Open Futurelab is a platform within the Ars Electronica Festival to showcase and discuss Ars Electronica Futurelab’s latest research findings and collaborative projects with research partners. During this year’s festival, Open Futurelab will not only host physical exhibitions and talks in Linz, but also various experimental projects online to deepen discussions on how to envision the future for the new conditions facing humanity.
Ars Electronica Futurelab is hosting several talks, encouraging new ways of thinking and discussing future topics. Additionally, visitors are invited to get to know Ars Electronica Futurelab’s current research and project in an exclusive Open Futurelab Exhibition as well as to journeys around the world where they can discover topics related to the future.
Ars Electronica Futurelab: Opening Talk
In this opening talk, the directors of the Ars Electronica Futurelab, Horst Hörtner, Roland Haring and Hideaki Ogawa, will talk about the role of the Ars Electronica Futurelab – Ars Electronica’s research and development department –, its current research topics and projects as well as what you can expect at Open Futurelab this year.