Lumen Prize for Digital art is open for all artists worldwide. It's the 9th annual edition and fabulous chance to win the cash prize $11,500. Winning/Shortlisted a Lumen prize gives more network visibility in the art industry. There are totally 9 awards which can be won this year. Lumen Art Projects, a not-for-profit based in the UK, is dedicated to providing opportunities for artists who engage with technology globally through links with cultural venues, festivals and institutions globally.The Lumen Prize celebrates the very best art created with technology through a global competition, exhibitions and events worldwide run by Lumen Art Projects.
Since its first show in London’s Cork Street back in 2013, Lumen has staged more than 45 exhibitions in venues across Asia, Europe and the US, as well as seminars, workshops and lectures. They work with a wide range of partners to create new audiences and opportunities for artists’ work, such as commissions, acquisitions, exhibitions and speaking engagements.
Feb 13, 2020 - Call for Entries Open
May 8, 2020 - Call for Entries Closes
July 8, 2020 - Long-list Announcement
September 9, 2020 - Shortlist Announcement
October 22, 2020 - Winner Announcement
Gold Award - $4000
The Gold Award goes 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.
Photomonitor Student Award - $500
For excellence in Still or Moving Image created by a student currently enrolled in a degree programme in the arts.
Nordic Award - $1000
For excellence in art created with technology by an artist or collective from Nordic Countries