(Linz, 21.12.2020) This week, viewers of Ars Electronica Home Delivery can look forward to a first-class piano concert with music by Philip Glass performed by Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies and an exciting making-of about the digitization of the Nativity figures of Linz’s St. Mary’s Cathedral. On December 31, 2020, Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies will bring the old year to a close in the Ars Electronica Center’s Piano Room with pieces by Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Sebastian Bach and Arvo Pärt. In addition, Ars Electronica Home Delivery offers plenty of fascinating things to watch and delivers clips ranging from astronomy and cultural heritage to artificial intelligence and machine learning directly to the living room, kitchen, office, children’s room or even classroom.
Inside Futurelab: Making-of Virtual Crib
TUE 22.12.2020 / 6 p.m.
After their restoration, the Nativity figures of Linz’s St. Mary’s Cathedral were scanned by the Ars Electronica Futurelab using photogrammetry and restaged as an interactive and audiovisual experience for the St. Mary’s Cathedral and the Ars Electronica Center’s Deep Space 8K. As part of a making-of, viewers will learn interesting facts about the process of photogrammetry and see how three-dimensional figures are ultimately created from individual images.
Concert: Philip Glass performed by Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies
THU 24.12.2020 / 2:30 p.m.
On December 24, Ars Electronica Home Delivery presents piano music at its finest. On the program are pieces by Philip Glass, played by Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies. The two artists will again be accompanied by Cori O’Lan’s visualizations, which interact in real time with the volume and timbre of the music.
Concert: Beethoven, Bach & Pärt played by Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies
THU 31.12.2020 / 2:30 p.m.
Ars Electronica Home Delivery brings the year 2020 to a close with a concert. Works by Ludwig von Beethoven, Johann Sebastian Bach and Arvo Pärt will be performed. Cori O’Lan will again accompany the two musicians with his visualizations that interact with the music in real time.
Best of Ars Electronica Home Delivery
Ars Electronica Home Delivery also has plenty of exciting videos ready to watch. The clips range from fascinating lectures on Jan van Eyck and Gustav Klimt to journeys through the universe, conversations with scientists and artists about their work, concerts and guided tours through the various areas of the Ars Electronica Center.
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, as well as offerings for schools, universities and companies. “Ars Electronica Home Delivery” aims to make the artistic and scientific exploration of the future accessible to the widest possible audience. Ars Electronica Home Delivery is supported by LINZ AG.
Maki Namekawa und Dennis Russell Davies / Fotocredit: Ars Electronica – Robert Bauernhansl / Printversion
Virtuelle Krippe / Fotocredit: Appenzeller / Printversion