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"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....
Architecture in Motion

Architecture in Motion

A real celebration of form and geometry—the terms that the 2014 Prix Ars Electronica jury used to describe the animated film entitled “Walking City” couldn’t have been more apt. An interview with Matt Pyke, creative director of Universal Everything, the studio that took home a Golden Nica for their efforts.
An open initiative for independent mobility

An open initiative for independent mobility

After the residency at Ars Electronica Futurelab the conept of BlindMaps, the winner of this year’s [the next idea] voestalpine Art and Technology Grant, changed in 180° degrees. Although the ideology behind it is still the same.
CyberArts 2014 – Jurystatements

CyberArts 2014 – Jurystatements

No fewer than 2.703 projects were submitted for the Prix Ars Electronica 2014, one of the most popular awards for media art. In short statements jury members are talking about the projects of their respective categories.
Project Fumbaro Eastern Japan – Getting Aid to Those Who Need It

Project Fumbaro Eastern Japan – Getting Aid to Those Who Need It

Golden Nica winner Takeo Saijo succeeded in setting up a digital community that mobilized thousands of volunteers to help those whose lives were devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Loophole for All – Freedom from Taxation for Everybody!

Loophole for All – Freedom from Taxation for Everybody!

"Everyone should have the possibility of exploiting the same tax benefits that major corporations are constantly taking advantage of" ,Paolo Cirio stated. He describes his project as an attempt to democratize tax avoidance.