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

ORBIT — A Journey Around Earth in Real Time / Seà¡n Doran (UK)
Artistic Journalism: "There Is No Planet B"

Global Warming and Human Responsibility: In this lecture, Hideaki Ogawa explores the role of art as a media of communication.

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
Experimental Art with living ink

Ars Electronica Futurelab's Bio Ink research combines cutting-edge digital technologies with biotechnology to explore nature, life on the planet and the microcosm of this world.

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.

Ars Elelctronica Futurelab, Alchemists of the Future
Artistic Journalism meets Future Alchemists

"Alchemists of the Future": In this second of three lectures about "Artistic Journalism" for Keio University SFC in Japan, Hideaki Ogawa addresses the role of art as a media of communication.

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.

Understanding AI, Ars Electronica Center
Artistic Journalism meets Artificial Intelligence

"Understanding AI": In this first of three lectures about "Artistic Journalism" for Keio University SFC in Japan, Hideaki Ogawa addresses the role of art as a media of communication.

Prix 2021: Students create their own world

School at home, no meetings with friends, long periods of being alone - the side effects of the pandemic, which is now in its second year, have hit the young generation especially hard in their important stages of life.

LOOPS OF WISDOM: an artistic guide to action

Exhibitions, presentations, performances, interventions, workshops and lab settings as well as a discursive platform: LOOPS OF WISDOM, the exhibition of the Linz University of Art and Design in the course of the Ars Electronica Festival, is actually much more than that.

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.

Kids at the Ars Electronica Center
Community Project: The Experts of the Future

It often seems that we as adults shape upcoming goals and mindsets for next generations without integrating them directly and taking their imagination of the future world seriously. The future sometimes feels like a distant planet that is located far away from our world. But how does this planet look like?

"What exactly is a star?"

A beverage can as mini-satellite, children as climate detectives or a training camp for astronauts: ESERO Austria uses the fascination of the topic of space to introduce young people to scientific topics.

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.

A Slightly Different Jury Weekend

The 2020 jury weekend was not spared from the corona virus: the winners of the STARTS Prize and the Prix Ars Electronica were selected digitally this year instead of during an analogue meeting in Linz.

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.

SySTEM 2020: The Opportunities of STEM Learning

Where does learning take place if not in the classroom? How inclusive are out-of-school educational opportunities in Europe and what does "STEM" actually stand for? We had two project partners explain the project SySTEM 2020 to us.

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.

“Technology will be part of the solution”  

Shortly before Christmas, Katharina Hof, cultural mediator at the Ars Electronica Center, gave a lecture entitled "Anatomy of an AI System" to roughly 500 students at the HTL Neufelden. How it happened and what the lecture was about was revealed to us by the school's director, Walter Jungwirth.

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.

From castles in the air to monsters – what do you see in the clouds?

About a week ago the wolken.raum moved to us at the Ars Electronica Center. The project of the Kindergarten of the Future invites our young visitors to let their imagination run wild and to consider which motifs they recognize in different cloud images.

Nicole Grüneis: "We want to be an 'educational partner in crime'"

Accompany Tardi through the microcosm, experiment with robots or compose one's own music: The start of school at the Ars Electronica Center is also the kick-off for new educational programs especially for school classes.

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.

Young Computer Scientists: An Internship at the nexus of Art and Computer Science

The Young Computer Scientists program at Johannes Kepler Universität Linz allows secondary students with an interest in computer science to take part in exciting workshops followed by an internship – at Ars Electronica Futurelab, among other places. We spoke with intern Ivonne Gattringer and initiator Dr. Hanspeter Mössenböck to learn more.

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.