The 9th Lumen Prize for Art and Technology calls for entries with a prize fund of US$11,500. Lumen Art Projects is a non-profit based in the UK, dedicated to providing opportunities for artists engaging with technology globally thereby, widening the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of art created with technology.
The Lumen Prize for Art and Technology recognizes the very best art created with technology internationally. The annual competition draws entries from artists globally and acclaims to have given away more than US$70,000 in prize money since its launch in 2012.
The competition is open to all artists worldwide. The artists can also submit a collaborative project by registering as an artist collective or an artist with partners. There is also no limit on the age of a submitted work.
Deadline for submission: May 08, 2020
Announcement of long listed artists: July 08, 2020
Announcement of shortlisted artists: September 09, 2020
Announcement of winners: October 22, 2020
The contest charges an entry fee of US$48.00 for two works and US$24.00 for each additional work.
The judging process will occur in two stages. The long list (60 works approximately) will be selected by International Selectors Committee of curators, art specialists and academics. This long list will then be reviewed by an eminent Jury Panel, who will select the finalists and winners.
The list of jurors for Lumen Prize 2020 is:
The artists must submit:
All artists selected for the long list, shortlist and the award winners are eligible for opportunities with the Lumen Art Projects, the parent organization including commissions, exhibitions and events globally.
Gold Award $4000: This award will be given to the artist whose work is judged to be exceptional across all categories.
Moving Image Award $1000: For excellence in time-based artwork, including animation, CGI, generative or video art; narrative or non-narrative works.
Still Image Award $1000: For outstanding work using digital processes in its creation, including photo-manipulation, 3D renders, or drawings created on phones, tablets or PCs using digital software.
3D/Interactive Award $1000: For excellence in engaging with audiences through sound, touch or movement, including games, installations, websites or 3D sculptures.
XR Award $1000: For excellence in Virtual, Augmented or Mixed Reality art.
BCS A.I. Award $1000: For excellence in the use of artificial intelligence to produce an outstanding piece of art.
Global South Award $1000: For excellence in art created with technology by an artist or collective from Africa, Latin America or the developing economies of Asia and the Middle East.
Nordic Award $1000: For excellence in art created with technology by an artist or collective from Nordic Countries
Photo monitor Student Award $500: For excellence in Still or Moving Image created by a student currently enrolled in a degree programme in the arts.
All shortlisted artists are eligible to take part in a range of opportunities as part of our awards programme.
This programme includes an Awards Ceremony at the Barbican Centre for Performing Arts, London on 22 October 2020. The ceremony will be followed by a networking event with Jack Addis, Director of Lumen Prize. There will be an Artists’ Meet-up with Carla Rapoport, Lumen’s Founder and Executive Director and Artists the following day at IBM Southbank, London. There will also be the opportunity to be curated into the Directors Showcase in London in October.
Creation of a stunning digital art work by the Gold Award winner Fabio Giampietro
A creative and colorful digital art video by Claudia Hart can be enjoyed here
Visit lumenprize.com to know further details.
Digital art by cassie mcquater Digital art by stefan gant Digital art by kristina buozyte Digital art illustration by alexandra daisy ginsberg Digital art by fabio lantanzi antinori Digital art by refik anadol Digital art by tamiko thielDigital artwork 3d by maja petric Art installation by felicity hammond Art installation by dave murray rust Art winning the photo monitor student award by cassie suche Still image artwork by mark lyons Still image award won by sougwen chung Visitors at the lumen matrix exhibit china
20 Stunning Copper Wall Art Sculptures by Pierre Matter