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2013

Interactive-Creative Days at the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, December 19, 2013) The great lineup of events at the Ars Electronica Center is the perfect way to keep the blues at bay while school’s out for Christmas break!

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Family Days: A Winter Wonderland

(Linz, December 17, 2013) A visit to the Ars Electronica Center is a great way to get into the holiday spirit!

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Deep Space LIVE: Where the Trail Ends

(Linz, December 16, 2013) Death-defying stunts, incredible trails and breathtaking locations are in store for visitors at the next Deep Space LIVE

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Deep Space LIVE: Fascination Panorama

(Linz, December 9, 2013) Lecturer/author Thomas Bredenfeld will present spectacular panoramic photos at the next Deep Space LIVE.

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Deep Space LIVE: Dangerous Skies over Linz

(Linz, December 2, 2013) At the next Deep Space LIVE, photographer Manfred Carrington will take up a tragic chapter of this city’s history—the air raids that targeted Linz during World War II.

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We’re Authoring Life and Performances in Deep Space

(Linz, November 25, 2013) A fascinating talk about the human genome project and experimental audiovisual performances are on tap for visitors to the Ars Electronica Center this coming Thursday.

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Brains for Everybody and Linz City Views

(Linz, November 19, 2013) Next Thursday, neuroscientist Dr. Manuela Macedonia will talk about the extent to which body and mind are interconnected and later on, Cornelia Daurer of the Linz Municipal Archive will accompany audience members on a journey into the past of Linz.

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Ars Electronica Linz Makes a Guest Appearance in Bangkok

(Linz, November 20, 2013) Ars Electronica has been invited to contribute art installations for an exhibition at the ITU in Bangkok.

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The Ars Electronica Center Plays Up Computer Games

(Linz, November 13, 2013) Computer gaming takes the spotlight at the Ars Electronica Center this weekend …

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Deep Space LIVE: MetOp – nicht nur ein Wettersatellit

(Linz, November 11, 2013) The Earth observation satellite MetOp is at the focal point of another edition of Deep Space LIVE with Othmar Coser.

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Ars Electronica Linz at ICT&ART CONNECT 2013 in Brussels

(Linz, November 8, 2013) Ars Electronica will be making a guest appearance at ICT&ART CONNECT 2013, a three-day event being held at the European Parliament and four other locations in Brussels.

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Deep Space LIVE: Panoptikum

(Linz, November 5, 2013) At the next Deep Space LIVE: Panoptikum, Ars Electronica Artistic Director Gerfried Stocker, Futurelab Director Horst Hörtner and Center Director Christoph Kremer will present an internet roundup that highlights emerging developments at the nexus of art, technology and society.

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The Realm of the Stars in the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, October 28, 2013) Astronomy is the star of the show at the Ars Electronica Center this week.

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Ars Electronica Linz: Healthy Bottom Line in 2013; Adjustments in 2014-15

(Linz, October 24, 2013) Museum and Festival achieve attendance growth; Prix entries set a new record; for-profit divisions yield €850,000; the final renovation loan payment will leave Ars Electronica debt-free; 2014-15 agenda: adjustments and simultaneous strengthening of core competencies.

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Synthetic Biologie and Linz in 3-D

(Linz, October 22, 2013) A very interesting and diversified program is set for next Thursday at the Ars Electronica Center.

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Science Days: Projekt Genesis

(Linz, October 17, 2013) Special guided tours and workshops having to do with synthetic biology highlight this weekend’s Science Days program at the Ars Electronica Center.

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Linz’s 1st Kids Culture Week at the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, October 15, 2013) “Culture for young people!” is the motto of the first Kids Culture Week in Linz

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Deep Space LIVE: GOCE – Tracking Gravitation

(Linz, October 14, 2013) Othmar Coser, consultant of the Austrian Space Forum, will present the GOCE satellit during the next Deep Space LIVE.

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Sonic Intermedia: NOVARS

(Linz, October 11, 2013) NOVARS is the title of the next event in the Sonic Intermedia concert series.

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Hermann Nitsch at Deep Space LIVE

(Linz, October 7, 2013) Hermann Nitsch, one of the most important contemporary artists, will make a live guest appearance at the Ars Electronica Center

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LINZ CHANGES Is a Big Hit with Fair Visitors

(Linz, October 5, 2013) Making its sixth appearance at the Uhrfahr Fair, the LINZ CHANGES exhibition tent featuring slick new installations inside is getting rave reviews from visitors.

