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There Is No Bio Art!

There Is No Bio Art!

Jens Hauser is a curator, a scholar in media & cultural studies, and a journalist who writes about cultural matters. He’s curated some of the best-known exhibitions at the interface of art and biology. 2015 he was a juror in the Hybrid Art category.
“Cities or depressing surroundings inspire me”

“Cities or depressing surroundings inspire me”

Seppo Gründler, 2015 Prix Ars Electronica juror, discusses the criteria that entries in the Digital Musics & Sound Art category have to fulfill, and tells where he finds motivation for his compositions.
This Isn’t a Matter of Technical Sophistication; Emotions Are What Counts!

This Isn’t a Matter of Technical Sophistication; Emotions Are What Counts!

The Prix Ars Electronica has staged a competition for young people ever since 1998. In the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category. Sirikit Amann has served as a juror in this category every year since its inception.
Hybrid Art: Projects in Interstices

Hybrid Art: Projects in Interstices

Hybrid Art jurymember, Susanne Jaschko, talks about "prozessagenten", current trends in transdisciplinary art, and her initial impressions of this year’s Ars Electronica Festival location.
Prix Ars Electronica 2015: The Juries’ Verdicts Are In!

Prix Ars Electronica 2015: The Juries’ Verdicts Are In!

The 25 international experts have concluded their deliberations and named the recipients of the five Golden Nicas and other honors. Here’s a look back at the 2015 Prix jury meetings, one of the most exciting weekends in the Ars Electronica year.
"I love when the idea takes me by surprise"

“I love when the idea takes me by surprise”

Rikke Frisk, one of the Prix Ars Electronica jurors who’ll be selecting this year’s recipient of [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant, talks about how she draws inspiration and why it’s so important to travel when you’re in search of solutions.
First the Question, then the Answer

First the Question, then the Answer

Kazuhiko Washio, creative director and producer at the Hakuhodo ad agency in Japan and a 2015 Prix Ars Electronica juror, is absolutely certain that before beginning to seek the right answers, we must first pose the right questions.
Investigating, Discovering and Comprehending via Game Playing

Investigating, Discovering and Comprehending via Game Playing

Since 2003, Elisabeth Menasse-Wiesbauer has been director of the ZOOM Kindermuseum and we’re honored that she has agreed to serve as a Prix Ars Electronica juror this year in the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category.
There's no "Vodka" Sound Art

There’s no “Vodka” Sound Art

Which tools Sergei Kasich utilizes, how the Russian sound artist works, and some of the experiences he’s had in conjunction with many art projects carried out in Russia—these are a few of the talking points covered in this interview with the 2015 Prix Ars Electronica juror.
Animated Films with Character

Animated Films with Character

Animated films are his passion! Rob O’Neill, a 2015 Prix Ars Electronica juror and character technical director supervisor at DreamWorks Animation, talks about current trends in character design and what filmmakers have to do to build up a portfolio that really makes people sit up and take notice.
Let things flow!

Let things flow!

Valeria Rueda, one of the A-list artists in the new digital music scene, is a member of the jury in the 2015 Prix Ars Electronica’s Digital Musics & Sound Art category. Why does music play such a big part in her life?
Life Always Offers Alternatives

Life Always Offers Alternatives

Erwin Wagenhofer is an Austrian author and filmmaker whose critical documentary films have won numerous awards and made a name for him worldwide. In conjunction with the 2015 Prix Ars Electronica, he is serving as a juror in the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD category for kids and young people.
The juries of Prix Ars Electronica 2015

The juries of Prix Ars Electronica 2015

No fewer than 2,703 entries from 77 countries were submitted for prize consideration to the 2014 Prix Ars Electronica. This year’s competition will honor excellence in six categories. Here, Ars Electronica’s Emiko Ogawa gives us a brief overview of the composition of the juries.
apertus°: An Open, Free Film Camera

apertus°: An Open, Free Film Camera

An Award of Distinction from the 2012 Prix Ars Electronica was a stepping stone for the further development of the apertus° open-source film camera. Sebastian Pichelhofer relates how the project has progressed since then.
Roy Ascott: "We Should Lead From The Heart"

Roy Ascott: “We Should Lead From The Heart”

The British artist, theoretician and visionary thinker’s oeuvre has been a formative influence on the work of many media artists worldwide. In this interview with the recent Golden Nica honoree who’s about to turn 80, Roy Ascott talks about how he connected with Ars Electronica and the dangers threatening those who create interactive art today....