2016 Shortlist Announced

2016 Shortlist Announced

Lumen's Jury Panel is delighted to announce the 2016 shortlist. From over 700 works submitted to the comeptition this year, these top twenty-eight works come from artists working in ten countries around the world - from Mexico to Poland - and represent the widest span of digital genres entered into the competition to date. The Winners of the Lumen Prize and the 7 category awards will be announced at Lumen's Winners' Gala on September 29th at Hackney House, London.

Among the 28 short-listed artists are twelve art collectives and eight digital art academics. The works include those created using three-dimensional design, moving image and virtual reality. Congratulations to all.

3D // Sculpture 

ANIMA Nick Verstand (NL) & onformative (Germany)

Flown Esther Rolinson & Sean Clark (UK)

O.T. 875 Stefan Reiss (Germany)

RADIX | ORGANISM/APPARATUS Xenorama - Collective for Audio-Visual Art (Germany)



Don't Touch Red Physical Computing Project (Headed by Josephine Leong) (US)

Eddy Melody Wengu Hu (US)

Limp Body Beat Sam Rolfes and Lars Berg (US)



Audiograph Nathan Selikoff (US)

Laser Light Synths Seb Lee-Delisle (UK)

Touch Me Yiannis Kranidiotis (Greece)

Variant Joshue Ott & Kenneth Kirschner (US)


Web based

Farm Tableaux Sylvia Grace Borda and John M Lynch (Canada)

Maratropa Marpi (US)


Moving Image

AfterGlow Boredomresearch (UK)

Black Moves Carla Chan (Germany)

Cacophony AiHsuan(Melody)Shih (US)

The And Yael Toren (Israel)

Untitled Cinématographe, 1907 Edward Bateman (US)

Passaddhi Harvey Goldman & Jing Wang (US)


Mixed Reality

Hyperplanes of Simultaneity Fabio Giampietro and Alessio De Vecchi (Italy)

Nature Abstraction Matteo Zamagni, Daniel Ben Hur and David Li (UK)

The Selfie Drawings Book Carla Gannis (US)


Still image

Another Shift Sarah Pearce (Canada)

D.O.A.M IV (The Death of Ana Mendieta) Rachel Ara (UK)

Fifty Sisters Jon McCormack (Australia)

Klimt's Golden Sphere Kate Henderson (US)

Papilarnie Janusz Jurek (Poland)

The TreeEduardo Nava (Mexico)