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Accreditation for the 2018 Ars Electroncia Festival

Please note that applications for press accreditation must be received by Friday, August 31, 2018. Once you’ve filled out the application form and been advised of your accreditation by the Ars Electronica Press Relations Staff, your press badge will be waiting for you to pick up beginning September 6th, 2018, at the Ars Electronica Festival Press Bureau. Further organizational details will be sent out in August 2016. With problems regarding the press accreditation, please contact robert.bauernhansl@aec.at.

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Years


2018

Deep Space LIVE: Natürlich Linz – Was wächst wo und warum: Wald

(Linz, 17.4.2018) Unterschiedliche Waldtypen und ihre Funktionen stehen Donnerstagabend, 19.4.2018, im Blickpunkt von Deep Space LIVE.

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Deep Space Wochenende: Abenteuer Antike

(Linz, 13.4.2018) Beim Deep-Space-Wochenende: Abenteuer Antike erwarten BesucherInnen, Samstag, 14.4.2018, eine Reihe spannender Vorträge

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The 2018 Ars Electronica Festival

(Linz, April 12, 2018) Error – The Art of Imperfection is the title of the 2018 Ars Electronica Festival.

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Deep Space LIVE: Forum Metall Linz – 40 Years / 1977-2017

(Linz, April 8, 2018) Forum Metall Linz, a collection of large metal sculptures arrayed on the south bank of the Danube in Linz, celebrated its 40th anniversary last year.

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Focal-Point Theme: Virtual Worlds, New Realities

(Linz, April 4, 2018) The “Virtual Worlds, New Realities” themed weekend is a setting for new experiences of reality, and for amalgamations of the physical world we inhabit and the digital domains that are being conjured up in our midst by the emergence of Virtual and Augmented Reality.

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Deep Space LIVE: The Last Supper

(Linz, March 26, 2018) The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is one of the world’s most recognizable paintings and is at the focal point of Deep Space LIVE next Thursday.

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Deep Space LIVE: Astronomical Start of Spring

(Linz, March 19, 2018) The first day of spring can be determined in several ways—astronomically, meteorologically or according to the stage of development of various plants.

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Osterprogramm Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, March 14, 2018) A special lineup of activities awaits visitors to the Ars Electronica Center during the days leading up to Easter.

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Deep Space LIVE: Egon Schiele – a closer look at Trude Engel

(Linz, February 26, 2018) Art history garnished with a pinch of mystery awaits audience members at Deep Space LIVE next Thursday.

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Deep Space LIVE: Cinematic Rendering

(Linz, February 28, 2018) Photorealistic 3-D depictions of the human anatomy are the featured attractions at the next Deep Space LIVE this coming Thursday.

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School Jamboree at the Museum of the Future

(Linz, March 4, 2018) The Ars Electronica Center has a great line up of activities in store for school classes in conjunction with “Schule schaut Museum,” a nationwide program being held this Wednesday, March 7th.

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3… 2… 1… Liftoff! The International Space Camp 2018 Is Calling!

(Linz, March 1, 2018) The US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama will host students and teachers from all over the world at an International Space Camp July 7-14, 2018.

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Deep Space LIVE: Earth and The Cosmos

(Linz, February 26, 2018) Hundreds of earth observation satellites now orbit our planet to help scientists worldwide analyze complex global interrelationships and identify potential threats—monitoring the clear-cutting of rain forests, surveillance of oceanic surfaces, sounding the alarm when forest fires break out, and measuring our expanding megacities.

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Deep Space LIVE: Linz during the Time of Kepler

(Linz, February 18.2.2018) This coming Thursday, February 22nd at 7 PM, Maria Altrichter of the municipal archive will host a trip back in time to Linz in the days when Johannes Kepler lived here.

Read More Deep Space LIVE: Linz during the Time of Kepler

Semester Break at the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, February 15, 2018) The long-awaited semester break is finally here! And while school’s out, the Ars Electronica Center is stepping in with a diversified lineup of vacation activities for kids age 6-11.

Read More Semester Break at the Ars Electronica Center

Deep Space LIVE: Mars Simulation

(Linz, February 12, 2018) At the next Deep Space LIVE on February 15th at 6 PM, the focus will be on Mars, the Red Planet.

Read More Deep Space LIVE: Mars Simulation

Future Innovators Summit TOKYO

(Tokyo / Linz, February 1, 2018) “Tokyo as a Laboratory for the Future” is the theme of the Future Innovators Summit TOKYO that Japanese advertising agency Hakuhodo Inc. and Ars Electronica are hosting May 25-27, 2018 at TOKYO Midtown Atrium.

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Deep Space LIVE: Astronomie in 3-D

(Linz, January 30, 2018) A fascinating 3-D journey into outer space accompanied by Linz-based astrophotographer Dietmar Hager has been booked for visitors to the next Deep Space LIVE this Thursday, February 1st at 7 PM.

Read More Deep Space LIVE: Astronomie in 3-D

Treasures of Art History in Deep Space 8K: Nonstop Screenings Throughout the Weekend

(Linz, January 24, 2018) 3-D laser scans of legendary buildings of Antiquity, gigapixel images of the Mona Lisa and Venus of Willendorf, and virtual reconstructions of the Millionenzimmer in Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace and the old Linz Synagogue are just a few of the highlights in the Ars Electronica Center’s collection of extraordinary treasures of art history.

Read More Treasures of Art History in Deep Space 8K: Nonstop Screenings Throughout the Weekend

Deep Space LIVE: Cinematic Rendering

(Linz, January 22, 2018) Amazing photorealistic 3-D depictions of the human body are the featured attractions at the next Deep Space LIVE this coming Thursday.

Read More Deep Space LIVE: Cinematic Rendering

Immersify – Innovative technologies for Virtual Reality

(Linz, January 18, 2018) A considerable amount of R&D work still needs to be done to haul Virtual Reality out of the niches it’s been confined to and launch it on its way to a huge consumer market share. That’s precisely the mission of Immersify, a European R&D consortium.

Read More Immersify – Innovative technologies for Virtual Reality

More than Half a Million at Ars Electronica

(Linz, January 16, 2018) 180,654 visits to the Ars Electronica Center, 100,076 at the Ars Electronica Festival, and attendance of 273,792 at the big “Ars Electronica in Berlin” show—Ars Electronica’s three main activities this past year alone drew more than 550,000 visits.

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Prix Ars Electronica 2018 Starts Today

(Linz, January 17, 2018) Projects may now be submitted and/or nominated for 2018 Prix Ars Electronica prize consideration.

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Deep Space LIVE: Gratwanderungen – Vom Himalaya bis zum Mont Blanc

(Linz, 14.1.2018) Atemberaubende Bilder und Videos vom Himalaya und Mont Blanc erwarten BesucherInnen von Deep Space LIVE nächsten Donnerstagabend.

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Entries to 2018 STARTS Prize are now being accepted

(Linz/Brussels, January 10, 2018) The European Commission cordially invites artists, scientists, engineers, labs, institutions and private-sector firms to submit entries to this year’s STARTS Prize.

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The World’s First Stereo Narrative Film Premieres This Weekend at Pasching Megaplex

(Linz, January 9, 2018) A touching account of dementia is set to premiere at the Hollywood Megaplex in Pasching this Saturday.

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