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Open Call For 10th Arte Laguna Prize

10th Arte Laguna Prize now open for entries

Job details

Arte Laguna
12 Dec 2015
Overseas, National
Work type
Casual employment
Work classification
Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Literature & Publishing


An international jury will select 120 finalist artists for: 6 cash prizes of € 7.000 each major collective exhibition in the Arsenale of Venice 4 exhibitions in international Art Galleries 2 collaborations with Companies 7 Art Residencies 3 International Festivals the publication of the catalogue

All the information in our video >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1E7hDs2QKWc

The Prize

Arte Laguna Prize is not only an art competition but it is also a great opportunity to exhibit your artworks at the Arsenale of Venice, to win a wide range of different prizes and career opportunities and to join an international network of artistic institutions and creative people. #artelagunaprize

What the Artists Win

Prize money

€ 7.000,00 Painting € 7.000,00 Sculpture and Installation € 7.000,00 Photographic Art € 7.000,00 Video Art and Performance € 7.000,00 Virtual and Digital Art € 7.000,00 Land Art

4 Artist in Gallery Prizes

Organization of 4 personal exhibitions including setting-up, coverage of transportation expenses, publication of digital catalogue

Gaia Gallery, Istanbul Turkey

Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg Germany

Galeria Fernando Santos, Porto Portugal

ART re.FLEX Gallery, Saint Petersburg Russia

7 Artist in Residence Prizes

Selection of 10 artists for the participation in international art residency programs

Basu Foundation for the Arts, Kolkata India

Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai Cina

Taipei Artist Village, Taipei Taiwan

Berengo Foundation, Murano Italy

Espronceda, Barcelona Spain

Artistic Foundry Battaglia, Milan Italy

Artistic Serigraphy Fallani, Venice Italy

2 Business for Art Prizes

Selection of 2 creative projects for the collaboration with 2 companies representing “Made in Italy”

Deglupta, Venice Italy: project for a leather accessories line, € 5,000 to the winner

Wooden artwork with Riva 1920, Cantù Italy

3 Festivals & Exhibitions

Selection of 12 artists for the participation in collective events

Art Stays, Ptuj Slovenia

Art Nova 100, Beijing China

Open International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, Venice Italy


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 developing new business opportunities for telecommunications and new technologies.


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)



tel. +39 041 5937242



Key skills

The contest is international and open to all, with no age or nationality restrictions. The theme is free.

How to apply

CONTACT tel. +39 041 5937242 info@artelagunaprize.com www.artelagunaprize.com

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Arte Laguna Prize

28 Oct 2015