Since April 2013 the Ars Electronica Center Linz shows a new documentary in Deep Space on the 16 × 9-meter big screen each week - with free admission. Ivo Filatsch, senior producer and executive producer of Terra Mater Factual Studios, gives us an insight of how such a documentary is actually produced.
The title met the program: During the “Long Night of Research” on FRI April 4, 2014, the Ars Electronica Center and the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz opend their doors late into the night for a highly interested audience from young to old.
Once a year, the Ars Electronica Center invites its ambassadors to come to Linz - to not only to inform about new offers in the coming school year, but especially to get feedback and suggestions from the teachers themselves. A review of the 4th AEC Ambassador Day.
The 2014 Ars Electronica Festival is set for September 4-8. This year's festival theme is called “C … what it takes to change”. Gerfried Stocker, the artistic director of Ars Electronica, gives us his take on what it takes to change.
Once again this year, the Prix Ars Electronica’s u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category cordially invites youngsters under age 19 to submit promising ideas for prize consideration. We recently had a chance to chat with Sirikit Amann, a juror in this category since 1998.
The Print3Dfuture Conference, Austria’s first conclave dedicated to three-dimensional printing, was held on March 27th at the Odeon Theater in Vienna. Among the speakers was the manager of the FabLab at the Ars Electronica Center Linz, Alina Sauter. Here, she talks about this fascinating topic.
March 1914. Linz is a prosperous town in peace - for the population there is no evidence of a major European war. In a Deep Space LIVE Markus Altrichter from the Archives of the City of Linz shows historical pictures from the First World War - a time that was marked in Linz of hunger....
“L’Oracle du papillon” (the oracle of the butterfly) exhibition in Fribourg, Switzerland encourages visitors to get proactive and make a small contribution to enabling humankind to deal collectively with upcoming challenges. A key element of this exhibition is GeoPulse, the modern simulation & visualization tool provided by Ars Electronica Solutions.
A visually impressive animated work entitled "Forms" wowed the 2013 Prix Ars Electronica jury and garnered the Golden Nica grand prize in the Computer Animation/Film/VFX category for its creators, visual artists Davide Quayola (IT) and Memo Akten (TR). This year, prizewinner Quayola will be one of the experts judging the submissions.
The visualization of his dance performance entitled “Anatta” totally blew away the audience that gathered in the Ars Electronica Center’s Deep Space in late January 2014, now it can be seen in March 2014 again. Viktor Delev gave us a few personal insights into his work.
What defines a good animation? And what developments can be expected in this area? Prof. (FH) Mag. Dr. Jürgen Hagler Mag from the Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences Campus Hagenberg presents a brief inventory of the genre and introduces the animations that can be seen at Deep Space LIVE on THU March 20, 2014,...
Austrian actor Ferry Öllinger was already a familiar face to audiences in German-speaking Europe when his big breakthrough came playing Chief Inspector Kroisleitner in the popular TV cop show “SOKO Kitzbühel”. At the 2014 Prix Ars Electronica, he’s cast in quite a different role: juror in the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category.