Many Canadian artists have received distinctions and special mentions in the “digital musics” category at the recent Prix Ars Electronica 2005 competition. John Oswald was awarded a distinction for his plunderphonics. Gilles Gobeil’s composition Ombres, espaces, silences… received a mention. Duo Skoltz_Kolgen also obtained a mention for their performance work Flüux :/ Terminal. Finally, the Artificiel trio were awarded a mention for the project condemned_bulbes.