November 1, 2018 by Carla Rapoport

Embracing the Machine

Most Lumen artists are hard to categorise. This is because they employ such disparate disciplines to make their art. A prime example of such an artist is Mark Lyons, this year’s Still Image Award winner. Mark is a Newcastle-based artist who began his professional life as a graphic designer. His…

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October 29, 2018 by Carla Rapoport

Mining for Gold

Last week’s sale of a portrait created by artificial intelligence for US$432,000 by Christie’s in NY knocked most people creating art with Artificial…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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