Opening “Deep Space 8K”

Photo: Florian Voggeneder

Event: Opening „Deep Space 8K“
Date: FRI August 7, 2015, 6 PM
Price: Admission free
Please note: Registration until WED August 5, 2015, via 0732.7272.51 or

A 16 by 9 meters wall and 16 by 9 meters floor projection, laser tracking and 3-D animations were the specialities of the Deep Space since 2009. An all-out upgrade of the venue’s technical infrastructure of the Deep Space will enable audiences to enjoy projections at 8K resolution and thus worlds of imagery at a never-before-achieved level of quality! A visit to Deep Space 8K promises to be extraordinary, fascinating, impressive, breathtaking.

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Opening Program

6 PM Welcome
Klaus Luger, Mayor of the City of Linz
Mag. Bernhard Baier, Vice-Mayor and Cultural Advisor of the City of Linz

6:15 PM Deep Space 8K – the next generation
Gerfried Stocker, Artistic director of Ars Electronica

6:30 PM Deep Space 8K Presentations
Deep Space
Gerfried Stocker, Artistic director of Ars Electronica
Christoph Kremer, Ars Electronica Center

6:30 PM Making of Deep Space 8K
Seminar room, level -1
Horst Hörtner, Ars Electronica Futurelab
Roland Haring, Ars Electronica Futurelab
Andreas Bauer, Ars Electronica Center

Opening Weekend

On SAT August 8 and SUN August 9, 2015 you can enjoy the new Deep Space 8K completely: Gigapixel photography, time lapse videos and games will be presented by the developers. Furthermore you can take a look behind the scenes of the technical development of Deep Space 8K.

Deep Space Construction

On the Ars Electronica Blog you will find more information and images about the new Deep Space 8K:

Deep Space Content

More about the extensive program at Deep Space 8K you will find on