(Linz, June 25, 2020) During a tour of the Global Shift exhibition, visitors learn about various approaches to avert climate collapse, take off on a breathtaking journey to the Cancer constellation with astrophotographer Dietmar Hager and learn fascinating facts about the latest methods of brain surgery from Professor Dr. Andreas Gruber. In week 9, Ars Electronica Home Delivery will once again be delivering a colorful mix of art, technology and society directly to the living room, kitchen, children’s room, balcony or terrace. Viewers at home are cordially invited to ask questions via YouTube commentary or to join in the conversation via Skype. At Deep Space LIVE with Dietmar Hager on 2.7. 40 visitors are again allowed. Reservations can be made, according to the principle first come – first serve, at 0732/7272-0. Admission costs 3 euros each.
Inside Futurelab: Happy Collapse
TUE June 30, 2020 / 1 p.m.
Under the title Happy Collapse, a group of Ars Electronica Futurelab staff members will be addressing the threat of climate collapse and questioning our handling of natural resources. During a tour of the Global Shift exhibition, Stefan Freudling and Nicolas Naveau from the Ars Electronica Futurelab will be presenting various ideas and approaches from the Happy Collapse Group.
Artist Talk: Rashin Fahandej
THU July 2, 2020 / 6 p.m.
Rashin Fahandej is an Iranian-American multimedia artist, filmmaker and Assistant Professor of Interactive and Emerging Media at Boston’s Emerson College. Her projects focus on the role of media, technology and public collaboration in bringing about social change. Her workshop series Future of Inclusion Lab offers artists of all backgrounds access to modern technologies and resources to jointly create prototypes for immersive poetic reflections and experiences.
Deep Space LIVE: Zodiac signs in the light of science – Cancer
THU July 2, 2020 / 7 p.m.
The Cancer constellation is rather unimpressive. In its center, however, there is one of the brightest star clusters known to us, M 44, which can even be seen with the naked eye in the sky on clear nights. During Deep Space LIVE, astrophotographer Dietmar Hager invites you on a journey into the depths of space, reveals interesting facts about the mythological background of this sign of the zodiac and shows where the Cancer can be found in the firmament. 40 visitors are admitted to Deep Space LIVE. Reservations can be made, on a first come, first serve basis, at 0732/7272-0. Admission costs 3 euros each. Deep Space LIVE is now entering its summer break. It will be back again from September 17 with enlightening entertainment amidst impressive worlds of images.
Science Talk: Neuro – Surgery
FR 3.7.2020 / 16:00
In this Science Talk, Univ. Prof. Dr. Andreas Gruber, Director of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Kepler University Clinic, will talk about the latest methods in brain surgery, from microsurgery to neuronavigation and digitalized operation simulations. The explanations are illustrated by means of cinematic rendering, a 3-D visualization technology that allows fascinating insights into the inside of the human body.
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.
Dietmar Hager in Deep Space 8K / Fotocredit: Ars Electronica – Robert Bauernhansl / Printversion / Fotosammlung Ars Electronica Home Delivery auf Flickr
Manuela Macedonia / Fotocredit: Ars Electronica – Magdalena Sick-Leitner / Printversion / Fotosammlung Ars Electronica Home Delivery auf Flickr