Manic & Marvelous: The Experience of Ars Electronica
MAX • September 9, 2019

Ars Electronica, a post-future, our present dystopia, a tech-infused art fair, a Burning Man with robots. Spanning a multitude of venues and attracting thousands of visitors annually to Linz, Austria, this art and tech event can’t be described in ...

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2019: A Space Festival
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May 16-18, 2019. Live and immersive arts at The Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences, and Z Space. A range of performances and installations exploring our new space age, the extraordinary scientific ...
May 16 - May 18 , 2019
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We Chose to Go to the Moon
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Join us at Carnegie Hall to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s launch and lunar landing.  John Monsky creates an entirely new kind of storytelling with musical classics from ...
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Heisenberg
With 100 others share an augmented reality tour of the early universe an...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
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Kronos Eclipse
San Francisco’s Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet has a gravitational force,...
May 17 , 2019
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The Outer Space
A jazz cabaret asking if love will be easier on another planet. Lipton a...
May 17 & May 18 , 2019
Z Space - San Francisco
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Living/Distance
Xin Liu's sculpted avatar comes to life in space and dances through the ...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
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The Overview Effect by Lynn Rosen
Dueling launches by competing space companies, each on a quest for Mars,...
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Spacewoman of the Underground
Christine Zuercher attempts to dig a hole to the other side of the plane...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
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Star Stories
Lakota youth from South Dakota’s Rosebud Sioux Reservation collaborate w...
May 17 & May 18 , 2019
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Alert, alert! San Francisco is being invaded May 17 at 10PM by otherworl...
May 17 , 2019
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Brecht Forensics: DNA Cocktails
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Pas De Deux: Robots as Our Partners
A Pas De Deux like you have never seen before where a dancer-choreograph...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
Exploratorium - San Francisco
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Outta this World Poetry Slam
MAX has partnered with the renowned Youth Speaks to bring together hundr...
May 17 , 2019
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Universal Threads
Take fashion into the 4th dimension! Watch these celestial looks come t...
May 17 & May 18 , 2019
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Intergalactic Travel Bureau
Plan your vacation to Mars! or why not a SuperNova? The Intergalactic T...
May 16 & May 18 , 2019
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In this collaboration with Notes for Notes, young sound engineer-artists...
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Space Travel Sci-Fi Style
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Mapping Microbes: The Search for E.T
How are microbes, organisms that live on and in us, the key to finding e...
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In an afternoon MAXchats brings together leading artists and scientists ...
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