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08 Sep 2016 - 12 Sep 2016

Ars Electronica Festival | Radical Atoms

radicalatoms The program of every Ars Electronica Festival is an extraordinary mix of diverse formats and features. Visitors can choose from among a wide array of conferences, speeches, exhibitions, concerts, performances and interventions staged over five days (September 8-12, 2016, Linz, Austria). The venues of these artistic-scientific encounters include the PostCity, the Ars Electronica Center, the OK Center for Contemporary Art, the CENTRAL, the Linz Art University and the LENTOS art museum. The sujet of the 2016 Ars Electronica Festival shows the project “Drone 100” – Intel in collaboration with Ars Electronica Futurelab holds the world record in the category Most Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Airborne Simultaneously. Tickets available here


The finest in media art. The most important exhibition at every festival is the CyberArts show at the OK Center for Contemporary Art featuring works submitted from all over the world for Prix Ars Electronica prize consideration and singled out for recognition by this year’s juries. This is a comprehensive showcase of excellence and leading indicator of what’s happening in digital art.


The Ars Electronica Festival is a platform for encounters with and exchange among outstanding scientists and artists. A series of symposia focuses on the Festival theme. The Future Innovators Summit is a conclave at which seasoned experts, up-and-coming entrepreneurs and social activists, engineers and scientists, artists and designers get together to exchange insights and skills and to inspire one another.


Music and visualizations are mainstays of the Festival program. An opening extravaganza on Thursday, September 8, 2016 kicks off the five-day media art festival. Linz’s spacious riverside Donaupark will once again be serving as an open-air stage. Read more about the full programme including Deep Space 8k projections, the Ars Electronica Animation Festival, the u19 - Create Your World Future Festival of the Next Generation, POST CITY Habitats for the 21st Century and more... Image: More impressions of Drone 100 can be found on / Photo Credit: Intel