Feminist Futures - Imagining Another Internet
Branch Magazine x Katrin Fritsch (AT)

Feminist Futures is an ongoing participatory art project that advocates for just and diverse futures of the Internet. In workshops, participants discuss the current issues of the Internet, and then re-imagine them through stories, comics, or poems. What results is an open-source archive of stories that provide strategies for change.

Spotlight by Audrey Tang - Free the Future
Audrey Tang (TW)

Audrey Tang ist bekannt für die Wiederbelebung der Computersprachen Perl und Haskell sowie für die Entwicklung des Online-Tabellensystems EtherCalc in Zusammenarbeit mit Dan Bricklin.

Hatching the Future of Museums
Michael John Gorman (IE), Olga Tykhonova (UA/AT), Merete Sanderhoff (DK), David Vuillaume (CH/DE), Johanna Eiramo (FI), Lauren Vargas (US/NL)

Im Schatten eines klimatischen und ökologischen Notstands, der sich auf alle Bereiche des sozialen, politischen und wirtschaftlichen Lebens auswirkt, müssen Zweck und Wirkungsbereich von Museen (erneut) in Frage gestellt werden. Wie können sich Museen im Zeitalter des Klimawandels repositionieren? Können Museen zum Handeln in Bezug auf planetarische Krisen inspirieren, und können museale Einrichtungen für ein vielfältigeres, interdisziplinäres Publikum neu konzipiert werden?

Re-Writing the Script Workshop
Denise Hirtenfelder (AT)

The end is a frightening phenomenon for humankind, but our relationship to it has changed. The global North lives in a society of endless opportunities, yet we are stuck in a culture of impermance. The workshop "Re-Writing the Script - A New Relationship to Finitude" urges us to look back at our present as if it was already history.

Dataspace: Global impacts of the Russian war on Ukraine
Nikkei Innovation Lab (JP), Ars Electronica Futurelab (AT)

Dataspace proposes a "newspaper of the future": Here, the Ars Electronica Futurelab and financial newspaper Nikkei's Innovation Lab demonstrate, how art and journalism can help to listen carefully to facts and think deeply rather than just consuming and reacting to news.

Space Ink Experience Workshop
Wacom Co., Ltd., Ars Electronica Futurelab (AT)

In the Space Ink workshop, visitors can draw with light: Using Wacom pens and tablets, you control luminescent drones to draw in three-dimensional space via the Ars Electronica Futurelab's operating system SwarmOS.

Bio Ink Experience Workshop
Wacom Co., Ltd., Yoko Shimizu (JP)

In the Bio Ink workshop, visitors draw and write with microorganisms: living ink! The data from Wacom pens and tablets is digitally extracted while the artworks morph into beautiful patterns in a new ecosystem of creativity.

Revivification Workshop
Nathan Thompson (AU), Guy Ben-Ary (AU), Yoko Shimizu (JP)

In-Vitro Intelligence (IVI) suggests an intelligent, bioengineered system harbouring living neural networks that function as brains outside of the body. The workshop hosts believe it is inevitable that IVI driven entities will grow more sophisticated and find widespread use in, for instance, their IVI driven “Surrogate Performers”.

Mobility of the Future Workshop
Supersense x BMW Experience Lab Project, Bernhard Böhm (AT), Ars Electronica Futurelab (AT)

The focus is on the question of mobility experiences on planet B. On September 8 and 9, visitors are invited to the workshop "Mobility of the Future" with sociologist Bernhard Böhm (AT) to exchange ideas and develop visions.

Humanity of the Future
Hideaki Ogawa (JP/AT), Guy Ben-Ary (AU), Kasia Chmielinski (US), Hiroshi Ishiguro (JP), Akane Kikuchi (JP), Martina Mara (AT), Sarah Newman (US), Nathan John Thompson (AU)

Observing the possibilities presented by life science, brain science, artificial intelligence, artificial life, and robotics, we can see the essence of our sense of life and hints of a new humanity. In this century and the next, what kind of technosphere will we live in?