Fri 4.9. – Mon 7.9. 15:00 – 19:00

Ars Electronica Center
Main Gallery: BrainLab (Level -3)

From Body to Soul – new views from humankind
Franz A. Fellner, Primar am Zentralen Radiologie Institut; Siegfried Priglinger, Primar der Augenheilkunde und Optometrie, AKh Linz (AT)

Functional magnetic resonance imaging, one of the most advanced medical imaging technologies, allows physicians to take a close look inside the human body.

Biomechanical functionality of the eye
Michael Buchberger, RISC Software Seekid (AT)

How can we learn more about vision and perception by means of computer-aided research into how the eyes function, for example through eye-tracking?

Brain Computer Interfaces
Christoph Guger, g.tec medical engineering GmbH (AT)

Can we control computers with our thoughts, writing letters or reading other people’s minds? A look at current research approaches and practical applications.


Fri 4.9. – Mon 7.9. 15:00 – 19:00

Ars Electronica Center
Main Gallery: BioLab (Level -3)

Hidden Biotechniques
Reinhard Nestelbacher, DNA-Consult Sciencetainment (AT)

At BioLab selected experiments in developmental biology will be opened up to the public: in-vitro fertilization, embryo development, cloning, artificial mutations and toxic cell experiments.

FabLab 1

Fri 4.9. – Tue 7.9. 15:00 – 16:30

Ars Electronica Center
Main Gallery: FabLab (Level -3)

Design with 3D Printing
Janne Kyttänen, Freedom Of Creation (NL)

Also featured are rapid prototyping technologies and the possibilities they offer. Visitors can try their hand at prototyping, watching as their own ideas take shape in three dimensions.

FabLab 2

Fri 4.9. – Tue 8.9. 16:30 – 18:00

Ars Electronica Center
Main Gallery: FabLab (Level -3)

Creative Coding
Hannes Walter, Stephen Williams, FLUID FORMS (AT)

Personalised products resulting from the marriage of geometry, code and data are the focus of the workshop. Parametrically generated forms will be produced and tested using the FabLab production facilities.

Workshop in Cooperation with: Adolf Hoffmeister, Leander Herzog, Stefan Kainbacher, Federico Weber, Michal Piasecki, Cedric Kiefer, Martin Fuchs, Andreas Nicolas


Thu 3.9. – Sun 13.9.

Ars Electronica Center
Main Gallery: RoboLab (Level -3)

Geminoid HI1, Hiroshi Ishiguro (JP)*
Featured Artist Talk with Hiroshi Ishiguro (JP)*

Daily short presentations

Hiroshi Ishiguro, professor at the University of Osaka and quest group leader at ATR Intelligent robotics and Communication Laboratories, developed and served as the model for HI-1, the very first geminoid.

*supported by EU-Japan Fest Committee and Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST) of Japan Science and Technology Agency (Device Art)