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2010

LightNight

FamilyDays Special: Winterwunderzeit

(Linz, 17.12.2010) Weihnachtsschmuck basteln oder eine Schnitzeljagd quer durch das Museum der Zukunft unternehmen – ein “FamilyDays Special” im Ars Electronica Center bietet Interessantes und Lustiges für die ganze Familie. Read more Blinky / rubra / Printversion / Fotoalbum Ars Electronica Center

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Unter der Lupe

Deep Space LIVE: Under the Magnifying Glass

(Linz, December 13, 2010) Linz’s majorpix group generates images that open up extraordinary views of bizarre worlds. majorpix takes a common object like a match, bus ticket or a butterfly’s wing and produces macro exposures of its surfaces. Then the individual shots are assembled into a whole image that reveals fascinating details and totally unknown … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Under the Magnifying Glass”

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Apparition / Klaus Obermaier, Ars Electronica Futurelab (2004)

Climbing the St(Age) of Participation

(Linz, December 10, 2010) The Ars Electronica Futurelab is the only non-university R&D facility to be granted funding this year by the FWF–Austrian Science Fund’s PEEK arts development program. Beginning in 2011, the Futurelab will collaborate with renowned media artist, choreographer and composer Klaus Obermaier (AT) on a three-year project that aims to develop interactive … Continue reading “Climbing the St(Age) of Participation”

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Courtyard of the Tabakfabrik

Deep Space LIVE: Linz at around 1900 in 3D

(Linz, November 29, 2010) An amazing 3D virtual stroll through turn-of-the-20th-century Linz is being staged by the Municipal Archive and the Ars Electronica Center. Stereoscopic images deliver an incredibly lifelike, three-dimensional experience of Linz at around the year 1900 … Read more Innenhof der Linzer Tabakfabrik im Jahr 1903 / Oberösterreichisches Landesarchiv / Printversion

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Aerial view of the Tabakfabrik

Deep Space LIVE: Linz_Then/Now

(Linz, November 29, 2010) “Then/Now” literally describes the itinerary of a unique journey through Linz history being hosted by the municipal archive. It will feature one-of-a-kind historical images of the Linz cityscape in the first half of the last century juxtaposed to their contemporary counterparts captured from the identical perspective. This mode of visual comparison … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Linz_Then/Now”

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Circuit board of a mobile phone / Hirox KH-1300, Digital Video Microscope

„Mikrokosmische” LabDays im Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, November 24, 2010) Ars Electronica Center Linz is hosting its second LabDays event. The center of the action will be the laboratories—labs, for short—in the Main Gallery, where participants will be able to spend two amazing days experimenting, tinkering and playing under the watchful eyes of experts invited especially for the occasion. “Microcosmic” aptly … Continue reading “„Mikrokosmische” LabDays im Ars Electronica Center”

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Digital terrain model of the Kürnberg

Deep Space LIVE: Upper Austria in the Light on an Invisible Laser

(Linz, November 22, 2010) A systematic aerial laser scan of Upper Austria has been performed over the past few years. What it brought to light were earthen ramparts and trenches, mound graves (tumuli) and roads dating back to epochs long past, beds of long-since-dried-up streams, bomb craters from World War II, and thus many different … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Upper Austria in the Light on an Invisible Laser”

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Milky Way – At Home in a Dome

Deep Space LIVE: Milky Way – At Home in a Dome

(Linz, November 15, 2010) You can’t miss it in the sky on a clear, dark night: that bright, cloudy band stretching clear across the heavens is The Milky Way. It’s a collection of about 200 billion stars proceeding along their trajectories around an inconceivably gigantic black hole that holds the entire galaxy together. Dietmar Hager … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Milky Way – At Home in a Dome”

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Ice climbing in Canada

Deep Space LIVE: Adrenalin

(Linz, November 8, 2010) Deep Space LIVE with Hermann Erber is the place to go for a real live adrenalin rush. This week’s screening features incredible images of extreme athletes whose daredevil stunts take them to the physical and mental limits. BASE jumping from the south face of Austria’s Dachstein, ice climbing in Japan, Canada … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Adrenalin”

