THU Sept. 5 — SUN Sept. 8, 2019, 10 AM — 7:30 PM
MON Sept. 9, 2019, 10 AM — 6 PM
This year’s CREATE YOUR WORLD Festival invites you to experiment again: Unusual, new and quite crazy things await you in numerous open labs and exhibitions in POSTCITY Linz. Impressions, ideas and projects from all over the world can be tested here again — for 5 days you can discover and shape the future. Admission free!
Komm in meine Welt
Simon Mück (AT)
Filming in the Postcity - A short film at the Ars Electronica Festival starring create your world
Ars Electronica (AT)
In times of digital communication, words are often only used as characters, codes or abbreviations. A mix of different languages is commonplace and linguistic trends emerge almost weekly.
Cutting edge film production: with smart phones and simple microphones, “one shots” can be produced at the Festival film set.
spaceEU Activity: Blue Moon Special
Space by youth for youth (and the rest of the world). At space4youth the u19-create your world Exhibition artists Jaqueline Eder, Selina Maurovich, Kilian Mayer and Stephanie Stigler will present their film Blue Moon. They will tell us how they themselves became space scientists, so that they were able to realize their film set in space.
spaceEU Activity: Space Café
Together with you and other artists and experts we willl talk about space, art and the climate crisis. Let's exchange ideas and get inspired over a cup of tea or coffee. Meet us at the Space Café in the create your World Open Kitchen!
spaceEU Exhibition: Step into Space
spaceEU is an exciting space outreach and education project which aims to spark the interest of young people in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths). The Ars Electronica Festival presents the spaceEU exhibition ‘Step into Space’ where visitors are invited to find out why we should explore space.
ORF radio FM4 (AT)
FM4 Extraleben is characterized by well-researched yet casual, sociable, and understandable talks, collectively negotiating arguments, exploring aspects and exchanging theme-specific/relevant anecdotes.
Dominik Schön (DE)
With Wonderful World, a piece of nature is created through interaction. Little by little the surface of the tabletop is changed by the hands of the other players, transforming the darkness of the area into a natural landscape.
Frag die AK summer sessions 2019
Arbeiterkammer Oberösterreich, Ars Electronica (AT)
Summer is an island of thoughts. During the summer sessions, young people were able to realize their own ideas with the support of artists and discussed the effects and points of contact of future technologies with experts.
Grand Garage Team (AT)
Exclusively for the Create Your World Festival, a team from the new innovation workshop GRAND GARAGE will be on site and will be there for you with workshops, laser cutters, 3D printers and a mobile welding station. Engrave, cut, print, weld, get inspired!
Literally out of the box - Analogue Game Design
White Castle Games Agency (AT)
There are many types of games at different stations during the festival: A duel-like deckbuilder, which tries to offer a lot of variation; Escape the Room – adventures, playable only once; a satirical negotiation game dealing with climate change and more!
Trax - Intuitive Music Making
Michael Lachower (IL), Gal Levy (IL)
The Trax platform consists of tangible game-tracks, notes & instruments as well as an on screen game. The game-tracks are physical representations of musical bars on which the users place musical instruments and notes that are played out in a loop.
Stadtbetriebe Steyr (AT), Steyr-Werke (AT)
Waste separation helps us to save resources and reuse recyclable materials sensibly. Are there creative and technical solutions and approaches? And who or what is Tonn Turbo anyway?
Ars Electronica (AT)
share your impressions and some food - In order to be able to absorb all the impressions of the festival well, it sometimes takes a break...and a little strengthening for body and soul.
ORF radio FM4 (AT)
(Deutsch) Das Videospielteam von FM4 spielt ständig verschiedene Games – aktuelle und klassische. Wir führen auch Interviews mit Gästen aus verschiedenen Bereichen. Videospiele und Videospielkultur sind unser Schwerpunkt, aber dabei hört es nicht auf.
Adele Perte (AT)
With the BrainLab you can create an insight into the activities of a youthful brain and get to know its full complexity through experimenting.
