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Prix Ars Electronica 2013 opens applications

This year's Prix Ars Electronica has opened applications for the 2013 competition. The seven categories include computer animation, hybrid art, interactive art, digital communities, digital music and sound art, 'the next idea' (for ideas and innovation), and a youth category. More details on the categories here.

€117,500 is awarded in the form of six Golden Nicas and 12 Awards of Distinction. Deadline for submission is 8 March, and multiple submissions are accepted, although a work can only be submitted in one category.

Last year's winners in the digital music and sound art category included Jo Thomas (pictured above), Francisco Lopez, Thomas Ankersmit and Valerio Tricoli, among others. More details on the awards, plus application details here.