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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For the final article in our series on Digital R&D Fund projects, we talk to artist Sue Austin about performance art in an underwater wheelchair and her plans to make 360 degrees filming technology more affordable and accessible.
Our series looking at Digital R&D Fund visual arts initiatives continues with NetPark, a project instigated by Metal in Southend-on-Sea and produced by artist and curator Simon Poulter.
The latest in our series on the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts looks at Project Daedalus, AND Festival’s investigation into the creative and practical potential of drones in the arts.
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.
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.