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.
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.
!brute_force – Soft Resilience
Maja Smrekar (SI), Jonas Jørgensen (DK)
Living beings leak out of their skin into biomorphic technology, forming an emergent posthuman landscape of bodies without organs beyond deterministic restrictions of the Cartesian grid.
CoBot Studio – Research Insights into Human Robot Collaboration
Martina Mara (AT), Brigitte Krenn (AT), Roland Haring (AT), Peter Holzkorn (AT), Kathrin Meyer (DE)
How to communicate with robot colleagues, increase acceptance for them and create a safe work environment? With the “CoBot Studio” research program, the LIT Robopsychology Lab of the JKU Linz, the Ars Electronica Futurelab and five other partners have been working on these and more questions for years now.
Morning Inspirations: Creative Resilience for a Planet B
Sigrid Bürstmayr (AT), Rashin Fahandej (US/IR), Adrian van Hooydonk (NL), Yuima Nakazato (JP), Jung Hsu (TW) & Natalia Rivera (CO), Marcus Neustetter (ZA), Tom Lamberty (DE)
In the Morning Inspirations Session, members of the Ars Electronica Futurelab, its partners and the artistic community will discuss “Creative Resilience for a Planet B” together with the audience: How can creativity, art and technology support society in the face of many crises? How can resilience be transformed from a personal responsibility into a social phenomenon?
Future of Work and Leisure in Sustainable Economies
Shalini Randeria (US), Craig Calhoun (US), Andrea Vetter (DE)
This panel addresses the issues around the future of work and leisure under green capitalism in the global North and global South, and reflects on the role of universities and cultural institutions in these transitions to new patterns of labour and leisure. What contribution could new technologies make to affect or obstruct the kinds of changes you envisage?
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.
GET.Inspired by Best Practice
Bradly Dunn Klerks (NL/BE), Arisa Kamada (JP), Christoph Pasching (AT), Fara Peluso (IT/DE), Jakob Lambert (AT), Marko Vivoda (SI), Yinan Liu (NZ), Michael John Gorman (IE)
Get.Inspired Talks highlight promising, practical projects in the field of tension between art, technology and science that pursue the central question “But How?” and describe ways out of the planetary crisis.
Media of the Future
Nicolas Naveau (FR/AT), Rashin Fahandej (US/IR), Sarah Kriesche (AT), Oishi Nobuyuki (JP), Joanna Wright (GB), Takeshi Yamada (JP)
In this age of visual information inundated with text and images, what are new methods and media for thinking deeply about facts and issues rather than simply consuming and reacting to news? The “Media of the Future” session will focus on Artistic Journalism.
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.
Residency. But How?
Christian Rauch (DE), Aimee Van Wynsberghe (CA), Irakli Sabekia (GE), Marjan Žitnik (HR), Robertina Šebjanič (SI)
Residency programs offer an opportunity for Artists or Scientists to swap their respective point of view – from working in an atelier to testing their skills in a laboratory context and vice versa – thus encouraging the exchange of ideas and building of new conceptiual models for problem solving.
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.
Spotlight by Holly Herndon & Mathew Dryhurst
Holly Herndon (UM), Mathew Dryhurst (US), José Luis de Vicente (ES)
Holly Herndon is an American multidisciplinary artist based in Berlin. In her work, she develops new technologies to experiment with her voice and its image, supported by critical research in artificial intelligence and decentralized infrastructure.
S+T+ARTS Prize Exhibition
STARTS Prize 2022
The exhibition presents numerous innovative and prototypical projects that have been awarded the European Commission’s STARTS Prize 2022 for their groundbreaking collaborations between science, technology and art.
Journey S+T+ARTS Exhibition
Karla Spiluttini (AT)
Karla Spiluttini (AT) presents the STARTS Prize projects of the year. The focus is on best-practice approaches to responsible innovation in the fields of ecology, artificial intelligence, digital property, policymaking, communication and media technologies.