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Brain Computer Interface / g-tech medical engineering

Long Night of Research 2010

(Linz, November 2, 2010) Using only the power of one’s thoughts to conjure up letters on a computer monitor? Writing whole words without even lifting a finger? Cloning a plant and then cultivating its living copy right in the Ars Electronica Center? An extraordinary array of installations at the interface of art, technology and society … Continue reading “Long Night of Research 2010”

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Deep Space LIVE: Irgendwo (Somewhere)

(Linz, November 2, 2010) “Irgendwo” (Somewhere) is a photographic exhibition accompanied by live music. The pictures are divided into six chapters. They show different parts of the world, very diverse moods and highly contrasting settings for human life. “Irgendwo” is an extremely personal journey—one that takes place in the minds of those beholding these images. … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Irgendwo (Somewhere)”

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Shadowgram / Ars Electronica Futurelab

Futurelab at Tokyo Midtown DESIGN TOUCH 2010

(Linz, November 2, 2010) The 2010 DESIGN TOUCH exhibition that just opened in the Tokyo Midtown complex showcases the future of design. As Special Guest 2010, the Ars Electronica Futurelab is spotlighting design methods with great future promise. They’re being presented in workshops, lectures and the DESIGN TOUCH Exhibition at Tokyo Midtown’s Galleria, where 11 … Continue reading “Futurelab at Tokyo Midtown DESIGN TOUCH 2010”

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Compare the Market / The Journey of Courageousness / Darren Walsh (UK) / Passion Pictures (UK)

Deep Space LIVE: Best of Ars Electronica Animation Festival 2010, Part II

(Linz, October 25, 2010) “Computer Animation / Film / VFX” category has been a mainstay of the Prix Ars Electronica since 1987. This competition category honors outstanding independent artistic and scientific works as well as commercial high-end productions in the film, advertising and entertainment industries. The judges take artistic originality and excellent technical implementation into … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Best of Ars Electronica Animation Festival 2010, Part II”

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Astroboy

Deep Space LIVE: Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone

(Linz, October 18, 2010) “Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone” is based on “Neon Genesis Evangelion,” a 1995 Japanese anime TV series. The plot centers on a battle between human beings and powerful creatures called Angels. “Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone” is a genre mix of science fiction, action and mecha. It’s one of … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone”

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Fokus Linz

FOCUS LINZ

(Linz, October 15, 2010) Linz has changed. Many things that Linzers take completely for granted today were not part of the cityscape only a few years ago. The FOCUS LINZ initiative spotlights these changes and invites everyone living in Linz to get involved. The setting of this journey through time and the urban realm is … Continue reading “FOCUS LINZ”

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Sonic Intermedia: UEA

(Linz, October 15, 2010) “Sonic Intermedia” is a new concert series featuring contemporary computer music. It is produced jointly by the Ars Electronica Center and the Anton Bruckner Private University. Inaugural guests are Simon Waters of the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK and several doctoral candidates at that school. Concertgoers will be treated … Continue reading “Sonic Intermedia: UEA”

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111.111th visitor of 2010 at the Ars Electronica Center

2010 Attendance at the Ars Electronica Center: 111,111 and Climbing!

(Linz, October 13, 2010) The Ars Electronica Center has confirmed its status as a major attraction once again in 2010. On Tuesday, Johann Freudenthaler, a 66-year-old retiree from Linz, became the 111,111th visitor to the Ars Electronica Center this year  … Read more (from left to right) Dr. Erich Watzl, Johann Freudenthaler, Diethard Schwarzmair / … Continue reading “2010 Attendance at the Ars Electronica Center: 111,111 and Climbing!”

