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Years


2017

DE/MATERIALIZE!

(Linz, November 21, 2017) A show entitled “DE/MATERIALIZE” is coming up next Thursday at the Ars Electronica Center.

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DEEP SPACE LIVE: Natural Linz – What Grows Where and Why?

(Linz, November 14, 2017) Visitors to the next Deep Space LIVE will glean fascinating insights into vegetation ecology.

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The Long Night of the Stages at the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, November 8, 2017) The 7th Long Night of the Stages is set for Saturday, November 11, 2017, and one of this year’s venues is the Ars Electronica Center, where a very special program is lined up for visitors.

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Deep Space LIVE: TOGETHER.SECURE.FIREFIGHTING

(Linz, November 6, 2017) At the next Deep Space LIVE at the Ars Electronica Center this coming Thursday evening at 7 PM, the Linz Fire Department will present a virtual firefighting deployment and show what counter-measures to take if fire breaks out.

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Ars Electronica and Waag Society Stage STARTS Talks in Frankfurt, Berlin and Eindhoven

(Linz/Amsterdam/Eindhoven, October 11, 2017) The Frankfurt Book Fair, DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin, and Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven will be the settings of presentations and panel discussions of the European Commission’s STARTS initiative in the coming days.

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Deep Space LIVE: The Universe in 3-D Stereo

(Linz, October 9, 2017) Linz-based astrophotographer Dietmar Hager will take visitors on a 3-D journey through outer space at the next Deep Space LIVE next Thursday.

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The Colors of the Sea and Long Night of the Museums

(Linz, October 3, 2017) Breathtakingly beautiful underwater imagery is on tap at the next Deep Space LIVE next Thursday.

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Deep Space LIVE: Cosmic Treasures – Aus dem Schatzkästchen der Astronomie

(Linz, September 25, 2017) A fascinating journey through outer space is in store for visitors to the next Deep Space LIVE event this coming Thursday.

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Zeroing in on Weak Spots in Energy Consumption

(Linz, September 21, 2017) A new tool that depicts the energy usage of entire sections of a city will be featured in a presentation at the Ars Electronica Center’s Deep Space 8K this Wednesday, September 27th.

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Deep Space LIVE: The Third Dimension

(Linz, September 25, 2017) A fascinating journey through outer space is in store for visitors to the next Deep Space LIVE event this coming Thursday.

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2017 Ars Electronica Festival – A Wrap-Up

(Linz, September 11, 2017) The 2017 Ars Electronica Festival Will Tally 100.000 Visits .

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Center@Ars Electronica Festival

(Deutsch) (Linz, 5.9.2017) Ein zentraler Schauplatz des Ars Electronica Festival ist wie jedes Jahr das Ars Electronica Center.

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The highlights of the 2017 Ars Electronica Festival

(Deutsch) (Linz, August 31, 2017) This year’s Ars Electronica Festival begins on Thursday, September 7th. The theme, AI – The Other I, really makes its presence felt on the festival program, which is more extensive than ever before.

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Ars Electronica in Berlin: 6th exhibition in DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum

(Linz/Berlin, July 21, 2016) “Ars Electronica in Berlin,” an exhibition staged jointly with Volkswagen AG, opens this evening in DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum in Berlin Mitte.

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Nacht der Familie im Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, 11.7.2017) In der „Nacht der Familie“ erwartet kleine und große BesucherInnen des Ars Electronica Center ab 18:00 ein besonderes Programm.

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Sommerferienprogramm Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, 10.7.2017) Auch diese Sommerferien hält das Ars Electronica Center wieder ein abwechslungsreiches Programm bereit.

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Österreichische Tourismustage bei Ars Electronica Festival in Linz

(Wien/Linz, 6.7.2017) Wegweisende Impulse, hochkarätige SprecherInnen und eine interaktive Auseinandersetzung mit den Herausforderungen der Digitalisierung für den Tourismus stehen im Mittelpunkt der diesjährigen Österreichischen Tourismustage, die am 11. und 12. September erstmals in Kooperation mit dem Ars Electronica Festival in Linz stattfinden.

