Deep Space LIVE and Long Night of Museums

Ars Electronica Center
Deep Space LIVE and Long Night of Museums

(Linz, September 26, 2016) Spectacular, photorealistic 3-D depictions of the human body are the featured attractions at the next Deep Space LIVE – Cinematic Rendering on Thursday, September 29th at 7 PM. Dr. Franz Fellner, director of the Institute of Radiology at Kepler University Clinic, will demonstrate how technologies developed in the animated film industry can help to better understand human anatomy. And during the Long Night of Museums on Saturday, October 1st, the Ars Electronica Center offers a colorful lineup ranging from a 3-D journey through outer space to an arts & crafts workshop.

Deep Space LIVE: Cinematic Rendering / Thu, Sep 19, 2016 / 7 PM

Pictures of the innermost realms of the human body captured by computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging enable us to better understand our anatomy and physiology. Visitors to Deep Space LIVE: Cinematic Rendering will find out more about state-of-the-art methods being used in anatomy education, as well as how technologies developed in the animation film industry are revolutionizing medical imaging. With Dr. Franz Fellner.

About Franz Fellner

Dr. Franz Fellner is director of the Institute of Radiology at Kepler University Clinic. For over 20 years, his work has focused on human anatomy, how the body functions, and the wide-ranging possibilities of imaging procedures. He has given speeches worldwide and organized continuing professional education events on these topics since the 1990s. Since mid-September 2014, he has served as president of the Upper Austrian Medical Society.

Long Night of the Museums / Oct 1, 2016 / 6 PM-1 AM

Museums and galleries throughout Austria will be staying open late for culture-vulture night-owls on October 1st. The Ars Electronica Center has a terrific program lined up:

Workshop: Light-Playground / 6 PM-1 AM
At this workshop, visitors both young and old can use colored paper and blinking lights to create illuminated models of the Ars Electronica Center’s façade.

Kids’ Research Lab for 4-8-year-olds / 6 PM-12 Midnight
Experimentation, Recognition, Comprehension—these are the watchwords of the Kids’ Research Lab at the Ars Electronica Center. Our young visitors enjoy educational encounters with 11 installations—programmable robotic bees, a high-powered microscope, a laser-cut folding model of the Ars Electronica Center, and lots more cool stuff.

Deep Space 8K: Uniview 8K / 6:30 & 9:30 PM, Duration: about 25 minutes
Blast off on a breathtaking 3-D journey through the cosmos. A favorite of visitors to the Ars Electronica Center, Uniview has been adapted to Deep Space 8K to provide for even higher-resolution space travel from our solar system to distant galaxies.

Anatomy for Everybody – Cinematic Rendering / 7:30 & 8:30 PM; Duration: about 25 minutes
Dr. Franz Fellner, director of the Institute of Radiology at Kepler University Clinic in Linz, presents fascinating 3-D images of the human body—the surface of the skin, blood vessels, organs and bones—generated by a state-of-the-art app, Cinematic Rendering.

Quickie Tours / hourly from 6 PM to 1 AM, Duration: about 30 minutes
This on-the-fly overview of extensive content is just the thing for an evening when visitors have lots of ground to cover. When you have more time, come back for a closer look!

Tour by and for People with Impaired Hearing / 8 PM, Duration; about 1 hour; Preregistration mandatory: e-mail or call 0732.7272.51
In Austrian sign language, visitors will learn about all the ways that technology is impacting our lives—communication, medicine, and even grocery shopping.

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Cinematic Rendering / Magdalena Leitner / Printversion /

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Uniview / rubra / Printversion

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Kinderforschungslabor / fotocredit: Martin Hielsmair / Printversion