This international award is endowed by the BBBank, founded and with its headquarters in Karlsruhe, to celebrate the bank’s centenary. The Grand Prize is 10,000 Euro (plus production costs of up to 30,000 Euro) and the winner will be selected from among the entries submitted by a high-profile jury chaired by Peter Weibel, Chairman and CEO of the ZKM. The prize-winning concept will be produced and presented as a new artwork at the SCHLOSSLICHTSPIELE Karlsruhe 2022, The second and third prizes are 5,000 Euro and 2,000 Euro, respectively. All the winners will receive their prizes at an awards ceremony.
Entries will be judged on the basis of a storyboard and a 5-second media check clip of a new art production for the SCHLOSSLICHTSPIELE Karlsruhe. Submissions must comply with the technical specifications laid down in the SCHLOSSLICHTSPIELE Karlsruhe Production Guidelines. Prizes are awarded to works and not their authors. The 2022 competition is being publicly advertised for the first time and is open to artists of all ages.
All entries submitted should fulfill at least one of the following criteria: The content should engage with the City of Karlruhe and/or the history of the city The content should engage with a future technology in the area of sustainability The content should engage with a technology/the history of technology that relates to Karlsruhe.