Amelia Earhart in airplane
The queen of the skies

With "Songs for Amelia Earhart," Laurie Anderson and Dennis Russell Davies, together with the Brno Filharmonic Orchestra and cellist Rubin Kodheli, pay tribute to the pioneer of the skies and tell of her last flight around the world.

"We've got to do something!"

Ars Electronica has set itself the goal of taking its social responsibility seriously. One expression of this is the create your world program.

A Network of Collaboration: The Ars Electronica Gardens

This year, Ars Electronica Garden Partners will not only be on display online, but will be invited to actively contribute their perspectives and projects to the Festival's core program, which will take place in Linz.

Creating Awareness for a more Sustainable Festival

From energy, water and sanitation to the technical equipment and venue: for the next part of our Sustainability Series, we take a look at what it takes to host a festival as sustainably as possible.

People making music
HOW (D)ARE YOU? - The create your world-Festival 2022

The create your world festival 2022 brings a colorful mix of projects and invites to research, experiment and discuss together.

The cycles of Ars Electronica

How sustainably will you be able to eat at this year's Ars Electronica Festival, and what happens to all the waste that's created in the process? Martin Honzik CCO and Head of Festival/Prix/Exhibitions gives us an insight.

Sustainable to the Ars Electronica - is that possible?

How can a festival that attracts thousands of people to Linz every year be sustainable? Christl Baur, Head of Ars Electronica Festival, confronts the many questions of mobility.

Impressions of the Ars Electronica Festival 2021.
It's about trying out things

In this interview, Gerfried Stocker explains why it takes more than virtual meetings to get people talking and how the Ars Electronica Festival is trying to become sustainable and resource-conserving.

Change is needed when there is no way out

From the hopelessness of the climate crisis to the thinking space of art - in this conversation with Gerfried Stocker, we take a closer look at the theme of the 2022 Ars Electronica Festival.

"Welcome to the Sound of Planet B"

What is Julie Andrews doing in the Aral Sea with VR goggles? Gerfried Stocker, Artistic Director of Ars Electronica, explains the thoughts behind the festival subject "Welcome to Planet B" and tells us how the image was created.

Circular Records for Circular Futures

Can records be made from biomaterials? Artists Kat Austen and Fara Peluso think so and will work on developing a low-carbon alternative to vinyl during their S+T+ARTS Residency.

Is it really worth the effort?

Outside is winter, inside we harvest our own grain. Three months we have struggled, spent more than 400 euros, but harvested less than 800 grams of barley.

"Sustainability begins with the mind"

A new workshop format encourages people to question their own thinking about sustainability and thus initiate change. Let's take a closer look!

Circular economy instead of throwaway society

To counteract climate change, plastics must be handled differently. Design, life cycle, recycling on the one hand, industry, society and politics on the other hand are needed for this.

Globally connected combating global climate change

How can a global communication tool like the Internet help to mobilize even more people to act together against climate change?

How Digitization Moves Mountains

If we use smartphones for an average of only two years, then the resulting mining of raw materials should give us pause for thought. (German language)

The World is not Enough

We humans have left traces on this blue planet - in the water, on the earth, in the air, but also in outer space.

The Invention of Sustainability

New technologies have increased the pace of consumption of our resources - but even the raw material wood used to bring problems. (German language)

Challenging the Human Perspective

How to address the biodiversity and climate crisis through collaborative and innovative art-driven approaches.