October 15, 2018 by Carla Rapoport

Hello Fungus

Artists use all kinds of materials to make their art but slime mould, it’s fair to say, isn’t normally among them. What about a slime-based artwork that tweets from its own twitter account? The answer has to be ditto.  …

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October 6, 2018 by Carla Rapoport

In Defence of Women

In the beginning, there was the Founder’s Award, which I launched in 2013 to celebrate art that I felt the Jury Panel had missed. These…

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September 20, 2018 by Carla Rapoport

A.I. Portrait Scoops Gold

Lumen isn’t all about winning. Longlisted artists and finalists become part of the Lumen family and are eligible for opportunities to show their work right…

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September 3, 2018 by Carla Rapoport

Please Touch the Art

  When Ruth Saxton, Arts & Projects Manager, of Eureka, the UK’s National Children’s Museum, first rang me to ask if I’d be an ambassador…

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September 3, 2018 by Carla Rapoport

Meural Student Prize: Tough Choices

Since the launch of the Lumen Prize, we were keen to have an award that was free to enter for any student in full-time…

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