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Northpole of the Moon

Deep Space LIVE: La Luna – Where there’s a moon, there’s life

(Linz, October 12, 2010) At an average of about 384,000 kilometers off in space, the Moon orbits the Earth. It takes a little less than a month to make one revolution. We always see the same side of our planet’s satellite, which, like Earth, also rotates on its axis. Even with the naked eye, we … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: La Luna – Where there’s a moon, there’s life”

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Labyrinthmouse Theseus / Claude Shannon

Codes & Clowns

(Linz, October 7, 2010) He juggled Indian clubs and cruised around college campuses and research labs on a unicycle. He programmed the world’s first wearable computer, which he then used to win $10,000 at roulette in Las Vegas. He created a mechanical mouse that could find its way out of any labyrinth, tinkered together the … Continue reading “Codes & Clowns”

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Rubiks Cube Manipulator / Claude Shannon

NEW: LabDays at the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, October 6, 2010) The Ars Electronica Center Linz cordially invites you to attend the premiere of LabDays on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10, 2010. The center of these wide-ranging activities will be the laboratories in the Main Gallery. Guests will be able to experiment, tinker and play games all day long together … Continue reading “NEW: LabDays at the Ars Electronica Center”

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Glass Panels Ars Electronica Center

The Long Night of Museums 2010

(Linz, September 29, 2010) The ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Company cordially invites you to attend the 11th annual Long Night of Museums on Saturday, October 2, 2010. From 6 PM to 1 AM, a single ticket (regular: €13, discount: €11, kids 12 and under free) provides access to all Austrian museums. A record 650 artistic … Continue reading “The Long Night of Museums 2010”

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Twisting Prominence

Deep Space LIVE: Light Speed

(Linz, September 27, 2010) Nothing goes faster than light. Light travels 299,792,458 meters — almost 300,000 kilometers, 186,000 miles — in a single second. Light takes no more than 1.3 seconds for the trip between the Moon and Earth. So it’s no wonder that precisely measuring this mind-boggling speed confronted science with a tough problem. … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Light Speed”

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Nuit Blanche / Arev Manoukian

Deep Space LIVE: Best of Animationfestival 2010, Part I

(Linz, September 21, 2010) Computer Animation / Film / VFX category has been a mainstay of the Prix Ars Electronica since 1987. This competition category honors outstanding independent artistic and scientific works as well as commercial high-end productions in the film, advertising and entertainment industries. The judges take artistic originality and excellent technical implementation into … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Best of Animationfestival 2010, Part I”

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Massive Star Cluster Awash with Red Supergiants

Deep Space LIVE: Constellations

(Linz, September 14, 2010) Shooting stars as “the gods pointing their fingers”; promising constellations highlighting the birth of one destined for greatness or serving as signposts to guide travelers across deserts and oceans—the heavens have always has a special significance for humankind. The Ars Electronica Center and Dietmar Hager cordially invite you to a Deep … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Constellations”

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Oribotics / Matthew Gardiner

Oribotics – Robotics in Full Bloom

(Linz, September 4, 2010) Meadows are abloom with flowers at the Ars Electronica Futurelab. This colorful garden—interactive, of course—was created in cooperation with Australian origami and media artist Matthew Gardiner and the University of Linz’s new Institute of Polymer Product Engineering. During the 2010 Ars Electronica Festival (September 2-11), they’ll be bringing the industrial architecture … Continue reading “Oribotics – Robotics in Full Bloom”

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REPAIR – ready to pull the lifeline / Ars Electronica Festival 2010

The 2010 Ars Electronica Festival takes place from September 2-11, on the grounds of what used to be Linz’s tobacco processing plant (Gruberstraße 1, 4020 Linz).  X THE TOPIC: REPAIR – READY TP PULL THE LIFELINE The 2010 Ars Electronica Festival is intensely focusing on humankind’s current ecological, economic and political crises. This set won’t … Continue reading “REPAIR – ready to pull the lifeline / Ars Electronica Festival 2010”

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Hylozoic Grove / Philip Beesley

LightNight

(Linz, August 4, 2010) LightNight at the Ars Electronica Center is a brilliant encounter with the phenomenon of light in all its multifarious manifestations. Tours through the Museum of the Future by night, workshops, a Deep Space LIVE event featuring Herbert Raab of the Astronomical Society of Linz, and the official launch of the façade … Continue reading “LightNight”

