Lumen Prize Exhibition 2017
Following on from the huge success of the Lumen Prize Exhibition in 2016, we are incredibly excited to be bringing this mind blowing event back to Leeds in April 2017 to showcase the best in global, award winning digital art.
The Lumen Prize Exhibition encompasses the very latest technology and methodology including 360˚projections, spherical screens, Virtual Reality, sensory interfaces, projection mapping, Augmented Reality and sound generators.
‘The Lumen Prize is the world’s pre-eminent digital art prize’
Guardian Culture blog.
Housed at various locations throughout Leeds Dock the Lumen Prize Exhibition will showcase 9 new, award winning, immersive, interactive installations that blur the boundaries between art, technology, sound and audience participation guaranteed to blow your mind and make you think about art in a totally new way.
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The Lumen Prize Exhibition celebrates the very best art created digitally by artists globally. Its goal is to focus the world’s attention on this exciting genre through an annual competition and global tour of works selected by an international panel of judges.
Hyperplanes of Simultaneity
LUMEN PRIZE GOLD AWARD 2016
By Fabio Giampietro & Alessio De Vecchi
This stunning artwork exists in both physical and digital realms. An imposing 10m x 3m curved canvas holding an intricatly handpainted city scape looms over the audience while VR headsets place the viewer in an all encompassing version of this strange city.
by Nick Verstand
in collaboration with onformative, Pufferfish, Pandelis Diamantides
This ethereal and seemingly sentient spherical installation explores the relationship between itself and its surroundings.
The huge suspended Orb feasts on its environment creating an intelligent and reactive dialogue of sound and light with participants.
This installation uses a state of the art 360˚ projector and a spherical screen to bring Anima to life.
LUMEN PRIZE MIXED REALITY AWARD 2016
By Matteo Zamagni, Daniel Ben Hur
and David Li
Stepping inside the cube presents an analog world of mathematic data of natural and biological forms visually projected on its surfaces. Inside VR headsets utilise Google’s Deep Dream technology to propell the participant further into the mathematical realms where fractals become three dimensional and space dissolves.
3D SCULPTURE AWARD 2016
By Stefan Reiss
This colourful mixed media piece challenges the three-dimensional space creating transforming a physical sculpture into a hypnotising life form that breathes life and transfixes the viewer.
MOVING IMAGE AWARD 2016
By Bored Research
This award winning piece is part of the ‘Animate Project’, funded by the Wellcome Trust, that pairs digital artists with leading scientists to produce visual representations of statistical research. ‘Afterglow’ visually documents the Malarial infection transmission scenario on a tropical island revealing the intimate relationshipbetween disease and its environment. This mesmerizing piece bridges the gap between art and science shows how important data and tracking is in the battle against this rife and dangerous parasite.
INTERACTIVE SCULPTURE AWARD 2016
By Yiannis Kranidiotis
This sculptural being lies dormant awaiting the physical touch of a passer. Once engaged the participants movements are rewarded by an audio-visual communication. The more you interact the more it engages leaving the participant transfixed.
The Lumen Showreels
We will be releasing a new Lumen Prize showreel each day throughout the festival at various locations throughout the city including the screen in Millenium Square.
The Lumen Bug Club
Sky are sponsoring and hosting the Bug Club Creative Coding Workshops for 7-12 year olds on Saturday 30th. In addition Sky will be holding a workshop themselves, featuring content from the Sky Kids channel.
Thursday 27th April
Friday 28th April
Saturday 29th April
Sunday 30th April
Various locations, Leeds Dock, Leeds, LS10 1PZ