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Hybrid Art: Projects in Interstices

Hybrid Art: Projects in Interstices

Hybrid Art jurymember, Susanne Jaschko, talks about "prozessagenten", current trends in transdisciplinary art, and her initial impressions of this year’s Ars Electronica Festival location.
Cities of the Future

Cities of the Future

POST CITY. Habitats for the 21st Century is the theme of Ars Electronica 2015. A thinker who has already been focusing intensively on our urban future is Dietmar Offenhuber. We had a chance to chat with him about cities of the future.
Dada Performance and Interactive City Data at Sound:Frame 2015

Dada Performance and Interactive City Data at Sound:Frame 2015

The Ars Electronica Futurelab starred in the opening night extravaganza of this year’s sound:frame festival at Vienna’s MAK–Museum of Applied Arts, delivering interactive highlights that rocked the venue’s stage, speakers and projection walls.
Prix Ars Electronica 2015: The Juries’ Verdicts Are In!

Prix Ars Electronica 2015: The Juries’ Verdicts Are In!

The 25 international experts have concluded their deliberations and named the recipients of the five Golden Nicas and other honors. Here’s a look back at the 2015 Prix jury meetings, one of the most exciting weekends in the Ars Electronica year.
Mr. Touchy: I love to be touched

Mr. Touchy: I love to be touched

Mr. Touchy is waiting for someone to make physical contact with him. Then and only then do his camera eyes open, and a conversation can commence. Artist Eric Siu’s camera helmet is currently on display in the “Device Art” exhibition.
About Thinking in Terms of Preset Categories

About Thinking in Terms of Preset Categories

“Draw:er” scrutinizes the images that come to mind when people think about Austria. This audio installation by young media artist Verena Mayrhofer is part of the TIME OUT .03 exhibition at the Ars Electronica Center.
Enabling Us to See What’s Invisible

Enabling Us to See What’s Invisible

In conjunction with residencies staged at the Ars Electronica Futurelab, Anita Brunnauer, Dietmar Offenhuber and Ursula Feuersinger are producing art projects that will premiere on the interactive LED façade of the Ars Electronica Center.
"I love when the idea takes me by surprise"

“I love when the idea takes me by surprise”

Rikke Frisk, one of the Prix Ars Electronica jurors who’ll be selecting this year’s recipient of [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant, talks about how she draws inspiration and why it’s so important to travel when you’re in search of solutions.
What is Hybrid Art?

What is Hybrid Art?

Victoria Vesna is one of the four jurors who will select the prizewinners in the 2015 Prix Ars Electronica’s Hybrid Art category.
First the Question, then the Answer

First the Question, then the Answer

Kazuhiko Washio, creative director and producer at the Hakuhodo ad agency in Japan and a 2015 Prix Ars Electronica juror, is absolutely certain that before beginning to seek the right answers, we must first pose the right questions.
Investigating, Discovering and Comprehending via Game Playing

Investigating, Discovering and Comprehending via Game Playing

Since 2003, Elisabeth Menasse-Wiesbauer has been director of the ZOOM Kindermuseum and we’re honored that she has agreed to serve as a Prix Ars Electronica juror this year in the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category.
Disoriented Amidst a Flurry of Flashing Lights

Disoriented Amidst a Flurry of Flashing Lights

How do flashes of light affect our perception? Media artist Dawid Liftinger’s FLASHLIGHTINSTALLATION #1 in the Ars Electronica Center explores the artistic potential of electronic flash units used in photography.
María Ignacia Edwards combines Art and Mathematics

María Ignacia Edwards combines Art and Mathematics

The recipient of the Residency staged under the auspices of the Art & Science Network has been announced. Maria Ignacia Edwards was selected from among the 140+ applicants from 40 countries who responded to the open call.
There's no "Vodka" Sound Art

There’s no “Vodka” Sound Art

Which tools Sergei Kasich utilizes, how the Russian sound artist works, and some of the experiences he’s had in conjunction with many art projects carried out in Russia—these are a few of the talking points covered in this interview with the 2015 Prix Ars Electronica juror.
Animated Films with Character

Animated Films with Character

Animated films are his passion! Rob O’Neill, a 2015 Prix Ars Electronica juror and character technical director supervisor at DreamWorks Animation, talks about current trends in character design and what filmmakers have to do to build up a portfolio that really makes people sit up and take notice.