Ars Electronica
A New Cultural Economy
Katalog zur Ars Electronica 2008

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit, Euro 28
ISBN: 978-3-7757-2224-7
The 2008 festival catalog combines essays elaborating on the theoretical reflections of participating artists and scientists with descriptions of featured works of art and thus—as always—illuminates what’s emerging right now in the charged field of interaction between art, technology and society.

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CyberArts 2008
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit, 48,50 Euro
(inkl. DVD und CD)
ISBN-Code: 978-3-7757-2225-4
CyberArts 2008 compiles text and graphic documentation of the prizewinning works singled out for recognition by juries of international experts in the Computer Animation / Film / VFX, Digital Musics, Interactive Art, Hybrid Art, Digital Communities, the u19 - freestyle computing competition for young Austrian artists as well as the Media.Art.Research.Award. This comprehensive volume is accompanied by a DVD with excerpts from the award-winning works in the category Computer Animation / Film / VFX as well as documentaries of the awarded projects in the Digital Musics, Hybrid Art, Interactive Art and u19 - freestyle computing categories. The CD is a compilation of the best works of the Digital Musics category.

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Goodbye Privacy
Hatje Cantz, Euro 28
ISBN 978-3-7757-2025-0
Goodbye Privacy" is the theme of Ars Electronica 2007. September 5-11, 2007, the focus will be on these late-breaking phenomena of a new culture of everyday life being played out between angst-inducing scenarios of seamless surveillance and the zest we bring to staging our public personas via digital media.

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CyberArts 2007
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

Hatje Cantz, 48,50 Euro (DVD and CD included)
ISBN 978-3-7757-2026-7
Meanwhile, in the twenty years of its existence, the Prix Ars Electronica has become the platform for up-and-coming media artists around the world. In this book, you can find out what currently absorbs the interest of artists, scientists and skilled craftspeople, while reading about countless projects exemplifying the state of media art in 2007.

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Simplicity - the art of complexity
Hatje Cantz, Euro 28
ISBN 3-7757-1834-6
SIMPLICITY-the pipedream of a society dominated by technical revolutions, global networks and inundations of information from mass media? The mantra of a new generation of user-centered information designers? Dogma of technophobic naysayers to progress? Or merely the-as yet unfulfilled promise of IT companies? There has been nary a concept of late that has been laid claim to in so many different quarters, and none that delivers such a trenchant reading of the vital signs of our times.

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CyberArts 2006
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

Hatje Cantz, 48,50 Euro (DVD and CD included)
ISBN 3-7757-1835-4
In the Prix Ars Electronica's twentieth year, the spectrum of approaches to digital media, which are now so formative for our daily lives, has grown broader than ever before: broader in terms of critical mass, but also broader in terms of a new generation of artists.

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HYBRID - living in paradox
Hatje Cantz, Euro 28
ISBN 3-7757-1659-9
Hybrid – living in paradox, the theme of Ars Electronica 2005, examined the implosive tendencies
that digital technologies impose on the world, bringing cultures on top of each other and floating boundaries: national, technological and psychological. Hybrid creations and creatures, identities and cultures emerge from recombinations of our three basic codes: numeric, genetic and atomic.
Digital media art itself is a hybrid born from the connection of art and technology, accumulating
diverse modes of expression and demanding a unique crossover of expertise and knowledge.

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CyberArts 2005
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

Hatje Cantz, Euro 49,90 (DVD and CD included)
ISBN 3-7757-1657-2
The Prix Ars Electronica has served as a barometer for trends in the digital arts. It is also the award offering the highest prize money for cyberarts worldwide. Geared towards topical issues, it documents the shift in societal and artistic approaches brought about by communications and information media.

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TIMESHIFT - The World in Twenty-Five
Hatje Cantz, Euro 28
ISBN 3-7757-1492-8
The 2004 festival catalog combines essays elaborating on the theoretical reflections of participating artists and scientists with descriptions of featured works of art and thus - as always - illuminates what's emerging right now in the field of tension and fruitful interplay where art, technology and society meet.

