Press Release: March 07, 2024

Lumen Prize increases 2024 fund & opens call for Digital Art worldwide

Lumen Prize increases 2024 fund & opens call for Digital Art worldwide
LONDON, UK, March 7th, 2024The Lumen Prize, a renowned global competition dedicated to honoring excellence in art created with technology, is pleased to announce its 13th annual Call for Entries, commencing on March 7th at 17:00 BST.
Established in 2012, The Lumen Prize and its sister company, Lumen Art Projects, have been instrumental in advancing the appreciation and understanding of technology-infused art worldwide. The Lumen mission is clear: to provide a platform that transcends geographical boundaries and empowers artists on a global scale.
“Lumen is more than just an award; it’s a gateway to a world of opportunities…from collaborations, exhibitions, commissions, and events organized by Lumen [Studios] globally. The commitment to artist development is evident in every aspect of the prize,” said Carla Rapoport, Founder of Lumen.
This year, The Lumen Prize is proud to present a total prize fund of $18,000, divided into five distinct categories:
  • Still Image – $1,500 Prize Fund
  • Interactive Immersive – $1,500 Prize Fund
  • Impact – $1,500 Prize Fund
  • Moving Image – $1,500 Prize Fund
  • Futures – $1,500 Prize Fund
Additionally, the competition offers four special awards, the winners of which will be selected by the jury panel:
  • Lumen Gold Award – $7,500 Prize Fund
  • BCS Award – $1,000 Prize Fund (Sponsor: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT)
  • Kunstsilo Award – $1,000 Prize Fund (Sponsor: KUNSTSILO)
  • Carla Rapoport Award – $1,000 Prize Fund 
Artists from all corners of the globe are invited to submit their entries, showcasing their talent, innovation, and creativity at the intersection of art and technology. Trailblazing digital artists like Refik Anadol, Casey Reas, and Operator have been honored by Lumen in the past for their innovative, boundary-pushing works at the forefront of technological art.
The 2024 Call for Entries opens on March 7th at 17:00 BST. Early Bird Entry runs from March 7 – March 31 priced at $25 per entry, rising to $35 per entry from March 31 – May 25.
For more information, entry details, and updates, please visit www.lumenprize.com or contact prize@lumenstudios.art.

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