Press Releases: Ars Electronica Festival
Festival for Art, Technology and Society. The Ars Electronica Festival takes place in Linz every September and brings together artists, creatives, representatives of science, research, technology and business from all over the world to present their work and their visions of the future. Since 1979, it has provided a stage for eclectic, fascinating and surprising creative works and a unique environment for intensive discussions and inspiring encounters.Ars Electronica Festival
71,000 Visits to Planet B
(Linz, 12.9.2022) 953 people from 76 countries were involved in the program of this Ars Electronica. 11 locations in the Linz metropolitan area were used, a virtual art gallery was set up, and all major conferences were streamed along with a series of talks and presentations.
STUDIO(dys)TOPIA - At the Peak of Humankind and Ars Electronica Gardens
(Linz, 7.9.2022) Almost 30 artistic perspectives on “Planet B” are bundled in the exhibition “Studio(dys)topia — At the Peak of Humankind,” while another 15 perspectives are presented in the “Ars Electronica Gardens” show.
Kunstuni Linz @ Ars Electronica Festival
(Linz, 6.9.2022) No fewer than 24 academic institutions from around the world will be presenting their work at the Kunstuni Campus in the context of Ars Electronica 2022. But the students from Linz are also awaiting visitors with their own exhibitions and plenty of performances and workshops.
Ars Electronica Exhibitions: CyberArts, S+T+ARTS and JKU LIT
(6.9.2022) Ars Electronica is convinced that we can tackle climate changes and that art and science can make a significant contribution. The proof is in the many works, initiatives and prototypes on display in exhibitions such as the CyberArts Show, the S+T+ARTS Prize Exhibition and the JKU LIT@ArsElectronica Exhibition.
A Parallel (R)evolution — Digital Art in Latin America
(Linz, 5.9.2022) Five media art projects are exploring new technologies and focusing on Latin American identity, culture and history at LENTOS during Ars Electronica 2022.
The Highlights of the 2022 Ars Electronica
(Linz, 29.8.2022) Some 1,000 artists, researchers, developers, entrepreneurs, activists and students from all over the world will gather at this year’s Ars Electronica, which will take place from September 7 to 11 at eleven locations in Linz and a virtual art gallery.
State of the ART(ist)
(Linz, 23.8.2022) State of the ART(ist) offers artists who are threatened, persecuted and oppressed because of the political dimension of their works a stage at the Ars Electronica Festival with a virtual show, an exhibition and live streamings.
Festival University by JKU and Ars Electronica enters second round
(Linz, 9.8. 2022) The Summer University organized by Johannes Kepler University Linz and Ars Electronica will be held for the second time from August 18 to September 14. 200 students from around 70 countries will examine how we can deal globally with the effects of climate change.
Golden Nicas for artists from Japan, the USA, Taiwan, Colombia and Austria
(Linz, 20.6.2022) 2338 artistic projects from 88 countries were submitted to the Prix Ars Electronica 2022. This year's Golden Nicas were awarded in the categories Computer Animation, Interactive Art +, Digital Communities, u19-create your world and "Visionary Pioneers of Media Art.
STARTS Prize of the EU Commission for Holly Herndon (US) and Giulia Foscari (IT)
(Linz/Brussels, 13.6.2022) The STARTS Prize 2022 attracted a total of 1499 entries from 96 countries, with the top prizes of 20,000 euros each going to Holly Herndon (US) and Giulia Foscari (IT).
Austrian Foreign Ministry and Ars Electronica create virtual space for artistic freedom
(Vienna / Linz, 30.5.2022) With the “State of the ART(ist)” call for proposals, the Austrian Foreign Ministry and Ars Electronica are now creating a virtual art gallery to enable artistic freedoms to unfold within a secure framework.
Five Artists Selected for Inaugural CIFO-Ars Electronica Awards
(Linz/Miami, 13.4.2022) Five artists from across Latin America have been selected for the inaugural CIFO-Ars Electronica Awards: Dora Bartilotti, Electrobiota Collective, Thessia Machado, Amor Muñoz, and Ana Elena Tejera.
Welcome to Planet B - A different life is possible! But how?
(Linz, 7.4.2022) Ars Electronica 2022 will take place from September 7 to 11, on the campus of the Johannes Kepler University Linz and nine other locations all around Linz.
Kat Austen and Fara Peluso win six-month residency at S+T+ARTS Center Upper Austria
(Linz, 8.2.2022) Berlin-based artists Kat Austen and Fara Peluso can look forward to a residency at the Regional S+T+ARTS Center Upper Austria, where they will work on their project Circular Records.
Prix Ars Electronica 2022 begins today
(Linz, 13.1.2022) Projects can be submitted for the Prix Ars Electronica from now until March 2, 2022 (inclusive). Winners will receive the prestigious Golden Nica awards, several thousand euros in prize money and a prominent place at the Ars Electronica Festival.