The Campus Exhibition at this year’s Ars Electronica Festival showcases Linz Art University’s Interface Cultures program. “Made in Linz” includes recent works of media art by undergraduates. The program’s founder and director, Christa Sommerer, offers some pre-show insights.
It’s become something of a Linz Art University tradition to invite a partner institution from outside Austria to make a guest appearance at the Campus Exhibition. At the Ars Electronica Festival 2015, Paris 8 University presents thirty years of digital research and creative work.
Media are now available anytime and anyplace; in fact, it is becoming difficult to switch them off and remain “off-grid”. But we are also beginning to realize that all of this is not really necessary. A kind of protest movement is emerging in this “post-Google” and “post-Snowden” world.