On-site exhibition

GARDEN HONG KONG at Osage Gallery is a one-week finissage art show of Ars Electronica 2021 Garden Hong Kong. Introducing Artificial Intentionalities, the Garden statement reads “Ars Electronica Garden Hong Kong’s curatorial inquiry explores various paths to better understand the entanglements that surface in the tectonic interplay of divergent worlds, where robots challenge social models, artworks try to understand each other, and the faraway meets the nearby."

Virtual Art Gallery

The Berlin Garden is hosting a virtual Rave on Friday night (CEST) in the RAVE SPACE, Berlin's first virtual 3D club. An extension of the club is a virtual art gallery, which will be open for the entire duration of the festival and show artistic representations of the Garden Berlin's real exhibits. Exhibition
.ART, Vr-All-Art, Ars Electronica features curated pavilions and an exhibition of digital artists selected through an open call.

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.

Neanderthal Programming for Sceptics
Deborah Hustic (HR), Paula Bucar (HR), Damir Prizmic (HR)

The intergenerational online workshop is intended for beginners of all ages willing to delve into the logic of the programming processes

Workshop Nature Data – Creative IoT
Goran Mahovlić (HR)

A Catalogue of Electro Entities is based on the spectrum of diverse ways to engage in the process of interactivity and interactions with electronic devices and objects we create.

Sound performance “Insects Orchestra: Underground”
Andrey Bundin (RU), Roman Smirnov (RU), Ksenia Bahtina (RU), Evgenii Khlopotov (RU), Anton Shchegolev (RU), Natalia Grishina (RU), Anastasia Birulia (RU)

A performance of a laptop orchestra is based on the research and artistic reflection of the underground world's sonic nature. Acoustic material of the work consists of sounds recorded using contact microphones attached to the ground, trees, rocks. In addition, performers use musical expression interface and sound synthesis engine, specifically developed for this performance. Every performer plays a specific part, and then all parts are combined into a complex spatial sound field.

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

Panel 2: CIFO & Ars Electronica: Latin American media art. History and praxis.
Tania Aedo (MX), Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Amor Muñoz (MX), Eduardo Kac (BR), Ivan Abreu (CU), Oscar Santillan (EC), Patricia Dominguez (CL), Marcela Armas (MX), Tania Candiani (MX)

The second panel will gather Latin American media artists - Iván Abreu, Marcela Armas, Tania Candiani, Patricia Domínguez, Eduardo Kac, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Amor Muñoz, Oscar Santillan,, that will present their oeuvre along with the work of various artists with similar creative journeys and common artistic scenes.

Panel 1: CIFO & Ars Electronica: Latin American media art. History and praxis.
Rafael Lozano Hemmer (MX), Martin Honzik (AT), Rodrigo Alonso (AR), Tania Aedo (MX), Jose-Carlos Mariategui (PE), Maria Fernandez (NI)

The virtual event will concentrate both on exploring the rich set of historical precedents in pioneering experimental practices in Latin America, and on recent productions in the fields of media art such as AI and ML, robotics and drones, VR and AR, AV sculpture, and landscape, blockchain and metaverse, biotech and biomimesis, NetArt, hacking and viruses.