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Festivalralley - Part 3

Festivalralley – Part 3

During monday afternoon’s Festival rallye, we sighted Nora and Ilvy in the Brucknerhaus amidst an exhibition of brains in glass jars. They also listened in to recordings from all over the world emanating from a spherical sound storage medium rotating like a globe. At the Ars Electronica Center, the two girls improvised on the set...
Festivalralley - Part 2

Festivalralley – Part 2

Christina and Alina joined the Festival rallye today. In the Brucknerhaus, they contributed a picture of our world to Benjamin Pollach’s World Map Archive. Then, the curious duo observed how the Table of Gazes draws faces by following the subject’s eye movements. In the Campus exhibition featuring young Israeli artists, Christina and Alina focused on...
Festivalralley - Part 1

Festivalralley – Part 1

Theo and Jonas kicked off the Festival rallye in the Brucknerhaus this afternoon. The two junior technologists did a cartographic rendering for the World Map Archive and helped the toy soldiers guard the computer’s data. At Linz Art University, they saw artwork from Israel. Their favorite was the robot that, in accordance with Jewish custom,...
u19 – u19 - CREATE YOUR WORLD 2013 – A Recall for Round 3

u19 – u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD 2013 – A Recall for Round 3

The third annual u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD is set for September 5-9. The future festival of the next generation is a playground for dreamers and tinkerers, young people with a thirst for knowledge and a hunger for experience. It’s an oasis of effervescent ideas, a forge for creative concepts, and a proving ground for...
Do-it-Yourself World Design: The u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD Manual

Do-it-Yourself World Design: The u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD Manual

The u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD Manual provides user-friendly ways to have your say in configuring today’s and tomorrow’s world, and to link up with others to collaboratively implement creative ideas. And now there’s an online databank to make it even easier! This is where you can post instructions for all kinds of artistic, scientific,...
The Golden Nica for Visual:Drumset

The Golden Nica for Visual:Drumset

Three days of deliberations on 650 entries vying for one Golden Nica—the five jurors in the u19-CREATE YOUR WORLD category had a lot to discuss. How much are aesthetics worth? Sustainability? Can social aspects and a socially aware message be meaningfully compared to technical excellence? Ideally, all of the above should be evident in the...
u19 presents: The first submitters in 2013

u19 presents: The first submitters in 2013

Since some days before Christmas, the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD entry tool is at your service. You can submit the artistic, technological, social and scientific projects and ideas that represent your approach to shaping the world in which you’ll be spending your future. Creative youngsters have already gotten busy, and the first submission to...
Start of submission at u19

Start of submission at u19

The approach of Christmas means it’s that wonderful time of the year again—time to send in your submissions to u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD. We cordially invite all you gals & guys under 19 years of age to get involved. We’re looking forward to receiving lots of interesting ideas and projects! The first crop of...
u19 On Tour. Next Stop: Budapest

u19 On Tour. Next Stop: Budapest

What do MB21 in Germany, bugnplay.ch in Switzerland and Hungary’s C3<19 have in common? First off, all three are competitions for young people; secondly, they’re partners of u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD. In this spirit, their prizewinners are annually invited to the Ars Electronica Festival and u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD, and, by way of...
"CREATE YOUR WORLD" CAMP in Linz

“CREATE YOUR WORLD” CAMP in Linz

Summer hasn’t even begun yet and we’re already looking forward to its final month. But it’s easy to see why: u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD, the 2012 future festival of the next generation, is set for August 30-September 3. This year, the Kinderfreunde, Upper Austria’s youth advocacy organization, is even offering the opportunity to spend...
u19 Jurymeeting

u19 Jurymeeting

We’ve showcased interesting projects and encouraged you to join the ranks of those producing them. Now, we’re advancing to the next level! With the entry deadline past, it’s time for the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD jury to commence its deliberations. Three days long, April 20-22, a five-member panel of experts will convene in Linz...
App and Web at u19

App and Web at u19

Let us in on your idea for the world of tomorrow and this year’s Golden Nica could have your name on it! u19-CREATE YOUR WORLD is the competition for creative young people up to age 19 who live in Austria and whose idea of having fun is coming up with something new. We welcome all...