Mood to Commmunicate
Bettina Gangl (AT), Birgit Pölz (AT), Helmut Doblhofer (AT), participants in Virtual Office FAB Linz (AT)
The young people of the Virtual Office have thought about alternative forms of communication and asked themselves how humans can communicate with their environment. From the questions relevant to them, an installation was developed that you can explore today.
BEGEGNUNG IM ÖFFENTLICHEN RAUM
Artur Schernthaner-Lourdesamy, Vincent Entekhabi (AT)
This installation addresses interaction in public spaces on an auditory and visual level.
Slide Again and Again!
Ars Electronica (AT)
Actually logical: In the former post distribution centre there are slides that have served as gigantic mail-slides. So, seeing them now, you think to yourself: I want to slide down!
Otelo – Martin Hollinetz (AT), Flora Nimue Hollinetz (AT), Lea Felicita Haslmair (AT)
Children experience the digital realm – a little world of experience and relaxation for the youngest visitors. Five areas are open for them to explore and broaden their minds. Projects include a small robot that can be constructed and printed in the Robomat assembly, and personalized later.
Benjamin Aster (AT)
Plottegoino is an Arduino-controlled Lego plotter that can print any desired letters.
Artificial Intelligence Lab
Melina Undesser (AT), Sebastian Lindinger (AT), Software Architects (AT)
This open lab should help to familiarize the participants with AI during the festival in a playful way, fostering an interesting discourse about the possibilities, boundaries and dangers of this technology.
abc-Dojo: digital education for children 5 years and older
Pädagogische Hochschule Oberösterreich (Teachers' College of Upper Austria)
At the abc-Dojo you can program floor robots and try to trick an artificial intelligence or even create a speaking image!
Lukas Bittner (AT), Lorenzo Arturo (AT), Adam Musiejovsky (AT), Fabian Ortner (AT)
The E-Dice is a dice for the 21st century. By combining an accelerometer with several controllable LEDs, a new and diverse game experience is achieved. Even more possibilities are created by generating random numbers between 1 and 9!
Children will be able to program their first computer game, website and much more at the CoderDojo!
ABC-Coding (Activity Based Coding)
Students of the “Grune Familie” (Green family) elementary school class, Europaschule Linz
The children of Europaschule Linz begin working with various robots in lessons and gaining first insights into coding as early as preschool. Through this, they expand their knowledge base and learn about how these devices are operated.
Über Nacht - Eine neue Macht
Students of the SchülerInnenschule im WUK (AT)
Lilo and her friends like their school. But overnight, the Neue Leistungspartei (NLP — “New Achievement Party”) comes into power, with the new school principal, Engelbert, and his sidekick heading up a violent regime. For the students at the school, a seemingly hopeless struggle begins.
Der Gobi kommt
Laurin Steinhuber, Amelie Steinhuber, Niklas Steinhuber (AT)
An extraterrestrial creature lands on Earth. Here it finds food, a place to sleep, and is welcomed with open arms. What it does not know, however, is that there is an armed man lying in wait, with horrible plans for the extraterrestrial.
Nachhaltigkeit - Tagesablauf eines tierischen Vorbildes
Katharina Landl, Mona Rathenböck (AT)
A day in the life of Bobby the cat, in which he demonstrates how simple it can be to improve the world.
Hakan Lidbo (SE), Per-Olov Jernberg (SE), Johan Eriksson (SE)
Mathrix is a complex, multi-layered modular synthesizer and a strategic board game at the same time. It is not built for us, the humans we are today, but for the humans we might become in the future.
Tanja Neubäck, Michael Friedl, Marija Milenkovic, Lina Dengg (AT)
The game ZAPZARAP presented in the shape of an arcade game, seeks to call attention to social problems related to the (post)colonial exploitation of Africa.
Dungeon of Math
Simon Heppner (AT)
In this game Dungeon of Math the player themself is a figure who runs around in a labyrinth battling monsters, discovering treasure, solving math problems, and, at the end, finding the exit.
