Call for Submissions: Ars Eletronica – Next Idea Grant

Deadline:  March 8, 2013

As a part of the annual Prix Ars Electronica, an international competition for cyberart, sometimes referred to as the Oscar of computer art, voestalpine and Ars Electronica are awarding the Next Idea Grant to honor new and extraordinarily promising ideas and to support the process of developing them further.
People from various backgrounds are welcomed to submit projects, concepts or ideas concerned with the three themes

Energy, Mobility and Access

Artistic and social innovations as well as technological or scientific approaches in the fields of art, design or technology are sought after.

The recipient of the grant will receive a cash stipend in the amount of €7,500 and an invitation to spend three months in Linz as Artist/Scientist-in-Residence at Ars Electronica.

Furthermore the idea will be presented in the Prix Ars Electronica’s CyberArts catalog and at the Festival Ars Electronica in the current year.

For detailed information about the grant, click here

By Nikolai Huckle

Nikolai is a BA-student in Individual Studies at the Leuphana University Lueneburg. He did a five months internship at Cultura21 in the framework of the Leuphana PLUS program. Nikolai studiert das Studium Individuale an der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg und absolvierte im Rahmen des Leuphana Plus Programms ein fünfmonatiges Praktikum bei Cultura21.