To find out how POSTCITY as a venue affects the exhibition concept of Prix Ars Electronica and S+T+ARTS, read on.
What do jackets made of orange peel, parasites for smart home devices and the monitoring of our oceans have in common? That’s right! They all characterize the enormous thematic scope of the S+T+ARTS Prize.
What are the highlights of the Friday of the Ars Electronica Festival? We’ll give you some interesting insights into the packed program.
The first day of the Ars Electronica Festival awaits you with exciting performances and lots of art, technology and new inspirations.
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!”
“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 international jury met for a weekend at the Ars Electronica Center to decide on the two winning projects for the STARTS Prize 2022.
This year, the STARTS Prize will once again honor innovative projects at the intersection of art, technology and science that have the potential to contribute to economic and social innovation.
Halsey Burgundy and Francesca Panetta discovered the prepared speech for U.S. President Nixon in the archives and recreated it in a deceptively realistic way.
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.
720 tons of food are thrown away in a single day in Catalonia. It is figures like these that have prompted Anastasia Pistofidou, Marion Real and The Remixers of Fab Lab Barcelona, IaaC, to take action.
The world’s oceans not only reflect light, they also reflect the effects of the Anthropocene, the age of humankind.
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.
Even more numerous, even more exciting and even more diverse: Here comes Part Two of the highlights of the Ars Electronica Festival 2021.
Digital technology spills into and shapes all aspects of our lives, from the way we inhabit both digital and physical spaces, the ways in which we interact and communicate with others, to the ways we work and plan our lives.
We present the Grand Prizes at the intersection of science, technology and art: “Remix el Barrio” and “Oceans in Transformation”.
How does a pandemic empower creative thinking? Where does it make sense to value controversy? To what extent does physical presence foster descent?
How to address the biodiversity and climate crisis through collaborative and innovative art-driven approaches.
Ars Electronica’s European Platform for Digital Humanism asks about the impact of technologies on society.
S+T+ARTS is more than an international and regional promotion platform for artists, connecting them with scientists, industry and technology partners.
The festival takes place! Not despite, but because of Corona. For months a global pandemic has been raising questions that we hadn’t asked ourselves before – but which will most likely keep us busy for a long time to come.
Three members of the STARTS Prize 2020 jury, Mara Balestrini, Clara Blume and Domhnaill Hernon, talk in an interview about the influence of Covid-19 on this year’s jury process, the difference between design and art, recycling management and the usefulness of Excel lists.
Every year a jury meets to examine and evaluate the submissions for the STARTS Prize. These experts have fascinating backgrounds and extraordinary fields of research, which we would like to present in the following.
It’s that time again! The submission for the STARTS Prize 2020 is open. Starting immediately, the European Commission, together with Ars Electronica, Bozar and Waag, is once again looking for pioneering projects at the interface of art, technology and science that contribute to economic and social innovation.
How can new paths be taken? Where does the impetus to rethink things come from? How can the mind be guided not to think in the usual way? Who are those who come up with such great things that can actually be used in real life? Well… we might have some answers.
The European Commission’s STARTS Prize has been encouraging innovative and interdisciplinary project submissions since 2017. It is no coincidence that they are unusual and find a worthy presentation area at the festival.
Festival Friday is STARTS day – or rather S+T+ARTS, because the magic formula is Science + Technology + ARTS. Exactly in this connection lies a powerful potential for innovation, to consider the innovations of our time on various levels and to think socially, ecologically and economically.
It is the second most densely populated metropolis and one of the three most visited cities in Europe: Barcelona. The Innovation Bureau 300,000 Km/s, which was awarded the STARTS Prize 2019 for the “Ciutat Vella’s Land-use Plan” project, shows how new technologies can help to make urban space a place worth living in.