(Linz, May 28, 2020) Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of BioArt, discover fascinating details on gigapixel images of important Bruegel paintings, learn interesting facts about an innovative method of material examination or experience an impressive classical music concert with Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa: In its fifth week, Ars Electronica Home Delivery will once again be delivering a diverse mix of art, technology and society directly to the living room, kitchen, children’s room, balcony or terrace. Viewers are welcome to ask their questions live via Skype or YouTube chat.
The highlights of the fifth week:
Ars Electronica Mix: Inside Futurelab – BioArt
TUE June 2, 2020 / 1 p.m.
Yoko Shimizu, researcher and artist at the Ars Electronica Futurelab, not only combines art and science in her work, she also transforms scientific phenomena into breathtaking installations. In her presentation, she shows how she uses microscopically small organisms like bacteria to create biological artworks and designs or how she creates air installations with tulips.
Deep Space LIVE: Inside Bruegel
THU June 4, 2020 / 7 p.m.
This time, the Dutch Renaissance is the focus of Deep Space LIVE: Starting at 7 p.m., art historian Dr. Lothar Schultes will show gigapixel photos of famous works by Pieter Bruegel the Elder and present in Deep Space 8K with its 16 by 9 meter wall projections details that would certainly remain hidden when viewing the paintings in the traditional way.
Science Talk: OCT – The view below the surface
FRI June 5, 2020 / 4 p.m.
Optical Coherence Tomography, OCT for short, is an innovative method for the non-destructive examination of various materials. Günther Hannesschläger from the Linz-based Reserach Center for Non-Destructive Testing will explain how this method works, provide insights into important applications and show what the Research Center is currently developing and researching.
Concert LIVE: Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies
FRI June 5, 2020 / 7 p.m.
Friday evening, the Ars Electronica Center’s Piano Room will once again be the scene of classical music at its finest: Starting at 7 p.m., Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies will play a selection of various piano etudes by Philip Glass as well as an interlude from his opera “The Voyage,” arranged for piano four hands by the two musicians themselves on the Bösendorfer 290 Imperial CEUS computer piano. Cori Olan is again responsible for the visualizations. After the end of the concert, the audience is invited to ask the artists questions or simply chat with them via Skype or YouTube commentary.
About Ars Electronica Home Delivery
“Ars Electronica Home Delivery” is a weekly program that includes guided tours of Ars Electronica exhibitions, excursions to Ars Electronica Labs, visits to the Machine Learning Studio, concerts with real-time visualizations, deep space LIVE sessions, workshops with engineers and talks with artists and scientists from around the world. None of this is recorded, most of it is interactive and all of it is LIVE. Ars Electronica Home Delivery aims to make the artistic and scientific debate about the future accessible to the broadest possible audience.
Inside Bruegel / Fotocredit: Ars Electronica – Magdalena Sick-Leitner / Printversion / Fotosammlung Ars Electronica Home Delivery auf Flickr