Ars Electronica（アルスエレクトロニカ）は、オーストリアのリンツ市を拠点に40 年にわたり活動する、世界的なクリエイティブ機関です。 Ars Electronica Japan （アルスエレクトロニカ･ジャパン）はその特別部門として、日本におけるメディアアート関連の教育文化事業、コンサルティングおよび先端研究を行っています。 わたしたちの未来社会のアイディアを共に具現化するパートナーとして、日本のアーティスト、教育機関、公的機関、そして産業界などと連携しながら、クリエイティブな生態系を構築しています。 Read more…
Highlights of Ars Electronica Japan
Life Ink captures the life data of human bodies and brains by using sensory wearables that measure brain waves and body signals to create a new form of “ink”. In this way, the human body becomes a tool and means of expression that reflects us on a conscious and subconscious level, revealing aspects of ourselves that in turn inspire our creativity.
Global impacts of the Russian war on Ukraine
Dataspace proposes a „newspaper of the future“: Here, the Ars Electronica Futurelab and financial newspaper Nikkei’s Innovation Lab demonstrate, how art and journalism can help to listen carefully to facts and think deeply rather than just consuming and reacting to news. The first project focuses on the profound impact Russia’s war on Ukraine has all around the world now and in the future – inviting visitors into a sort of Zen garden of data, using the unique infrastructure of Deep Space 8K.
Matsudo City International Science Art Festival, October 16-17, 2021
The International Science Art Festival in Matsudo, Japan, took place for the fourth time, on the theme of “OPEN CITY — Inspirational City”. Numerous exhibitions and workshops by Japanese and international artists have been curated in close collaboration with Ars Electronica.
The Isao Tomita Special Prize is a joint initiative between TOMITA information Hub and Prix Ars Electronica to commemorate Isao Tomita and his creative spirit. The Isao Tomita Special Prize will be awarded in 2021, 2023, and 2025 in parallel with the biennial Digital Music & Sound Art category in the Golden Nica award.
The Agency for Cultural Affairs of the Government of Japan and Ars Electronica has started a very special training program in Linz, Austria since 2021. During a six-month residency, participants will have the opportunity to experience the many facets of Ars Electronica.
Tokyo, March 14-31, 2021
"Resonant Media — Possibilities of 8K Visualization" takes an artistic and scientific approach to explore the new possibilities of 8K from diverse perspectives. As part of the “8K Future Projects” collaboration between Japan’s largest public broadcaster NHK and the Ars Electronica Futurelab, the exhibition presents a diverse range of projects that explore the future of 8K. The exhibition was held in Shibuya, Tokyo from March 14 to March 31, 2021.
The Future Ink Project is a collaborative research project between Wacom and Ars Electronica Futurelab to explore the future of creativity from all aspects of ink. The journey of the project started in 2020 with one creative question — Where is My Soul? In 2021, we continue to explore the concept from three diverse perspectives under the concept of "Noise".
Art Thinking Program (ATP) is a joint consulting program between Hakuhodo, a leading communication design and marketing solutions company in Japan, and Ars Electronica Futurelab to incorporate the method of Art Thinking into the management and R&D of companies, research institutions, and government organizations. Since 2014, Hakuhodo and Ars Electronica Futurelab have worked together to introduce the Art Thinking methodology in Japan.