The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s most time-honored media arts competition. 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. In addition, there are two further prizes, the Ars Electronica Award for Digital Humanity, worth 10,000 euros and initiated by the Austrian Foreign Ministry, and the Education Award Klasse! Lernen. in cooperation with OeAD and BMBWF.
The submission for the Prix Ars Electronica 2022 is already closed. The award winners will be announced on June 20, 2022. The next Open Call will start in January 2023.
Best of Prix Ars Electronica 2021
The Golden Nicas since 1987
Prix & Collaborations
|January 13, 2022||Submission phase for 2022 Prix Ars Electronica begins|
|March 14, 2022||Extended Submission deadline|
|April 28 – May 1, 2022||Jury Meeting|
|June 20, 2022||Announcement of the winners|
|September 7-11, 2022||Ars Electronica Festival|
The Prix-Jury-Weekend 2022
Once again, 20 experts from around the world met in Linz to agree on the Golden Nicas of the Prix Ars Electronica 2022
We award your digitalization projects!
Teachers and students can now submit for the "Klasse! Lernen." education award. Project manager Veronika Krenn explains how it works.
In 1990 the time was ripe to take the next evolutionary step in the development of Prix Ars Electronica by adding a new category for "Interactive Art".
Prix Ars Electronica 2022: Here we go again!
The Prix Ars Electronica kicks off the New Year! For the 35th time in a row, the world's most traditional media art competition is entering the next round.
Throwback: Goddess on new paths
What does a Greek goddess of victory have in common with the Prix Ars Electronica? More than you might think!
Prix 2021: Students create their own world
School at home, no meetings with friends, long periods of being alone - the side effects of the pandemic, which is now in its second year, have hit the young generation especially hard in their important stages of life.
Prix 2021: "When the Sea sends Forth a Forest" Animation-Film remembers mass murder
There are hardly any pictures from that time. It has been over 40 years since Khmer Rouge supporters in Cambodia tried with full force to impose their ideology in the country, wiping out the lives of millions of people.