Press Photos

Photos are available for download – for free – on our Flickr account, These images may be used free of charge by a media outlet for purposes of reportage provided that proper attribution is given and the images are used in conjunction with content related to Ars Electronica. All of our images are subject to a Creative Common by-nc-nd license.

You can download the pictures of the performance “I’m Humanity” by Etsuko Yakushimaru here:



A playlist with videos on the Ars Electronica Festival can be found on YouTube.

Festival catalogue and timetable

Download the festival catalogue and timetable here:

Download PDFs

Press Accreditation

The online-accreditation for the 2017 Ars Electronica Festival is already closed. However, you can still request accreditation on site at the Ars Electronica Festival press desk at the POSTCITY. With problems regarding the press accreditation, please contact

Interview Requests

We’ll contact anyone you wish to interview and make an appointment for you. You can conveniently submit interview requests by using the online form provided in the Press area of the Festival website or, beginning September 7, 2017, you can submit them in person at the Press Office in POSTCITY. If you have questions, please contact Katja Nitsche at +43-699-1778-1559 or

Request interview

Press Office

Our Press Office is located in POSTCITY right next to Linz’s main train station (Hauptbahnhof). The address is Bahnhofplatz 11, 4020 Linz. Simply follow the signs from the main concourse of the train station right to POSTCITY.

Our opening hours: Thursday to Sunday, September 7-10 from 10 AM to 7:30 PM; Monday, September 11, from 10 AM to 3 PM. You can contact us in person, by e-mail to by calling +43-699-1778-1305.

Press Events and Opening Events

SUN Sept. 10, 2017 7:30 PM / POSTCITY Big Concert Night (Public Event)
MON Sept. 11, 2017 11:30 AM / POSTCITY 2017 Ars Electronica: A Wrap-Up (Press conference)

Ars Electronica Blog / Social Media

The Ars Electronica Blog provides you with background stories, interviews and photo stories surrounding the Ars Electronica Festival 2017:


Christopher Sonnleitner
Tel. +43/(0)732-7272-38

Robert Bauernhansl
Tel. +43/(0)732-7272-32

Martin Hieslmair (Social Media, Web)