Deep Space: Best of Ars Electronica

Best of Ars Electronica

The Festival as proving ground, the Prix as competition honoring excellence, the Center as a year-‘round setting for presentation & interaction, and the Futurelab as in-house R&D facility extend their feelers throughout the realms of science and research, art and technology. Here are some highlights of the activities of the Ars Electronica.



F015 – Luxury in Motion

The Ars Electronica Futurelab and Mercedes-Benz have been working together on the future of mobility for more than two years now. The focus has constantly been on human-machine interaction in humankind’s future urban habitats.

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Drone 100

Intel Drone 100

A spectacle produced by the Ars Electronica Futurelab for Intel has made it into the record books! In a performance showcased by a promotional film for the world-famous chip maker, 100 spaxels took to the sky simultaneously.

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Spaxels Sharjah

The spaxels’ world tour continues. In “Clusters of Light,” an extravaganza just staged in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Ars Electronica Futurelab’s crew took their prodigious show design talents to the next level of excellence.

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Spaxels London

Spaxels London

The Spaxels, Ars Electronica Futurelab’s current flagship project have visited London 2013, drawing a huge Star Trek – Logo into the nightsky of England’s capitol.

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Future Talk

Mercedes-Benz Future Talk

At Mercedes-Benz’s 2014 Future Talk entitled “Robotics,” some of the Ars Electronica Futurelab’s LED-equipped quadcopters were deployed in such a proving ground.

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