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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.
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?
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.
Animated Films that Move Us

Animated Films that Move Us

Animated films have to touch people and speak to their needs. Jurors Sabine Hirtes and Joe Gerhardt talk about what actually characterizes good animation and which trends can currently be observed in this field.
Bottom-up Technology

Bottom-up Technology

Ian Banerjee, architect, city planner, educational researcher and member of the jury in the category "Digital Communities" of the 2014 Prix Ars Electronica, presents his view of digital communities and talks about possible changes that will shape our living together in future.
The winners 2014

The winners 2014

While hot metal flowed from the blast furnaces at the casthouse of the steel producer voestalpine, a few hundred meters next door, the winners of the Prix Ars Electronica 2014 were announced at a press conference. A first overview.
Seven billion voices

Seven billion voices

Laina Greene calls for a human right of access to digital technologies. The Prix juror tells us in an interview, how important digital communities are and what opportunities they are able to include.
Has technology become too intrusive?

Has technology become too intrusive?

As a juror in search of [the next idea], futurist Alexander Mankowsky is right on his home turf. What he’s been particularly struck by are artistic reflections on and social criticism of how we deal with technology. Is it high time to shift gears?
The Day of Decisions

The Day of Decisions

The selection process to determine the 2014 recipients of a Prix Ars Electronica, one of the world’s most important media art prizes, has been concluded. 25 international experts put in three days of intensive work to choose the winners.