Prix Ars Electronica at the Ars Electronica Festival

The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s most time-honored media arts competition. Grand Prize Winners are awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz.

Festival for Art Enthusiasts

From the masterpieces from the Vatican Museums and a gigapixel image of the Mona Lisa, to current computer animations distinguished by their artistic content and cultural and technological innovation, to the award-winning media artworks of the Prix Ars Electronica.

Festival for Students

Are you studying at a university in Linz or somewhere else on this planet A, interested in the projects of other universities, be it in the field of media art or beyond?

Festival for Innovators

Artists have always been more than just observers and critics of the social structure, but have shown how they can act as catalysts for innovation.

Festival for Digital Ecologists

Art will neither avert nor mitigate climate change. But it is short-sighted to underestimate its potential contribution.

Festival for Music Lovers

From the musical sounds in the KEPLER'S GARDENS Sound Park to the extraordinary concerts by Laurie Anderson - the sound spectrum of the 2022 Ars Electronica Festival spans many places in the city that you, as a music lover, must not miss!

Festival for Families

Taking the family to Ars Electronica? Absolutely! The create your world festival in particular offers the young generation plenty of inspiration and opportunities to experiment and discover.

Festival for Linz Locals

No Ars Electronica Festival is like the one before - every year, it seems, the media art festival looks at the city of Linz through different glasses. If you know the venues but are curious about this year's content, you'll be well served by these recommendations.

Festival for...

The Ars Electronica Festival is as diverse as its visitors. Everyone has her or his own personal approach to art, technology and society – the major themes of Ars Electronica. Whether you’re a music lover, an artist or an activist, these are just a few of the many stepping stones into the colorful world of the media art festival.


The intercultural and intergenerational workshop program, a think-and-do-tank during the Ars Electronica Festival, invites students from the Festival University, artists, scientists, activists and festival audiences to meet with experienced professionals for mutual inspiration and exchange of ideas and know-how.