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Lumen Prize 2018 – International Digital Art Competition

Lumen Projects is pleased to announce their 7th call for entries for the annual Lumen Prize international digital art competition.

Emerging and established artists working with technology and digital media are eligible to enter.

The competition offers a prize fund of $11,000, plus shortlisted and winning artists will have their works included in Lumen’s annual programme of exhibitions and events around the world.

The Lumen Prize 2018 call for entries opens for entries on 15 March 2018.

The 2018 prizes are: 

  • Gold Award ($4,000)
  • Moving Image ($1,000)
  • Still Image ($1,000)
  • AR/VR ($1,000)
  • Sculpture & Interactive ($1,000)
  • BCS A.I Award ($1,000)
  • Founder’s Award ($1,000)
  • Meural Student Prize ($500)
  • People’s Choice Award ($500)

Submitted work must be created, at least in part, on digital devices such as tablets, digital cameras, smartphones or computers. Physical artworks are eligible if a digital element is a significant factor in the concept or execution of the work, i.e. entries for the 3D/Interactive prize.

Works that have won other prizes are eligible for entry as long as the entrant retains ownership of the work.

Now in its 7th year, The Lumen Prize has already awarded over $50,000 in prize money and has staged over 35 exhibitions worldwide, in cities including London, New York, Shanghai, Amsterdam and Athens.

The Lumen Prize 2018 – Administration Fee

The administration fee is $47.5 and covers two entries. The cost for each additional entry is $23.75.