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About the Arte Laguna Prize

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 14th, 2016
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Arte Laguna Prize is an international art award, aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art.
Apply to win:




WHO'S SELECTING

The selection of the submitted artworks will be made by an international jury composed of high level experts:
Museum directors
Curators
Art critics
Igor Zanti
Igor Zanti
Curator and Head of Jury
Italy, Curator and Art Critic
Flavio Arensi
Flavio Arensi
Italy, Art Critic
Manuel Borja-Villel
Manuel Borja-Villel
Spain, Director of National Museum Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid

Tamara Chalabi
Tamara Chalabi
Iraq, Chair and Co-Founder of Ruya Foundation
Courtesy Ruya Foundation - Photo Credit Ahmed Moussa
Paolo Colombo
Paolo Colombo
Italy, Art Advisor for the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art
Photo Credit Marion Lambert
Suad Garayeva
Suad Garayeva
Azerbaijan, Curatorial Director of YARAT Contemporary Art Centre's exhibitions and permanent collection
Ilaria Gianni
Ilaria Gianni
Italy, Curator and Art Critic

Nav Haq
Nav Haq
Belgium, Senior Curator at M HKA – Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp
Emanuele Montibeller
Emanuele Montibeller
Italy, Artistic Director of Arte Sella in Trentino
Fatos Ustek
Fatos Ustek
United Kingdom, Independent Curator and Writer
Alma Zevi
Alma Zevi
Italy, Curator and Writer


THE FINALISTS EXHIBITIONS

The major collective exhibition will take place in the historical location of the Arsenale in Venice in March 2017.
The prestigious venue in the lagoon city will host the exhibition of 30 works of painting, 30 sculptures and installations, 30 works of photographic art, 10 videos, 10 land art projects, 5 performances which will be performed live during the exhibition's opening ceremony.

Nappe Arsenale di Venezia
Arsenale Venezia
DEDICATED VENUE FOR VIRTUAL ART & DIGITAL GRAPHICS SECTION
The finalists of the virtual art section will be on view at the Future Centre, the Venice home of TIM, an incubator for developing new business opportunities for telecommunications and new technologies.


WHAT YOU WIN


€ 7.000
PAINTING
works made with technical and stylistic freedom (oil, tempera, acrylic, ink, graphite, collage, etc.)
Maximum size 175x175 cm
€ 7.000
PHOTOGRAPHIC ART
Photographs on analog or digital support, digital elaborations, color or black and white. Single works or series of photographs
Maximum size 175x175 cm
€ 7.000
SCULPTURE & INSTALLATION
works created with any organic or inorganic material, they can include sounds, lights, videos, mechanical or electrical movement
Maximum size 400x400xh800 cm
€ 7.000
VIDEO ART
Videos, films and works made with any animation techniques
Maximum duration 15 minutes

PERFORMANCE
Single artist or group to perform by using any technique and expressive form
Maximum duration 10 minutes
€ 7.000
VIRTUAL ART
Works entirely created by using the computer, digital applications and devices, or in which the use of digital media plays a key role

DIGITAL GRAPHICS
Images generated or edited using computer, tablet, smarthphone, applications
€ 7.000
LAND ART
Created with the support of Pentagram Stiftung

Projects of environmental and land art works in which the artistic intervention interacts with the environment it has been created for

ENTRY FEE

1 work € 55 - 2 works € 100 - every additional work € 50
reduction of € 5 for under 25 artists



5 EXHIBITIONS IN ART GALLERIES

Organization of 5 exhibitions in international Art Galleries, including setting up, vernissage and catalogue.



1 Sustainability and Art Project

Development of creative projects to support sustainability.

RRR Paper (Reuse Recycle Reduce) as Art and Design
RRR Paper
(Reuse Recycle Reduce)
as Art and Design

€ 3.000
Submission of works, products, art and design projects for the enhancement of paper/cardboard and cellulose packaging.


9 ART RESIDENCY

Art Residency program in Italy and abroad aimed at providing a space and time to experience a new culture, create new works and participate in new activities in a multicultural environment.



5 BUSINESS FOR ART

Selection of creative projects for the collaboration with companies.
Rima Sofa and Beds
Rima Sofa & Beds
€ 5.000
Submission of promotional videos, images for advertising campaigns or designs for soft furniture
Papillover art collection
Papillover art collection
€ 1.000
Submission of painting and graphic proposals for a new interpretation of the product “bow tie” or the design of a similar product
Eurosystem
Eurosystem
€ 5.000
Submission of a video enhancing the connection between art and technology through creative and unique communication
Deglupta
Deglupta
€ 5.000
Submission of a portfolio of painting proposals for the handmade creation of unique bags and accessories
Biafarin
Biafarin
US$ 9,990
10 Gold Membership Packages + Prize of US$ 4000 to 4 selected artists (Each US$ 1000)


3 FESTIVALS & EXHIBITIONS

International collaborations with Festivals in order to create a network connecting artists, visibility and new projects.


KEY DATES


APPLICATION DEADLINE
14 Dec 2016
SELECTION PROCESS
18 Jan - 16 Feb 2017
FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT
within 21 Feb 2017
FINALISTS EXHIBITIONS
25 Mar - 9 Apr 2017


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