Why war Rap
Students of the 3a NMS Liefering (AT)
The 3a class from NMS Liefering explored the topic “War in Syria” in terms of its subject matter as well as from the perspective of literature and music. The focus was on the question “What does war have to do with me?”.
Neues Linzer Stadttheater (AT)
STAHLSTADT.ONLINE is an alternate-reality game where young people themselves have created an alternate reality – Linz becomes Stahlstadt.
In Reactio Veritas
Felix Strobl, Barbara Gregori, Claudio Reiter (AT)
In Reactio Veritas is set to challenge the concept of confrontation by generating algorithmic works of art through electro-encephalography, which does not merely analyze the dispute, but should inspire us to see the beauty and communality behind the conflict.
The Kids’ Tour takes children between the ages of 8 and 14 through the POSTCITY. Together we discover u19 - CREATE YOUR WORLD, the future festival of the next generation, and many other exciting places.
Students from NMS Hittisau’s CyberWerkstatt (AT)
Intensive involvement with digital media and the technical possibilities of our time gave this school class the idea of playing through the consequences of these technologies and capturing it on video.
Fabian Farkas, Jan Hofbauer, Hannah Koch, Tristan Nitzsche, Florian Weihs (AT)
Turenia is a round-based strategy game that can be played by individual players or as a local co-op game. The object is to capture the opponent’s castle and seize his land!
Simon Mück (AT)
What if our entire life were being directed? What would happen after 4040 weeks? Would we still have our own thoughts, our own will?
Shape of you
Students of the BORG Bad Leonfelden (AT)
More than forty students from BORG Bad Leonfelden worked the entire year on this approximately ninety-second rotoscope animation, a dance performance to the song Shape of You.
Thomas Brych, Michael Franz Hitzker, Tim-Matthias Klecka, Markus Kurzmann (AT)
OpenDrone is an open source drone, meaning that anyone can download the 3D printing data and software for free from GitHub and then assemble the device.
LEGO Feuer und Wasser
Thomas Speckhofer (AT)
After a dragon destroys their hometown, two siblings must make it on their own in the woods and overcome many dangers while their parents and other inhabitants of the town seek refuge in a nearby fortress…
Kunst und Überleben
Zoe Borzi, Johannes Fischer, Nicolas Glockner-Losch, Nikolaus Heckel, Jonathan Steininger, Raphael Wohlgemuth (AT)
The documentary film Kunst & Überleben (“Art and Survival”) portrays four people who have made art the primary focus of their lives.
Borg Bad Leonfelden (AT), Elke Hackl (AT)
We want to imagine how cyborgs of the future could look and approximate what could be possible tomorrow: cybernetic hybrid organisms, functionally improved human or humanoid life forms that are among us as a matter of course.
Art in public space has generally enhanced our cityscapes, so colorful walls are a must for the festival area of CSW 2019.
Mira Alida Haberfellner (AT), Elisabeth Valarie Maurer (AT), Textiles Zentrum Haslach (AT), Ars Electronica (AT)
FabLab 2019 is a mobile textile laboratory. In an open-manufacturing format, non-digitally controlled forms of work processes are communicated.
JUSA_HTL. A 3D Computer Game.
Sarah Reischenbock, Julia Schober (AT)
The 3D comuter game JUSA-HTL aims to help students get started in their new school. The task of the player is to collect the signposts integrated in the game in the form of orange cubes, which guide them through the HTL.
Students of the visual arts program at BORG Mistelbach (AT)
The film is about coercion, pressure, and violence for the purpose of enforced conformity through a system and about breaking out of it—a pixilation in an insane asylum that borders on everyday school life.
Katharina Maunz (AT)
ERROR_351 is a metaphor for how hard it is to stand out, to look “different”. This experimental short film shows four people facing that exact conflict, starting to fight back.
Cinema 4D Animation - Youth Exchange Project
Young People from Europe meet at the Ars Electronica Festival
Every year CREATE YOUR WORLD invites 20 international students to spend five days at the Ars Electronica Festival, where they can create a game, a film, or a sound project and experiment with new forms of technology.
