DRONE 100 – Spaxels over Linz

More than 100.000 people watched the successful European premiere of “DRONE 100 – Spaxels over Linz” on September 10, 2016, evening. At 7:45 PM sharp, the 100 world record drones took off and performed their airborne spectacle in the sky over Linz.

Printed in China

Meanwhile the next shift at a Chinese print shop is going to start to print manuals for phones.

Aiming High

Two firemen ignite a signal at the top level of a construction crane.

Kazuhiko Washio

The photographer Kazuhiko Washio accompanies the Ars Electronica Festival for many years. After his last visit in 2015 he captured the situation of fleeing people at the Vienna train station. His photos were presented in 2016 at the POSTCITY.

Underground

Very impressive at the 2016 Ars Electronica Festival: The exhibition in the bunker of the POSTCITY that should offer space for 3,000 people in case of a disaster.

Hiroshi Ishii

Prof. Hiroshi Ishii is the director of the MIT Media Lab’s Tangible Media Group. His team’s mission is to envision new forms of human-machine interaction and to enable us to experience and grasp the ideas of tomorrow today. His vision of RADICAL ATOMS also inspired 2016 Ars Electronica Festival theme.

The Finishing Touches before the Festival

It’s already dark outside, but the light is still burning in the POSTCITY. All involved artists and the team of the Ars Electronica Festival are to complete their final preparations. Here are some impressions, a few hours before the first festival day.