Fascinating peeks into the world of industry and lots of hands-on fun were in store for youngsters at this year’s Kids’ Day event sponsored by the Industrial Association of Upper Austria. At workshops staged by manufacturers headquartered throughout the region, kids tinkered and soldered, built cool stuff and had an amazing time! Check out our Photo Gallery.
Since 1998, the Prix Ars Electronica has included a category especially for kids and young people under 19 years of age, and Sirikit Amann has been a juror since the very inception. We recently joined her for a look back at some particularly memorable prizewinning works.
Experimenting, testing and understanding. Over 2,000 pupils came to the Ars Electronica Center to present their self-developed experiments to a public audience and to take a look at other experimental set-ups. View our picture gallery of astonished and curious gazes of the participating kids and teenagers!
The watchwords: exploration, involvement and inventiveness. This year’s 6th u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD Festival invited young people to Linz September 8-12 to get acquainted with 21st-century tools and to jointly give some consideration to the world of tomorrow—to what will soon be their world! Here’s a retrospective look at a few of the highlights.
20 international experts convened in Linz April 7-10, 2016 to single out outstanding works of media art for recognition in four categories and to bestow Golden Nicas on the four best. We accompanied the four juries over the course of this long and very productive weekend.
Actor, director and screenwriter Karl Markovics will soon be reprising his role as juror in the Prix Ars Electronica’s u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category. In this interview, he talks about new media as well as kids and young people in 2016.
The kids attending the Kindergarten of the Future this year selected Ute Krause’s “Wann gehen die wieder?” [When Are They Finally Going to Leave?] for a project entitled Linz Picture Book Kindergartens and thus dealt with issues having to do with patchwork families.
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.
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.
Once again this year, the Prix Ars Electronica’s u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category cordially invites youngsters under age 19 to submit promising ideas for prize consideration. We recently had a chance to chat with Sirikit Amann, a juror in this category since 1998.
(Deutsch) Drei Volksschulklassen besuchen in diesem Schuljahr das Ars Electronica Center mehrmals und erleben es so besonders intensiv als ungewöhnlichen Lernort. Gerda Hörschläger von der VS Pöstlingberg und Andrea Fröhlich vom Team Bildung & Vermittlung berichten von Erfahrungen und Intention dieses Angebots.
Attentive observation, independent experiments and inquisitive research. Playful and without learning pressure children between 4 and 8 years explore scientific phenomena and technological applications at the exhibition “KET – Kids Experience Technology” of the KET-tour project 2012-2015.
The children of the “Kindergarten of the Future” in Linz have chosen a picture book about a crazy chicken and turned it into a small exhibition.
In the exhibition “KET – Kids experience Technology” at the Ars Electronica Center children between 4 and 8 years draw attention to various topics in natural science and technology in a playful way without learning pressure.
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 […]