Prix Ars Electronica

The aim: to keep the Prix in sync with current developments in the dynamic field of cyberarts. The impressive response: 3,075 entries from 62 countries.

Seven juries composed of internationally renowned experts convened to select the winners of six Golden Nicas, 14 Awards of Distinction and the Media.Art.Research Award. These honors alongwith prize money totaling 115,000 euros will be presented to the winners  at the Ars Electronica Gala.

Main sponsors: Liwest Kabelmedien GmbH und voestalpine

CyberArts »

The OK Offene Kulturhaus Oberösterreich presents a selection of the best projects in the Prix Ars Electronica's Interactive Art, Hybrid Art and Digital Communities category.

September 4, 2008
6 PM

Extended Run: September 10 to 14

Prix Ars Electronica Forum »

The Prix Ars Electronica prize winners and their work occupy the center of attention at the Prix Forums. They´ll be joined in these discussions by jury members and prominent experts from around the world.

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CyberArts Parcours »

05.09. - 08.09. | 14:00-15:30

OK Offenes Kulturhaus Oberösterreich

Digital art at the highest level—the 2008 CyberArts Exhibition in the OK once again brings together the best work submitted for prize consideration to the Prix Ars Electronica, the premiere international competition for computer art and thus the standard and showcase of excellence in digital art worldwide.

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Digital Communities Exhibition »

04.09. - 09.09. | 10:00-19:00


Here, the presentation of projects singled out for recognition in the Prix Ars Electronica´s Digital Communities category will be more extensive than in previous years.

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Digital Musics in Concert »

08.09. | 20:00-22:00


Live performances of a selection of the prizewinners in the 2008 Prix Ars Electronica’s Digital Musics category.

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Electronic Theatre »

06.09. - 06.09. | 22:00-23:30

OK Offenes Kulturhaus Oberösterreich

A big-screen showing of the prizewinning works in the 2008 Prix Ars Electronica’s Computer Animation/ Film / VFX.

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u19-Ceremony »

05.09. | 10:30-12:30

Ars Electronica Center - Museum der Zukunft

Awards ceremony and presentation of the winning projects as well as the recipients of the Awards of Distinction and Honorary Mentions in the u19 – freestyle computing category.