Aakash Odedra and the Ars Electronica Futurelab at the International Dance Festival Birmingham

Renowned dancer Aakash Odedra, choreographer Lewis Major and the Ars Electronica Futurelab have been working together for the past year on an extraordinary dance performance that utilizes leading-edge media technology. A destination on the journey Aakash Odedra and the Futurelab are taking together was the International Dance Festival Birmingham, where the dance performance Murmur received […]

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Virtual Anatomy & Pathology Deep Space

Univ. – Prof. Dr. Franz Fellner, director of the Radiology Department at Linz General Hospital, and researchers on the staff of the Ars Electronica Futurelab have taken the next bold step forward. Their collaborative project “Virtual Anatomy & Pathology (VAP) Deep Space” takes available medical visualization technologies to the next level. The project’s objective was […]

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recent projects

University of Tsukuba – “labX”

At Japan’s University of Tsukuba, a new PhD programme in Empowerment Informatics (EMP) has been founded. Its mission is research in the areas of supplementing, harmonizing and extending the human faculties and abilites. Its practice is by necessity experimental, and artistic research might play a role in it. This practical, experimental aspect is framed in […]

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Spaxels / Klangwolke 2012

The Ars Electronica Futurelab’s quadcopter swarm was one of the highlights of the 2012 voestalpine Klangwolke (Cloud of Sound) in Linz. More than 90,000 spectators lined both banks of the Danube to witness a world record: a formation flight by no fewer than 49 quadcopters. Never before had such a large squadron of whirlybird drones […]

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