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Submissions to Participatory City 2014

(Linz, October 3, 2013) Participatory City 2014 is a Connecting Cities initiative to investigate the extent to which urban screens and LED façades can serve as catalysts for encounter and platforms for urban activism, and whether they can help to impart the network’s bold expectations and visions to its European neighbors. Now, artists are invited to submit project proposals.

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Long Night of the Museums at the Ars Electronica Center Linz

(Linz, October 1, 2013) During the Long Night of the Museums, guests at the the Ars Electronica Center can take a guided tour of the new Project Genesis exhibition, use their smartphone to pilot a drone helicopter in the AEC’s Lobby, watch the Ars Electronica Futurelab’s quadcopter swarm fly in formation above the Danube, and experience breathtaking worlds of imagery in Deep Space.

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Deep Space LIVE: Fascination of the Oceans

(Linz, September 30, 2013) A pictorial journey through the habitats of oceanic flora and fauna is the highlight of the next Deep Space LIVE.

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“Energy & Quality of Life” is the Theme of the LINZ CHANGES Exhibition

(Linz, September 26, 2013) The sixth LINZ CHANGES exhibition featuring a very relevant theme and brand new installations will run at the Urfahr Autumn Fair.

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Synthetic Biology for All: The Lecture Series

(Linz, September 24, 2013) In conjunction with Ars Electronica’s newest exhibition, “Project Genesis: Synthetic Biology–Life from the Lab,” the AEC is hosting a lecture series on synthetic biology.

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HR Giger Showcase on September 26th

(Linz, September 23, 2013) On Thursday evening, September 26, 2013, the spotlight will be on HR Giger, featured artist at the 2013 Ars Electronica Festival and legendary designer of the Oscar-winning title character in the film “Alien.”

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Science Days: Digitally Healthy

(Linz, September 17, 2013) Digitally healthy is the title of the next Science Days event at the Ars Electronica Center.

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75,048 visits at Ars Electronica 2013

(Linz, 9.9.2013)More than 75.048 people have visitied Ars Electronica 2013. The highlights of the festival included Salvatore Vanasco’s opening WIR SIND HIER, the exhibition and Deep Space – Presentation of Featured Artist HR GIGER and Wolfgang Dorninger’s The Aural Memory Machine at the Mariendom in Linz.

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u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD

(Linz, September 4, 2013) Launched in 2011, u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD has established itself as a festival fixture. The Ars Electronica Center’s Maindeck is the high-energy playground of the Future Festival of the Next Generation.

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Ars Electronica Festival 2013: The Highlights

(Vienna / Linz, August 28, 2013) This year’s Ars Electronica will bring together neuroscientists and computer engineers, artists and philosophers for an in-depth consideration of TOTAL RECALL and an endeavor to elaborate on how we human beings deal with storing our memories, preserving them, and also, at times, trying to forget. In going about this, the focus will be on three key aspects: (neuro) scientific findings and insights about what memory actually is and what meaning it possesses for our consciousness and our identity; the various cultures of remembrance and the diverse storage media used in the past and the present; and future forms and methods of conserving memory.

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The 2013 Ars Electronica Festival: Big Concert Night

(Linz, August 22, 2013) Orchestral music and digital sounds, live electronics and visualizations are the key elements that go into the Big Concert Night that Ars Electronica, the Brucknerhaus Linz and the Bruckner Orchester have been staging annually since 2002.

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Ars Electronica Festival 2013: CyberArts Exhibition

(Linz, August 19, 2013) The Prix and its ancillary events constitute a centerpiece of the Ars Electronica Festival.

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International partners of the 2013 Ars Electronica Festival: Schizophrenia Taiwan 2.0, Japan Media Arts Festival, Project Beehive

(Linz, August 16, 2013) Hundreds of artists and scientists are visiting Linz once again this year to attend the Ars Electronica Festival. Among them are notable contingents from Taiwan, Japan and Australia.

