Filter Magazine

ars electronica

March 18th, 2010
ars 1

Ars Electronica was my first international new media festival and a blast on many levels which started even before I’d landed. As I was reading the program on the plane somewhere between Canada and Europe, I looked out of the window and saw laid out in the landscape, a giant circuit board in the pattern of the roads and fields. A portent of thing to come… (more…)

February 24th, 2010

The theme of this year’s Ars Electronica, Timeshift: The World in 25 Years, marked the 25th anniversary of the Ars Electronica festival. (more…)

July 2nd, 2009

Goodbye Privacy, Ars Electronica, Linz…Entering the ivy shrouded “Aktienkeller”, a series of abandoned, dark, damp caverns cut into the Linz hillside, I agree to sign a disclaimer saying I have never been anxious or had a headache, so that the orange coated security staff will allow me to view Kurt Hentslarger’s FEED. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

First stop is Linz and Ars Electronica 2007. One minute I’m having lunch with a group of festival attendees, the next I’m in a taxi rushing back to my hostel, all the while attempting to explain my new mission as ANAT’s international roving reporter – in my minimal German –  to the somewhat bemused taxi driver. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

The instincts of ARS Electronica Director, Gerfried Stocker, are difficult to argue with. In every era, ARS (set along the Danube in Linz, Austria) seeks to curate, interrogate, and re-deploy an idea as big as the world – in five days or less. (more…)

Website design by Daydream.