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Deep Space LIVE: The Cosmos’ Wide-brimmed Hat

(Linz, July 3, 2017) The so-called Sombrero Galaxy takes the spotlight at the next Deep Space LIVE this Thursday, July 6th at 7 PM.

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Futurelab Is the Recipient of a 2017 KFV–Curatorium for Traffic Safety Research Prize

(Vienna / Linz, June 23, 2017) The Robotic Road Lab created by the Ars Electronica Futurelab was honored with a KFV–Curatorium for Traffic Safety Research Prize.

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Thursday Evening in Deep Space 8K

(Linz, June 21, 2017) An overview of current trends and upcoming programs in the field of space travel is in store for visitors to the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

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Pneuma Fountain in the Kremsmünster Monastery’s Courtyard

(Kremsmünster/Linz, June 14, 2017) “Harmonious Triad of Gardens” is the theme of the 2017 Garden Show of the State of Upper Austria running until October 15th in Kremsmünster.

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Deep Space LIVE: Color Vision in Astrophotography

(Linz, June 5, 2017) Medical and astronomical aspects of color vision will occupy the focal point at the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday.

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New Exhibition: TIME OUT .07

(Linz, May 23, 2017) The TIME OUT series of exhibitions at the Ars Electronica Center showcases works of media art by students enrolled in the Time-based and Interactive Media program at Linz Art University.

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The 2017 Prix Ars Electronica Prizewinners

(Linz, May 22, 2017) This year’s Prix Ars Electronica prizewinners come from the Democratic Republic of the Congo/Belgium/Germany, Canada, Ireland, Slovenia and Austria.

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Deep Space LIVE: Cinematic Rendering

(Linz, May 15, 2017) Spectacular, photorealistic 3-D depictions of the human body are the featured attractions at the next Deep Space LIVE.

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tanzhafenFESTIVAL 2017 Opens at the AEC

(Linz, May 14, 2017) World-class dance performances await visitors to the Ars Electronica Center at the opening of the 2017 tanzhafenFESTVIAL next Monday.

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Deep Space Weekend: Beyond the Lab

(Linz, May 11, 2017) This coming weekend Deep Space will host a program of interesting speeches and tours about responsible research and innovation.

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EU Commission Awards the 2nd STARTS PRIZE

(Linz/Amsterdam/Brussels, May 9, 2017) This year’s STARTS PRIZE recipients come from Japan and Switzerland.

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Mobile Deep Space Highlights the Opening of a New Exhibition in Erlangen

(Linz, May 5, 2017) A mobile version of Ars Electronica’s Deep Space made a guest appearance at the opening of a special exhibition entitled “The Third Dimension” at Siemens MedMuseum in the Bavarian city of Erlangen.

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Mission X at the Ars Electronica Center: Train like an Astronaut!

(Linz, May 3, 2017) “Mission X: Train like an Astronaut” was the motto of an international young people’s competition in fitness and nutrition, the grand finale of which was hosted today by the Ars Electronica Center in Linz.

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Ars Electronica Center Welcomes Its 1,500,000th Visitor

(Linz, May 3, 2017) Anja Rajic just became the 1,500,000th visitor to Linz’s Ars Electronica Center.

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Deep Space LIVE: Horses in Art

(Linz, May 1, 2017) Depictions of horses made over the last 30,000 years will be featured at the next Deep Space LIVE.

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Deep Space Weekend: Bike Visions 2017

(Linz, 20.4.2017) Am Wochenende, SA 22.4. und SO 23.4.2017, dreht sich im Ars Electronica Center alles um das Thema Radfahren.

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Ars Electronica SPAXELS® Flying at Rock in Rio

(Linz, April 10, 2017) The Ars Electronica Spaxels have been booked to fly at Rock in Rio 2017.

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Buntes Osterprogramm im Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, 5.4.2017) Große und kleine BesucherInnen des Ars Electronica Center erwartet vor Ostern ein buntes Programm.

