Art, Technology, Society
Ars Electronica

December 7 - 19, 2018

The international digital arts and media culture platform Ars Electronica reviews thousands of applications from around the world as part of its annual festival and the Prix Ars Cyber Arts Competition. Pera Film presents a selection of films from last year’s festival. From December 7 through December 19, the program will include films that are grouped under three titles: Narration, Late Nite and Expanded and Experimental.

Ars Electronica Animation Festival is one of the main activities of the Ars Electronica Center which pioneers in digital arts and is located in Linz, Austria. The program includes films from the Ars Electronica Animation Festival in September 2017 with a strong focus on visual language and diversity in narration, and showcases testimonials from artists about the rapid development of animation and its growing influence in daily life.

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December 7

19:00 Narration

December 8

13:30 Late Nite

December 9

13:30 Expanded & Experimental

December 15

13:30 Narration

December 16

13:30 Late Nite

December 19

19:00 Expanded & Experimental

Narration

Narration

Late Nite

Late Nite

Expanded & Experimental

Expanded & Experimental

Program Trailer

Art, Technology, Society
Ars Electronica

Pera Film presents a selection of films from last year’s Ars Electronica festival.

It’s better to burn out than to fade away

It’s better to burn out than to fade away

In 1962 Philip Corner, one of the most prominent members of the Fluxus movement, caused a great commotion in serious music circles when during a performance entitled Piano Activities he climbed up onto a grand piano and began to kick it while other members of the group attacked it with saws, hammers and all kinds of other implements.

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art. 

Midnight Horror Stories:  The Moon Pool <br> Işın Beril Tetik

Midnight Horror Stories: The Moon Pool
Işın Beril Tetik

About a year ago, Ela was dead for seven minutes. Death had come to her as she was watching her younger brother play gleefully in the sandpit at the park. A sudden flash that washed her world with a burning white light, a merciless roar resembling that of a monster…