Submissions to the 2013 Prix Ars Electronica Are Now Being Accepted
(Linz, December 18, 2012) Entries for 2013 Prix Ars Electronica prize consideration may be submitted beginning today, December 18, 2012. The competition is being held in seven categories including one for Austrian youngsters. The leading barometer of current trends in media art, the Prix Ars Electronica annually attracts submissions from more than 70 countries. World-renowned artists are among the participants. There have been 51,613 entries since the Prix’s inception in 1987. Prize money totaling €117,500 makes it the world’s most highly endowed prize for computer art. Jurors award six Golden Nica statuettes, [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant, 12 Awards of Distinction and a number of Honorary Mentions. Entries can be submitted to http://prix.aec.at/. The deadline is March 8th, 2013. You can also nominate interesting works and other people’s projects at http://prix.aec.at/nomination.
About Prix Ars Electronica
Since 1987, Prix Ars Electronica has been an interdisciplinary showcase honoring excellence in the use of the computer as a universal design medium in work at the interface of art, technology and society. The competition is held in seven categories including one for Austrian youngsters. The leading barometer of current trends in media art, the Prix Ars Electronica annually attracts submissions from more than 70 countries. Entries can be submitted in seven categories: Computer Animation / Film / VFX, Interactive Art, Digital Musics & Sound Art, Hybrid Art, Digital Communities, u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD and [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant. The Prix Ars Electronica is produced jointly by Ars Electronica Linz GmbH and the ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Company’s Upper Austria Regional Studio in cooperation with the OK Center for Contemporary Art and Brucknerhaus Linz. The Golden Nicas are presented to the winners every year at the Ars Electronica Festival. The Prix Ars Electronica is one of the world’s most coveted awards for creativity and pioneering spirit in the use of digital media.