20 international experts convened in Linz April 7-10, 2016 to single out outstanding works of media art for recognition in four categories and to bestow Golden Nicas on the four best. We accompanied the four juries over the course of this long and very productive weekend.
Who selects the recipients of the Golden Nicas to be awarded by the Prix Ars Electronica in 2016? We hereby present the jurors who’ll be convening in Linz just a few weeks from now to deliberate on these matters.
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.
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.
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 jurymember, Susanne Jaschko, talks about “prozessagenten”, current trends in transdisciplinary art, and her initial impressions of this year’s Ars Electronica Festival location.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Irini Papadimitriou and Michel van Dartel, two jurymemebers of the Prix Ars Electronica 2014, were in search of something new and exciting in the category Interactive Art. They told us in an interview how these search proceeded.
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.
This year’s recipients of the Prix Ars Electronica will be selected this weekend. The juries’ three days of deliberations begin today at the Ars Electronica Center Linz, where the many entries will be viewed and assessed by the jurors.
Symbolic picture The prejury for Prix Ars Electronica 2012 scans through hundreds of submission, here you can see the jury of the category “Digital Communities” (symbolic), consisting of Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber, Peter Kuthan and Romana Leopoldseder.
We’ve showcased interesting projects and encouraged you to join the ranks of those producing them. Now, we’re advancing to the next level! With the entry deadline past, it’s time for the u19 – CREATE YOUR WORLD jury to commence its deliberations. Three days long, April 20-22, a five-member panel of experts will convene in Linz […]
Martin Supper, Prix-Juror in the category “Digital Musics & Sound Art” shares what he is hoping for in this year’s competition.
Mariela Yeregui is one of the judges in the Prix-Category Interactive Art. In this post she shares her views on the matter and her background.
Michael Doser is one of the judges in the Prix-Category [THE NEXT IDEA] VOESTALPINE ART AND TECHNOLOGY GRANT and is going to share his thoughts on the topic. Read the first part below!
The Jury for Prix 2012, Round 2: This time it’s Leila Nachawati talking, she’ll look for interesting projects in the category “Digital Communities”.
From April 20th to 22nd 2012, the jury of Prix Ars Electronica 2012 will meet in Linz to decide on the winners of the Golden Nicas 2012. The weekend will be interesting, fascinating, but also tiring. Hundreds of projects want to be evaluated and rated, a daunting task. To give you a look behind the scenes, jurors of Prix 2012 will introduce their work during the next couple of weeks on this blog. Liu Yan, juror from China and a member of the jury for the third time, will make the start.