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ASIMO / Honda

ASIMO meets Ars Electronica

(Linz, August 4, 2010) Honda’s leading-edge humanoid robot ASIMO will makes its public debut in Austria at this year’s Ars Electronica Festival. September 2-8 in Linz, festivalgoers will have the opportunity to experience an impressive demonstration of ASIMO’s extraordinary capabilities at Deep Space in the Ars Electronica Center. Read more ASIMO / Honda / Printversion … Continue reading “ASIMO meets Ars Electronica”

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Sense the Invisible

(Linz, July 27, 2010) Eight interactive works by the Japanese artists’ collective h.o will be on display in the Ars Electronica Center July 30 to September 12. This isn’t a spatially discrete exhibit; the works are dispersed throughout the facility and thus constitute an invitation to take an entertaining journey of discovery through the Museum … Continue reading “Sense the Invisible”

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Midway – Message from the Gyre (2009) / Chris Jordan

Raise Your Voice

(Linz, July 27, 2010) A “garbage slick” four times larger than Germany is now floating in the middle of the Pacific. The Rio Grande, Ganges, Nile, Mekong and others of the world’s most important river systems are on the verge of ecological collapse. Worldwide, 40% more CO2 will be emitted this year than in 1990—CO2 … Continue reading “Raise Your Voice”

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Grand Louvre

Deep Space LIVE: Making the Visible Visible

(Linz, July 1, 2010) Our perception of the world (or of what we distinguish as “reality”) is inseparably embedded in space and time. Any change of this perception makes us uneasy. Or is our entrée to undreamt-of freedom(s). Regardless of how any one of us ultimately experiences such an extraordinary situation, one thing’s for sure: … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Making the Visible Visible”

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Poerty of Motion – ARS ELECTRONICA featured at VW’s Automobil Forum Unter den Linden

(Linz, June 28, 2010) ARS ELECTRONICA  is making its first appearance at VW’s showcase venue in Berlin, Automobil Forum Unter den Linden. “Poetry in Motion,” an exhibition created especially for the German capital, will run June 25-September 5, 2010. The works that comprise it constitute a fascinating synthesis of art, technology, science and socio-cultural development. Volkswagen’s … Continue reading “Poerty of Motion – ARS ELECTRONICA featured at VW’s Automobil Forum Unter den Linden”

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E-ELT

Deep Space LIVE: Europe’s World-Record Eye on the Sky – The European Extremely Large Telescope

(Linz, June 18, 2010) The decision has been finalized: Europe’s super-telescope will be built. The upshot will be an astronomical observatory of superlative dimensions. Featuring almost 1,000 individual mirrors and an active opening 42 meters wide, its light collection surface will be as large as six tennis courts. This gigantic main mirror will be mounted … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Europe’s World-Record Eye on the Sky – The European Extremely Large Telescope”

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Collector card, 1929

The World in 100 Years – A Journey through the History of the Future

(Linz, June 16, 2010) Our longing to know the future is timeless. Just like our burning desire to co-determine and change the course of events transpiring in this world. The exhibition “The World in 100 Years – A Journey through the History of the Future” pays tribute to some great thinkers and activists who were … Continue reading “The World in 100 Years – A Journey through the History of the Future”

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South African Light Horse

Deep Space LIVE: Nostalgia in 3D

(Linz, June 14, 2010) Susi Windischbauer and Christoph Kremer of the Ars Electronica Center invite you to accompany them on a 3D nostalgia trip on June 17, 2010. More than 50 stereoscopic images provided by the Prints and Photographs Online Catalog of the Library of Congress and a specially developed projection process now make it … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Nostalgia in 3D”

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Eyjafjallajökull

Deep Space LIVE: The Ashes of Eyjafjallajökull

(Linz, June 9, 2010) The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupted on the morning of April 14, 2010. Because it was covered by a layer of ice, enormous quantities of ash (produced when magma comes into contract with water) were spewed into the atmosphere. Over the following days, the activities of this glacier volcano led to the … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: The Ashes of Eyjafjallajökull”

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Christus Passion / Haltadefinizione

