Find out what we can learn from bacteria and why the future lies in collaborative resistance through the artists behind the project “Bi0film.net – Resist like Bacteria”.
Our world is in flux and no one knows exactly where it’s headed. But one thing is certain: In times like these, with the future coming at us at top speed, what we really need are good ideas.
How does a pandemic empower creative thinking? Where does it make sense to value controversy? To what extent does physical presence foster descent?
Three members of the STARTS Prize 2020 jury, Mara Balestrini, Clara Blume and Domhnaill Hernon, talk in an interview about the influence of Covid-19 on this year’s jury process, the difference between design and art, recycling management and the usefulness of Excel lists.
The 2020 jury weekend was not spared from the corona virus: the winners of the STARTS Prize and the Prix Ars Electronica were selected digitally this year instead of during an analogue meeting in Linz.
Every year an international jury of experts travels to Linz to jointly select the Golden Nicas of Media Art in intense discussions lasting several days. For the first time in the history of Prix Ars Electronica, the jurors will meet from their home offices.
Joint action and the digital exchange of information are right at the heart of the “Digital Communities” – one of the four categories of the 2020 Prix Ars Electronica. We present this year’s jury.
Young ideas and promising projects: These five experts in their respective fields will decide which are the best submissions to the 2020 Prix Ars Electronica in the u19 – create your world category.
Since 1987, the Prix Ars Electronica has awarded a Golden Nica in the Computer Animation category every year. This is the jury that will decide on the best animation in 2020.
Every year a jury meets to examine and evaluate the submissions for the STARTS Prize. These experts have fascinating backgrounds and extraordinary fields of research, which we would like to present in the following.
The jury in videos: We present to you the persons who will be deciding on the Golden Nica in the Interactive Art + category of the Prix Ars Electronica 2020.
The Prix Ars Electronica is the most traditional media art competition in the world. The winners will receive the coveted Golden Nicas, prize money up to 10,000 euros per category and a presentation at the prestigious Ars Electronica Festival in Linz.
The decision is made! Winners and Honorary Mentions for the STARTS Prize of the European Commission have been determined. The international jury for this fourth consecutive award spent days discussing, observing, paring down entries and discussing again so the prize could be granted to very special projects in two categories: “Artistic Exploration” honors works where…
Every year a new jury, every year an extraordinary treasure of media artworks that want to be judged. Once again this year, 20 experts from all over the world met in Linz to agree on the Golden Nicas of the 2019 Prix Ars Electronica. A brief stroll through the jury weekend.
We have extended the submission deadline for the Prix Ars Electronica to March 11, 2019! In the meantime, we will introduce the jurors with various video interviews that will decide who will receive the Golden Nicas 2019.
The jury made up of international experts charged with selecting the recipients of the 2018 STARTS Prizes awarded by the European Commission recently convened for an entire weekend at the Ars Electronica Center. Their mission: to recognize outstanding work at the interface of science, technology and art. The outcome is still confidential; nevertheless, jurors Francesca…
“Please don’t disturb” and “No filming” – total secrecy is key while the international jury of the Prix Ars Electronica chooses the best projects in media art in 2018. Nevertheless, we sneaked a peek behind closed doors at the Prix weekend from April 20 to 22, 2018, and collected a few impressions.
The prominent international experts who make up the 2018 STARTS Prize jury will gather at the Ars Electronica Center on April 23rd. Their task is to select this year’s recipients on behalf of the European Commission. Read thumbnail bios of the individual jurors here.
The Prix Ars Electronica’s search for the world’s best works of media art runs until March 12, 2018. In this update, we proudly present the jurors in the Computer Animation and u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD categories. A Golden Nica grand prize is up for grabs in both!
Contestants still have until March 12st to submit their work for Prix Ars Electronica prize consideration. Four international juries will convene in April to select this year’s Golden Nica recipients. Here were proudly present the jurors in the Digital Communities and Interactive Art + categories.
The STARTS Prize awarded by the European Commission spotlights collaboration of science, technology and art. That’s the same approach taken by Sophie Lampartner, director of swissnex San Francisco and one of this year’s STARTS jurors. In this interview, she talks about trends at the nexus of these three domains.
Mainstays of media art in general and the Prix Ars Electronica’s Hybrid Art category in particular are hybrid and transdisciplinary projects and approaches. In this interview, juror Ghalia Elsrakbi talks about her take on hybrid art and what she sees as the role art can play in 2017.
Since 1998, the Prix Ars Electronica has included a category especially for kids and young people under 19 years of age, and Sirikit Amann has been a juror since the very inception. We recently joined her for a look back at some particularly memorable prizewinning works.
The extended deadline to submit entries for 2017 Prix Ars Electronica prize consideration is March 13th! That’s when the respective international juries take up the task of naming this year’s prizewinners. So, who exactly are these ladies and gentlemen who’ve been appointed arbiters of excellence in media art?
20 international experts convened in Linz April 7-10, 2016 to single out outstanding works of media art for recognition in four categories and to bestow Golden Nicas on the four best. We accompanied the four juries over the course of this long and very productive weekend.
By the time we set up our own Facebook account—by then, at the very latest—many of us are very much aware of the advantages and disadvantages inherent in our digital coexistence. Marleen Stikker founded her first Digital City all the way back in 1994. Now she’s one of the five Prix Ars Electronica jurors who…
Actor, director and screenwriter Karl Markovics will soon be reprising his role as juror in the Prix Ars Electronica’s u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category. In this interview, he talks about new media as well as kids and young people in 2016.
Who selects the recipients of the Golden Nicas to be awarded by the Prix Ars Electronica in 2016? We hereby present the jurors who’ll be convening in Linz just a few weeks from now to deliberate on these matters.