Read More International partners of the 2013 Ars Electronica Festival: Schizophrenia Taiwan 2.0, Japan Media Arts Festival, Project Beehive

Ars Electronica Festival 2013: *IL(L) Machine* – Ars Campus Israel

Linz, August 12, 2013) A Campus exhibition highlights the Ars Electronica Festival program once again this year. The innovative tweak for 2013: the spotlight won’t be on a single college but rather on the art school network of a whole country. “IL(L) Machine – Ars Campus Israel” presents works by undergrads at Israel’s 10 leading academic institutions

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Ars Electronica Festival 2013: TOTAL RECALL Symposium

(Linz, August 6, 2013) The centerpiece of this year’s Ars Electronica conference program is the TOTAL RECALL theme symposium. The three sessions will be held on Friday, September 6th and Sunday, September 8th in the Brucknerhaus. On Friday, the focus will first be on human recollection and on nature’s capacity to remember. Attendees will then consider the future of memory. Atop Sunday’s agenda is cultural & technological history.

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Project Genesis: Synthetic Biology – Life from the Lab

(Linz, August 1, 2013) This is one of the most explosive recent developments in the natural sciences. One that’s overwhelmingly experimental and even conceptual to some degree. Its initial breakthroughs seem nearly as fantastic as the bright future prospects it could open up. Virtually apocalyptic, on the other hand, are the potential negative scenarios. Our topic: synthetic biology. Now, Linz’s Ars Electronica Center is devoting a new exhibition to what can rightfully be called Project Genesis

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Ars Electronica Festival 2013: Featured Artist – HR Giger

(Linz, July 31, 2013) HR Giger is the featured artist at Ars Electronica 2013. The Swiss native gained worldwide renown with his “Alien” creature that played a major role in Ridley Scott’s 1979 science fiction film attaining cult status.

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Ars Electronica Festival 2013: WIR SIND HIER (We Are Here)

(Linz, July 23, 2013) The opening event of this year’s festival is entitled WIR SIND HIER (We Are Here). This live performance in the courtyard of the former tobacco processing plant that’s one of Linz’s architectural landmarks takes the 80th anniversary of the first book burnings in Nazi Germany as an occasion to increase awareness about the latest developments in surveillance and censorship.

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Ars Electronica 2013 Interim Results

(July 7, 2013) At the conclusion of the first half of 2013, Ars Electronica Linz GmbH is pleased to report excellent year-to-date results.

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Family Night in the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, July 11, 2013) The third edition of Family Night is set for Friday, July 12, 2013, when lots of Linz’s cultural and recreational institutions will be staying open late.

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Diversified Lineup at the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, July 9, 2013) The next Terra Mater LIVE on Wednesday, July 10th depicts the human body as a walking ecosystem. On Thursday at the last Deep Space LIVE before summer break, Ars Electronica Artistic Director Gerfried Stocker, Futurelab Director Horst Hörtner and AEC Director Christoph Kremer will moderate an online excursion that brings out interesting insights into human perception and human capabilities

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Artists as Catalysts

(Linz / Bilbao, July 4, 2013) “Artists as Catalysts” is the name of the exhibition running from July 4 to September 8, 2013 at Alhóndiga Bilbao.

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Precious Gems and the Mountains of Patagonia

(Linz, July 1, 2013) In the final installment of “Secrets of the Night” on Wednesday at 8:15 PM, Terra Mater LIVE invites visitors on an excursion to the southernmost mountains of the Andes chain. On Thursday, Deep Space LIVE presents fascinating media art projects and the greatest hits screened over the past few years in Deep Space at the Ars Electronica Center.

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GameStage@AEC

(Linz, June 25, 2013) The next GameStage@AEC will showcase various software tools you can use to develop your own computer games.

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Secrets of the Night and the Nature of Wolves, Dogs and Human Beings

(Linz, June 24, 2013) On Wednesday at 8:15 PM, Terra Mater LIVE invites you to embark on a journey into darkness and at the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, Prof. Kurt Kotrschal, a behavioral biologist will discuss the similar traits exhibited by wolves, dogs and human beings.

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Quadcopters over Linz

(Linz, June 19, 2013) The Ars Electronica Futurelab’s quadcopters will be conjuring impressive three-dimensional formations in the night sky above Linz this summer.

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Secrets of the Night and Fascinating Visualizations of the Earth

(Linz June 17, 2013) The next Terra Mater LIVE on Wednesday evening invites visitors to the Ars Electronica Center to go on a photo safari to the Costa Rican rainforest and on Thursday, Deep Space LIVE focuses on Earth—breathtaking visualizations get across eye-opening insights about our Blue Planet.