Deep Space LIVE: Gaudenzio Ferrari’s Passion of Christ

(Linz, May 21, 2010) The life and passion of Jesus Christ have been the subjects of countless works of art in the Christian world. A superb example of the artistic treatment of Christ’s Passion is a 1513 work by Gaudenzio Ferrari. This 8×10-meter fresco adorns the Santa Maria delle Grazie Church in Varallo Sesia in … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Gaudenzio Ferrari’s Passion of Christ”

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Nuit Blanche / Arev Manoukian

Prix Ars Electronica 2010

(Linz, May 17, 2010) 3,083 projects from 70 countries were submitted for prize consideration to the 2010 Prix Ars Electronica. The u19 – freestyle computing category tallied the most entries (657), followed by Digital Musics (615), Interactive Art (562) and Computer Animation (494). The 34 jurors took three and a half days to evaluate all … Continue reading “Prix Ars Electronica 2010”

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Deep Space LIVE: Between Rapacious Self-Interest and a Clear Conscience

(Linz, May 18, 2010) It’s taken the “less government, more private enterprise” crowd only a few decades to bring a colossal disaster down upon the world. An economic, ecological and social mess that will take many years and a huge amount of money to clean up. The only thing that’s still unclear is where we … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Between Rapacious Self-Interest and a Clear Conscience”

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Sternenstaub

Deep Space LIVE: Humankind amidst the Cosmos: Our Origins and Our Place in the Universe

(Linz, May 6, 2010) We’re all made of cosmic dust. Whether it’s hydrogen, oxygen, carbon or the iron that carries oxygen through our bloodstream—every atom that makes up our bodies was once part of a star. On May 6, 2010, Dietmar Hager and the Ars Electronica Center are jointly hosting Deep Space LIVE, a search … Continue reading “Deep Space LIVE: Humankind amidst the Cosmos: Our Origins and Our Place in the Universe”

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Innocence / Ars Electronica Futurelab

Innocence – Futurelab creates interactive Installation for Linz’s PASSAGE Shopping Center

(Linz, May 5, 2010) At the invitation of PASSAGE CEO Werner Prödl, the Ars Electronica Futurelab has created an interactive installation custom tailored to The PASSAGE. “Innocence” is the title of a work that has to do with Linzers’ childhood memories of The PASSAGE … Read more Innocence, PASSAGE Linz / Ars Electronica Futurelab / … Continue reading “Innocence – Futurelab creates interactive Installation for Linz’s PASSAGE Shopping Center”

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Girls' Day 2010 / Quartet

Girls’ Day

(Linz, April 22, 2010) The Ars Electronica Center participated in Girl’s Day once again this year and gave 12 young women the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Museum of the Future. “The message we want to get across to these young ladies is that it’s a lot of fun to be creative … Continue reading “Girls’ Day”

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Linz Marathon 2010 - Deep Space

Linz Marathon 2010 – Reconnoiter the Course Virtually in Deep Space

(Linz, April 6, 2010) 42.195 kilometers; total altitude change: 18 meters; two Danube bridges; 11 refreshment stations… So much for the key facts & figures of the 9th OMV Linz Donau Marathon in which approximately 15,000 runners will compete this coming Sunday. As a lead-in to the big race, the Ars Electronica Center’s Deep Space … Continue reading “Linz Marathon 2010 – Reconnoiter the Course Virtually in Deep Space”

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The Last Supper / Deep Space

Maundy Thursday in Deep Space: The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

(Linz, March 29, 2010) The Thursday before Easter is a wonderful occasion to get a close-up view of what is arguably the world’s most famous mural painting: The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci. This extraordinary masterpiece by the great universal genius will be the featured attraction in the Ars Electronica Center’s Deep Space from … Continue reading “Maundy Thursday in Deep Space: The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci”

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Inside - Out / Ars Electronica Futurelab

AEC Featured at Bleib G‘sund 2010

(Linz, March 10, 2010) This year’s “Bleib G’sund” health expo presents a wealth of information about lifestyle and well-being. One of the highlights is the Ars Electronica Center’s exhibit produced jointly with Zeiss, Otto Bock, Hirox Europe and Linz General Hospital. It’s a fascinating excursion though the conceptual and visual worlds of the life sciences … Continue reading “AEC Featured at Bleib G‘sund 2010”

