Press Releases: Prix Ars Electronica

Competition & Trend Barometer: The Prix Ars Electronica is one of the world’s most coveted prizes honoring excellence in media art. This competition, which has been staged annually since 1987, singles out for recognition ideas and projects that have the potential to change our lives. The Prix Ars Electronica spotlights the latest developments and supports innovation. The categories are broadly defined, going far beyond the media art genre to encompass futuristic ideas in other tech-related disciplines. The Golden Nica statuette is considered the Oscar of media art. Each year, 3,500+ entries from over 100 countries are submitted for Prix Ars Electronica prize consideration.