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Deep Space LIVE: Dreams, Illusions and Promise of Telepresence

(Linz, June 14, 2013) Telepresence will take center stage at the next Deep Space LIVE.

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Ars Electronica and Volkswagen present a new exhibition in Berlin

(Berlin / Linz, June 6, 2013) “Like a Second Nature,” the new exhibition opening at Automobil Forum Unter den Linden, is the fourth collaborative project that Ars Electronica Linz and Volkswagen AG have staged at the Berlin venue.

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Deep Space LIVE: Panoptikum / Natural Disasters

(Linz, June 5, 2013) In the wake of the flooding that just wreaked havoc in parts of Upper Austria, tomorrow’s Deep Space LIVE: Panoptikum will treat a most timely topic: the violent forces of nature.

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CERN and Ars Electronica launch open call for the third Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN

(Geneva/Linz, 4 June 2013) CERN and Ars Electronica today launch an open call for artists working in the digital domain to apply for the third Prix Ars Electronica Collide@CERN .

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From Austria to the World – Gigapixel Images of New York City Featured at Vienna Airport

(Linz / Schwechat, May 28, 2012) “From Austria to the World” is the theme of five extraordinary giga-pixel images of New York City now on display at the Austrian Star Alliance Terminal Check-in 3 at Vienna International Airport.

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Terra Mater LIVE: Dingos – Australia’s Wild Dogs

(Linz, May 23, 2013) The next Terra Mater LIVE on Wednesday, May 29 sets its sights on Australia’s most dangerous and most successful hunter: the dingo.

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Murmuration – When Swarms Dance in Flight

(Linz / Bergen, May 23, 2013) A swarm of 35 quadcopters was the featured attraction yesterday at “Murmuration,” an open-air event that kicked off the Bergen (Norway) International Festival, the largest of its kind in Northern Europe.

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Prix Ars Electronica: The Winners 2013

(Linz, May 16, 2013) A total of 4,071 entries from 73 countries were submitted for prize consideration to the 2013 Prix Ars Electronica.

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GameStage@AEC

(Linz, May 13, 2013) Computer games will take center stage at the Ars Electronica Center this Friday, May 17, 2013. This year’s GameStage@AEC showcases games developed in Austria.

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Terra Mater LIVE: Miracles of Life – Oasis in Space

(Linz, May 6, 2013) “Oasis in Space,” the next installment of Terra Mater’s Miracles of Life series will be shown on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 on Deep Space’s 16×9-meter screen. This spectacular film reveals how Earth morphed over billions of years from a truly inhospitable place to an oasis of life, and what conditions were necessary for this to occur.

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Ausstellung LINZ VERÄNDERT wieder großer Publikumserfolg

(Linz, May 3, 2013) This coming Saturday and Saturday are your last chances to visit the LINZ CHANGES exhibition at the Urfahr Spring Fair and take an entertaining and informative look at Upper Austria’s capital city and Linz’s municipal service providers.

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Spectacular Nature Films at the Ars Electronica Center

Linz, April 29, 2013) Two breathtaking nature films screened in jumbo 16×9-meter format are this week’s featured attractions at Ars Electronica Center Linz.

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Terra Mater LIVE: The Miracle of Life – The Nature of Energy

(Linz, April 23, 2013) In conjunction with this year’s featured theme “In Touch with the Earth,” all future episodes of TERRA MATER will be simulcast free of charge in the Ars Electronica Center’s Deep Space (16×9-meter, 4x high-definition screen) at the same time they’re broadcast on Servus TV (every Wednesday at 8:15 PM).

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Deep Space LIVE: Panoptikum

(Linz, April 24, 2013) “Panoptikum” was a mainstay of Austria’s TV lineup for over 20 years. Now, it’s been reconceived and reformatted as a monthly online magazine in which Ars Electronica Artistic Director Gerfried Stocker, the Futurelab’s Horst Hörtner, and Christoph Kremer, head of the Center, will present a roundup of the latest developments in art, technology, science and society in Deep Space at the Ars Electronica Center Linz.

