Humberto Maturana (CL), Rolf Heuer (DE/CH), Joichi Ito (JP/US), Roger Malina (FR), Ariana Koek (UK/CH), Ursula Damm (DE)

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Brucknerhaus: Oron Catts (AU), Art Orienté Objet (FR), Tuur van Baalen (BE), Christin Lahr (DE), Dmitry Gelfand (RU)
Deep Space AEC: Rolf Heuer (DE/CH), Franzobel (AT), Peter Ginter (DE)

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public square squared – how social fabric is weaving a new era

The “uprisings” occurring throughout the world in 2011 have not only amazed amateur politicians, but also radically changed the global perception of the role of global social media in times of radical social change.

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Prix Forum

Exactly 3,611 entries from 74 countries were submitted for prize consideration to the 25th Prix Ars Electronica—impressive testimony to the global dynamism of digital art and the name the Linz competition has made for
itself worldwide.

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Interface Cultures – Unuselessness – The Useful useless

Since 2004, Linz Art University has offered an “Interface Cultures” master’s degree program in which students learn scientific and, above all, artistic ways of working with all possible—and impossible—forms of communication with machines and devices. From the very outset, this program founded by Christa Sommer and Laurent Mignonneau has offered students the opportunity to showcase their work in conjunction with Ars Electronica and thereby to reach very large audiences.

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Digital Musics & Sound Art In Concert

This extended audiovisual live performance will showcase the three prizewinners in the 2011 Prix Ars Electronica’s Digital Musics & Sound Art category.

Jana Winderen (NO), honored with the Golden Nica for Energy Field, obtains her sound material in the wild. She recorded all of it in the depths of the Barents Sea and amidst the fjords and glacial landscapes of northern Norway and Russia.

Philip Jeck (UK), recipient of an Award of Distinction for Suite: Live in Liverpool, amazes those who behold his sophisticated utilization of old record albums and turntables.

bee by Apostolos Loufopoulos (GR) was likewise singled out for recognition with an Award of Distinction. It transports listeners into the acoustic microcosms of insects.

Mucilaginous Omniverse by Dmitry Gelfand (RU) and Evelina Domnitch (BY) works acoustically with a standing wave that forms out of oil droplets above a water surface being radiated with sound.

Filming is prohibited.