The 50th anniversary of the Art University marks five decades of cultural progress in Linz. We talked to Rector Brigitte Hütter about the digitization of art.
Apply by Nov. 6, 2023, for ESA’s CanSat can satellite competition and get started on a fascinating space project this school year
In the anniversary year of the University of Arts Linz, the Campus Exhibition once again invites visitors to reflect and admire many international contributions and original, contemporary as well as inspiring works.
We talked in more detail with Matthias Schoiswohl-Szwajor, who together with his school class won an award and 5,000 euros for the interdisciplinary concept “Schnittstelle Werken”.
With literally red-hot topics, young visions and a public simulative trial, Festival University wants to take a step towards the future again this year.
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.
Launching their own mini-satellite 500 metres towards space with a rocket and collecting scientific data – this was the fifth time that students in the CanSat competition had the opportunity to do so.
Law students rarely deal with new technologies – that’s what the Future Thinking School and the JKU want to change.
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.
Ars Electronica accompanied K-ARTS students for one semester. The result were eight artworks that will be shown at the Ars Electronica Festival.
A prairie in the Wild West, a futuristic pirate island on the ocean, people dancing at Burning Man – what images emerge in front of your inner eye when you hear THE WILD STATE?
A entire tree with branches and leaves, but as small as a potted plant: a bonsai becomes the symbol of “In Vivo”, which illuminates the border region between life and death. Behind it are the two artists Ernest Wu and Jake Tan from Singapore, who are working on their interactive installation as part of the…
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 students.
The Bauhaus University Weimar is not only celebrating 100 Years of Bauhaus this year, but students, teachers and alumni are also presenting themselves as a partner university at the Ars Electronica Campus 2019. In exhibitions and panels, they are encouraging: “We are not alone!”
Since 2002, the Ars Electronica Campus at the Ars Electronica Festival has brought international universities to Linz to present their work and exchange ideas. This year, 57 universities will be represented with more than 200 projects both at POSTCITY and at the University of Art and Design Linz.
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…
When Professor Gerhard Funk and his students are increasingly to be found in the Ars Electronica Center instead of at the Art University of Linz, it can only mean one thing: TIME OUT is making its way into the Museum of the Future again. The latest edition of the exhibition opens on November 15, 2018…
Every year, the Ars Electronica Festival is a get-together of the biggest names in media art, science and technology – and at the same time, a playground and experimental space for young students. Here, you can find out which program items are particularly exciting for students this year.
The Ars Electronica campus has long become a festival mainstay. Twenty-four universities have registered this year – reason enough to briefly recount the development of the Campus format and to report on which guest universities will be in Linz from September 6 to 10, 2018.
The Campus Exhibition at the Ars Electronica Festival (September 6-10, 2018) by Linz Art University’s Interface Cultures program takes a step back from the hustle & bustle of modern mass media. The theme of “Please Recharge” is pervasive media overload. To find out more, read this interview with program director Christa Sommerer.
The annual Campus Exhibition at the Ars Electronica Festival (September 6-10, 2018) will feature works by students in the Hexagram international network. The exhibition entitled “Taking Care” shows what forms research-creation can take in media art and digital culture. Curator Anna Kerekes gives us a sneak preview in this interview.
How would young artists attending the Academy of Media Arts Cologne take advantage of Deep Space 8K’s technical capabilities? You’ll find out this coming Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the next Deep Space LIVE entitled “Old News from New Friends.”
While teams of school kids throughout Austria are hard at work creating their cola-can-size satellites to be launched during the CanSat Competition April 9-11, 2018, the Space Team at TUW–Technical University of Vienna is also busy with its preparations—building the rockets that will take these mini-satellites aloft in April. We just paid a visit to…
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.
The 8th edition of TIME OUT, a showcase of outstanding work by undergrads in Linz Art University’s Time-based and Interactive Media program, is about to open at the Ars Electronica Center – on March 16, 2018. In this interview, we get a preview from program director Gerhard Funk.
Clothing made of desert plants or organic plastics, rediscovered technologies and state-of-the-art high-tech top the list of attractions at DE/MATERIALIZE, a showcase of exciting work being done by students in Linz Art University’s Fashion & Technology program, on November 23, 2017 in Ars Electronica’s Deep Space. Fashion designer Ute Ploier, the program’s director, gave us…
This is the second time that several young Austrian artists had an opportunity to present their works on Digital Design Weekend in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
The Campus Exhibition at this year’s Ars Electronica Festival showcases Linz Art University’s Interface Cultures program. “Made in Linz” includes recent works of media art by undergraduates. The program’s founder and director, Christa Sommerer, offers some pre-show insights.