(Linz, Nov. 9, 2020) Get to know Artistic Journalism, an approach that can help journalists work on complex topics, gain new insights into climate change using satellite images from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Earth observation facility and, as part of the Ars Electronica Center’s new digital school program, attend an online workshop for the first time that gives students a basic understanding of artificial intelligence. Once again this week, Ars Electronica Home Delivery will be delivering fascinating insights from the fields of art, technology and society directly into the living room, kitchen, office, children’s room or classroom. The audience is once again invited to ask questions or simply join in the conversation via Skype or YouTube comments.
The program at a glance:
AI & YOU School Program
WED 11.11.2020 / 11:00 a.m.
Ars Electronica Home Delivery is now offering programs that complement school lessons in an ideal way. The AI & YOU Workshop offers students and teachers an informative and entertaining excursion into the future in which they can learn interesting facts about artificial intelligence and even ask questions themselves.
ESA and Climate Change
WED 11.11.2020 / 2:30 p.m.
ESA’s Earth observation facility in Frascati, Italy, hosts the Φ-Experience – a multimedia center that includes a facility for visualizing Earth observation data. The virtual presentation of Φ-Experience uses satellite images to reveal various aspects of climate change and provides insights into the human footprint on Earth.
Artistic Journalism: AI x Music
FR 13.11.2020 / 08:30 – 10:30
Hideaki Ogawa, Director of the Ars Electronica Futurelab, is currently teaching in the experimental online course “Artistic Journalism” at Japan’s Keio University SFC in Fujisawa. On Friday, as part of Ars Electronica Home Delivery, he’ll explain what the term “Artistic Journalism” actually stands for and, together with Ali Nikrang, researcher at the Ars Electronica Futurelab, he’ll take a closer look at the creative side of artificial intelligence in the AI x Music exhibition.
About Ars Electronica Home Delivery
“Ars Electronica Home Delivery” is a weekly program that includes Guided Tours through Ars Electronica’s exhibitions, excursions to the 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 all over the world, as well as programs for schools, universities and companies. Most programs are interactive and live. “Ars Electronica Home Delivery” aims to make the artistic and scientific examination of the future accessible to the broadest possible audience.
Artistic Journalism, Hideaki Ogawa (JP/AT) / Fotocredit: Ars Electronica – Robert Bauernhansl / Printversion
ESA – Climate Change / Fotocredit: Ars Electronica – My Trinh Müller-Gardiner / Printversion
Workshop KI & DU / Fotocredit: Ars Electronica – My Trinh Müller-Gardiner / Printversion