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Call for Artists: 10th Arte Laguna Prize

From our friends at Lanesboro Arts:
CALL FOR ARTISTS 10th ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

international art award | free theme | open to all the artists

Ten years after its founding, the Arte Laguna Prize opens a new entry period featuring 16 international partnerships: among them there are some notable companies such as Swatch, Thetis SpA, Riva 1920 and a number of renowned Art Foundations like Berengo and Foundry Battaglia. Arte Laguna Prize is an international art competition with roots in Venice, it offers the opportunity to win a wide range of different prizes and career opportunities, to exhibit at the Arsenale of Venice and to join an international network of artistic Institutions and creative people.

There are no thematic guidelines or any other restriction, and its goal is to collect the multiple expressions of contemporary art in the fields of: Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Installation, Video Art, Performance, Digital Art, Land Art.

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FINALISTS EXHIBITION: ARSENALE OF VENICE, March 2016
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. The 5 finalists of the virtual and digital art section will be on view at the Future Centre, the Venice home of Telecom Italia, an incubator for the development of new business opportunities for telecommunications and new technologies.

The artists can win:

– 6 cash prizes of € 7.000 each competition category
– 4 exhibitions at international Art Galleries in Istanbul, Regensburg, Porto, Saint Petersburg
– 2 collaborations with Made in Italy Companies
– 7 Art Residencies in Shanghai, Taipei, Murano Venice, Barcelona, Kolkata, Venice, Milan
– 3 International Festivals
– the publication of the catalogue

An international jury, composed of high level experts of contemporary art, will select the 6 overall winners for each category of the contest:

Igor Zanti (Italy) Curator and Head of jury
Miguel Amado (Portugal, Senior Curator at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art in the UK)
Anna Bernardini (Italy, Artistic Director of Collezione Panza)
Barbara Boninsegna (Italy, Artistic Director of Centrale Fies – Centre for the performing art production in Trento)
Denis Curti (Italy, Artistic Director of Casa dei Tre Oci in Venice and of the Capri Photography Festival)
Enrico Fontanari (Italy, Urban Planner, Professor of Urban and Landscape Design at IUAV University in Venice)
Suad Garayeva (Azerbaijan, Curatorial Director of YARAT Contemporary Art Centre’s exhibitions and permanent collection)
Vasili Tsereteli (Russia, Executive Director of MMOMA – Moscow Museum of Modern Art)
Sabrina Van der Ley (Norway, Director of the Contemporary Art department at the Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo)
Simone Verde (Italy, Art Historian, Supervisor of scientific research and publications of the French agency France-Muséums, in charge of the creation of Abu Dhabi’s Louvre)
Bettina von Dziembowski (Germany, Director of the Springhornhof Foundation & Art Association in Neuenkirchen)

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