call for submissions: nominate your project for Prix Ars Electronica 2009
February 17th, 2009

Call for submissions for Prix Ars Electronica, from Bianca Petscher:

For the 23rd 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 next idea] Grant, the Media.Art.Research Award and u19 – freestyle computing, Austrian’s largest youth computer competition.

More than 3,000 submissions in 2008 have further enhanced Prix Ars Electronica’s 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, [the next idea] Grant as well as the Media.Art.Research Award are presented to participants. The 2009 winners will receive a total of 122,500 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. Please nominate such projects for the competition via our website:

For a detailed description of the competition, please consult our website

The deadline for submissions is March 6, 2009
(Please note a special submission deadline for the Media.Art.Research Award: February 20, 2009)

If you need any further information or support, please do not hesitate to contact:

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