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ARS (Art Reuse Sustainability) of plastic

ARS (Art Reuse Sustainability) of plastic



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The special Prize dedicated to Art and Sustainability is part of the 13th International Arte Laguna Prize.
The prize is promoted and created in collaboration with Ca' Foscari Sostenibile of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and for this year it is realized with the support of Corepla (National Consortium for the Collection and Recycling of Plastic packages).
To participate, it is required the presentation of works, products and art projects including design, photography, video art and performance, etc. which enhance plastic and plastic packagings as part of the RRR strategies (Reuse, Recycle, Reduce).

The jurors of this special prize will be:
- Igor Zanti art curator and head of the Arte Laguna Prize jury
- one or more representatives of Corepla
- one representative of Ca’ Foscari Sostenibile


Corepla (National Consortium for the Collection and Recycling of Plastic packages)
Corepla is the national consortium for the collection, recycling and recovery of plastic packages, established in accordance with law decree 22/97 and currently regulated by Law Decree 152/06.

With approximately 2.600 member companies belonging to the plastic packaging supply chain (producers of plastic material, producers of plastic packaging, users who self-produce their packaging, companies that recycle or recover plastic packaging waste), Corepla guarantees that the plastic packagings collected in 7,000 Italian Municipalities are recycled and recovered with efficiency, effectiveness and economy.

Communication is part of the Consortium's institutional aims, which is committed to foster a culture of responsibility and civic engagement concerning the management of plastic packaging waste. For this purpose, the creation of the Special Prize represents a moment of further awareness, as well as an opportunity for Corepla to turn to an art capable of enhancing the properties, energy and intelligence of plastic, stimulating the creation of networks and opportunities among artists, businesses, territories and citizens.

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Since 2010 Ca' Foscari University of Venice, through the Ca' Foscari Sostenibile program, has been promoting sustainability, including it as a perspective within all the University's activities.
Every year Ca' Foscari is committed to encourage actions and behaviors that reduce the impact of the university on the environment and natural resources, and to promote community welfare, social equity and economic development.
Moreover, the Venetian University creates engagement projects for internal stakeholders and for the entire community, involving diverse subjects - local, national and international - in order to promote the dissemination of a model of sustainable development, through the exchange of best practices and the union of different scientific and operational skills.
Since 2013 Ca' Foscari develops the theme of Art and Sustainability, working with national and international institutions for the realization of projects that emphasize the connection between sustainability and art. Among these is the Arte Laguna Prize which, through art, aims to raise awareness within the local and international community to the issues of sustainability, specifically enhancing the RRR strategies (Reuse, Recycle, Reduce) with a focus on the recovery and valorization of plastic.


HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Apply to Arte Laguna Prize and participate in the ARS prize for free >

Step #1   Apply to Arte Laguna Prize. Form on line>
Step #2   Check your inbox, you will receive an email with instructions about ARS.
Step #3   Fill in the entry form dedicated.
Apply only to the ARS prize at a cost of 65 € + 22% VAT (79,30 €) >

Step #1   Apply to ARS. Form on line >
Step #2   Pay the application fee to ARS.
Step #3   Check your inbox, you will receive an email with the confirmation.

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Opportunities for designers and artists 2017 Edition

9 November 2017

Every year Arte Laguna Prize offers a series of collaborations with companies meant to connect creativity with craftsmanship.

For the 12th edition, artists and designers are given the chance to work with Manifattura Zanetto an Italian craftsmanship laboratory, dedicated to the creation of noble metals art objects.
The Zanetto (www.zanetto.com) production philosophy involves maintaining the artisanal character of its products, convinced that hand production provides a unique and absolute guarantee to achieving exceptional quality and original workmanship.
Traditional techniques and ancient secrets are maintained and reinvented to create contemporary objects that strive for simplicity and balance.
Designers and creatives can submit their project for the realization of a vase which has to contain at least a noble metal sheet.

The most original and creative project, in line with the company's philosophy, will win a cash prize of 2.000€. Besides, a model of the vase will be displayed during the exhibition at the Arsenale of Venice.
More info >
Apply >

Another important opportunity offered by Arte Laguna Prize, adressed to designers, figurative and performative artists, is the Sustainability and Art Prize. This year the award is dedicate to a different material: GLASS.
ARS (Art Reuse Sustainability) of glass is promoted and developed with ArcSoS - Archives of Sustainability, Cà Foscari University of Venice and made with the support of CoReVe - Consortium for the glass recovery (www.coreve.it)
The Prize has a double purpose: to encourage sustainable art and contribute to the dissemination of a precise message about conscious recycling.
In order to get selected for the best proposal, which will win 3.000€, artists will need to submit artworks, performances, photographic projects, design objects etc. which enhance the value of glass as part of the RRR strategies (Reuse, Recycle, Reduce).
More info >
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The winners of the special prizes will be selected by a dedicated scientific committee which, besides the curator Igor Zanti, will include the representatives of each partner. ORIGINALITY, CREATIVITY and ABILITY TO INTERPRET THE THEME will be fundamental to get selected.

AWARDS CEREMONY
The awards ceremony will take place on March 17th, 2018 in a prestigious venue,the Venice Arsenale.
The event is part of the opening ceremony of the finalists exhibition of the 12th International Arte Laguna Prize.

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ARS (Art Reuse Sustainability) of glass

ARS (Art Reuse Sustainability) of glass

DETAILS SPECIAL PRIZE


Prize of € 3,000 for the winning proposal


Application >

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 8th 2018
The special Prize dedicated to Art and Sustainability is part of the 12th International Arte Laguna Prize. The contest is promoted and ideated in collaboration with Archivi della Sostenibilità (Sustainability Archives), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and it is realised with the support of CoReVe (Glass Recovery Consortium).
To participate, the contest requires a presentation of works or products and artistic projects including design, photography, video art, performance, etc which enhance glass as part of the RRR strategies (Reuse, Recycle, Reduce).

The jurors of this project will be:
- Igor Zanti art curator and head of the Arte Laguna Prize jury
- one or more representatives of CoReVe
- one representatives of Archivi della Sostenibilità (Sustainability Archives), Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

CoReVe is the non-profit Consortium that aims to achieve the goals of recycling and recovery of glass packaging waste produced in Italy. It has been established on 23rd October 1997 by the main glass companies in compliance with the Legislative Decree 22/97 to organize the recovery of the glass waste which come from the separate collection, in order to set up the guidelines for the prevention activities and to ensure the recycling of recovered glass. In particular CoReVe deals with information about recycling and glass recovery issues which are useful for citizens and it organizes the specific prevention plan with the guidelines to reach the recycling goals.
The Consortium considers the communication activities for citizens extremely important, as citizens are the protagonists of the waste separate collection. According to this concept, the ideation of the special prize wants to create another occasion for the recycling awareness.
The works’ originality and effect will be important as they have to represent the glass features, a material that is the circular economy’s perfect representation.

WINNERS

Michelle StewartMichelle Stewart
(Skipton, Australia)

Winner at 12th edition
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