Exhibitions, Projects and Activities since 2004
Since 2004, Ars Electronica has worked together with partners in art and culture, science and education, commerce and industry to produce a diverse array of projects all over the world. The spectrum includes exhibitions and presentations, conferences and workshops, performances and interventions. What these collaborative activities have in common is the inspiration they derive from the ideas and visions of Ars Electronica’s worldwide network. Here you will find an overview of all Ars Electronica Export activities, sorted by year:
Esch2022 — European Capital of Culture invited Ars Electronica Export to become part of the transformation from a former steel industry region into a center for future-oriented knowledge and innovative creativity. The exhibition will invite visitors to explore art as a tool for us humans to understand and envision the future.
Leading artists and curators discuss the use and impact of Artificial Intelligence in the process of art-making today and the new creative horizon opened by this technology. Panellists include leading digital artists Špela Petrič, Tristan Schulze and curators Sabine Himmelsbach (HEK), Anett Holzheid (ZKM), Boris Magrini (HEK) and Laura Welzenbach (Ars Electronica).
In this framework Ars Electronica will present Refik Anadol’s media art installation Winds of Košice which will be shown within Kosice 2.0 as program of the Art &Tech Days festival and will be available to audience for one year in the East Slovak Gallery in Kosice.
Hiroshima Animation Season (JP) x Ars Elextronica (AT)
In the EXCHANGE-High school, students from BORG Bad Leonfelden (Austria) and students from Hiroshima Municipal Motomachi Senior High School (Japan) exchanged ideas online. As a result, the students became more motivated to learn English, learned more about their counterparts' countries, cultures, and educational systems.
Matsudo International Science Art Festival is an annual festival held in Matsudo City, Japan. The theme of this year's festival was Open City - an inspirational city open to all, beyond open studios, open campuses, and open labs.
For three years the Korea National University of Arts – short K-Arts – collaborates with Ars Electronica on research and exchange about how the creation of the human-like activity changes the digital and online sphere. In 2022 this exchange focuses on Human Touch through a guest lecture series with Helen Starr, Špela Petrič and Robin McNicholas (Marshmallow Laser Feast).
In 2022, Ars Electronica Export and the Art Collection Deutsche Telekom again present their Artists-in-Residence programme, which promotes interdisciplinary exchange between artists, research and industry.
Based on the computer animation category of the Prix Ars Electronica international competition, animated pictorial worlds have been a cornerstone of the Ars Electronica media art festival and have been discussed and presented in various forms ever since.