July 26, 2019 by Carla Rapoport

Longlist Profile – Tamiko Thiel and /p

This year’s longlist brought a record number of politically-engaged works and a prime example is Unexpected Growth, an AR project produced by Tamiko Thiel with her project partner /p (pronounced slash p). Tamiko, aged 62, lives in Munich, Germany, and started out as a design engineer, later turning to media…

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June 28, 2019 by Carla Rapoport

Meet the Selectors

  Who selects the Lumen Prize Longlist? From the beginning of the prize, we’ve had a dedicated panel of…

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March 29, 2019 by Carla Rapoport

In Praise of Islamic Art

When artists engage with technology, just about anything can happen. But we tend to forget that the basis of modern technology isn’t bits…

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March 21, 2019 by Carla Rapoport

Why Enter?

It’s a valid question. After all, competitions are great for those longlisted, shortlisted or who grab a prize and less fun for the…

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March 11, 2019 by Carla Rapoport

Why a Women’s Award?

It’s a valid question. Art should stand on its merits, regardless of sex. If only it was that easy. From birth, women are…

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