Commissioned to work with SALT Research collections, the artist Refik Anadol employed machine-learning algorithms to search and sort relations among 1.7 million documents. Interactions of the multidimensional data found in the archives are, in turn, translated into an immersive media installation.
Women in Media Arts is one of the most comprehensive databases dedicated to women working in these genres. It was started with information about women who have made a mark on the 36-year history of Ars Electronica and was opened to the public last year.
Kitty AI is a twelve-minute first-person narrative with post-Internet graphics that provides the audience with a snapshot of the history of affective computing.
This presentation invites the audience to experience the archaeological site Hisn al-Bab. It is little known but nevertheless played a significant role in Egyptian history, both with respect to its geography and its chronology. In historical terms, it was active at the very end of Roman rule and the Early Medieval Period, long after the pharaohs.
Pitoti Prometheus is a first in VR: ancient rock art that literally comes alive at 360 degrees. It is the film with the longest production time in history.