Call: CYNETART Competition 2012

Open call for CYNETART competition 2012

The international CYNETART competition is open to artists, designers and scientists who dedicate themselves in their artistic and reflective discussion; in particular, to interdisciplinary and hybrid approaches. The call for submissions accompanies the festival every two years since 1996. This competition represents some of Europe’s most prestigious prizes in the field of media art.

The following prizes will be awarded:

I. Grant of the Arts Minister of Saxony: 10,000 EUR,

II. The artist-in-residence grant from the Arts Minister of Saxony 2013,awarded in cooperation with the Office of Cultural and Historic Preservation, City of Dresden: 10.200 EUR

III. CYNETART Prize, in cooperation with HELLERAU (European Centre for the Arts): 5,000 EUR

The allocation of additional CYNETART-prizes is intended.

CYNETART is an internationally renowned festival for digital culture, based in Dresden. The 16th edition of the festival will present a major exhibition of winning projects as well as selected competition entries, first-class performances and high profile/level music. The programme will include live sets of international electronic musicians and VJs at the Festspielhaus Hellerau and other emerging venues in Dresden. The next festival edition will take place from 15 to 21 November 2012 in Dresden, Germany.

Application deadline for the above prizes: 30 March 2012

For more information please check the website:

To participate, please send a signed submission form and documents by 30 March 2012 to:

Trans-Media-Akademie Hellerau e.V.
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 56
01109 Dresden

Festspielhaus Hellerau:

Trans-Media-Akademie Hellerau e.V. and Hellerau – European Center for the Arts Dresden


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