Prizes

Prizes

If you have any queries as to whether your work is suitable for The Lumen Prize, please do not hesitate to contact jack@lumenprize.com

  • Gold Award

    $3000

    The top award, the Lumen Prize Gold, 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, 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. 

     

  • VR/AR Award

    $1000

    For excellence in Virtual, Augmented or Mixed Reality art. 

  • 3D/Sculpture Award

    $1000

    For outstanding sculpture that uses digital process in its creation, such as 3D printed sculpture, objects designed digitally, or objects that have a digital input or output.

  • Interactive Award

    $1000

    For the best work which engages with audiences through sound, touch or movement, including digitally-created games.

  • Web-Based Award

    $1000

    For the excellence in art which is created to be shown online in a web-based environment and open for public view.

  • People's Choice Award

    $250

    Determined by an public vote of the Lumen Longlist which opens in mid August. 

  • Founder's Award

    $750

    Awarded to an artist whose practice uniquely engages audiences through digital techniques.

  • The BCS Artificial Intelligence Award for Digital Art

    $1000

    For an artist  who has used some form of artificial intelligence to produce of a outstanding piece of art.

  • The Placemaking Special Commendation

    For an artist who has created an outstanding work which transforms public spaces using digital techniques.

  • The Meural Student Prize

    For a student who has created a work which is considered excellent in either still or moving image.