Inside Futurelab: Directors Talk – 25 years Ars Electronica Futurelab and beyond

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Wed Sep 1, 2021, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
All times are given in Central European Time (CET / UTC +1).

We all shape future – constantly. In the process, we are confronted with major challenges, from the climate crisis to digital transformation. But how can developers, technology companies and artists, but also society as a whole, contribute to a positive future? These questions and more are explored in the new “Inside Futurelab” video featuring Managing Director Horst Hörtner, Director Hideaki Ogawa and Technical Director Roland Haring from the Ars Electronica Futurelab.

They provide a glimpse into the essence of the Ars Electronica Futurelab, whose artistic work has been fascinating people all over the world for 25 years now. The Futurelab’s motifs are extremely diverse: from creative AI, robotics and poetic systems to art thinking, immersive 3D environments and dancing drones. Hörtner, Ogawa and Haring show the inner workings of the lab, why the perspective of artists is so valuable and what ideas can bring positive change.



Learn more about Ars Electronica Futurelab.



Spaxels over Linz 2016; Ricercar; Deepandemia; Swarm Arena; Beyond the Frame – 8K Future Projects; Papyrate‘s Island; Neural Network Training; Virtual Anatomy; Zeitraum – Textscapes; Beyond the Frame – 8K Future Project: Ars Electronica Futurelab
Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion: Ars Electronica / Martin Hieslmair
What a Ghost Dreams Of: Florian Voggeneder
Swarm Arena / Fluxels: Ars Electronica / Yazdan Zand
Immersify: The Great Pyramid: Ars Electronica
Drone Shots: Ars Electronica / Yazdan Zand