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.
Joachim Sauter on Reflections and Kinetics
To commemorate the pioneer of media art, we are showing an excerpt of the lecture he gave at the 2017 Ars Electronica Festival.
Who was Isao Tomita?
He not only laid the foundations of the synthesizer boom, but also pushed boundaries and influenced numerous sound artists.
Hannes Leopoldseder: A Life Lived for the Future
He was a co-founder of the Ars Electronica Festival, invented the Prix Ars Electronica, initiated the construction of the Ars Electronica Center and, as a longstanding member of the Supervisory Board, helped shape the development of Ars Electronica to the end. Hannes Leopoldseder passed away at the age of 80 on February 12, 2021.
CyberArts 2020: The latest trends in media art
For over three decades, the Prix Ars Electronica has been one of the world's most coveted awards for digital media art. With the CyberArts exhibition, the OK, as part of the newly founded OÖ Landes-Kultur GmbH, will once again devote itself to the award-winning works of international artists during the 2020 Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. We'll show you what there is to see this time!
All the best, Hannes!
At the end of the 1970s, Hannes Leopoldseder set out to create a festival for art, technology and society. Today, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, we look back on four decades of digital change with excerpts from his texts and historical photos of the co-founder of Ars Electronica.
Sound, Light and Pick-up Sticks: Waltraut Cooper
The “Waltraut Cooper. Light and Sound” exhibition co-produced by the Ars Electronica Center is running until January 21, 2018 at Landesgalerie Linz. We spoke with media artist Waltraut Cooper about media art in the 1980s, her fascination with light, and her works on display at Landesgalerie.