Lumen Prize

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Carla Rapoport giving a presentation on the Lumen Prize at the EVA London 2016 conference in July 2016.

The Lumen Prize is an international award and tour of digital art.[1] The prize begins with an annual pay to play juried competition, followed by a touring exhibition of selected entries.[2][3][4]

Founded by Carla Rapoport in 2012,[5] The Lumen Prize has staged 29 exhibitions in 10 cities around the world including Amsterdam, Athens, Hong Kong, New York, Riga, Swansea[6] and Shanghai.[citation needed]

Lumen has collaborated with the Computer Arts Society[7] and from 2016 the EVA London Conferences.[8]


  1. ^ "British artist Zarah Hussain's Numina gives traditional Islamic patterns a digital overhaul".
  2. ^ "Lumen Prize". UK: Artquest. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Lumen Prize 2012". Retrieved 2013-10-19.
  4. ^ "The 2017 Lumen Prize for Digital Arts shortlist announced".
  5. ^ "Carla Rapoport: CEO of Lumen Prize". Cardiff School of Art & Design. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Lumen Prize Exhibition: Swansea's Adventure in Digital Art to support Creative Industries".
  7. ^ "The 2014 Lumen Prize Exhibition Catalogue" (PDF). Computer Arts Society. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  8. ^ Lambert, Nicholas (2016), "The Lumen Prize at EVA London 2016" (PDF), in Bowen, Jonathan P.; Diprose, Graham; Lambert, Nicholas (eds.), Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2016), London, UK, 12–14 July 2016, London, UK: BCS, Electronic Workshops in Computing, doi:10.14236/ewic/EVA2016.57

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