Arte Laguna and the Italian cultural association MoCA (Modern Contemporary Art) are working together since 2006 on promoting contemporary visual Art. Main result of this collaboration is the International Art Prize ARTE LAGUNA. The Prize is aimed on supporting emerging and also already well-known artists, giving them the possibility to show their artworks in high quality expositive settings around the World.
There are 5 sections: painting, sculpture, photographic art, video art and performance, virtual art. No age limits are required, topic and tecniques are free. This year the total cash prize amount is 170.000 Euros, 7.000 Euros per section, but besides money Arte Laguna Prize offers many opportunities to artists, such as art residencies, personal exhibitions in galleries, collective exhibitions, attendance at international Festival.
The winning artworks will remain of artists’ property
Sections: painting, sculpture, photographic art, videoart and performance, virtual art
11th November 2011 (updated 17 Nov 2011: 30th of November for entries via postal service, and 6th December for entries online)
Application fee: 50 € one work, 90 € two works
110 Finalists Works Collective Exhibition: Arsenale of Venice
Artist in Residence: Loft Miramarmi – Italy, Carlo Zauli Museum – Italy, Glass School Abate Zanetti – Venice, Art Stays – Slovenia, iaab – Basel
Business for Art: money prize and artistic project offered by STILE Original Design
Prize Curator: Igor Zanti – Art Critic
Jurors: 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.
+ For more information and application online, please visit http://www.artelagunaprize.com/index.php/enrollment-of-the-6-international-art-prize-arte-laguna.html