CALL FOR ARTISTS - 9th International Arte Laguna Prize
Artists can enter the contest until December 4th, 2014
Application fee: 50 Euros
The international contest dedicated to the visual arts is divided into 6 CATEGORIES:
- Sculpture and Installations
- Photographic Art
- Video Art and Performance
- Virtual and Digital Art
- Land Art created with Thetis SpA
You can enter by submitting one or several works without any age, nationality or thematic restriction.
FINAL EXHIBITION: Arsenale of Venice, March 2015. It’s a historical location in the lagoon city of utmost importance in the artistic and cultural field
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The international jury will then select the 120 finalist works that will be exhibited in March 2015 at Venice Arsenale.
Igor Zanti - Italy, Curator and Art Critic
Claudio Bertorelli - Italy, environmental designer and director of Fabbri Foundation
Simone Frangi - Italy / France, Artistic Director of Viafarini DOCVA and Professor of Contemporary Art Theory at the Ecole Supérieure d'Art de Design de Grenoble-Valence
Franck Gautherot - France, Co-Director at Le Consortium, Contemporary Art Center in Dijon
Chus Martinez - Spain, Head of the Art Institute of the FHNW Academy of Arts and Design in Basel, Switzerland
Bartolomeo Pietromarchi - Italy, Director at Fondazione Antonio Ratti in Como
Domenico Quaranta - Italy, Critic and Curator
Veeranganakumari Solanki - India, Independent curator and Art writer
Philippe van Cauteren - Belgium, Artistic Director at S.M.A.K, Museum of Contemporary Art in Ghent
Jonathan Watkins - Great Britain, Director Ikon Gallery
Roberto Zancan - Italy, Head curator of Inside the Academy Program of the BE OPEN Foundation
For all other prizes and the final exhibition, the entry deadline is November 6th
6 CASH PRIZES of 7,000 euro each for the winner of each category
7,000 euro - Painting
7,000 euro - Sculpture and Installations
7,000 euro - Photographic Art
7,000 euro - Video Art and Performance
7,000 euro - Virtual and Digital Art
7,000 euro - Land Art created with Thetis SpA
Arte Laguna Prize gives artists the chance to live new experiences outside their studios to explore a unique and inspiring cultural context in India and Slovenia, and to experiment with the art of Murano glass, the screen-printing techniques, and bronze casting in Italy.
10 days at Artistic Serigraphy Fallani - Venice
1 month at Artistic Foundry Battaglia - Milan
1 month at Glass School Abate Zanetti - Venice
10 days at Art Stays - Slovenia
1 month at Basu Foundation for the Arts - Kolkata India
Collaborations with international Art Galleries that feature the organization of personal exhibitions including: setting-up, coverage of transportation expenses (max. € 500), publication of a catalogue dedicated to the selected artist edit by ODE On Demand Editions.
- Charlot Gallery, France
- Fernando Santos Gallery, Portugal
- Isabelle Lesmeister Gallery, Germany
- Exhibit 320, India
In the field of FASHION - Pas de Rouge
prize of 10 thousand euro for the best creative project inspired by the world of footwear and the slogan "The Soft Appeal" that enhances the company’s products.
The proposal can feature a new footwear design, images for advertising campaigns, site-specific installations for the company’s headquarters or places relevant to the world of fashion, films or performing actions.
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In the field of WINE - La Tordera - Create the label
5 thousand euro for the creative image or work that will be used for the creation of an artistic label applied to a new line of wines that will be presented at Vinitaly and Expo 2015.
Theme: The Natural Balance - Feeding the planet.
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In the field of DESIGN - Riva1920
creation of a design object in Venetian briccola wood
Presentation at Salone del Mobile in Milan 2015
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OPEN: Selection of one work from the sculpture and installation section for the outdoor international exhibition in Venice
ArtNova100: Exhibition of the 10 finalist videos in Beijing in summer 2015
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