The Lumen Prize For Art And Technology 2024

Opportunity type: Competition

For:  Digital Artists

Deadline: 25/05/24

Rewards:  Up to $7,500

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

The Lumen Prize celebrates the very best art created with technology through a global competition. The Lumen Prize champions the innovative possibilities of technology-driven creativity. They provide a pre-eminent platform showcasing artists who are pioneering new visual languages at the intersection of art and technology. Lumen is affiliated with Lumen Studios, a UK-based digital arts champion which builds opportunities for Lumen artists by curating exhibitions, commissions and events for art venues, cultural institutions and public spaces around the world as well as delivering consultancy services for partners globally.


  • Lumen Gold Award ($7,500): The jury panel chooses the artist or collective with exceptional work as the winner of this award, which is the best across all categories.
  • Still Image Award ($1,500): For the best 2D work using any digital process. Including algorithmic art, generated/graphic imagery, A.I generated imagery, photo-manipulation, plotter/drawing machine imagery, generative imagery, XR generated imagery, and 3D scanner/lidar imagery.
  • Moving Image Award ($1,500): For the best time-based work using any digital process that is narrative or non-narrative. Including but not limited to, animation, CGI, real-time CG, generative visuals, A.I generated visuals, video art, video game cutscenes, machinima, and music videos.
  • Interactive Immersive Award ($1,500): For the best 3D work that engages with audiences through sound, touch or movement. Including but not limited to, installation, sculpture, robotics, games, apps, performance, XR, virtual worlds, projection, theatre projects or web projects.
  • Futures Award ($1,500): For the best work that explores relationships between society and technology. Including but not limited to, the use of A.I., robotics, human computer interaction, quantum technology or bio and sustainable tech.
  • Impact Award ($1,500): For the best work created with technology that addresses socioeconomic, cultural, and humanitarian issues. Including but not limited to, community involved or initiated projects, open-source projects, cross-border cooperation or democracy and governance centered projects.
  • Kunstsilo Award ($1,000): For the best art created with technology by an artist or collective from Nordic Countries including Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland.
  • BCS Award ($1,000): For the best art which explores or has an educational or positive impact on an individual or an audience’s experience with technology.
  • Carla Rapoport Award ($1,000): For the best art which explores or shines a light on underrepresented people, ideas or groups.



  • Open to artists from around the world, without limitations on the age of the submitted work.
  • All art is eligible, as long as it engages with technology in some form and meets one of the five prize categories: Still Image, Moving Image, Interactive Immersive, Futures, and Impact.


Entry Fee

The entry fee varies from $25 during the early bird period (ending 31 March) to $35 afterwards.

How to Apply

Apply using the link: The Lumen Prize 2024

All questions regarding this award should be sent to


May 25 2024

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