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Years


2008

Ars Electronica Center (2008)

Ars Electronica Center at Graben 15 Closed since Monday

(Linz, October 13, 2008) About 87,000 visitors toured the Ars Electronica Center’s temporary quarters at Graben 15 on the corner of Dametzstraße. This brief chapter of AEC history concluded on Monday, October 13. Now, the focus is on the new and expanded Museum of the Future located adjacent to the Nibelungen Bridge in Urfahr. AEC … Continue reading “Ars Electronica Center at Graben 15 Closed since Monday”

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A New Cultural Economy / Sujet

A NEW CULTURAL ECONOMY / Ars Electronica Festival 2008

(Linz, September 4, 2008) In 2008, Ars Electronica is scrutinizing the value of intellectual property and thereby facing one of the core issues of our modern knowledgebased society: that of freedom of information vs. copyright protection, big profit-making opportunities vs. the vision of an open knowledge-based society that seeks to build its new economy on … Continue reading “A NEW CULTURAL ECONOMY / Ars Electronica Festival 2008”

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reactable / Sergi Jordà, Günter Geiger, Martin Kaltenbrunner, Marcos Alonso / Music Technology Group

Prix Ars Electronica 2008

(Linz,  June 16, 2008) 3,075 works from 62 countries were submitted for prize consideration to the 2008 Prix Ars Electronica. Beckoning 2008 winners are six Golden Nica statuettes, an award from the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Media.Art.Research and prize money totaling 115,000 euros … Read more reactable / Jordà, Geiger, Kaltenbrunner, Alonso / Printversion / Album

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Memento / Ars Electronica Futurelab, Zachary Lieberman

“Memento” by Futurelab is a part of a commemorative ceremony

(Linz, May 5, 2008) On May 5, 1945—63 years ago today—troops of the 3rd US Army’s 11th Armored Division liberated the Mauthausen concentration camp. In accordance with a 1997 resolution passed by both houses of Austria’s Parliament, the 5th of May is now marked as a day of commemoration and public expression of opposition to … Continue reading ““Memento” by Futurelab is a part of a commemorative ceremony”

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Le Sacre Du Printemps / Ars Electronica Futurelab, Klaus Obermaier

Futurelab at Festiwal Wiosny

(Linz, March 19, 2008) Igor Stravinsky’s ballet “The Rite of Spring” was performed yesterday evening at Festiwal Wiosny in Poznan, Poland. The three-dimensional staging of this masterpiece was the work of Linz’s Ars Electronica Futurelab and Viennese media artist Klaus Obermaier. Le Sacre du Printemps / Klaus Obermaier, Ars Electronica Futurelab / Printversion / Album … Continue reading “Futurelab at Festiwal Wiosny”

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Euroby 2008

EUROBY 2008

(Linz, May 28, 2008) This year’s European Robot Football Cup will be held in Linz from 15-22 June 2008. Just like the “real” European Cup, the matches will be played in Switzerland and Austria. Euroby 2008 / Robertba / Printversion / Album httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_VAfoZXOBE httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doRAfDF6P-w

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Ars Electronica Futurelab at CeBIT

(Linz, March 3, 2008) Vodafone Group R&D is presenting the prototype concept for its “Papyrus” project developed jointly with the Ars Electronica Futurelab March 4-9 at CeBIT (Booth Vodafone D2, Future Zone).

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s.h.e. / Nataša Teofilović

Valentine’s Day at the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, February 12, 2009) Calling all lovers! The Ars Electronica Center and several other Linz museums have a lovely program lined up for the day that celebrates love … Valentintag, s.h.e. / Pilo / Printversion / Album

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Ars Electronica Center (2008): Gulliver's World

Developing Worlds

(Linz, January 31, 2008) From the Big Bang to the digital universe, from one-celled organisms to the digital alter ego: a joint effort by Schlossmuseum Linz and the Ars Electronica Center opens up fascinating insights into the history and the future of modern man. Gulliver’s World / Pilo / Printversion / Album httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bysBfriN6Y

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