7TH ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE
DEADLINE POSTPONED UNTIL 05th December 2012
Application fee varies on amount of work submitted
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 postponed to November 27th by mail and to December 5th directly on-line on the website http://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, study, 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, study, assistance, € 200 grant, final exhibition.
At the end of the application period, you will be asked to send a project that will be evaluated in order to choose the winner
The residency is organized in collaboration with Lab-Yit
painting, sculpture & installation, photography, video art & performance, virtual art
Collective exhibition finalist artists: March 2013 – Venice Arsenale
The 7th International Arte Laguna Prize, based in Venice, Italy and dedicated to contemporary visual art, is open to artists with no limits of age or nationality, offering a finalists collective exhibition at Venice Arsenale, artist-in-residence programs, personal and collective exhibitions, participation in international festivals, publication in the official catalogue and a network of opportunities.
Total Prize amount: € 180,000 / £ 144206
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
The jury will select 110 finalists who will show their artworks at the Arsenale of Venice in March 2013. Another collective exhibition, dedicated to under 25 artists, will take place at the Institute of Romanian Culture of Venice.
The winning artworks will remain property of the artists and will be collected in a bilingual catalogue.
Arte Laguna Prize has established a strong network of local and international collaborations with Foundations, Museums, Festivals, more than fifty art galleries and many companies which have decided to participate actively in the creation of specific projects. The network keeps on growing and building new opportunities for the artists.
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.
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
Amy-d Arte Spazio, Milan
Bianca Maria Rizzi & Matthias Ritter, Milan
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
Zaion Gallery, Biella
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