The emergence of Facebook, Twitter & Co. in recent years has opened up new options for the exchange of political views. How these digital platforms are changing the political discourse, what new forms of sociopolitical participation are resulting from them, and which challenges they confront us with will be discussed at “Participation & Political Socialization in the Age of New Media,” a conference being held in conjunction with the 2016 Ars Electronica Festival.
The Ars Electronica Futurelab starred in the opening night extravaganza of this year’s sound:frame festival at Vienna’s MAK–Museum of Applied Arts, delivering interactive highlights that rocked the venue’s stage, speakers and projection walls.
Will YouTube be the next television? The young youtubers are trying to find answers at the u19 CREATE YOUR WORLD festival.
Since 2011, (St)Age of Participation has been performing research on audience participation in stage-based media art. This is now being taken to the next level at the Ars Electronica Festival; an interactive club offering drinks and dada that totally eliminates the boundaries between a sphere for actors and a separate one for the audience.
The Festival Ars Electronica is a place to test out new ways. The Future Rock Show is one of those tests, introducing a new form of discussion. This is it’s story.
Connecting Cities is a world-wide initiative that brings together cities and institutions to discuss art and it’s reception in public spaces.
On September 7th 2013, the voestalpine Klangwolke 2013 – Bruckner lives! is going to take off, and the Ars Electronica will be part of it, with an app.
In Occupy History, users can produce a six-second looped video using the Twitter tool Vine. Vines should show how history (and memory along with it) has been transformed by the lens of pop culture. Pictures and symbols have been given new interpretations and new connotations. A few popular examples are Hipster Hitler, Che Guevara as a pop star, or Abraham Lincoln the vampire hunter.
TOTAL RECALL – The Evolution of Memory starts on September 5th. The opening event is “We are here”, a transdisciplinary performance about memory, consciousness, responsibility and surveillance. We have talked to Salvatore Vanasco, one of the initiators of this project and no stranger to Ars Electronica.
TEA Collective Wisdom is still running at the NTMOFA in Taichung. Ars Electronica has again provided a couple of installations. We have asked Shu-Min Lin, one of the curators, about topics concerning the exhibition.
(Deutsch) Am 12.12.2012 ist Martina Sochor mit einem Team bestehend aus Studierenden der Kunstuni Linz in Linz unterwegs beteiligt sich am One Day On Earth. Wir haben sie auf ein kurzes Gespräch abgefangen.
A lot of people already working on the or the , but of course the voestalpine Klangwolke is also a big thing for the employes of the Ars Electronica. The Festival-Team, members of the Futurelab and of various other departements are listening to Gerfried Stocker, warming them up for the deciding phase of the Klangwolke
The ABC Werkstatt in the Ars Electronica Center’s Lobby is now open. This is the place to go to design and create illuminated letters and be part of the Sound Cloud!
Since May 17th, the Ars Electronica Center features a SoundLab, its latest laboratory designed for hands-on encounter. Here, the focus of exploration is on the audible domain. First of all, there are installations that bring out aspects of noise, sound, music for visitors’ amazement and delight. There’s also an open sound studio where you can […]