The Lumen Prize for Art and Technology 2023 is now open for entries!
The Lumen Prize for Art and Technology 2023: The Lumen Prize for Art and Technology 2023, the international annual juried competition now in its twelfth year is calling for entries and like every year celebrates the very best art created digitally by artists around the world.
The Lumen Prize for Art and Technology, every year organized by Lumen Art Projects, is calling all artists engaging with technology to submit their best work for 2023.
This prize celebrates the very best art created with technology through a global competition and exhibitions.
All art is eligible as long as it engages with technology in some form. You do not need to be a digital artist or be able to design software to enter.
There is no limit on the age of the submitted work.
The judging of the Lumen Prize will be done in two stages. The longlist is determined by the International Selectors Committee of curators, artists, and academics. The Jury Panel then reviews this longlist, which selects the Shortlist and Award Winners.
Additionally, Up to 70 artists are longlisted annually and are automatically included in the Lumen Artist Community.
The Lumen Prize for Art and Technology 2023 is open to artists from around the world.
The 2023 rewards list includes the following:
- Gold Award (goes to the artist or collective whose work is to be exceptional across all categories) – $4,000
- Still Image Award (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, and 3D scanner/lidar imagery) – $1,000
- Moving Image Award (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, and music videos) – $1,000
- 3D/Interactive Award (for work that engages with audiences through sound, touch, or movement. Including but not limited to installation, sculpture, robotics, games, apps, and websites) – $1,000
- Immersive Environment Award (for an immersive experience using any digital processes including but not limited to performance, XR, virtual worlds, projection, and theatre projects) – $1,000
- Metaversal Generative Art Award (for work created by an artist, an artist collective, or DAO using an autonomous, non-human system. Including but not limited to algorithmic art, synthetic media (any algorithmically-generated media) as well as systems using chemistry, biology, mechanics and robotics, intelligent materials, manual randomization, mathematics, or data mapping) – $1,000
- BCS Futures Award (for work that explores future relationships between society and technology including but not limited to the use of A.I., robotics, biotech, and sustainable tech) – $1,000
- Global Majority Award (for art created with technology by an artist or collective from Africa, Latin America. Or the developing economies of Asia and the Middle East or holding passports from these countries) – $1,000
- Nordic Award (for art created with technology by an artist or collective from Nordic Countries including Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands or holding a passport from these countries) – $1,000
- Student Award (for art created with technology by a student currently enrolled in a degree program) – $500
- Crypto Art Award (work by an artist, artist collective, or DAO that represents the cutting edge of the blockchain ecosystem. Including but not limited to works that demonstrate sophisticated use of blockchain technology, creative implementation of the non-fungible token format, and cross-disciplinary projects) – $1,000
- HUA Award 華艺数奖 (for art created with technology by a Chinese artist or collective living and working in China) – $1,000
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