The prominent international experts who make up the 2018 STARTS Prize jury will gather at the Ars Electronica Center on April 23rd. Their task is to select this year’s recipients on behalf of the European Commission. Read thumbnail bios of the individual jurors here.
Museum Total is back by popular demand! This event, which is being held for the fifth time this year, is set for February 22-25, 2018. One ticket admits the holder to nine Linz museums—the AEC among them—over the course of four days. What’s lined up? Nicole Grüneis, director of Ars Electronica’s Education and Cultural Outreach department, tells us in this interview.
School of the Future creates the setting for discussions about technology, society and art right in the middle of Tokyo. The format consists of a regular series of temporary exhibitions and round-table discussions that the Ars Electronica Futurelab stages in the Tokyo Midtown complex in the heart of Japan’s megalopolis. Sound interesting? Read on!
The European Space Agency (ESA) annually stages two international workshops for teachers from its member states. ESERO Austria made it possible for two Austrian teachers to take part in this year’s workshop in The Netherlands. Here’s an account of how it went.
A CanSat competition is being staged for the first time in Austria during this school year by ESERO Austria. The assignment: build a so-called CanSat, a satellite the size of a soft drink can that’s able to measure air temperature & pressure and carry out a second mission of the designer’s choice. November 5, 2017 is the entry deadline for teams of students. Find out more in this interview!
The FEAT Project staged seven nine-month residencies in which artists worked together with scientists at the interface of art and technology. At the FEAT interview panel on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Ars Electronica Festival, panelists will discuss why this collaboration can occasionally be difficult but is rewarding nevertheless.
In this interview, the artistic director of the Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR) discusses the artist’s role in this day and age, notes that art also emerges beyond the confines of picture frames, and points out how important it is for disciplines to interconnect.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing (MEVIS) has announced an exciting artist-in-residency program that focuses on links between art and science. They’re also integrating pupils into this experiment.
Even if signals aren’t being received from the Schiaparelli Test Lander on that evening, we nevertheless had an absolutely fascinating time at the ESA Mission Control Centre in Darmstadt, where we followed the decisive moments of the Mars landing in the company of scientists and artist Aoife Van Linden Tol. Here, we present a few impressions of the journey.
The first STARTS Prize competition was conducted by Ars Electronica on behalf of the European Commission this year. The mission: recognizing excellence at the nexus of science, technology and art. Here’s an overview of the winners as well as a few very interesting runners-up and nominees.
Well, in any case, Búi Bjarmar Aðalsteinsson thinks it’s possible. His project is a breeding ground for flies whose larvae can be harvested and processed into foodstuffs. “Fly Factory” is now on display in the “EARTH LAB – Artists as Catalysts” exhibition in Moscow.
In autumn 2015, the English artist duo Semiconductor started a two-month residency at CERN. Here, they are providing us a visual progress report of their research at the world’s largest particle physics research facility in Geneva.
The question of the starting point, the Materia Prima of our world, quickly comes up when art gets in contact with science and vice versa. The correspondent exhibition of Ars Electronica and LABoral in Spain deals with the interaction of these two fields.
New perspectives, inspiring connections and a better understanding of contexts. Artists of the exhibition “Elements of Art and Science” talk about what they expect from the linking of both areas.
The European Art and Science Network is once again offering interested artists the chance for a creative sojourn at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile and at the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz. Here’s an account of how the first such residency played out.
María Ignacia Edwards is the recipient of an extraordinary opportunity under the aegis of art & science: a residency at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile and at the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz. We accompanied her on her pre-visit in Chile
The recipient of the Residency staged under the auspices of the Art & Science Network has been announced. Maria Ignacia Edwards was selected from among the 140+ applicants from 40 countries who responded to the open call.
Lale Eric Dobrivoje from the Center for the Promotion of Science, Richard Kitta and Michal Murin of DIG Gallery discussed how science and art can benefit from one another and what those submitting a project to the Open Call of the art&science network ought to keep in mind.
In this interview, Robert Devcic, director of GV Art, and Oscar Abril, artistic director of LABoral, speak about their expectations from the European Digital Art and Science Network.
The Kapelica Gallery and Zaragoza City of Knowledge Foundation are two partners of the art & science network. In the interview, they present their expectations.
Fernando Comerón, the ESO’s representative in Chile, talks in the interview about what winners of the open call of the „European Digital Art and Science Network“ can expect during their residency at the ESO.
Diane McSweeney gives us a briefing on Science Gallery Dublin, an “art & science” partner institution, and discusses her expectations of the art-science encounter.
„European Digital Art and Science Network“ is the title of the just launched initiative by Ars Electronica, which aims to combine scientific topics with creative and innovative approaches to digital art.
The Lying World – In the endlessness of today’s universe of information, we can no longer use the truth as a criterion to judge what we can trust.