Ars Electronica Futurelab

Since it was founded in 1996, the Futurelab, Ars Electronica’s in-house transdisciplinary media art lab, has been honored with numerous prizes and earned an international reputation as one of the leading extramural R&D facilities in the fields of media art, information aesthetics, interaction design, persuasive technology, robotics and virtual environments. The Futurelab works together with several universities and private sector partners worldwide, develops promising strategies for major corporations, and opens up new markets.

The Ars Electronica Futurelab’s very international staff—scientists, engineers and artists with training in a wide array of disciplines—comes up with innovative concepts, projects and prototypes in the fields of media art, architecture, design, interactive exhibition configuration and real-time graphics.

Ars Electronica Futurelab