For the 22nd time, Prix Ars Electronica, the foremost international prize for computer-based art, calls for entries in the categories Computer Animation / Film / VFX, Interactive Art, Hybrid Art, Digital Communities, Digital Musics, the Media.Art.Research Award and u19 freestyle computing, Austrians largest youth computer competition.My favorite computer-based art competition and festival. I'll be there again this year.
More than 3,300 submissions in 2007 have further enhanced the Prix Ars Electronicas reputation as an internationally representative competition honoring outstanding works in the cyberarts. This year, six Golden Nicas, twelve Awards of Distinction and approximately 70 Honorary Mentions as well as the Media.Art.Research Award are presented to participants. The 2008 winners will receive a total of 115,000 euros in prize money.
We would like to ask you to help us "spread the word" in your community by circulating the information as widely as possible. We also would be very glad if you could help us identify some projects, which in your opinion should participate in the competition.
For a detailed description of the competition, please consult our website http://prixars.aec.at
The deadline for submissions is March 7, 2008.
If you need any further information or support, please do not hesitate to come back to me.
With best regards,
Organisation Prix Ars Electronica