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.
During the Ars Electronica Festival in September, the Golden Nicas, Awards of Distinction and Honorary Mentions are awarded with pomp at the Ars Electronica Gala. The winners of the Golden Nicas and Awards of Distinction are also invited to present their projects at the Prix Ars Electronica Forums. The Ars Electronica Festival presents the CyberArts Exhibition annually as one of its main shows. It showcases a selection of winning projects of the latest Prix Ars Electronica. Formatted specially for the Festival, the award-winning works from the category “Computer Animation” are shown at the Ars Electronica Animation Festival with the Electronic Theatre.
Discover the best media art of the year! This tour will show you an outstanding selection of Prix Ars Electronica 2022 award-winning projects from the categories Computer Animation, Digital Communities and Interactive Art., u19 – create your world and Visionary Pioneers of Media Art.
Expanded Animation Symposium
Hagenberg Campus of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (AT)
Hosted by the Hagenberg Campus of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, the Expanded Animation Symposium will be examining the vast and constantly evolving field of animation and its myriad connections to other disciplines.
Prix Ars Electronica 2022
The CyberArts exhibition has always been one of the most outstanding parts of the festival’s program. The exhibition presents the works of the Prix Ars Electronica winners, who were selected by experts from all over the world.
SUN, September 11
The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s most time-honored media arts competition since 1987, and from its inception, it has kept working as a trend barometer that continues to change with the times. Along with the CyberArts exhibition, the Prix Forum is always one of highlights of the Ars Electronica Festival and a great opportunity to get to know the Prix Ars Electronica winning artists.
u19–create your world Exhibition
Ars Electronica (AT)
The Prix Ars Electronica in the u19—create your world category calls (up)on the next generation to submit exciting projects and ideas for the world of tomorrow. Children and young people up to the age of 19 are given a stage to show which topics they are currently dealing with.
Ars Electronica ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2022
After two very challenging years, the Ars Electronica Animation Festival returns to its physical space. The screening programs and presentations will be shown at the JKU Campus and the Ars Electronica Center Deep Space 8K. The Expanded Animation Symposium and the Synaesthetic Syntax conference, organized with the UCA since 2020, will take place at the Ars Electronica Center.
Award Ceremony u19 – create your world & Klasse! Lernen.
This Award Ceremony brings together all the winners of this year’s Prix Ars Electronica “u19-create your world” category. Not only will the young winners’ projects be presented and they will receive their prizes, but they’ll also have the opportunity to share their own enthusiasm in short interviews.