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Prix Ars Electronica
With the Prix Ars Electronica, the worlds highest prized competition for computer and multimedia art, the ORF in Upper Austria continues its commitment and initiatives for promoting artistic, creative and scientific uses of digital media in the third millennium. Computer artists around the world are once again invited to send their works to Linz to compete for the Golden Nicas, Awards of Distinction and Honorary Mentions.
The Prix Ars Electronica 2000 is announced internationally in the categories of .net, Interactive Art, Digital Musics, Computer Animation and Visual Effects, and throughout Austria with the competition cybergeneration - u19 freestyle computing.
Works will be selected by five juries of international experts.
The category Interactive Art is open to all types of current interactive works in any form: installations, performance, audience participation, virtual reality, multimedia, telecommunication, etc.
Criteria for judging the works include the form of interaction, interface design, new applications, technical innovations, originality and the significant role of the computer for the interaction.
The total prize money is ATS 1,35 Mio. / EUR 98.110 / US$ 116,379..
Please see http://prixars.orf.at for further information, you will find a detailed description of the Prix Ars Electronica and the procedure how to submit your work.