We grow because you create! We are truly honored to receive a Honorable Mention from Prix Ars Electronica.Ars Electronica is the world premier awards for digital and electronic art since 1979. The Prix honors creativity, research, art and technology that continues to inspire world visionaries.African Digital Art is pleased to continue to reflect Africa’s digital ingenuity!
More about Digital Communities prize…
The “Digital Communities” category focuses on the wide-ranging social and artistic impact of the Internet technology as well as on the latest developments in social software, user generated content, mobile communications, mash-ups and location based services. Digital Communities” focuses on innovation in relation to human coexistence. Its main goals lie in first, bridging the geographical as well as the genderbased digital divide and second, bridging across cultural conflicts and third, supporting cultural diversity and freedom of artistic expression. Digital Communities sheds light on the political and artistic potential of digital and networked systems. As such, “Digital Communities” selects a broad range of projects, applications, artworks, initiatives and phenomena around which social and artistic innovation is taking place, as it were, in real time. Consideration is given to projects dealing with the concept of “Smart City” and especially of “Smart Citizen”, going beyond the purely technological view of a Smart City and focussing on the societal and participatory processes.
We hope to continue to inspire more people in our continent to pursue the creative arts and participate in the digital space. Check out Ars Electronica and please bookmark the site and submit your entries in the future!