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Ars Electronica Festival 2017: AI – Das andere Ich / The Other I

(Linz, April 4, 2017) September 7-11, Linz will host an exciting, comprehensive confrontation with the reality and the vision of artificial intelligence. Symposia, exhibitions, performances, workshops and artistic interventions will elaborate in depth on its cultural, psychological, philosophical and spiritual dimensions.

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Deep Space LIVE: The Amazing Human Hand: All about Grasping

(Linz, April 3, 2017) At the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7 PM, microsurgeon Dietmar Hager will talk about how important the hand is for us human beings.

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Beyond the Lab: the DIY Science Revolution

(Linz, March 29, 2017) “Beyond the Lab: The DIY Science Revolution” is a travelling exhibition curated by the Science Museum London that focuses on “do-it-yourself scientists” and is running at the Ars Electronica Center in Linz until June 5th.

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Next Generation JKU – Life Is All about Chemistry

(Linz, March 28, 2017) In the second installment of “Next Generation JKU”, Ian Teasdale and Wolfgang Schöfberger of JKU’s Department of Chemistry and Polymer Engineering Technology will discuss state-of-the-art approaches in cancer immunotherapy.

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Deep Space LIVE: Cinematic Rendering

(Linz, 21.3.2017) Spektakuläre, fotorealistische 3-D-Darstellungen des menschlichen Körpers stehen am Donnerstag, im Blickpunkt von Deep Space LIVE.

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Deep Space LIVE: The Reconstruction of the Old Linz Synagogue

(Linz, March 14, 2017) Thanks to a detailed digital reconstruction, visitors to the Ars Electronica Center’s Deep Space 8K can get a realistic impression of what the Old Linz Synagogue, that was torched by the Nazis, actually looked like.

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Deep Space Weekend: The Gigantic Machines of Science

(Linz, March 1, 2017) This coming Saturday and Sunday, the Ars Electronica Center is dedicating an entire weekend to the gigantic machines of science.

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Ars Electronica receives the Bank Austria Prize

(Wien/Linz, February 17, 2017) Austria’s Highest-Endowed Art Prize Awarded to Ars Electronica.

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The Alchemy Box

(Linz, February 16, 2017) The 2016 Ars Electronica Festival was the setting of a 20-minute documentary film created by nine physically handicapped participants in FAB’s Virtual Office program.

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MUSEUM TOTAL

(Linz, February 14, 2017) Four days of world-class culture for one very affordable price—that’s the great idea behind Museum Days in Linz.

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New Exhibition: Creative Robotics

(Linz, February 9, 2017) The focus of the new exhibition “Creative Robotics” is on machines that have been utilized up to now in industrial mass fabrication but are increasingly being deployed in such fields as art, design and architecture as catalysts for innovation.

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Deep Space LIVE: Cinematic Rendering

(Linz, January 30, 2017) Spectacular, photorealistic 3-D depictions of the human body are the featured attractions at the next Deep Space LIVE on February 2nd at 7 PM.

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Hercules in a Lime Kiln

(Linz, January 23, 2017) At the next Deep Space LIVE Thursday evening, archaeologist Stefan Traxler of the Museum of the State of Upper Austria will present the most spectacular finds of a dig in the once Roman town of Lauriacum.

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Deep Space LIVE: The European Extremely Large Telescope

(Linz, January 17, 2017) A state-of-the-art telescope occupies the focal point of attention at the next Deep Space LIVE hosted by astrophotographer Dietmar Hager.

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2017 Prix Ars Electronica

(Linz, January 16, 2017) The 2017 Prix Ars Electronica has begun accepting entries. The deadline is March 3rd for submitting works to this year’s four categories: Computer Animation / Film / VFX, Digital Musics & Sound Art, Hybrid Art, and u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD.

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Entries for the STARTS-Prize 2017 are being accepted

(Linz/Brussels, January 11, 2017) The European Commission cordially invites artists, scientists and technicians, teams, collectives and firms to take part in this year’s STARTS Prize competition.

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The Ars Electronica Center Is a Big Draw

(January 4, 2017) The Ars Electronica Center Linz counted more than 172.000 visitors in 2016.

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