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The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s longest-running media art competition. With the award-winning works of international artists as a trend barometer, it offers an inspiring, current and forward-looking insight into the interface between art, technology and society. The winners can look forward to the coveted Golden Nicas, up to 10,000 euros per category and a prominent appearance at the renowned Ars Electronica Festival in Linz.

The Winners 2023


3,176 projects from 98 countries were submitted to the Prix Ars Electronica 2023. The competition included the new category “New Animation Art,” which focuses on forward-looking animations at the interface of new visualization techniques and new forms of communication, as well as the categories “Digital Musics & Sound Art,” “Artificial Intelligence & Life Art” and “u19 – create your world.

2023 Winners Announcement

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January, 2024Start of the worldwide Open Call
March, 2024Submission deadline
April, 2024Prix Jury Weekend
June, 2024The award winners are presented
September 4 – 8, 20242024 Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria: Prix Ars Electronica Exhibition, Prix Forums, Prix Awards Ceremony, Events, Concerts, Performances, Workshops

Win the Golden Nica, 10,000 euros and join the community!

The submission phase for the Prix Ars Electronica 2024 will begin in mid-January 2024.

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Prix Ars Electronica 2023 Book

The extensively illustrated Prix Ars Electronica 2023 book presents the award-winning works of 2023 and includes texts by the artists as well as statements by the juries that selected the prizewinners.

Media art since 1987

Initiated in 1987 by Hannes Leopoldseder, the Prix Ars Electronica has developed into one of the most prestigious media art prizes in the world.

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