Lumen Prize for Art and Technology

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Eligibility:

The Lumen Prize celebrates the very best art created with technology through a global competition. Since 2012, it has supported artists with more than US$90,000 in prize money and created paid opportunities worldwide for the artists who have been longlisted, shortlisted or won Lumen Awards.

Be part of the Lumen Artist Community

65 artists will be longlisted, and join the Lumen Artist Community, where we work to find paid opportunities through our partner organizations. See some of our projects here or read about our community here.

$11,500 Prize Fund

Nine artists will cash prizes. Find all the info about our prizes here.

Awards Festival

Winning, shortlisted and longlisted artists are eligible to take part in our awards programme, a series of exhibition and speaking opportunities in London UK this Autumn. Learn more about our award programme here.

Judging
Jury Panel from the Whitney Museum, Serpentine Galleries , V&A Museum, Tate Britain and HEK. Find more about our judging process here.

Prize Summary: 
$11,500 prize find, exhibition and event opportunities.
Prizes Details: 

Gold Award $4000 For the artist or collective whose work is judged to be exceptional across all categories.

Moving Image Award $1000 For time-based work using any digital process that is narrative or non-narrative. Including but not limited to, animation, CGI, real-time CG, generative visuals, A.I generated visuals, video art, video game cutscenes, machinima, music videos.

Still Image Award $1000 For 2D work using any digital process Including computer generated/graphic imagery, A.I generated imagery, photo-manipulation, plotter/drawing machine imagery, generative imagery, XR generated imagery, 3D scanner/lidar imagery. Sponsor: Photomonitor.

3D/Interactive Award $1000 For work that engages with audiences through sound, touch or movement. Including but not limited to, installation, sculpture, robotics, games, apps, websites.

BCS Immersive Environment Award $1000 For an immersive experience using any digital processes. Including but not limited to, performance, XR, virtual worlds, projection, theater projects. Sponsor: BCS, Chartered Institute of IT.

Futures Award $1000 For work that explores future relationships between humans and Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Biotech and Sustainable Tech. Made possible by ARTificial Mind.

Global South Award $1000 For art created with technology by an artist or collective from Africa, Latin America or the developing economies of Asia and the Middle East. Artists may opt-in to this category. Sponsor: Radiant Law.

Student Award $500 For Still or Moving Image work created by a student currently enrolled in a degree programme. This award is free to enter here. We can accept 100 entries total so don’t delay! Sponsor: Infinite Objects

Nordic Award $1000 For art created with technology by an artist or collective from Nordic Countries. Artists may opt-in to this category. Sponsor: Sørlandets Kunstmuseum/KUNSTSILO

Deadline: 
04/June/2021

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
Its $38 to enter two artworks with discounts to enter up to seven works.
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