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Ars Electronica 1979 - 2004
25 Years Network of art, technology and society

Hatje Cantz, Euro 20
ISBN 3-7757-1525-8
With a rich compilation of texts, comprehensive project register and many fascinating sidelights, this anniversary volume offers a lavishly illustrated look back at the development of Ars Electronica - and thus at the history of art, technology and society over the last 25 years and the complex interrelationships among them.

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CyberArts 2004
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

Hatje Cantz, Euro 49,90 (DVD and CD included)
ISBN 3-7757-1493-6
CyberArts 2004 compiles text and graphic documentation of the prizewinning works singled out for recognition by juries of international experts in the Computer Animation / Visual Effects, Digital Musics, Interactive Art, Net Vision, Digital Communities categories, the u19-freestyle computing competition for young Austrian artists as well as the art and technology grant [the next idea]. This comprehensive volume is accompanied by a DVD with excerpts from the best works of Computer Animation / Visual Effects as well as a CD featuring selected cuts from the Digital Musics category.

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Philip Glass / Steve Reich
images 4 music

Hatje Cantz, Euro 21
ISBN 3-7757-1596-7
Images for music – Minimal Music meets Media Art, that which crystallizes here as a fusion of digital graphic domains and acoustic spheres—has been the programmatic approach of a project on which Dennis Russell Davies and Ars Electronica have been collaborating since 2003.

This DVD is not a documentation of a particular Festival evening; rather, it is an additional, stand-alone outcome of this encounter. The pieces have been re-recorded and subsequently reprocessed by the visual artists in their studios. The live concerts did indeed serve as a point of departure, but what in numerous instances emerged in the studio situation were—as expected—many new directions and works of consummate virtuosity.

Philip Glass “Les Enfants Terribles” and Steve Reich “Piano Phase” performed on two pianos by Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies, and visuals by Dietmar Offenhuber, Norbert Pfaffenbichler and Lotte Schreiber, Casey Reas, Martin Wattenberg


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CyberArts 2003
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

Hatje Cantz, Euro 49,90 (DVD and CD included)
ISBN 3-7757-1355-7
The Prix Ars Electronica 2003 marks the 17th edition of the competition for cyberarts. From the start, the Prix Ars Electronica has been conceived as an open platform for various disciplines in the field of digital media design at the intersection of technology, art, science and society. The Prix Ars Electronica 2003 is awarded in the categories Interactive Art, Digital Musics, Computer Animation/Visual Effects, Net Vision and Net Excellence. These categories are complemented by "cybergeneration - u19 freestyle computing", a competition with an open platform for young people under the age of 19. 2,500 media activists from 85 countries have responded to the invitation by submitting 2,714 entries in 2003. Five juries of international experts have selected 79 works which display particular expertise and visionary force.

For the first time, a complete multimedia compendium is included in the package: the comprehensive book comes with both a DVD of excerpts from the best computer animations and documentations of the prize winning interactive projects, and a CD of excerpts from the category "Digital Musics".

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CODE -
The Language of Our Time

Hatje Cantz, Euro 28
ISBN 3-7757-1356-5
"CODE-The Language of Our Time" is the theme of Ars Electronica 2003, and represents an examination of the role and influence of digital code in art and society. Selected texts and exemplary projects investigate the ways in which software proceduralizes the modern Information Society, influences artistic production, and changes our view of life itself. The richly illustrated catalogue accompanying Ars Electronica 2003 documents the symposia, exhibitions, performances and interventions through which artists, scientists and sociopolitical thinkers have negotiated the theme of this year's festival.

