Deep Space LIVE: Fear of the Onslaught

Deep Space LIVE: Fear of the Onslaught
Thursday, April 14, 2016 / 8-9 PM / Ars Electronica Center

press release: Deep Space LIVE: Fear of the Onslaugt / PDF

(Linz, April 11, 2016) The public discourse about refugees and asylum seekers has gotten way out of hand lately. At the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, April 14th at 8 PM, Simon Hadler, an award-winning journalist on the staff of the ORF–Austrian Broadcasting Company, will do a reality check on some of the purported facts being bandied about by participants in the refugee debate.

About Simon Hadler

Simon Hadler was born in 1976 in Vienna, and studied communications, political science and cultural anthropology (major: migration) in Vienna and Lisbon. Since 1999, he’s been an editor at, and editor-in-chief of cultural affairs since 2009. He’s received several awards for his coverage of social welfare and sociopolitical issues. Simon Hadler lives with his wife and two sons in Vienna. The newest additions to their household are a young Syrian woman and her baby.

Deep Space LIVE

The Ars Electronica Center hosts a Deep Space LIVE event every Thursday (except holidays) at 8 PM. Each presentation features ultra-high-definition imagery in 16×9-meter format and is accompanied by expert commentary, entertaining stand-up repartee, and musical improvisation. Whether great works from the history of art, space travel, journeys of discovery in the nanoworld, or a live concert is what you’ve come to behold, Deep Space LIVE stands for enlightening entertainment amidst breathtaking worlds of imagery. Holders of a valid Museum ticket are admitted free of charge.

Simon Hadler at Zaatari / Simon Hadler / Printversion