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Wednesday, May 4 • 4:10pm - 4:45pm
Guided Exhibit Tours by Lumen Prize Curators + Networking

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This year’s prize-winning collection to be featured includes the following and more:

PORTÉE-   Lab 212 Collective

 2015 Welsh National Opera Performance Prize

The hugely impressive centre piece of the Lumen Prize exhibition is a multi-sensory project at the crossing of light, architecture and music that poses the question: what if architecture could be expressed through music?

Luminous wires stretching down from towering concrete pillars, mysteriously linked to a solitary grand piano can be played like a giant harp creating an immersive layered soundscape as audience members interact with the piece.


MÉTAMORPHY -  Scenocosme

 2015 Lumen Silver Winner.

A deeply immersive sensory exploration of sound and light.

A semi-transparent veil has an elasticity which, when stretched and played with by the participant, offers sensory interactions that explore depths of various universes, through organic, liquid or incandescent substances.

The interactions of the participants with the veil alter the matter of the universes and generate three dimensional soundscapes.


A NEW JERUSALEM –Michael Takeo Magruder

2014 silver winner.

An immersive virtual reality installation that seeks to embody the spirit of this prophesised city.



2015 Founder’s Prize Winner

First created in 1999 by Scott Draves, the Electric Sheep is a form of artificial life, which is to say it is software that recreates the biological phenomena of evolution and reproduction though mathematics. The system is made up of man and machine, a cyborg mind with 450,000 participant computers and people all over the Internet.


MAN  A –Gibson/Martelli

2014 Prize Winner

An interactive downloadable app and augmented reality experience that sees life and movement burst from a flat surface of distorted patterns.  Gibson/Martelli see the Man A project as a conceptual laboratory and the outcomes of a number of their experiments have been exhibited in a variety of forms including site-specific installation, large scale wall and window prints, and virtual reality.


 WORLD OF WATER - Anne Morgan Spalter

Hypnotic digital animation based on the footage the artist shot while at Volcano Falls, Illinois. World of Water integrates art and technology in a spell-binding way that transforms holiday photographs into kaleidoscopic imagery.

IN FLOW- Ronan Devlin

In Flow is about material and psychological changes in state. Originally staged in an expansive former retail park, the immersive and playful work is comprised of light responsive prints, a Moiret- generating sculpture and an audience-responsive audio-visual installation.

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Nicholas Lambert

Head of Research, Ravensbourne, London
Dr Nick Lambert is Head of Research at Ravensbourne. Nick’s interests revolve around the digital medium and its application in contemporary art and visual culture. Through this, he engages with questions about the boundary between “fine” and “applied” arts, design and interfaces, and the relation of art, science and technology. He has researched the history of computer art and engaged with artists and... Read More →
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Lumen Prize

Now in its fifth year, The Lumen Prize celebrates the very best art created digitally by artists around the world. Its goal is to celebrate the power and potential of this exciting genre through an annual competition and global tour of works selected by an eminent panel of judges. Since 2012, Lumen has staged more than 20 shows and events in more than 10 capital cities around the world, including New York... Read More →
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carla rapoport

Founder/Director, Lumen Prize
Carla Rapoport launched The Lumen Prize following a career as a financial journalist with the Financial Times, Fortune Magazine and the Economist Intelligence Unit, working in Tokyo, Hong Kong and London. While Managing Director for the EIU, specialising in global analysis of telecoms and IT, she became fascinated with the effect of new technology on the arts. This led her to discover the storied history of computer art in the UK and US... Read More →

Wednesday May 4, 2016 4:10pm - 4:45pm
St. Francis College 180 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY 11230

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