Thursday, November 3, 2011

6th International Arte Laguna Prize

6th International Arte Laguna Prize

deadline 11.11.11 | final exhibition | arsenale | venice| italy

Until the 11th of November 2011 contemporary visual artists from all over the world can apply to the 6th International ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE, divided into 5 sections: painting, sculpture, photographic art, videoart and performance, and the brand new virtual art, dedicated to artworks entirely created using pc softwares and smartphones apps. Topics and techniques can be chosen freely.

Since 2006 the Arte Laguna Prize is focused on supporting emerging and already well-known artists and, thanks to collaborations with local and international partners, it is able to give them a network of opportunities.

The opportunities for the artists of this edition:

5 money Prizes of 7.000,00 EUR for the winner artists, one for each section

6 Art Residencies:  Loft Miramarmi - Italy, Carlo Zauli Museum - Italy, Glass School Abate Zanetti - Venice, Art Stays - Slovenia, iaab – Basel, Technymon India ARTresidency – India

2 Business for Art: STILE Original Design offers a money prize of  8.000,00 EUR and will develop an art project with the selected artist and another project will develop with the jewelery company FOPE of Vicenza

2 International Festivals: participation in Open in Venice and Tina B in Prague

26 Personal Exhibitions in International Art Galleries
The Prize Arte Laguna 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

Furthermore, a collective exhibition at the Arsenale of Venice will be set up for the 110 finalists, chosen by theinternational jurors:
Igor Zanti - Art Critic and the Arte Laguna Prize's curator, Alessio Antoniolli - Director Gasworks of London; Chiara Barbieri - Publications Director, Peggy Guggenheim Collection; Gabriella Belli - Director MART of Trento and Rovereto; Ilaria Bonacossa - Freelance Curator; Soledad Gutierrez - Curator at MACBA Barcelona; Kanchi Metha - Curator Indian Pavillon Prague Biennale; Ludovico Pratesi - Director Centro Arti Visive Pescheria of Pesaro; Maria Savarese - Freelance Curator; Ralf Schmitt - Director Preview Berlin; Alma Zevi - Art Critic.

During the years, the winners of the Arte Laguna Prize had exhibitions in Venice, Wien, Prague and more than 20.000 viewers visited their shows.

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