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AGF aka Antye Greie
Language is the most
Audio CD, Euro 14
Dokumentation des Klangpark 2003
 
Based on the idea of bringing out the connections between mainstream electronic music and leading-edge digital music’s stylistically definitive processes and concepts by showcasing the work of a representative of Sound Art who is one of the “masterminds” of this development, the Klangpark has become an annual fixture between the Brucknerhaus and the banks of the Danube.
“CODE – The Language of Our Time” was the theme of the 2003 Ars Electronica Festival. Code is the centerpiece of the work of musician/artist agf aka Antye Greie. Her encounter with codes consists not only of utilizing software as an aid to expression in her work; on a second, more general level, she delves into the verbal content of communication within them. Thus, in her dealings with codes, she simultaneously turns them around and musically scrutinizes them for verbal informational content, melody and rhythm.

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UNPLUGGED
Art as the Scene of Global Conflicts

Hatje Cantz, ISBN 3-7757-1207-0
UNPLUGGED focuses on the blind spots of globalization, those barriers of a mental and geographic nature that make getting connected to and taking part in this process of global networking impossible, illicit or even unwelcome. Selected texts and exemplary projects will raise issues and discuss questions dealing with art as the scene of global conflicts and the political aspects of art. The catalog accompanying Ars Electronica 2002 not only contains theoretical contributions but also presents positions of a young generation of media artists, and examines their conception of self and their consciousness of the problems confronting them.
With contributions by Saskia Sassen, Aminata D. Traoré, Jeremy Rifkin, Oumou Sy, Mike Jensen, Lisa Goldman-Carney, Danny Schechter, Paul Virilio and many others.

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CyberArts 2002
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

Hatje Cantz, Euro 28
ISBN 3-7757-1208-9

Since 1987, the Prix Ars Electronica has been the international showcase for cyberartists from across the entire spectrum of disciplines. The presentation of this year’s results in the CyberArts 2002 compendium provides an impressive overview of current artistic positions and trends in the fields of Computer Animation/Visual Effects, Digital Musics, Interactive Art, Net Vision/Net Excellence and the u19 freestyle computing category for young people.

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DVD
Prix Ars Electronica CyberArts 2002

Computeranimation / Visual Effects
Euro 20
ISBN 3-7757-1209-7
This DVD presents eight of the prize winning works of the category Computer Animation / Visual Effects and three of the Interactive Art category of Prix Ars Electronica 2002.

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VHS
Prix Ars Electronica CyberArts 2002

Euro 20
This VHS cassette presents eight of the prize winning works of the category Computer Animation / Visual Effects category and three of the Interactive Art category of Prix Ars Electronica 2002.
 
CD
Prix Ars Electronica CyberArts 2002
Digital Musics

Euro 12
ISBN 3-7757-1210-0
This CD presents excerpts of the Digital Musics prize winning works from Prix Ars Electronica 2002.

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TAKEOVER
wer macht die Kunst von morgen
who's doing the art of tomorrow

Katalog zur Ars Electronica 2001
ISBN: 3-211-83629-2
Which are the constellations and conditions defining tomorrow’s art, where will it happen, who’ll produce it? TAKEOVER traces the trends in the work of a strongly-committed generation of young artists, who have set up their own platforms and business models, and in so doing, are increasingly moving away from the traditional art world.
 
Cyberarts 2001
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

ISBN: 3-211-83628-4
Prix Ars Electronica serves as a forum for the various branches of digital media production at the intersection of art, technology, science and society. Cyberarts 2001 offers an up-to-date survey of digital media production based on Net Vision/Net Excellence, Digital Musics, Interactive Art, Computer Animation/Visual Effects and u19 - freestyle computing.

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"Naima"
Vladislav Delay CD
Live Recordings from the Ars Electronica Klangpark 2001.

"Electronics and vocals loop back on themselves in a hallucinatory drift of non-linear thought, tone and narrative in an extraordinary piece of music from one of the most consistently creative artists working today." (The Wire, February 2002)

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Next Sex
Sex im Zeitalter seiner reproduktionstechnischen Überflüssigkeit

Katalog zur Ars Electronica 2000
ISBN: 3-211-83499-0
Next Sex shifts the cultural and social perspectives of current and future reproductive technologies into the centerpoint of artistic and theoretical consideration. With articles by: Robin Baker, Carl Djerassi, Joanne Finkelstein, Bruce Bagemihl, Randy Thornhill, Jens Reich, Monika Treut, et. al.

