Monday, October 08, 2012

7th International Arte Laguna Prize

Two Deadlines: (ONLINE) or (POSTMARK)
Deadline extended to December 5, 2012
October 23, 2012 [Special Prizes Artist in Residence only]
November 8, 2012

7th International Arte Laguna Prize

Venice, Italy
March 2013 – Venice Arsenale
March 2013 – Romanian Cultural Institute of Venice

Total Prize Amount: € 170,000
Sections: painting, sculpture & installation, photographic art, video art & performance, virtual art

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:

Cash Prizes of € 7,000: for winning artists, one for each section

Art Residencies: Technymon ARTresidency – Mumbai; Glass School Abate
Zanetti – Venice; Art Stays – Slovenia; iaab – Basel

Business for Art: development of an art project with the winner of the virtual art section, in collaboration with FOPEgioelli

Collective Exhibitions: Open, International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations of Venice; exhibition of a selection of Under25 artists at the Romanian Cultural Institute of Venice.

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 to organize a personal exhibition.

Prize Curator:
Igor Zanti (Italy, Art Critic)

Judging Panel:
Umberto Angelini (Italy, Director of Festival Uovo)
Gabriella Belli (Italy, Director of Musei Civici of Venice)
Adam Budak (United States, Curator of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture
Garden of Washington)
Cecilia Freschini (China, Founder of Lab-Yit)
Mario Gerosa (Italy, Senior Editor of AD, Digital Art Curator)
Lina Lazaar (Great Britain, Expert in International Contemporary Art
for Sotheby's)
Kanchi Mehta (Founder and Chief Curator of Chameleon Art Projects &
and India Editor for Flash Art)
Sabine Schaschl (Switzerland, Director and Curator of Kunsthaus Basel)
Felix Schöber (Germany, Independent Curator)
Claudia Zanfi (Italy, Art Historian and Cultural Manager)

Full details at the website:
tel. +39 041 59 37 242