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.
The Kids’ Research Laboratory that opened in mid-January 2015 is the Museum of the Future’s high-tech playground for youngsters age 4-8.
It all began on January 21, 1980, when 64 screen pages filled the vertical blanking interval of the television signal with additional information. An interview with former ORF General Manager Gerhard Weis.
Beggar Robot, a social experiment designed to call attention to the problem of poverty, raises money for the homeless by selling Kupfermuckn, a street paper.
A very special highlight kicked off this international surgical congress: Operations being performed simultaneously at three ORs at Linz’s Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern (Hospital of the Sisters of Mercy) were broadcast directly to the Ars Electronica Center.
Do you remember when movies were run on bicycles? Meet the artist Scott Hessels in this interview about his Device Art that can be seen at the Ars Electronica Center.
“We now have the chance to custom-tailor the technology to ourselves instead of the other way around.” Thomas Gnahm, organizer of the Wear it Festival and himself the wearer of an LED jacket, talks about concepts for wearables that will soon be snuggling up to users’ bodies worldwide.
Gigapixel images of Paris, the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle and tours of the Museum of the Future by night—here’s a short look back at the Long Night of the Museums in the AEC.
Technology and Japan—now there are a couple of kindred terms! “Device Art,” the new exhibition in the Ars Electronica Center, features whimsical exhibits representing a new art form engendered by our Digital Age.
The Ars Electronica Center’s new “Device Art” exhibition features an extraordinary array of odd devices. What they have in common: whimsical outer shells with serious concepts inside. Hiroo Iwata has been a trendsetter in Device Art since its inception in 2004.
A school project must not always be limited to the walls of the classroom. Dejan Markovic, student of the Technical College Traun, used the infrastructure of the Deep Space at the Ars Electronica Center for the presentation of his self-made panoramic pictures.
“Assistive technology” is designed to help people with disabilities to stay connected to Digital Society. In this interview, Gerhard Nussbaum provides an expert introduction to this field.
Wooden eye, take care - this is a well-known phrase in German language, which comes to life in "The Eye Named Frank", an artificial eye that keeps track of its observers.
Jeffrey Martin, photographer and founder of the online platform 360cities.net gives an insight into his working methods and thinks aloud about the next trend of panoramic recordings: 360 degree videos.