September 29, Brighton Digital Festival in London starts a series of international events related to the 11th CYFEST. Brighton Digital Festival has partnered with the Lumen Prize and CYLAND MediaArtLab to stage an exhibition of the winners and shortlisted artists of the 2017 Lumen prize on the first stop of a year-long world tour.
This exhibition is produced in partnership with CYLAND MediaArtLab, who will be exhibiting an installation “No. 0” by Anna Frants alongside the winners.
The Lumen Prize celebrates the very best art created digitally. As a not-for-profit social enterprise their goal is to focus the world’s attention on this exciting genre through an annual competition, a global tour and associated activities including workshops, seminars and special events. In 2016, the Lumen Prize partnered with CYLAND MediaArtLab to foster innovation for digital art.
September 14 – October 13, 2017
University of Brighton, Edward Street
For more information please visit http://brightondigitalfestival.co.uk/events/lumen-prize-exhibition-winners-2017
One of the largest international media art festivals, CYFEST was founded in St. Petersburg in 2007 by independent artists and curators. The festival promotes the emergence of new forms of art and high technology interactions, developing professional connections between artists, curators, engineers and programmers around the world and exposing wide audiences to the works in the field of robotics, video art, sound art and net art. Over the years, the festival has invited artists from Russia, USA, Germany, Japan, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Finland, Italy, the Philippines and other countries.