call for entry: OPEN CALL FOR THE 11th ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

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The Arte Laguna Prize is an international free-themed art competition aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art. It includes the categories: Painting, Sculpture and Installation, Photographic Art, Video Art and Performance, Virtual Art and Digital Graphics, Land Art.
The contest stands out in the global art scene for the growing variety of its partnerships and opportunities offered to artists, and is recognized worldwide as a real springboard for the artists’ career.

 

An international jury will select 125
finalist
artists for:

6 cash prizes of € 42,000
a major Exhibition in the Arsenale of Venice
5 exhibitions in international Art Galleries
5 collaborations with Companies
Prize
Sustainability
and Art
9 Art
Residencies

3 International Festivals
publication of the catalogue
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LAND ART at Arte Laguna Prize: Call for Submissions through January 20th, 2015

Through January 20th, 2015, Arte Laguna Prize is open for
entries for a new contest section, Land Art, conceived in
collaboration with Thetis
Spa from Venice. Artists
worldwide are eligible
, with no restrictions to creativity
in investigating the landscape and in putting nature in the
spotlight.

Artists can submit projects of environmental and
land art featuring the interaction of the artistic
intervention with the environment it was designed for. There
are no restrictions in the choice of the place of
intervention. Projects are expected to enhance nature and
its characteristics, and more generally the environmental
space or the landscape they are inserted into.
The best 10 projects will

be exhibited at the Arsenale of Venice during the finalists
exhibition of the Arte Laguna Prize
in March 2015 and the overall
winner will be awarded € 7,000 euro
prize money
and announced during the opening
ceremony on March
21st, 2015.

The jury selecting the 10
best

projects
includes Roberto

Zancan, chief curator of Inside the Academy
Program at BE OPEN Foundation and Claudio

Bertorelli, landscape designer and Director
of Fabbri Foundation, besides the Prize curator
Igor Zanti
and the representatives of Thetis.

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7th ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE AT VENICE ARSENALE: EXHIBITION OF 110 FINALISTS ON VIEW 17 – 31 MARCH 2013

Opening
Saturday 16 March, 6 pm
The

Arsenale of Venice opens its doors, for
the fourth consecutive year, to the
finalists of the seventh edition of Arte
Laguna Prize: from the 17th to
the 31st of March at Tese di
San Cristoforo, the works of the 105
international artists selected for the
categories: painting, sculpture and
installation, video art and performance
and photographic art are on view. 

 
Other 5 works
from the virtual art section are hosted
at the Telecom Italia Future Centre,
close to the Rialto Bridge.
A
further special selection of
young under-25 artists is on
view at the Romanian Institute
of Venice, a high-visibility
showcase on the way to Saint
Mark’s Square.
During the
opening night, on Saturday March 16th,
the five absolute winners will be
announced, one for each category, and
they will be awarded a cash prize of
7,000 Euros each.
The names of
the winners of the special prizes will
also be revealed: participation in
festivals and exhibitions of national
resonance, personal exhibitions at the
21 international galleries that are part
of the Prize circuit, the Prize Business
for Art featuring the collaboration with
companies investing in art, in addition
to the 6 art residencies in Venice,
Vicenza, Basel, Ptuj (Slovenia), Mumbai
and Beijing.
The total
amount of the prizes is 180,000 Euros.
On the days of
the exhibition other events are
scheduled.
Here is
the Agenda:
– Sunday March
17, Arsenale, 11.30 am: guided tour of
the exhibition and debate with jurors
and gallerists
– Sunday March
17, Romanian Institute, 3.00 pm: opening
of the Exhibition of Under25 and
interviews to the young artists
– Saturday
March 23, Telecom Italia Future Centre,
3.00 pm: meeting on “The new ways of
making art and new technologies”
– Saturday
March 30, Arsenale, 3.00 pm: meeting on
“The reutilization of former industrial
areas today”

Call for artists: Deadline Postponed Arte Laguna Prize

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR THE 7TH ARTE LAGUNA
PRIZE
Arte Laguna Prize widens the
opportunities for artists and launches 2 new art residencies, one in China and
one dedicated to marble!