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In Touch with the Earth

(Linz, April 19, 2013) Climate and vegetation zones, ice masses, mountain ranges and deep-sea trenches, bush and forest fires, the routes of migratory birds. Or how about metropolitan areas, networks of streets and railway lines, light pollution, production and consumption of energy, the internet and Big Data. The Ars Electronica Center’s high-definition examination of the multifarious interrelationships between the micro- and macrocosm, among local and global facts & circumstances is entitled “In Touch with the Earth.”

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Ars Electronica Futurelab Visualizes TOSCA’s “Odeon”

(Linz, April 17, 2013) Today’s world premiere of “Odeon” by TOSCA at Linz’s newly-opened Musiktheater promises two hours full of supreme audiovisual artistry. The music and sound environments were created by Rupert Huber and Richard Dorfmeister (aka TOSCA); the visualizations are the work of the Ars Electronica Futurelab. The curtain goes up at 7:30 PM.

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Science Days: Human Machine!

(Linz, April 10, 2013) During Science Days at the Ars Electronica Center this coming weekend, April 13-14, visitors can learn to build and program robot hands using Lego components, fly a quadcopter with a smartphone, get acquainted with Telenoid, the communications machine of the future, and discover how insights in the field of robotics can contribute to human health.

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Deep Space LIVE: Fear of the Devil and Faith in Miracles

(Linz, April 8, 2013) Historian Cathrin Hermann of the Linz Municipal Archive and storyteller Claudia Edermayer will escort you through a world of fairytales from bygone days in Linz at the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, April 11, 2013.

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NITSCH Retrospective: SENSE AND BEING

(Linz, April 4, 2013) The nitsch museum is marking Hermann Nitsch’s 75th birthday with an exhibition entitled “HERMANN NITSCH – SINNE UND SEIN” (SENSE AND BEING). It features works created over six decades and, for the first time at this facility, an interactive jumbo projection screen designed by the Ars Electronica Futurelab.

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Deep Space LIVE: Life Cycles

(Linz, April 2, 2013) A don’t-miss documentary film is on tap at the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, April 4. The makers of “Life Cycles” really showed their love for detail, and the prizes for their amazing effort have been rolling in ever since.

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30 Quadcopters Flew for Paramount’s “Star Trek – Into Darkness”

(Linz/London 24.3.2013) Following its world premiere at the Linz Klangwolke in September 2012, the Ars Electronica Futurelab’s computer-controlled swarm of four-rotor mini-whirlybirds—so-called quadcopters—took to the air again on Saturday, March 23, 2013 in a role and setting no less spectacular than the exciting technology itself: as high-tech heralds of Paramount’s “Star Trek – Into Darkness” that’s opening in movie theaters on May 9th. A squadron of 30 LED-studded AscTec Hummingbird quadcopters hovered above Potters Fields Park near London’s Tower Bridge and, in conjunction with Earth Hour, formed a three-dimensional Star Trek logo in the night sky.

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Robots, Microcosmonauts and Awesome Snowboard Action

(Linz, March 26, 2013) Programming robots, marvelous microscopes and exciting snowboard stunts are the featured attractions at Ars Electronica Center Linz this Thursday, March 28, 2013.

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Ars Electronica Festival 2013

(Linz, March 19, 2013) This year’s Ars Electronica Festival is set for September 5-9 in Linz. The title is TOTAL RECALL – The Evolution of Memory.

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Of Sorcerer’s Apprentices and Virtual Aquariums

(Linz, March 18, 2013) This week’s lineup at the Ars Electronica Center is guaranteed to animate the passions of comic fans. The theme of the 5th NEXT COMIC FESTIVAL at the AEC is Comics and Music.

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Family Days im Ars Electronica Center Linz

(Linz, March 12, 2013) The accent is on discovering, learning and having fun together as a family group this weekend at the Ars Electronica Center.

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A Colorfully Varied Lineup at the AEC on Thursday Evening

(Linz, March 11, 2013) A diversified program of fascinating events awaits visitors to the Ars Electronica Center this Thursday, March 14, 2013.

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Prix Ars Electronica Submission Deadline Extended

(Linz, March 6, 2013) Due to popular demand, the deadline for submitting entries to the Prix Ars Electronica has been extended. Now you have until March 20th to submit projects to the Prix Ars Electronica or to nominate works by others.

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Exhibition Opening: people_scans

(Linz, March 5, 2013) The new “people_scans” exhibition at the Ars Electronica Center features full-body scans by Upper Austrian photographer Kurt Hörbst.