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Abenteuer Informatik

Adventures in Computer Science

(Linz, March 4, 2010) Why can a scratched DVD still be played? How come so many digital images can be stored on a single memory card, but there are still some problems that not even the fastest computer can solve? The more than 20 experimental installations that make up “Adventures in Computer Science” will provide … Continue reading “Adventures in Computer Science”

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Starducks / Florian Satzinger

NEXTCOMIC Festival 2010

(Linz, February 24, 2010) Linz’s 2nd NEXTCOMIC Festival kicks off tomorrow, February 25, 2010. There are a total of 12 venues, each dedicated to a different domain at the interface of comics, the visual arts, character design, architecture, film and animation. One of the prime locations for these encounters is the Ars Electronica Center. Here, … Continue reading “NEXTCOMIC Festival 2010”

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Branching Morphogenises / Jenny E. Sabin, Andrew Lucia, Cabin Studio+

Science Journal: “Branching Morphogenesis” at the AEC is one of the world’s best scientific visualizations of 2009

(Linz, February 22, 2010) The prestigious US journal “Science” has just named Jenny Sabin’s “Branching Morphogenesis” to its 2009 list of the world’s best scientific visualizations. This work, pictured on the cover of the journal’s February issue, has been on display at Linz’s Ars Electronica Center since January 2, 2009 … Read more Branching Morphogenesis … Continue reading “Science Journal: “Branching Morphogenesis” at the AEC is one of the world’s best scientific visualizations of 2009”

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ABOUT Ars Electronica Linz GmbH

With its specific orientation and the long-term continuity it has displayed since its inception in 1979, Ars Electronica is an internationally unique platform for digital art and media culture. It consists of four divisions: an avant-garde festival, a competition honoring outstanding work being done throughout this field, a museum carrying out an educational mission, and … Continue reading “ABOUT Ars Electronica Linz GmbH”

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Bleu Remix / Yann Marussich

ABOUT Ars Electronica Festival

Ars Electronica made its debut on September 18, 1979. This festival of art, technology and society spotlighted the emerging Digital Revolution. Within a few years, Ars Electronica developed into one of the world’s foremost media art festivals. And its growing success was paralleled by the expansion of its annual lineup of events. Read more Bleu … Continue reading “ABOUT Ars Electronica Festival”

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About Prix Ars Electronica

1987 initiiert, gilt der Prix Ars Electronica längst als schlechthin der Trendbarometer der internationalen Medienkunstszene. Ein Mal im Jahr kürt eine hochkarätige Jury die besten zeitgenössischen Arbeiten und verleiht ihren UrheberInnen die Goldenen Nicas, die „Oscars der Medienkunst“ …

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Le Sacre Du Printemps / Ars Electronica Futurelab, Klaus Obermaier

ABOUT Ars Electronica Futurelab

1996 initiiert, liefert das Ars Electronica Futurelab zunächst den inhaltlich-technischen Support für das im gleichen Jahr eröffnete Ars Electronica Center. Daran hat sich nichts geändert, nur dass sich die Aktivitäten des Labors längst nicht mehr darauf beschränken und heute von der Konzeption und Realisierung von Ausstellungsprojekten über die Entwicklung künstlerischer Installationen bis hin zu Forschungs- … Continue reading “ABOUT Ars Electronica Futurelab”

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ABOUT Ars Electronica Center

„Museum der Zukunft“ steht im Untertitel des Ars Electronica Center und bringt Programm und Anspruch gleichermaßen zum Ausdruck. Das Prinzip der Interaktion wird hier zur umfassenden Partizipation erweitert und der gemeinsamen Präsenz von Kunst und Wissenschaft eine thematisch wie inszenatorisch tragende Rolle beigemessen. 1996 zum ersten Mal eröffnet, erfuhr das Haus im Vorfeld des Linzer … Continue reading “ABOUT Ars Electronica Center”

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