Endowment 180 thousand Euros | Finalists exhibition Arsenal of Venice | New deadline 26 November 2013
Entries to the eight Arte Laguna Prize have been extended to 26 November 2013. It is still possible to enter one or more of the contest sections: painting, sculpture and installation, video art and performance, photography, virtual and digital art.
Participants can win:
– one of the 4 “Artist in gallery” prizes, the personal exhibitions in international galleries: Russia – ART re.FLEX Gallery; France – Galerie Charlot; Portugal – Carlos Carvalho; India – Exhibit320
– one of the 5 cash prizes, each of 7,000 Euros
– exhibit at the collective exhibition in Venice
– have their work published in the Prize catalogue
– video artists can have the chance to show their works in Beijing in summer 2014 thanks to the collaboration with Art Nova 100
There will be 5 overall winners, one for each section, who will be awarded a cash prize of 7,000 Euros each.
The 110 finalists will exhibit their works in March 2014 in the “temple” of contemporary art, the Arsenal of Venice.
Works are judged by 10 prominent figures of the international art scene: Enrico Bettinello (Italy, Director of Teatro Fondamenta Nuove), Silvia Ferri de Lazara (Italy, Director of Fondazione March), Victoria Lu (China, Creative Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Taiwan), Domenico Quaranta (Italy, Critic and Curator), Veeranganakumari Solanki (India, Independent curator and Art writer), Miguel Amado (Portugal, Curator of the Portuguese Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale), Sabrina Van Der Ley (Norway, Contemporary Art Department at Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo), Andrea Viliani (Italy, Director Museum MADRE in Naples), Jonathan Watkins (Great Britain, Director Ikon Gallery), Claudia Zanfi (Italy, Art Historian and Cultural Manager), together with the curator of the prize since its first edition, Igor Zanti.
The “Innovative Interactive Tour on Telecom Italia’s Future Centre” has also been created, the new special prize born from the collaboration with Telecom Italia.
This new special prize is open not only to artists, but also to architects and designers, who are asked to present an innovative idea for the fruition of the architectural spaces of the former convent of San Salvador in Venice, currently the venue of the Future Centre of Telecom Italia. The best project will be awarded in March 2014 with a prize of 5,000 Euros, to be used to carry out the project.
You can apply directly online on the website www.artelagunaprize.com
Arte Laguna Prize
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