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Deadline: December 05, 2012
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: 50 Euros / 45 Euros for Under25

7th Arte Laguna Prize Photographers Wanted

Photographers can apply to the 7th Arte Laguna Prize with analog and digital photos and elaborations until November 8th, 2012. If you wish to take part in the special prizes Artist in Residence, the deadline is October 23, 2012. Destinations: Mumbai, Basel, Ptuj, Venice

The 7th International Arte Laguna Prize, based in Venice, Italy and dedicated to contemporary visual art, is open to artists with no limits of age or nationality, offering a finalists collective exhibition at Venice Arsenale, artist in residence programs, personal and collective exhibitions, participation in international festivals, publication in the official catalogue and a network of opportunities.

Photographic Art – color and b/w analog photos, color and b/w digital photos, color and b/w digital elaborations, works created on the computer. The maximum size allowed for each work is 175 cm per side.

Sections: painting, sculpture & installation, photographic art, video art &performance, virtual art

Prize Curator:

Igor Zanti (Italy, Art Critic)

Judging Panel:

Umberto Angelini (Italy, Director of Festival Uovo)

Gabriella Belli (Italy, Director of Musei Civici of Venice)

Adam Budak (United States, Curator of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden of Washington)

Cecilia Freschini (China, Founder of Lab-Yit)

Mario Gerosa (Italy, Editor-in-chief of AD, Digital Art Curator)

Lina Lazaar (Great Britain, Expert in International Contemporary Art for Sotheby’s)

Kanchi Mehta (Founder and Chief Curator of Chameleon Art Projects & and India Editor for Flash Art)

Sabine Schaschl (Switzerland, Director and Curator of Kunsthaus Basel)

Felix Schöber (Germany, Independent Curator)

Claudia Zanfi (Italy, Art Historian and Cultural Manager)

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Collective exhibition of 110 finalist artists: March 2013 – Venice Arsenale
5 Cash Prizes of € 7,000: for winning artists, one for each section
4 Art Residencies: Technymon ARTresidency – Mumbai or Chicago; Glass School Abate Zanetti – Venice; Art Stays – Slovenia; iaab – Basel
1 Business for Art: development of an art project with the winner of the virtual art section, in collaboration with FOPEgioelli
2 Collective Exhibitions: Open, International Exhibitions of Sculptures and Installations of Venice; exhibition of a selection of Under25 artists at the Romanian Cultural Institute of Venice.
21 Personal Exhibitions in International Art Galleries:

Arte Laguna Prize has created a network of international galleries to introduce the artists to the market of Contemporary Art. Each gallery will select an artist to organize a personal exhibition. ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: No Copyright Policy USAGE RIGHTS: Each Artist gives to Arte Laguna the right of replication of the works and of the texts for the realization of the Catalogue, the archive of entries, the publication on-line of the artworks and any other form of communication and organization activities

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