Who? The Lumen Prize Exhibition is an annual award for digitally created fine art. In it’s first year the four selected winners shared US$5250 of prizes and the jury-selected final 50 went on a global tour that stopped in galleries and arts venues in Cardiff, London, Riga, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
When? Call for entries opens April 2 and closes July 31. The 100 works selected for the Lumen Online Gallery will go on display in September with a public vote for the People’s Choice Prize. The 50 works selected for the Lumen Prize Exhibition will be announced at the end of the month. A Winner’s Show of these 50 works will begin on October 2 at Cardiff, Wales. The top four winners will be announced on October 10 and the first stop of our global tour will be Gallery 61, W61st New York City.
What? The jury is made up of eminent artists, curators, gallerists.
Gordon Young, noted Public Art artist; Ivor Davies RCA, Artist and President of the Royal Cambrian Academy; Anne Farrer PhD, program direct of Sotheby’s Institute, London; Grace Glueck, NYC based cultural editor for the New York Times; Valerie Hammond, artist and lecturer at NYU and Columbia University; Barbara Isenberg, LA-based arts critic and writer; Laurent Louyer, London based Creative Director, Creatmosphere; Yang Yongliang, Shanghai based digital artist whose work has been collected by the British Museum as well as numerous private collections internationally.
Why? The Lumen Prize Exhibition is a non-profit organisation. All proceeds after cost go to our partner charity, Peace Direct. Peace Direct helps support local peace builders working in their own communities. For more information please visit www.peacedirect.org
Entry Requirements: We are looking for digital fine art of exceptional merit, the work submitted must be predominantly digital in its creation. We welcome both still images, interactive works and time based/moving image works.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Top 50- Participation in a global exhibition beginning in NYC in October 2013
Top 100- Invited to join exclusive online gallery on lumenprize.com
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: By entering the competition, entrants do not transfer or surrender the copyright or other intellectual property rights in their work.
USAGE RIGHTS: By entering the competition, entrants grant a royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide exclusive license to the Organiser, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries, whether in whole or part, (along with a name credit) in connection with the competition and promotion of the competition, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to:
Display at exhibitions;
on the website;
publication of a book featuring select entries in the competition;
publication in magazines or online publications highlighting entries or winners of the competition and unrestricted rights to use all statements made in connection with the competition and in a way that the Organiser considers suitable, without the incidence of any liability for the Organiser.
The entrants also agree to any Authorised Party delegated so by the Organiser to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the competition and promotion of the competition, in any media now or hereafter known.
Sponsors have the right to use the winning works and each winner's name, likeness, and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval.