Program

The u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD Future Festival of the Next Generation is a hotbed of ideas and a playground for the exchange of solutions, concepts and experiments focused of the future by young people under age 19. Amidst a colorful festival village set up, up-and-coming young artists, programmers and tinkerers can show how they see the world of tomorrow. Accordingly, youngsters aren’t just members of the audience; they’re also festival co-producers.

Zum Programm 2017

Here you can look up all the events and workhops of the past u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD Festivals since 2012.

Years


2016

Future Education Summit

MON September 12, 2016 , 2 pm – 5 pm
POSTCITY, EducationLab 1st floor

One premiere is already a definite fixture on the festival line-up. The brand-new Ars Electronica EducationLab makes its debut at the 2016 Festival. This open house throughout the festival will introduce a lavishly furnished space for reflection in which protagonists may, can and should think aloud (!) about the future of education…

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Radical Structures

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Science & Art fun and games with buckyballs, nanotubes & crazy structures, all supported by hands-on Experience Workshop’s 4Dframe toolkit and digital GeoGebra apps inside and around the giant dome, which we will build together on the first festival-day…

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Rebot

Do – Fr 9.9.2016, 10:00 – 19:30
POSTCITY, 1st floor

„Don’t throw it out, create a robot!” This is the catchphrase of the REBOT building kit, which seeks to introduce children to programming and robotics through a playful and environmentally friendly approach. With the help of the REBOT kit it is possible to build robots out of empty boxes and bottles which can be controlled wirelessly by means of a program running on a computer or mobile phone, and the robots may even be capable

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Amino One Desktop Biolab

Do 8.9.2016 – Mo 12.9.2016, 14:30
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Here you can experience every day around 2:30pm the Amino One Desktop Biolab how this kind of color can be created. Let the bacteria grow and see how they are beginning to glow. Day by Day you can discover something new! Food, Medicine, Flavours, Fragrances, Energy, Materials… bioengineered products are already used by…

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BioInk

Do 8.9. – Mo 12.9. 10:00 – 19:30
POSTCITY, 1st floor

A Bioart Lab featuring glowing, genetically engineered ink for everyday use in art
BioInk is an internationally unique painting fluid that’s produced in the sparkling science lab from genetically modified bacteria and then purified by students. The ink developed from the protein was used to paint the works on display in this exhibit. In the little BioInk Lab, visitors can employ the ink in …

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Andi – low-tech 3D printing

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Andi is a low tech 3D printer understood as an interactive and collaborative game. It is defined as a game which is constructed from beginning to end so that kids understand all of the technicality behind the machine or in this case the 3D printer. This machine works with a manual experience: the first part is building Andi by using the pieces and a colour

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FabricationLab Extended

DO 8.9.2016 – MO 12.9.2016, 10:00 – 19:30
POSTCITY, 1st floor

A healthy dose of ingenuity is called for here, since the job at hand is processing out-of-the-ordinary materials with a wide variety of methods and tools. A laser cutter and a 3D printer are mainstays of the infrastructure in such a multifunctional lab, offering equipment to turn all sorts of ideas into real prototypes. But there is lots more to discover, and you can get all kinds of…

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Knight Light

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Knight Light is ZoopTEK’s vision for the next generation of e-sports, as an immersive live gaming event. Strongly inspired by Roman gladiator contests, it combines the skill of sword-wielding avatars, the chaos of animal-themed minions, with the influence of the crowd, in an abstract futuristic…

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The Play Sphere

SUN September 11, 2016, 1:30 pm / 3 pm
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Music, improv theater and computer games blend in this interactive performance. Spectators become players and make their way through their own personal game theater accompanied by live music and sound under the direction of Miguel Kertsman. The Play Sphere is a musical dance game for young and old. Players dance across a game

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Waldgarten: An arranged sylvan garden for modern hunter-gatherers

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

The core concept of this sylvan garden is living in and with nature. A geodesic dome constructed out of scrap wood is emblematic of residential architecture that makes use of renewable materials like wood and straw, and natural building materials like clay, sand and stone, which are available in and around Waldgarten. Fruit trees, berry bushes and herbs provide, among other things,…

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Habits Wiki Lab—The Life of People on Planet Earth

Thu 8.9. – Mon 12.9. 2016, 10 am – 7:30 pm
POSTCITY, 1st floor

VR is hot; it’s a blockbuster hit, and not only among young people and gamers. Otelo eGen, Ars Electronica Linz and the Upper Austria Department of Health have launched an initiative for the early detection of trendy new consumer products like VR glasses and, by way of response, development of appropriate educational programs to protect future …

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kameleon.ws

Do 8.9. – Mo 12.9.2016, 10:00 – 19:30
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Come and create with one click a unique design just for you! The project entitled kameleon.ws is a website that markets one-of-a-kind T-shirts, each bearing a unique imprint. The motif is entirely generated by a computer program and is the outcome of data representing current events. Immediately after a shirt is sold, a new design is produced and the previous one is no longer available. The unique selling proposition here is the application of…

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LongboardLab

SA 10.9. – So 11.9.2016, 10:00 – 19:30
POSTCITY, 1st floor

With tools at the FabricationLab Extended you can add upgrades to your own Longboard or Skateboard. Make a sketch of your idea, construct the whole thing and create! You can modify our suggestions for an upgrade or do a complettly new one. Additionaly to the classical tools like screwdriver and soldering irons you can use 3D-Printer and Laser Cutter. You’ll work with materials like wood, cardboard, synthetic material, and some electronic material.

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u19 Ceremony

Fri 9.9.2016, 10:30 am Welcome Drink, 11:00
POSTCITY, FIS Stage, 1th floor

At the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD Prix Ars Electronica Ceremony the prizewinners in the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category of the Prix Ars Electronica will be presented and honored.

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Exhibtion

u19 Exhibit

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

“CREATE YOUR WORLD” is the motto of what has become an Ars Electronica mainstay: the Future Festival of the Next Generation. Once again this year, this festival-within-a-festival is a playground for exciting, unusual, funny and just plain young ideas, solutions to problems…

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Gestrandet (Stranded)

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

From September 2015 to January 2016, Birte Brudermann and Clara Peterlik interviewed about 50 young people, questioning them about such concepts as the sinister, physicality/intimacy, authority and pleasure. They also investigated how such views and attitudes on the part of native-born Austrians resemble or differ from those of recent arrivals in Austria…

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NOT WELCOME

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Deciding that NOT WELCOME would be the theme of space & design Strategies, a year ago, we could not know that over the summer the refugee topic would be in the midst of European politics and after a year the European borders were closed. Our experiences turn out to be witnesses of the process that happened to…

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Passionen (Passions)

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

The exhibition was produced between April and June 2016 as a cooperative effort by Peter Androsch, the Ars Electronica RefugeeLab and the Independent Province Volunteer Center. People who have fled from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ghana and Korea confront the subject of passion. What does passion mean in its classic sense—the suffering of Jesus Christ—and what …

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Connection Established

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

*Verbindung hergestellt* (Connection Established) is a project in which 21 pupils from Vorchdorf Elementary School, asylum seekers living in that town, and the Ars Electronica Center Linz jointly produced an exhibition. Working together, the participants got acquainted with one another as a way of reducing or eliminating fears or feelings of insecurity that might exist…

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Experience Workshop’s 4Dframe Giant Dome

THU September 8, 2016 , 10 am – 7:30 pm
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Let’s build a giant dome! Help us to figure out how to build up Experience Workshop’s Event Space, a 3 meters high, 5 meters wide geodesic dome from almost 1000 separate modules! We will use the Korean 4Dframe for building and the community-based GeoGebra software…

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Second Conference of People Providing Aid to Refugees

SAT September 10, 2016 , 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
POSTCITY, 1st floor

The Ars Electronica Festival will host the Second Conference of People Providing Aid to Refugees in the Province of Upper Austria in order to offer part-time volunteers and full-time staffers a setting in which to network, acquire information and exchange views. Wide-ranging input from experts and various workshops on subjects such as language, cultural understanding, work…

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Participation and Political Socialization in the Age of New Media

THU September 8, 2016. 1 PM – FRI September 9, 2016, 2 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

New social media have been changing our daily lives and how we communicate for some time now. Especially for young people, these media constitute a central element of their lifestyle. Even the political discourse in increasingly conducted via Facebook, Twitter and similar platforms, and this has opened up new channels for sociopolitical participation and socialization. The purpose…

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u19 Redaktion

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

They’ve created scenarios, written shooting scripts, focused their cameras, packed their microphones and sharpened their pencils. The youngsters participating in Alchemiebox, Zukunftswerkstatt and DokuLab, as well as the u19 Bloggers will be fanning out in POSTCITY five days long as camera crews and reporters collecting cinematic and textual impressions of the goings-on at the festival from their various perspectives and covering their respective…

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SIMSALAFILM

DO 8.9.2016 – MO 12.9.2016, 10:00 – 19:30
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Linz Art University’s *Simsalafilm* crew takes you back to the early days of filmmaking. A colorful circus setting is the showcase of objects that explain how motion pictures take shape. A stereoscope lets you discover the spatiality of photography. You’ll also learn how to make a circular blade pattern, as well as various kinds of flip books that you can fashion yourself with scissors, glue and colored markers. With the help of a computer and the members of the film…

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CoderDojo

DO 8.9.2016 – MO 12.9.2016, 10:00 – 19:30
POSTCITY, 1st foor

Haven’t you always been curious about how a computer, iPad or smartphone actually works? Besides playing computer games, wouldn’t you like to program one yourself? Tired of the same old stuff on Facebook; then how about setting up your own personal website? Here, you’ve come to the right place! In Japan, you go to…

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Center-Pieces – Tasty Bits from the Ars Electronica Center

SUN September 11, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, EducationLab

“Center Pieces” showcases portable goodies from the lineup of workshops offered at the Ars Electronica Center’s Open Lab. Diverse, educational, colorfully creative and leading-edge is a concise list of adjectives that fairly describe our approaches to mediating visitors’ encounters with content. The Museum of the Future draws…

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3D Printing Pyramid

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

On five 3D printers you can print your own keychains, badges or custom objects that can be designed and printed with Tinkercad. Watching 3D printing was yesterday – experiencing is now…

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VR – Lab

Thu 8.9. – Mon 12.9. 2016, 10 am – 7 pm
POSTCITY

VR is hot; it’s a blockbuster hit, and not only among young people and gamers. Otelo eGen, Ars Electronica Linz and the Upper Austria Department of Health have launched an initiative for the early detection of trendy new consumer products like VR glasses and, by way of response, development of appropriate educational programs to protect future …

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BORGPLAY

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Bad Leonfelden High School set up its media and art program (borgplay.at) 10 years ago, and has, over the years, frequently collaborated with artists and media designers at Linz Art University to create opportunities for students to experience applications of new media art and the participative culture of the social web. Experimental, heuristic approaches nurture the capabilities of self-paced learning and make it…

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Collidoscope

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Collidoscope lets people experience collaborative music making through a simple intuitive interface – your voice and the world around you. Combining the best elements of a piano keyboard with an interactive interface, participants work together to create imaginative soundscapes. Collidoscope is for everyone – whether you’re an amateur or professional musician…

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Global Village – If the world were a village

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Image what it would be like if the world were a village and all of humankind were reduced to 100 inhabitants. Consider how coexistence would play out in such a small community. What language would be spoken, and how would these people provide for the necessities of everyday life? And what about political systems—and would…

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GameStage@u19

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

GameStage@U19 showcases innovative, radical computer games from the 40-year history of gaming, as well as current projects and experiments. It’s produced in cooperation with the Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences’ Hagenberg Campus and the Quantum Reboot association. At playable stations displaying commentary, we demonstrate how…

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1000 Worms

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

1,000 worms eat the organic waste generated by one person in a day and turn it into fertile humus. In tirelessly doing their job, they eat half their own body weight per day. Their diet consists of leftover fruit and vegetables and even paper. Exactly how that works, how you can keep worms in a homemade wooden box in your own…

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Minecraft 4D

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Explore the Minecraft world in 4-D. Let yourself be teleported to a hot desert, cold mountains, a bottomless swamp, caves and other strange worlds, and discover them using all your senses. In Minecraft 4D, there’s no chance your T-shirt will remain dry—whether it’s your own sweat, a rainstorm, your pain or a tempest at sea, unexpected…

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Sprachlerncafe

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

It’s fun to learn a new language! We offer Chinese, Arabic, French, Spanish and 20 more! Or if you’re interested in polishing up previously existing linguistic skills, new methods like our interactive language learning programs make it easy and enjoyable! YouTube & Co can help you! We offer youngsters and grown-ups 2,500 courses and speeches on a wide variety of subjects: languages, health,…

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Big Faces

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

The Big Face Box magnifies your face when you put it on. It brings people around you smile, that also brings you back great pleasure to make others happy. You may also find yourself doing funny actions that you don’t usually do. Having Big Face…

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WOHNWAGON – Wege zur Autarkie!

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

How do we want to be living in the future? We encourage people to reconsider how we live. Self-contained cycles, natural materials and modern technologies, reduction to what’s essential—that’s what it’s all about! We’re exhibiting our flagship projects. One is the Wohnwagon, a mobile home that shows what sustainable…

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ZusammenKommen – Gemeinsam für geflüchtete Menschen

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Hands-on projects and best-practice ideas—to facilitate interpersonal contacts, the province’s agency in charge of refugee integration is staging an Encounter Week beginning September 30th. “ComingTogether in Upper Austria” shows how easy it is for communities, schools, young groups, clubs, etc. to host encounters with …

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BuPP – The Austrian Federal Ministry of Families and Youth’s Information Office on Digital Games

THU September 8, 2016 – MON September 12, 2016, 10 AM – 7:30 PM
POSTCITY, 1st floor

Together instead of alone—kids play with their parents on a smartphone or tablet. You can get instructions and advice from experts and try out game apps recommended by the Information Office on Digital Games (www.bupp.at) on your own smartphone or tablet. Kids and parents can help each other in exploring a game…

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Symposium – Virtual Reality

FRIDAY 9.9.2016, 9 am – 5 pm
POSTCITY

Technology is omnipresent; it expands our senses, gives us feedback, motivates and supports us, and keeps us under surveillance. But what body of rules governs it as it does so? Who’s controlling the technology, and whom is it controlling? “Das Erkenntnisspiel” (insight game) is played out in a mixed reality, a hybrid of virtual and…

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