The Prix Ars Electronica is one of the most important yearly prizes in the field of electronic and interactive art, computer animation, digital culture and music. Prix Ars Electronica 2016 is now staring the Open Call!
The categories in 2016 are Computer Animation/Film/VFX, Interactive Art +, and Digital Communities. The u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category is for youngsters under age 19 in Austria. 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.
On behalf of the European Commission, Ars Electronica hereby issues an open call for entries to a competition that will determine the first recipients of STARTS, prestigious and—with two €20,000 grants—highly endowed awards. Expressly encouraged are innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art.
Projects submitted to a Prix Ars Electronica category can also be considered for the STARTS Prize!