Symphony No.3: Of Sexual Songs (2014)

Videoinstallation of Michael Nymans “Symphony No.3: Of Sexual Songs (2014)” Continue reading

Planets Performance

Planets is a participatory performance that explores relationships between people, places and objects through a fusion of dance and interactive art practice. Continue reading

Long Live

The only spectacle still possible seems to be the military destruction of the world. Continue reading


The grand finale of the elaborate Opening Parcours is the official opening event of the 2014 Ars Electronica Festival, a not so ceremonious and rather more playful-sensorial form of entertainment in St. Mary’s Cathedral and on the plaza in front of it. Continue reading

Domplatz Nightline

When it gets dark in the evening, the large square in front of the Mariendom turns into a stage for luminous interactive media art projects. Continue reading

Dom Exhibit

The Mariendom will be transformed to an unique exhibition scene throughout the festival. A number of artistic installations can be experienced in the nave, the crypt and Rudiger hall. Continue reading


The Japanese group h.o launched their Momentrium series to collect moments with the help of illuminated arrows. Continue reading


In comparison to Archifon III, the major installation he produced with his artistic partner Tomáš Dvořák, Dan Gregor’s second spatial-optical encounter with the Mariendom comes across like a whimsical art historical footnote. Continue reading

Archifon III

As different as the Ars Electronica Center and Linz’s St. Mary’s Cathedral may be in every imaginable respect, they’ll have something in common during Ars Electronica 2014: festivalgoers will be able to employ the façades of both buildings as projection surfaces. Continue reading

Saccade Based Display

Saccade is a technical term used by opticians and ophthalmologists to describe a certain type of eye movement: so-called visual target movements that include both spontaneous and deliberate eye movements. They’re among the fastest motions the human body makes, and are the basis of a display developed by Junji Watanabe (whereby the term display is somewhat misleading here, since this array doesn’t contain a monitor in a conventional sense). Continue reading