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Lumen Prize Animate Award 2014: Call for entries
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:13


Lumen Prize and its animation-specific, Animate Award 2014 now invite submissions.


The  Lumen Prize goal is to focus the world’s attention on this exciting genre of fine art through an annual competition and global tour of the works selected by an eminent panel of judges.


The separate, Lumen Prize Animate Award is open to artists internationally and concerns the outstanding work that experiments with animation and the tools used to create it. It is awarded in partnership with Animate Projects.


The Animate Award winner will receive $250 USD and the winning work will be included in the Lumen Prize Exhibition which will travel to New York City, Athens and London as well as to other locations during 2014/2015.


All winners of the available LUMEN prize awards receive 7 cash prizes worth a total of US$5750 including $3000 for the Winner of Lumen Gold, $1000 for SIlver, $750 for Bronze, £250 for the People's Choice Award and $250 each for the Founder's Prize, Creative Coding and Animate Awards.


The submission deadline (LUMEN prize & LUMEN prize Animate Award) is 30 June 2014 and the fee is $40 (for up to two works entered in compeitition)


If you are interested, apply here.


For more details click here.


The winner of the Lumen Prize 2013 was the artist Katerina Athanasopoulou, who produced Engine Angelic for Animate in 2010.


Katerina Athanasopoulou was born in Athens and studied painting at the School of Fine Arts in Thessaloniki.


Her passion for the moving image led her to London where in 2002 she took an Animation MA at the Royal College of Art. She lives in London, directing short experimental films widely screened in International Film Festivals.


Watch K. Athanassopoulou's LUMEN 2014 video


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Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014 13:15