Press Releases

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  • State of the ART(ist) 2023

    State of the ART(ist) 2023

    (Vienna/Linz, March 15, 2023) The second edition of the Open Call is aimed at artists around the globe whose creative freedom is threatened. Projects can be submitted from now until April 28.

  • Friendship at NEXTCOMIC 2023

    Friendship at NEXTCOMIC 2023

    (Linz, March 13, 2023) This year’s NEXTCOMIC Festival will be devoted to stories and drawings about friendship from March 17 to April 9 at the Ars Electronica Center.

  • Ars Electronica Bike Visions 2023

    Ars Electronica Bike Visions 2023

    (Linz, March 7, 2023) The Ars Electronica Center invites to the fourth edition of Bike Visions on March 10 and 11, 2023. A fixed point for bike enthusiasts!

  • Media art from Latin America honored

    Media art from Latin America honored

    (Linz/Miami, March 6, 2023) More than 115 artists from 13 countries submitted entries and three of them have now been honored with the CIFO-Ars Electronica Awards.

  • International Women’s Day at the Ars Electronica Center

    International Women’s Day at the Ars Electronica Center

    (Linz, March 2, 2023) March 8 is International Women’s Day. To mark the occasion, the Ars Electronica Center will open Deep Space 8K in the evening for an impressive program.

  • Citizen Science Days at the Ars Electronica Center

    Citizen Science Days at the Ars Electronica Center

    (Linz, Feb. 16, 2023) On three Citizen Science Days, visitors will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of Citizen Science.

  • On a voyage of discovery to the Ars Electronica Center

    On a voyage of discovery to the Ars Electronica Center

    (Linz, Feb. 7, 2023) Off to the snow? Off to the south? Adventure-seekers know where to find what they’re really looking for. A visit to the Museum of the Future provides a change of pace during the semester break. And of course, the Ars Electronica Center is also part of “Museum Total”.

  • Prix Ars Electronica enters the next round

    Prix Ars Electronica enters the next round

    (Linz, January 13, 2023) As of today, entries for the Prix Ars Electronica are once again open. The winners can look forward to the prestigious Golden Nicas, several thousand euros in prize money and prominent appearances at the 2023 Ars Electronica Festival.

  • Submissions for S+T+ARTS Prize 2023 open today

    Submissions for S+T+ARTS Prize 2023 open today

    (Linz/Brussels, 11.1.2023) Artists*, scientists*, technologists*, institutions, labs and companies can now submit their best projects for the European Commission’s prestigious S+T+ARTS Prize 2023.

  • New European Union competition launches today

    New European Union competition launches today

    (Linz/Brussels, January 10, 2023) For the first time, the European Union is offering a prize of 100,000 euros for best-practice projects in the field of Citizen Science. Submissions are open from today until March 13, 2023. Ars Electronica in Linz has been commissioned to organize the new competition.

  • It’s snowing adventures at the Ars Electronica Center

    It’s snowing adventures at the Ars Electronica Center

    (Linz, Dec. 21, 2022) When all the presents have been unwrapped and tried out, vacation days can get pretty long. A visit to the Ars Electronica Center provides plenty of variety, especially for kids. This year’s vacation program invites them to marvel, experience and experiment. For those interested in art, there’s also a special offer:…

  • Ars Electronica is now a Climate Alliance Partner

    Ars Electronica is now a Climate Alliance Partner

    (Linz, Dec. 16, 2022) Since November 28, 2022, Ars Electronica has officially become a member of Europe’s largest climate protection network. The partnership underscores the company’s aspiration and mission to further improve its climate footprint in the years ahead.

  • Family Weekend ESERO Austria

    Family Weekend ESERO Austria

    (Linz, 24.10.2022) On the ESERO weekend, Saturday 29.10. and 30.10.2022, the Ars Electronica Center will focus on astronomy.

  • Kepler Observatory Theme Weekend

    Kepler Observatory Theme Weekend

    (Linz, 18.10.2022) To mark its 75th anniversary, the Ars Electronica Center is dedicating a small exhibition of its own in the foyer to the Kepler Observatory Linz.

  • Colorful Program at the Ars Electronica Center

    Colorful Program at the Ars Electronica Center

    (Linz, 10.10.2022) During Children’s Culture Week, a colorful program awaits young visitors to the Ars Electronica Center from Thursday, 13.10. to Sunday, 23.10.2022.

  • “Marianne.von.Willemer – Prize for Digital Media 2022” goes to Christina Krämer aka Tina Kult

    “Marianne.von.Willemer – Prize for Digital Media 2022” goes to Christina Krämer aka Tina Kult

    (Linz, 6.10.2022) The City of Linz’s 2022 “Marianne.von.Willemer – Prize for Digital Media,” endowed with 3,600 euros, will goes to Christina Krämer aka Tina Kult for her video installation “Pampa.”

  • European Southern Observatory celebrates its 60th anniversary

    European Southern Observatory celebrates its 60th anniversary

    (Linz, 5.10.2022) Kicking off Astronomy Month in October, the Ars Electronica Center on Saturday, October 8, 2022, is all about the European Southern Observatory (ESO), which is celebrating its 60th anniversary these days.

  • Family Weekend “How Much Technology Am I?” and “Monument Day”

    Family Weekend “How Much Technology Am I?” and “Monument Day”

    (Linz, 21.9.2022) Saturday 24.9. and Sunday 25.9.2022, visitors to the Ars Electronica Center can look forward to a family weekend on the theme “How much technology am I?” Sunday, 25.9.2022, the program on Monument Day will feature virtual journeys to monumental buildings.

  • 71,000 Visits to Planet B

    71,000 Visits to Planet B

    (Linz, 12.9.2022) 953 people from 76 countries were involved in the program of this Ars Electronica. 11 locations in the Linz metropolitan area were used, a virtual art gallery was set up, and all major conferences were streamed along with a series of talks and presentations.

  • STUDIO(dys)TOPIA – At the Peak of Humankind and Ars Electronica Gardens

    STUDIO(dys)TOPIA – At the Peak of Humankind and Ars Electronica Gardens

    (Linz, 7.9.2022) Almost 30 artistic perspectives on “Planet B” are bundled in the exhibition “Studio(dys)topia — At the Peak of Humankind,” while another 15 perspectives are presented in the “Ars Electronica Gardens” show.