronica’s netidee special prize for Samuel Daurer and Ämilian Mayrhofer. The two technical school students programmed a solution to help them stay oriented in the boundless universe of music.

netidee 2017: From Digital Games to Selfish Mining

The netidee internet subsidy initiative provided generous financial support to Austrian researchers in 2017—for instance, those working on bachelor’s degree projects, master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations. Recipients include Harald Koberg, who’s investigating the social significance of digital gaming, and Simon Mulser’s work on “selfish mining” of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin.

netidee 2017: A Hotbed of New Ideas

E-voting and blockchain, social media and data protection—netidee, Austria’s leading initiative to nurture innovations that advance the use of the internet, is funding Bürgerchain and Combinary, two projects that will be implemented in the coming months.

merk|würdig: One Film, Two Perspectives

In their touching film about dementia that opens on January 13th at the Hollywood Megaplex in Pasching near Linz, the young crew of Krmpf Krmpf Studio is also showcasing a new cinematic technique—stereo narrativity. The moviegoers attending the premiere of “merk|würdig” will be assembled in a single theater, but they’ll see the narrative from two different perspectives.