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Cyberarts 2000
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

Euro 27.62
ISBN: 3-211-83498-2
The Cyberarts 2000 compendium documents the submissions singled out to receive Golden Nica prizes, runner-up awards and honorable mention in the interactive art, .net, computer animation, visual effects, and digital musics categories, as well as in the cybergeneration - u19 freestyle computing competition for young artists.
 
Lume Lume
Audio CD
Dokumentation des Klangpark 2000
New interpretations of songs of the legendary Romanian singer Maria Tanase are the point of departure for Alexander Balanescu and an ensemble featuring Isabella Bordoni, Rupert Huber, Sergio Messina, Siegfried Ganhör and To Rococo Rot. Their divergent musical styles and modes of performance engender a sensorially stunning acoustic space in the Donaupark.
The Cyberarts 2000 compendium documents the submissions singled out to receive Golden Nica prizes, runner-up awards and honorable mention in the interactive art, .net, computer animation, visual effects, and digital musics categories, as well as in the cybergeneration - u19 freestyle computing competition for young artists.

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2000
Prix Ars Electronica - Cyberarts 2000
Digital Musics

Audio CD
This CD presents excerpts of the Digital Musics prize winning works from Prix Ars Electronica 2000.
 
2000
Prix Ars Electronica - Cyberarts 2000
Computer Animation/Visual Effects
VHS (PAL, NTSC) + DVD

This compilation presents the selection of the best work from among 259 computer animations and visual effects of Prix Ars Electronica 2000.
 
Ars Electronica
Active Score Music - Scribble, Small Fish Tale

DVD
The idea of a synaestetic bonding of sound and image is a recurring motif in artistic work. Scribble by Golan Levin and Small Fish Tale by Masaki Fujihata, Kiyoshi Furukawa and Wolfgang Münch are ingenious solutions to this problem.
Scribble combines elements of graphical and music software in a dynamic and highly expressive way, and enabled this artist/musician trio to perform orchestrated as well as freely improvised music. Small Fish Tale is primarily an interactive picture that produces music.
 
LifeScience
Katalog zur Ars Electronica 99
ISBN: 3-211-83368-4
The catalog of Ars Electronica 99 deals with the consequences of the life sciences in medicine and agriculture, their manifestations in popular culture and considers their ethical, social and political implications.
With articles by: Jeremy Rifkin, Bruno Latour, R.V. Anuradha, Daniel J. Kevles, Birgit Richard, Eugene Thacker, et. al.

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It could be a song it could be a beat
Audio CD - Dokumentation des Klangpark 1999
Michael Nyman with: Sam Auinger, Rupert Huber, Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner, Gordan Paunovic, Jomasounds - Joachim Schnaitter & Markus Decker, Robert Worby, Wolfgang Fadi Dorninger

It could be a song it could be a beat is the first edition of the Klangpark experiment which alludes to the idea of the first Linzer Klangwolke (Linz "Cloud of Sound") in 1979 - the very epitome of innovativeness in presenting "art in public spaces": Klangpark as the open space of the Danube as it has expanded in the age of globalization and global networks.
 
Cyberarts 99
International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica

ISBN: 3-211-83367-6
Cyberarts 99 documents the submissions singled out to receive Golden Nica prizes, runner-up awards and honorable mention in the interactive art, .net, computer animation, visual effects, and digital musics categories, as well as in the cybergeneration - u19 freestyle computing competition for young artists. Theoretical essays by the jurors provide fascinating insights into the leading edge of digital media art.

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Cyberarts 99
Prix Ars Electronica - Computer Animation / Visual Effects

VHS (PAL, NTSC) + DVD

This compilation presents the selection of the best computer animations and visual effects from Prix Ars Electronica 99.
 
