S+T+ARTS Prize 2024 – Winners

1,308 submissions from 81 countries were received for the European Commission’s STARTS Prize in 2024. At the end of April, the jury met in the Ars Electronica
Center in Linz and chose the winners of the two main prizes, each worth 20,000 euros:

The “Grand Prize – Innovative Collaboration” goes to the Arts at CERN program, which promotes collaboration between artists and researchers at the European Nuclear Research Center CERN.

The “Grand Prize – Artistic Exploration” was awarded to the project Calculating Empires: A
Genealogy of Power and Technology, 1500–2025 by Kate Crawford (AU) and Vladan Joler (RS).

The work examines the entanglement of power, technology, and capitalism over the past 500 years.Both projects as well as a selection from the 10 Honorary Mentions and 18 Nominations will be presented from September 4 to 8 as part of the Ars Electronica Festival 2024 at POSTCITY Linz. The European Commission’s STARTS Prize recognizes projects that bring technology and art together in innovative ways and positively influence both the arts sector and European innovation policy. The competition is organized by Ars Electronica.

STARTS PRIZE 2024 Winners