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GameStage@AEC: Competitive Games

(Linz, March 4, 2013) GameStage@AEC is a new series at the Ars Electronica Center Linz dedicated to multifarious aspects of computer gaming.

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Day of Museum Solidarity

(Linz, March 3, 2013) March 4, 2013 is the Day of Museum Solidarity. More than 160 museums, galleries and universities in the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia are taking part in a show of solidarity with cultural institutions in Bosnia-Herzegovina that, due to political disputes and budget constraints, have had to close their doors or are on the verge of doing so.

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For Seniors: Time Is What It’s All About

(Linz, February 27, 2013) Every first and third Friday of the month, the Ars Electronica Center offers a themed tour designed with seniors in mind. On March 1st & 15th, visitors will get a guided tour of the “Zeit ist Held” exhibition.

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The Stars at the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, February 26, 2013) The accent is on astronomy this week in the Ars Electronica Center Linz.

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Deep Space LIVE: WE – A Collection of Individuals

(Linz, February 19, 2013) Enjoy stunning footage of a group of skiers and friends, visit WE – A Collection of Individuals in the Deep Space.

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Semester Break at the Ars Electronica Center Linz

(Linz, February 15, 2013) The Ars Electronica Center’s jam-packed lineup of fun activities is a great way to keep boredom at bay while school’s out.

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Family Days at the Ars Electronica Center

(Linz, February 13, 2013) The accent is on discovering, learning and having fun together as a family group this weekend at the Ars Electronica Center.

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Deep Space LIVE: A Smile Travels around the World

(Linz, February 12, 2013) “Bring a smile to our world” is the motto of a globe-spanning project by Linz photographer Florian Holter that he will present at the next Deep Space LIVE.

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Deep Space LIVE: Earth’s Fire-Mountains

(Linz, February 4, 2013) The beauty and fascination of fire-spewing volcanoes are the explosive attractions at the next Deep Space LIVE.

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Science Days: The Cell

(Linz, January 31, 2013) During Science Days at the Ars Electronica Center on the weekend of February 2-3, 2013, the focus will be on the cell, the tiniest unit of living organisms.

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For Seniors: Inventing the New, Conserving the Old

(Linz, January 29, 2013) On February 1 and 15, senior visitors of the Ars Electronica Center will learn how historical buildings and sites from Antiquity are being registered by laser and rendered with graphics programs as part of an effort to conserve them for the future.

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Deep Space LIVE: Lightfields – The Future of Digital Photography

(Linz, January 28, 2013) The next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8 PM will focus on light-field photography. Oliver Bimber, head of the Institute of Computer Graphics at Johannes Kepler University Linz, will elaborate on light-field technology and show how the new light-field cameras work.

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Ars Electronica at Linz’s Leisure Travel Trade Show

(Linz, January 23, 2013) Ars Electronica will have a high-profile presence at this year’s Ferien Messe Linz, the big travel industry trade show at the Design Center Friday to Sunday, January 25-27, 2013. The Shadowgram interactive installation by AE Solutions is sure to wow the crowd just like it did in Venice and Tokyo!

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Me and Me 2.0 – Identity Construction on the Web

(Linz, January 21, 2013) The psychology of self-portrayal on the internet will be the subject of a speech on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Ars Electronica Center.

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Family Days im Ars Electronica Center Linz

(Linz, January 15, 2013) This coming weekend January 19-20, 2013, the Ars Electronica Center is staging Family Days featuring lots of cool activities for young and old alike.

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Deep Space LIVE: Animation

(Linz, January 14, 2013) Breathtaking computer animation sequences are the featured attractions at the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, January 17, 2013. Christine Schöpf and Jürgen Hagler, both Prix Ars Electronica jurors, will screen a selection of works submitted for prize consideration to the 2012 Prix Ars Electronica’s Computer Animation / Film / VFX category.

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KET – Kids Experience Technology

(Linz, January 11, 2013) KET – Kids Experience Technology is a traveling exhibition that’s made lots of fans. This will be its third guest appearance at the Ars Electronica Center. Last year’s presentation drew 2,278 young visitors in the span of 30 days. The aim is to enable 4-8-year-old to have fun taking independent, hands-on approaches to scientific phenomena and technical applications.

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