Therefore
the

deadline is extended to
November 27th by mail and to December 5th directly on-line
on the
website

www.artelagunaprize.com

2 NEW ART RESIDENCIES
by submitting two artworks in the
same section

NEW – “Loft
Miramarmi”
: Art residency in Vicenza, in the
marble district for 1 month for 2 artists + realization of a project + open
day
The residency includes: accommodation, studio,
workshop, realization of a project using marble, € 500 grant, open
day
NEW – “Beijing art
residency”
: Art Residency in Beijing for 1
month for 1 artist + final exhibition
The residency includes: accommodation, studio,
assistance, € 200 grant, final
exhibition.
At the end of the application period, you will be
asked to send a project proposal that will be evaluated in order to choose the
winner
The residency is organized in
collaboration with Lab-Yit
Total
Prize amount:

180,000
Sections:
painting, sculpture & installation, photography, video art &
performance, virtual art

Participation: the contest is open
to all artists, without any limit of age, the subject is
free

Collective
exhibition of 110 finalist artists:
March 2013 – Venice Arsenale
Exhibition
of a selection of Under25 Artists:
March 2013 – Romanian Cultural Institute of
Venice

OTHER
AWARDS:

• 5 Cash Prizes of € 7,000 for a total of €
35,000
for winning artists, one for each
section
• Business for Art

Arte Laguna Prize
creates connection and contamination between the world of art and the one of
business. For this edition
“FOPE gioielli” develops an artistic project with
the winning artist of the virtual art
section.

• International
Festivals

Open, International
exhibition of sculpture and installation in Venice will choose one artist who
will participate in its international event in
2013.

• Personal Exhibitions in
International Art Galleries

Arte Laguna Prize has
created a network of international galleries to introduce the artists to the
market of Contemporary Art. Each gallery will select an artist for creating a
solo exhibition:

A+A Gallery, Venice – Akneos, Naples –
Amy-d Arte Spazio, Milan – Bianca Maria Rizzi & Matthias Ritter, Milan –
Cell63, Berlin – Dafna Home Gallery, Naples –
De Faveri Arte + Lab 610 XL, Feltre and Sovramonte –
Diana Lowenstein, Miami – Federica Ghizzoni Gallery, Milan – Gagliardi Gallery,
San Gimignano – Giudecca 795 Art Gallery, Venice – L’Occhio Art Gallery, Venice
– Largo Baracche, Naples – Leo Galleries, Monza and Lugano –
Maelstrom Art Gallery, Milan – Mondo Bizzarro
Gallery, Rome – PrimoPiano Gallery, Naples – Silbernagl&Undergallery, Milan
and Varese –
Spazio Surreale, S.Paolo Brazil –
Yvonneartecontemporanea, Vicenza –
Zaion Gallery,
Biella

INTERNATIONAL
JURY

Umberto Angelini, Director of Festival
Uovo of Milan, dedicated to performing
arts
Gabriella
Belli
, Director of Musei Civici of
Venice
Adam
Budak
, Contemporary Art Curator of
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden at the Smithsonian Institution of
Washington
Cecilia
Freschini
, independent Curator, Founder and
Director of Lab-Yit, art platform in
China
Mario
Gerosa
, Editor-in-chief of AD magazine,
Digital Art Expert and
Curator
Lina
Lazaar
, Expert in International
Contemporary Art for auction house Sotheby’s, and Middle Eastern art
expert
Kanchi
Mehta
, Indian Curator, Founder and
Curator of Chameleon Art
Projects
Sabine
Schaschl
, Director and Curator of Kunsthaus
of Basel
Felix
Schöber
, German Independent Curator, works
especially on Chinese and Taiwanese contemporary
art
Claudia
Zanfi
, Art Historian and Cultural
Manager from Milan
CURATOR OF THE PRIZE
Igor Zanti – Italy, Art
Critic

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