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Ars Electronica building, Linz, Austria
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International: Ars Electronica and the art of global thinking in a local context

While it is known internationally for its annual media arts prize and September festival, Ars Electronica is also firmly rooted in its home city of Linz, Austria thanks to its stunning building and work with schools. Chris Sharratt talks to artistic director Gerfried Stocker who explains how, 20 years after he joined the organisation, the relationship between local and global working remains crucial to its success.

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TILO screens, FACT, Liverpool
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Digital R&D #2: Screens, footprints and buildings with soul

For the second in our series of co-commissioned articles looking at visual arts projects supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, Alastair Eilbeck of MeYouAndUs explains the thinking behind TILO – a display system for arts venues that aims to create and reflect the ‘digital soul’ of a building.

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Eduardo Paolozzi studio, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
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Digital R&D #1: Apps, archives and Eduardo Paolozzi

In the first of a series of co-commissioned articles looking at visual arts projects supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, we find out how the work of Scottish sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi is helping pioneer an innovative new approach to art history and archiving.

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