The “Waltraut Cooper. Light and Sound” exhibition co-produced by the Ars Electronica Center is running until January 21, 2018 at Landesgalerie Linz. We spoke with media artist Waltraut Cooper about media art in the 1980s, her fascination with light, and her works on display at Landesgalerie.
Man meets artificial intelligence in a performance entitled “Corpus Nil.” Depending on the tension and posture of artist Marco Donnarumma’s body, an artificially intelligent algorithm modifies the light and sound on stage. Festivalgoers will be able to experience this spectacle live at the Big Concert Night on Sunday, September 10, 2017. In this interview, Marco Donnarumma goes into the background of his impressive performance.
March 13th is the deadline for submitting works of media art for 2017 Prix Ars Electronica prize consideration. In this interview, sound artist Emre Erkal, one of this year’s jurors in the Digital Musics & Sound Art category, talks about sounds, architecture and artificial intelligence.
September 10th is Sonic Saturday at the 2016 Ars Electronica Festival. Anton Bruckner Private University will stage an extensive electronic music program including concerts and speeches, and the Computer Music Studio is hosting an open house in its recently opened Sonic Lab featuring state-of-the-art audio technology and extraordinary acoustics.
Thom Kubli’s work “Black Hole Horizon” turns sounds into three-dimensional objects. Big black horns emit deep tones that form soap bubbles. The work can be seen live at the 2016 Ars Electronica Festival. We recently had a chance to chat with the artist about his work.
Which tools Sergei Kasich utilizes, how the Russian sound artist works, and some of the experiences he’s had in conjunction with many art projects carried out in Russia—these are a few of the talking points covered in this interview with the 2015 Prix Ars Electronica juror.
Valeria Rueda, one of the A-list artists in the new digital music scene, is a member of the jury in the 2015 Prix Ars Electronica’s Digital Musics & Sound Art category. Why does music play such a big part in her life?
At the 2014 Ars Electronica Festival, Ö1, the ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Company’s cultural radio station, will be broadcasting Umbrella Radio. At preset times, the Ö1 crew will ring the chimes of change and request favorably disposed festivalgoers to take part in a Change Radio ritual.
Exploring with your ears, trusting the acoustic information you get in a room, this is one of things that are being pushed by the voestalpine Klangwolke. The voestalpine SoundWalk is a very special occasion for an unique listening experience, on August 16, there’s one more chance to explore. Check out what happened the first time […]
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 […]