Ars Electronica Looks Back on a Very Successful Year in 2011

(Linz, December 9, 2011) 178,000 museum visitors, 83,976 festival guests, 3,611 Prix submissions from 74 countries, the very successful launch of the new CREATE YOUR WORLD festival for young people and the start of a three-year collaboration with CERN, a 33% increase in project assignments on the books of the Ars Electronica Futurelab, excellent attendance at exhibitions in Venice and Berlin, and a high-profile show about to open in Osaka—Ars Electronica’s achievements in 2011 are a source of great pride. And the financial bottom line was positive as well, with total revenues rising by 13.7% from €11.1 million to €12.6 million. The facility’s own funds will thus contribute an estimated 17.4% of its operating costs in this calendar year. Read more


Ars Electronica Center / Lois Lammerhuber, Nicolas Ferrando / Printversion / Album