4D box / SH4D0W — An AI Performance in 3D
Mikael Fock (DK), Carl Emil Carlsen (DK), Emilie Rasmussen (DK), Cecilie Waagner Falkenstrøm (DK) Yann Coppier (DK), Vertigo (DK)
SH4D0W is the first performing arts production starring an artificial intelligence creation as the protagonist. The play is performed in the 4D Box, a theatre stage capable of creating mixed-reality illusions of virtual 3D objects interacting with live performers.
Ars Electronica ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2022
After two very challenging years, the Ars Electronica Animation Festival returns to its physical space. The screening programs and presentations will be shown at the JKU Campus and the Ars Electronica Center Deep Space 8K. The Expanded Animation Symposium and the Synaesthetic Syntax conference, organized with the UCA since 2020, will take place at the Ars Electronica Center.
Cooperative Aesthetics Performance
Botond Kelemen (HU), Bálint Budai (HU), Daniel Haas (artistname STURMHERTA) (AT )
Mold yourself! Fungi have existed for billions of years, setting the stage for humanity by supporting, carrying and converting life. – Schwarzes Rauschen (Black Noise) The project is an immersive, interactive installation, consisting of 12 different, dynamic worlds, which change their structures with the movement of the group of people currently being tracked.
Prix Ars Electronica 2022
The CyberArts exhibition has always been one of the most outstanding parts of the festival’s program. The exhibition presents the works of the Prix Ars Electronica winners, who were selected by experts from all over the world.
Discover the best media art of the year! This tour will show you an outstanding selection of Prix Ars Electronica 2022 award-winning projects from the categories Computer Animation, Digital Communities and Interactive Art., u19 – create your world and Visionary Pioneers of Media Art.
Ars Electronica Gardens Exhibition
The extent of Ars Electronica’s collaborative networks became more visible than ever during the pandemic. In 2020 and 2021, the festival turned into a decentralized event, taking place in more than 180 locations on all five continents simultaneously. In 2022 the festival transforms again, and the Ars Electronica Garden Partners are invited to actively contribute their perspectives and projects to the core festival program, taking place in Linz.
Gigapixel Images from the Vatican Museums — The Frescoes by Pietro Perugino in the Sistine Chapel: Beauty Leading to Faith
Dr. Barbara Jatta (IT), Dr. Rosanna Di Pinto (IT)
For the first time, the Vatican Museums will be guests at the Ars Electronica Center for a special Cultural Heritage Series based on a cooperation with the Vatican Museums and the Embassy of Austria to the Holy See in Rome. Gigapixel images of two outstanding artworks by the Great Master Pietro Perugino in the Sistine Chapel — the main Chapel in the Pope’s Palace — will be presented at Deep Space 8K.
Prix Forum: Computer Animation
Isabelle Avers (FR), Marc Héricher (FR), Rashaad Newsome (US), Yoriko Mizushiri (JP)
The Prix Forum – Computer Animation is an open discussion between the top three winners of Prix Ars Electronica 2022 and a jury member. Rashaad Newsome (Golden Nica / Being), Marc Hericher (Award of Distinction / Absence), and Yoriko Mizushiri (Awards of Distincion/ Anxious Body) will be on the panel, while juror Isabelle Arvers will chair the session.
Prix Forum: Interactive Art +
José-Carlos Mariategui (PE/GB), Cristhian Avila (PE), Jung Hsu (TW), Natalia Rivera (CO), Sam Lavigne (US), Tega Brain (AU)
The Prix Forum – Interactive Art + is an open discussion between the top three winners of Prix Ars Electronica 2022 and a jury member.
Elliott Gaston-Ross (GB/IE) , Indiara Di Benedetto (IT)
The project Rooted performed at the Deep Space 8K is an artistic depiction of the effects of climate change on our planet through live electroacoustic musical performance with accompanimental visual effects by Indiara Di Benedetto.
State of the ART(ist) Live Sessions
Amir Almuarri (SY), Andriy Rachinskiy (UA), Daniil Revkovskyi (UA), Daria Pugachova (UA), DE NE DE (UA), fantastic little splash (UA), Floating Projects Collective (HK), Ivan Svitlychniy (UA), Oksana Chepelyk (UA), Oleksandr Burlaka (UA), SVITER Art Group (UA), The Peacock Generation (MM)
The State of the ART(ist) Initiative is established in collaboration with the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support artists in Ukraine and around the world, for whom a commitment to peace, freedom and self-determination is not possible locally or is possible only under great threat. Hosted by Christl Baur (DE/AT) and Martin Honzik (AT), the conversations address different segments of the Initiative.
The Mona Lisa
Vincent Delieuvin (FR), Christelle Terrier (FR), Roei Amit (FR)
Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? The answers to this apparently simple question are varied, complex and surprising, giving visitors an insight into part of the myth and above all into the work itself, beyond any false mysteries and clichés. This immersive exhibition invites a wide audience to experience an exhibition, and everyone’s relationship with this emblematic work, in a brand-new way.
Daniel Kohlmeigner (AT), Martin Retschitzegger (AT), Cat Jimenez (AT)
un ctrl is an intertwining performance between a musician, a dancer and a visual artist.