Deep Space weekend: Time-lapses, Gigapixels and Panoramas

Ars Electronica Center
Deep Space Weekend: Time-lapses, Gigapixels and Panoramas
Saturday & Sunday, November 28-29, 2015

(Linz, November 23, 2015) Attention photography enthusiasts: During Deep Space Weekend on Saturday & Saturday, November 28-29, the Ars Electronica Center is the place to go for optical excitement! The visual spectrum includes Norbert Artner’s impressive Linz panoramas, Florian Voggeneder’s high-definition images of the Pacher Altar in St. Wolfgang, and Thomas Schwarz’ fascinating time-lapse shots of the hustle & bustle at the semiannual fair in Linz’s Urfahr neighborhood. Linz photographer Johann Steininger will kick things off on Thursday, November 26th at 8 PM with high-energy urban vistas and impressive interior views of Upper Austria.

Program overview:

Deep Space LIVE: Virtual Spaces – Interactive Panoramas
Thursday, November 26, 2015 / 8-9 PM

Panorama photographer Johann Steininger—whose extraordinary work you can behold online at—will present magnificent shots of Upper Austria at the next Deep Space LIVE, and also provide valuable how-to tips about panorama photography.

Panoramas of Linz
Saturday & Sunday, November 28-29,2015 / 11-11:30 AM

Juliane Leitner of the Ars Electronica Center invites you to take a virtual guided tour of Linz via high-definition images by photographer Norbert Artner. Then Erich Meyer of the Linz Astronomical Society will screen the time-lapse film “The View from Pöstlingberg of the City of Linz.”

The Fascination of Time-lapse Photography
Saturday, November 28 / 12:30-1 PM // Sunday, November 29 / 4:30-5 PM

Time-lapse specialists Thomas Schwarz and Laurin Döpfner display artistic time-lapse images made at the Urfahr Fair and of a burning piano. Technical background details will also be provided.

Virtual Upper Austria
Saturday, November 28 / 3-4 PM // Sunday, November 29 / 3-3:30 PM

Johann Steiniger discusses the panorama images he produced for Upper Austria’s tourism agency and elaborates on various picture-taking techniques. Then, Heinz Gressenbauer will show how he implemented these images in a mobile application.

From Art Work to Digital Reproduction
Saturday, November 28 / 4:30-5 PM // Sunday, November 29 / 12:30-1 PM

Florian Voggeneder, a photographer and infotrainer at the Ars Electronica Center, presents images of the Pacher Altar in St. Wolfgang as examples of high-definition reproductions of artworks, and displays a few of his photography projects.


Pacher-Altar / Florian Voggeneder / Printversion


Linz / Johann Steininger / Printversion / Album


Urfixed Light Animation / Thomas Schwarz / Printversion / Album

Deconstructed Piano / Laurin Döpfner