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A Close-up Look at Cultural Heritage in Deep Space 8K

A Close-up Look at Cultural Heritage in Deep Space 8K

To take full advantage of the breathtaking clarity in the new Deep Space 8K, the 8K resolution at 120 Hz and in stereo 3-D, it’s not enough to simply upgrade the hardware. The content to be presented also has to have what it takes to deliver the ultimate visual experience to audience members.
Artistic Ideas for the Ecological Development

Artistic Ideas for the Ecological Development

For the installation "Plantas Autofotosintéticas" Gilberto Esparza won the Golden Nica in the Hybrid Art category at the Prix Ars Electronica 2015. This is a complex symbiotic system, which reveals ideas for the ecological development.
Inside & Between: Within Different Worlds

Inside & Between: Within Different Worlds

Gabriel Radwan is this year’s Golden Nica winner in the Prix Ars Electronica’s u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category. The 19-year-old student’s prizewinning project is a stop-motion film entitled “Inside & Between".
A New Mastermind in Deep Space 8K

A New Mastermind in Deep Space 8K

In Deep Space 8K, visitors can look forward to breathtaking visuals in 8K resolution on 16x9-meter projection surfaces on the wall and the floor. And processing the resulting flow of data — an awesome 23 gigabytes/second in real time — demands a special high-performance processor.
Citythinking - Why is More

Citythinking – Why is More

For the Ars Electronica Festival 2015, the Linz based architect team [tp3] architects and Eddea Arquitectura y Urbanismo deal with strategic development processes of cities to present a creative approach for the future urban development.
Deep Space 8K: The rebuilding has begun

Deep Space 8K: The rebuilding has begun

From August 7, 2015 the images in the Deep Space will be projected in 8K resolution. 8K means pictures in impressive sharpness and color intensity. The renovations to the Deep Space 8K are already in full swing.
The World's first Art Satellite in Space

The World’s first Art Satellite in Space

ARTSAT1: Invader, the world’s first art satellite, blasted off into outer space on February 28, 2014. The 2015 Prix Ars Electronica jury honored the ARTSAT: Art and Satellite Project with an Award of Distinction in the Hybrid Art category.
What are you doing with my data?

What are you doing with my data?

“What are you doing with my data?” is a question that Malte Spitz, German Green Party politician and internet expert, has been posing for years. Recently he spoke about this issue at a Deep Space LIVE event in the Ars Electronica Center.
When Are They Finally Going to Leave?

When Are They Finally Going to Leave?

The kids attending the Kindergarten of the Future this year selected Ute Krause’s “Wann gehen die wieder?” [When Are They Finally Going to Leave?] for a project entitled Linz Picture Book Kindergartens and thus dealt with issues having to do with patchwork families.
Cooler Visuals, Enhanced Experience: Deep Space 8K

Cooler Visuals, Enhanced Experience: Deep Space 8K

A sensational, internationally unique experience awaits visitors to the Ars Electronica Center beginning August 7, 2015. An all-out upgrade of the venue’s technical infrastructure of the Deep Space will enable audiences to enjoy projections at 8K resolution and thus worlds of imagery at a never-before-achieved level of quality!
LHC - The Mother of All Experiments

LHC – The Mother of All Experiments

Many questions remain open. The Large Hadron Collider aims to answer at least a few of them. A residency under the aegis of CERN and Ars Electronica offers an opportunity to take an artistic approach to the leading edge of science and to experience the site of this huge experiment.
netidee: WANTED - Projects with "Snowball Effect"

netidee: WANTED – Projects with “Snowball Effect”

€1,000,000 in funding for projects to advance the internet’s impact in Austria is available from netidee [NetIdea], an initiative launched by Internet Privatstiftung Austria (IPA). This private foundation is soliciting great ideas designed to promote the possibilities of digital networking. Submission deadline is July 15, 2015.
Cycling as Philosophy

Cycling as Philosophy

In the context of this year’s theme of the Connecting Cities cultural project “In/Visible City” the next two artists doing a guest stint at the Ars Electronica Futurelab: Christoph Fraundorfer and Florian Born developed their project ESEL-COMPLAIN.
At CERN Artists need to challenge us with Ideas

At CERN Artists need to challenge us with Ideas

Under the aegis of the European Digital Art and Science Network, Ars Electronica and CERN recently announced their latest open call for applications to do an eight-week residency at CERN followed by a stay at the Ars Electronica Futurelab.
Where Science Meets Art

Where Science Meets Art

Ars Electronica is making its second guest appearance at Science Centre Singapore. The successful debut was a large-scale exhibition in 2007. Now, eight years later, the follow-up is entitled “INTERPLAY – Where Science Meets Art”.