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Deadline: Nov 27, 2018
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: from 85 euro



The Arte Laguna Prize is currently accepting entries from photographers and artists from all over the world through November 27, 2018. Arte Laguna Prize is an international art contest that has been promoting contemporary art for thirteen years, collecting thousands of applications from artists from all over the world, selected by a jury of excellence for the great exhibition in March in the evocative spaces of the Arsenale of Venice. In addition, the participants have the chance to win several awards in collaboration with companies, foundations, galleries, including cash prizes.

10 Contest categories: painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art and short films, performance, virtual art, digital graphics, land art, urban art, design.

The theme is free and there are no age or nationality restrictions.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The selected finalists photographs will be exhibited in March 2019 in the prestigious venue of the Venice Arsenale.

Among the finalists the best photo will be awarded with a cash prize of € 7,000, the work will remain the property of the artist.

All the photographers entering the competition are also eligible for the following prizes in collaboration with international partners:

4 Artist in Gallery Prizes
Realization of 4 personal exhibitions in international Art Galleries including: set-up, grant of € 500 and a dedicated digital catalogue.
Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister, Regensburg Germany
Várfok Galéria, Budapest, Hungary
Anise Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, United States

9 Artist in Residence Prizes
Art Residency programs in Italy and abroad in order to provide a space and time to experience a new culture, create new works and participate in new activities in a multicultural environment.
Open Dream, Treviso Italy
Lanificio Paoletti, Follina (Treviso), Italy
GLO'ART, Lanaken Belgium
Espronceda, Barcelona Spain
Basu Foundation for the Arts, Kolkata India
Farm Cultural Park, Favara (Agrigento), Italy
Maradiva Cultural Residency, Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius
Centrale Fies, Dro (Trento), Italy
Nuart Festival, Stavanger, Norway

4 Business for Art Prizes
Collaborations with companies meant to connect creativity with the production sector.

Fraccaro Spumadoro, Treviso, Italy : Prize of 2000€ for the winning project. Participation requires the presentation of works or graphic proposals to be applied to the packaging of the products by Fraccaro Spumadoro.
Tessitura Luigi Bevilacqua, Venice, Italy: a supply of the precious Velvet Soprarizzo Leoni made with a loom from 1700 and worth €2,000 for the realization of a project involving the use of fabric.
47 Anno Domini, Treviso, Italy: Prize of 2000€ for the winning project. Participation requires the presentation of site-specific installations or projects designed for the spaces of 47 Anno Domini.
Maglificio Giordano's, Cappella Maggiore (Treviso), Italy: Prize of 2000€ for the winning proposal. Participation requires the submission of works or art projects where the connection with the fashion world is predominant.
2 Art Platforms & Supporters Prizes

Collaborations with foundations and institutions whose main mission is to promote art and support artists and their careers.
The Art Spirit Foundation, Connecticut, United States: Prize of 3000€ for the winning artwork made with the use of pastels. Biafarin, Toronto, Canada: Prize of 1500 US$ to 3 selected artists (Each 500 US$); promotional awards for 30 selected artists

4 Festivals & Exhibitions
International collaborations with festivals and organizations to create a network where artists, visibility, and new projects meet.

Art Stays, Ptuj, Slovenia: participation in the Festival and 7-day stay
Art Nova 100, Beijing, China: exhibition of the 10 finalist videos in Summer 2019
TraVellArt by Arte Communications, Venice, Italy: exhibition of the works by 1 selected artist at Hotel Savoia & Jolanda in Venice Photolux Festival, Lucca, Italy: Participation in the festival dedicated to photography (November 23rd - 24th 2019)

1 Sustainability and Art Prize:
Presentation of projects which enhance plastic and plastic packagings as part of the RRR (Reuse Recycle Reduce) strategies. Cash prize: 3.000 € to the winning proposal.

The selection of the artworks will be made by an international jury composed of high level experts:
Igor Zanti (Italy, Curator and Art Critic)

Maxa Zoller (Germany, Artistic Director of the International Film Festival Dortmund | Cologne)
Eva González-Sancho (Spain, Co-curator of the first Oslo Biennale)
Vasili Tsereteli (Russia, Director of Moscow Museum of Modern Art)
Flavio Arensi (Italy, Director of the Museums of Legnano, Milano)
Alessandra Tiddia (Italy, Chief curator at l Mart Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento e Rovereto)
Richard Noyce (United Kingdom, Writer, Scholar and Art Critic)
Simone Pallotta (Italy, Curator of Public and Urban Art)
Enrico Stefanelli (Italy, Artistic Director of Photolux Festival, Lucca)
Filippo Andreatta (Italy, Theatre Maker and Co-curator Centrale Fies)
Alfonso Femia (Italy, Architect)
Danilo Premoli (Italy, Architect and Designer)
Mattias Givell (Svezia, Co-Director of Wanås Konst, Vännäs)


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COPYRIGHT: Each artist has the rights to the images and to the submitted works. USAGE RIGHTS: The awarded artists have the right to renounce the prizes, but without asking for any kind of compensation, in this case the prize will be re-assigned according to the ranking made by the jury. Each artist has the rights to the images and to the submitted works but gives to Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, without any compensation, the rights of reproduction, exhibition, publication, translation and communication to the public, in any manner and without exception, for their works and for the texts participating in the selection. Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, while fully respecting the moral rights of the author, will exercise these rights for all institutional activities of communication concerning the competition. Each candidate gives to the Cultural Association MoCA, as well as to its direct representatives, the authorization to the treatment of personal data according to the privacy law and the European Regulation (GDPR 2016/679) and also for data entry into data banks managed by the subjects mentioned above and by third parties who pursue the same purposes.

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