Ars Electronica 79 - 99
VHS (PAL, NTSC) + DVD

The documentary comprising TV and video material from 20 years of digital media art was produced by the ORF Upper Austrian Regional Studio, a co-organizer of Ars Electronica, and is available in both VHS and DVD formats.
 
Ars Electronica: Facing the Future
A Survey of Two Decades

Edited by Timothy Druckrey with Ars Electronica
ISBN 0-262-04176-6
An anthology on the history, theory and practice of digital media art from 1979 to 1999. With articles by: Vilém Flusser, Marvin Minsky, Paul Virilio, Christopher Langton, Hans Moravec, Bruce Sterling, Richard Dawkins, Peter Weibel, Otto Piene, et. al.

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Ars Electronica 79 - 99
20 Jahre Festival für Kunst, Technologie und Gesellschaft

Euro 13.81
Documentation of the 20-year development of Ars Electronica.

Ars Electronica 79 - 99 deals with the origins and the historical trajectory of the festival for art, technology and society from the first Ars Electronica in 1979 through its institutionalization in the form of the Ars Electronica Center opened in 1996.
 
Infowar
Catalog of Ars Electronica 1998 - Theory
ISBN: 3-211-83134-7
Infowar provides insights into the spectrum of new conflict situations and new potential for conflict inherent in Information Society, the images it conjures up of enemies and its scenarios of looming threats. It offers an elaboration of the concepts and theories of cyberwar and netwar, digitally enhanced battle effectiveness, PsyOps and propaganda, war in global financial networks and people's information warfare.

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Cyberarts - International Compendium Prix Ars Electronica
ISBN: 3-211-82998-9
Prix Ars Electronica serves as a forum for the various branches of digital media production at the intersection of art, technology, science and society. Cyberarts 1997 offers a survey of digital media production based on .Net, Interactive Art, Computer Animation and Computer Music.

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Memesis
Katalog zur Ars Electronica 96
Euro 24.71
Memesis spotlights that moment of "digital evolution" when the existence of machines becomes natural and working with digital technologies takes the step from cultural technique to new "nature". Memesis stands as a synonym for the current speed and density of cultural and technological development vectors up to a not yet describable state of our mass-media surroundings.
 
Genetische Kunst - Künstliches Leben
Katalog zur Ars Electronica 93
Euro 7.27
Genetic Art - Artificial Life deals with the science of artificial life, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering and immortality.
The catalog presents works from various different fields (bio-genetic art, virtual creatures, genetic manipulation, robots ...) which are simulating processes of life and on the other hand reflect possible sequels of synthetic simulation and synthetic creation of life in a critical way.
 
Endo und Nano - Die Welt von Innen
Katalog zur Ars Electronica 92
Euro 7.27
The catalog of Ars Electronica 92 deals with two new disciplines, "Endo(physics) & Nano(technology)", which are changing our world-view. It documents artistic projects attempting to show that everything science rationally and radically reviews within endophysics has always been inherent in art - the reflection of the world in a work of art,
the work of art itself as an interface to the world.
 
Endo & Nano (supplement)
Ars Electronica 92
€ 1.45
 
 
Eigenwelt der Apparate - Pioneers of Electronic Art
Exhibition catalog, Ars Electronica 92

€ 7.27
The exhibition "The Intrinsic World of the Machine World" presented "Pioneers of Electronic Art".
 
Out of Control
Katalog zur Ars Electronica 91

€ 7.27
Out of control discusses the consequences of technological progress, the aspect of the dangers implicated in the increasing mechanization of life and the getting-out-of-control of technological systems as its central themes. It documents projects dealing with global and individual disasters, environmental damage and natural disasters as a reaction to these developments.
 
Kunstforum - Im Netz der Systeme
€ 18.17
"Kunstforum" widmet eine Ausgabe der Ars Electronica 89: Unter dem Generalthema im "Netz der Systeme" und der Themenstellung "Kunst als Kommunikation" werden Funktionen der Kunst als "Erreger" im Netzwerk gesellschaftlicher Systeme ausgeleuchtet.
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