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Sustainable to the Ars Electronica - is that possible?
How can a festival that attracts thousands of people to Linz every year be sustainable? Christl Baur, Head of Ars Electronica Festival, confronts the many questions of mobility.
The black blanket: Art and Depression
With the project "The Black Blanket", Linz based artist Mary Mayrhofer artistically processes her depression and received the Golden Nica in the category "u19 - create your world" for it.
State of the ART(ist): “Art is neither warlike nor peaceful”
We are convinced that we need art as a space where contradictions can be possible. But how do you deal with these contradictions in times of war? What influence does this have on curation and how does one implement the theme of political persecution in an Open Call?
Klasse! Lernen. 2022: These are the best projects
The Austria-wide education award "Klasse! Lernen" honors pupils and teachers who integrate digital tools creatively and sustainably into the classroom. We took a closer look at the main prize and the two Awards of Distinction.
Who wants to live forever? AI and our digital (after)lives
Throughout time and across cultures, humans have been conditioned to view death as an endpoint in the experience of life. In an increasingly globalized and digitalized world, have our traditions and behaviours towards death changed? What happens when data outlives the person?
Throwback: Le Sacre du Printemps
In 2006, the Ars Electronica Futurelab collaborated with media artist Klaus Obermaier on a unique production of Igor Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps.
The slightly different café
This year, the Golden Nica in the Digital Communities category goes to Ory Yoshifuji, Co-founder CEO, Ory Laboratory Inc. for his project Avatar Robot Cafe DAWN ver.β.
Is this a man's world? Acknowledging gender bias in AI
Artificial Intelligence is fast becoming a major driving force of the rapidly accelerating digital transformation. Therefore, we have the responsibility to confront and question the gender biases inherent in AI models and seek ways to mitigate them.