Register Now: HLRS and Media Solution Center to Host eCulture Convention

12 July 2021

The meeting will bring experts from Europe and America together to discuss new developments in art, culture, and economy in the context of digitalization.

Registration is now open for a convention titled The Economic and Cultural Impacts of the Digital Age, which will take place at the High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) and be streamed online on September 15-17, 2021. Organized by HLRS and the Media Solution Center Baden-Württemberg, the event will focus on opportunities that recent trends in art, culture, and the economy offer for future research at the intersection of digital technologies and the arts, particularly in the context of projects being coordinated by the Media Solution Center.  

The convention is free and open to the public. To reserve your place, please click here. 

The event will also celebrate the start of the Research and Creation Center for Computational Based Art, Culture, and Economy, which will connect young creators with high-tech tools and industrial partners to help them develop their ideas and build knowledge.  


The three-day meeting will include presentations and workshops by media artists from the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (ZKM), Hochschule der Medien, and Fundación Èpica, as well as the following keynote talks. A complete program is available at the convention website.

Michael Resch (Director, HLRS)
Digital Human Convergence  

Farès Al-Dahdah (Director, Humanities Research Center, Rice University)
Computing and the Humanities  

Xavier Greffe (Chair, Graduate Program in Arts Economy, University of Paris I)
Creative Economy / Industries  

Peter Weibel (Director, ZKM)
Renaissance 2.0  

Andreas Kaminski (Leader, Department of Philosophy of Science and Technology, HLRS)
Trust - des-information & technology  

Clara Gonçalves (2007-2019 first Executive Director of UPTEC Porto, from 2021 Manager at Fraunhofer Institute Portugal)
Leading the Parque Tecnologico (UPTEC)  

Bernd Fesel (European Creative Business Network)
Renaissance 4.0 and EIT Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) Cultural and Creative Industries 

The event is free and open to the public. Register here.

Learn more about the Media Solution Center

The Media Solution Center was founded in 2018 by HLRS together with the Hochschule der Medien, and the Center for Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe. Membership in the Media Solution Center Baden-Württemberg is open to any organization engaged at the intersection of the arts, culture, and science.

New Visions for HPC and the Media Arts: the Media Solution Center

Media Solution Center Baden-Württemberg Website