Music Research Lab
mica – music austria (AT), FH St. Pölten (AT), Ars Electronica (AT)
Festival-goers are invited here to produce sounds, atmospheres and short pieces of music on their own, which will then be used for digital games, animations, and live-action films or situations.
Barbara Gregori, Claudio Reiter, Felix Strobl, Gregor Kosian (AT)
The project Interactive Cover gives readers the opportunity to feel the community behind the medium and create unique and mutable works of art together: globally, interlinked, and in real-time.
Jaqueline Eder, Selina Maurovich, Kilian Mayer, Stephanie Stigler (AT)
Blue Moon is a profoundly personal meditation on existence, loss, and love through the cold lens of the breathtakingly beautiful world of outer space.
Augmented Reality Welding Assistant
Felix Nikolas Bauernfeind, Julian Josef Kienast (AT)
This project should demonstrate how a workplace can look in the future. With the application that we programmed, a worker now only has to put on the glasses in order to receive all the necessary information in the form of a three-dimensional hologram in the exact position.
Gift of Nature
Students from HLW fur Kommunikations- und Mediendesign der Kreuzschwestern Linz (AT)
Dishes, cutlery, hygiene products, toys, furniture: today, nearly everything is made of plastic—and the bulk of it is used for packaging. The goal of this project is to satirize the waste of plastic by using a label of our own design for organic products.
Judith Auer, Claudia Cruceru, Raphaela Danner, Maria-Anna Eckerstorfer, Gerda Martinez Lopez, Adina Socoliuc (AT)
Students of drawing at Art University Linz will collaborate with visitors to the Festival to make an interactive wire sculpture.
Kevin Strüber (DE)
Common Sense ist eine interaktive Klanginstallation bestehend aus mehreren Klangwesen.
Who is Cihan?
Pupils of the 1DS of the Business Academy Donaustadt (AT), Birte Brudermann (AT)
25 personal interviews with the following rule: “Describe your identity without mentioning name, origins, mother language, ethnic background, born gender.”
Rake - minimize your information
Tessa Aichelburg, Luis Hofmeister, Lukas Kaufmann, Paul Schreiber (AT)
In this project, every piece of information is analyzed by an algorithm and sorted according to its relevance for the average reader. The most superfluous messages are weeded out, printed out, and then shredded.
Alex Lazarov (AT)
DSCHUNGEL (JUNGLE) is a web series of five episodes (each about ten minutes long) that describes the last day of summer in the life of various teenagers in Vienna.
Tagtool Projection Mapping
For over 10 years now, building façades and stage sets worldwide have been illuminated with spontaneous images rendered and animated live.
CREATE YOUR WORLD Festival
The festival to try out and experiment in the middle of POSTCITY. Open Labs and exhibitions: no registration required! Admission free!
ZusammenHelfen Conference: Day of Encouragement
ZusammenHelfen in Oberösterreich – Gemeinsam für geflüchtete Menschen (AT)
This is the fifth consecutive year that *ZusammenHelfen in Oberösterreich – Gemeinsam für geflüchtete Menschen* is staging a conference for all those who are committed to and interested in helping people forced to flee, or are affected by refugees and integration.
“Prospects for Political Education” Symposium
Upper Austria Teacher-Training College (AT), Upper Austria Chamber of Labor (AT), Ars Electronica (AT)
The symposium seeks to investigate whether social media can contribute anything to a new culture of conflict and fighting or if these media obstruct such a culture, whether digitalization has changed communication, cooperation, and opportunities for manipulation and, last but not least, whether new forms of conflict would emerge through the digital transformation of society.
CREATE YOUR WORLD Award Ceremony
u19-create your world
The Award Ceremony brings together all winners of this year's Prix Ars Electronica u19–create your world. The young winners are the heart of this event, because not only are their projects presented, but they also get the opportunity to pass on their own enthusiasm directly to us in a short interview. Immediately afterwards they will be awarded the respective prize.