Ars Electronica has announced Prix Ars Electronica 2019, its international competition for CyberArts which is considered the world’s most time-honored media arts competition.
Starting 16th January 2019, creatives from all parts of the world can take part in the competition.
Winners will be awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to 10,000 Euro per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz.
In 2019, Ars Electronica is accepting submissions in the following categories:
- Computer Animation — excellence in independent work in the arts and sciences as well as in high-end commercial productions in the film, advertising and entertainment industries
- Interactive Art + — dedicated to interactive works in all forms and formats, from installations to performances
- Digital Communities — wide-ranging social and artistic impact of the Internet technology as well as on the latest developments in social software, user generated content, mobile communications and location based services
- u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD — gives kids and youngsters up to age 19 the opportunity to have a say about the world of tomorrow and to produce and present their concepts of and ideas for it
- Hybrid Art — dedicated specifically to today’s hybrid and transdisciplinary projects and approaches to media art
- Digital Musics & Sound Art — works combining sound and media, computer compositions ranging from electro-acoustic to experimental music, as well as sound installations
- Visionary Pioneers of Media Art — designed to honor individuals responsible for momentous, groundbreaking achievements
The Prix Ars Electronica was launched in 1987 by Hannes Leopoldseder — Ars Electronica co-founder. It is now staged jointly by Ars Electronica Linz GmbH & Co KG in cooperation with the OK Center for Contemporary Art and Brucknerhaus Linz.