Earth from Space
ESA (EU), Ars Electronica Solutions (AT)

Die Sicht aus dem Weltraum auf die Erde ist die einzige Perspektive, welche es uns erlaubt, die Veränderungen auf unserem Planeten zu beobachten. Um die Relevanz und den Wert der Erdbeobachtung in Bezug auf ökologische und sozioökonomische Vorteile zu demonstrieren, führt uns die Reise mit einer virtuellen Präsentation zu aktuellen Themen rund um Klimawandel. Satellitenbildern liefern die beeindruckenden Ansichten der Erde, welche die Veraenderungen dokumentieren und bewerten.

Un suono in estinzione Guided Tour
Pablo Bes Alonso

In this guided tour, we are going to present one of the projects curated by Filippo Rosati from Garden Bologna as a premier. The project that we are going to present is Un suono in estinzione, art & science project aimed at monitoring climate change implications on alpine glaciers through an artistic exploration.

Sustainable Futures & New Pathways to Innovation

Sustainable Futures & New Pathways to Innovation is an interactive online experience that explores three concrete challenges tackled by artists who have participated in S+T+ARTS across three thematic areas: Tangible Data, Sustainable Futures and Navigating the Digital Realm.

Roots & Seeds XXI: Campus Cartographies
Veronika Krenn (AT), masharu (NL/RU), Raphael Perret (CH), Tiziana Centofanti (IT), Andreas Zingerle (AT), Markus Puschenreiter (AT), Franz Stürmer (AT)

The Campus Cartographies are an exploration of plant diversity in and around the Kepler Gardens taking place during this year’s Ars Electronica Festival in the framework of Roots & Seeds XXI. Together with host Veronika Krenn, the participants dive into one aspect that has a critical impact on our plant life: the soil that is its basis for growth.

Roots & Seeds XXI - What is the Biodiversity Crisis?
Lucio Montecchio (IT)

During the last years, the discourses around the loss of biodiversity and more sustainable production and consumption models have advanced widely in the fields of natural sciences, social sciences and new technologies. How can we change this and co-create a more sustainable future?

Roots & Seeds XXI - ABOUT_ Multidisciplinary Garden Cartography
Claudia Schnugg (AT)

During the Roots & Seeds XXI workshops, participants from different fields (artists, scientists, philosophers, researchers, curators, cultural agents, and others), whose practices are linked to the plant world in different ways, will analyze the crisis of biodiversity with the intention of proposing sustainable ways of relating to nature. Through these workshops, Roots & Seeds XXI seeks to safeguard and promote botanical heritage, weaving scientific knowledge with storytelling and humanities.

Hexagram (CA/QC), Université du Québec à Montréal (CA/QC), Concordia University (CA/QC)

Artistic Journalism Tour led by Karen Palmer
Karen Palmer (UK)

The information and surveillance society, climate change, human rights issues... Artists are addressing social questions in an artistic way and asking us questions in the form of their artworks. It can be called artistic journalism. In this tour, we will take a look at some of the prize-winning works from the Prix Ars Electronica 2021 that address journalism from an artistic perspective and method, and talk to the artists about their work.

Rethinking Local Food - International Online Hackathon
Ars Electronica & Linz Center Of Mechatronics Hackathon 2021 Edition

Agriculture requires innovations to increase both quantity and quality in production, but also to increase efficiency in resource management. This year Ars Electronica in collaboration with LCM organizes a foresight technology Hackathon training which addresses challenges of the Agri-food industry to be faced by the world, global trends in specific sectors of the Agro industry, prospects for their development.

Open Art Thinking / Actions for Deep Issues
Maria Pfeifer (AT) and Stefan Mittlböck (AT) - Ars Electronica FutureLab