[artinfo] Open Call: STARTS Prize 2016

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OPEN CALL: STARTS Prize 2016 || Entries are now being accepted

European Commission & Ars Electronica


Submission deadline: March 4, 2016

This is an open call for entries in conjunction with an initiative 
launched by the European Commission: STARTS. The name stands for 
innovation at the nexus of Science, Technology and the ARTS.

Two prizes - eu 20,000 each - will be bestowed this year: One for 
artistic exploration and projects in which the artistic approach has 
significant potential to influence or change the way technology is 
deployed, developed or perceived, andOne for innovative cooperative 
ventures teaming up industry/technology and art (and cultural & 
creative sectors in general) in ways that open up new paths for 

This competition specifically seeks: Trailblazing forms of 
collaboration and projects essentially characterized by both 
technology and art; strictly artistically or strictly technologically 
oriented projects are not what STARTS is looking for. Any and all 
artistic works and practices having to do with innovation in the 
areas of technology, business and/or society. This competition is not 
limited to a particular genre such as media art and digital art. All 
forms of technological and scientific research that are inspired by 
art or in which artists are integrated as catalysts of new ways of 
seeing things. This includes but is not limited to information & 
communications technology.Artists or artists' collectives, creative 
professionals, researchers and companies throughout the world. This 
competition is not limited to citizens of EU-member states.

More detailed information: <http://starts-prize.aec.at/>starts-prize.aec.at

The entry deadline is March 4, 2016.

We look forward to your submission!

<mailto:starts-prize at aec.at>starts-prize at aec.at
Katharina Bienert

Ars Electronica
Ars-Electronica-Str. 1
4040 Linz

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