11TH INTERNATIONAL ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE by Ricardo November 22, 2016 0 Opportunities


Deadline: December 14th, 2016

For more informations: http://www.artelagunaprize.com/


The Cultural Association MoCA, in collaboration with Arte Laguna Studio, organizes the 11th Edition of the International Arte Laguna Prize, aimed at promoting and enhancing Contemporary Art.
The Prize obtained a medal from the President of the Italian Republic, with the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, the Veneto Region, the Municipality of Venice, Cà Foscari University of Venice, IUAV, and the European Institute of Design among others.
The contest features the awarding of cash prizes, the organization of a major collective exhibition in the Arsenale of Venice, exhibitions in international Art Galleries, collaborations with Companies, Art Residencies, and the publication of the catalogue.
The free-themed Prize includes seven sections: painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art and performance, virtual art, digital graphics, environmental and land art.

The Prize is open to all Artists, with no restrictions of age, sex, nationality or any other qualifications. Each artist can participate with one or more artworks, also in more than one section. Artworks may have been previously exhibited. Below the technical details:
works made with technical and stylistic freedom (oil, tempera, acrylic, ink, vinyl, watercolor, graphite, pencil, collage, etc.) on any support (canvas, paper, wood, plastics, iron, etc.). The maximum size allowed is 175 cm per side.
Sculpture and Installation
works created with any organic or inorganic material, they can include sounds, lights, videos, mechanical or electrical movements. The maximum size allowed is: base 4 meters, depth 4 meters, height 8 meters and there are no weight limits.
Photographic Art
photographs on analog or digital support, photos including digital elaborations.The maximum size allowed is 175 cm per side.
Video Art
videos, films and works made with any animation techniques on any digital and analog support, with a maximum duration of 15 minutes, opening titles and closing credits included.
performances made by one or more artists, using any technique, expressive form and with the use of any support materials provided by the artist. Finalist artists will perform live during the opening night, in a version which does not exceed 10 minutes.
Virtual Art
works entirely created using the computer or digital applications and devices: videos, installations, performances in which the use of digital media plays a key role in the creative process and content; net art, software, interactive devices, videogames, augmented reality projects, rapid prototyping, etc.The works featuring an installation will have to be adaptable to the exhibition space available.
Digital Graphics
images generated or edited using a computer, tablet, smarthphone, or applications where the technological intervention is predominant. The works can be set up on a monitor or printed on a two-dimensional support with a maximum size 175 cm per side.
Environmental / Land Art – We thank Pentagram Stiftung for their support
Projects of environmental and land art works in which the artistic intervention interacts with the environment it has been created for. There are no restrictions in terms of the choice of the specific environment. The projects will have to value nature and its features and more in general the environment or the landscape in which they are placed.

The selection of the submitted artworks will be made by an international jury composed of 11 members subdivided into the contest categories.

Igor Zanti (Italy, Curator and Art Critic)

Flavio Arensi (Italy, Art Critic)
Manuel Borja-Villel (Spain, Director of the National Museum Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid)
Tamara Chalabi (Iraq, Chair and Co-Founder of the Ruya Foundation)
Paolo Colombo (Italy, Art Advisor for the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art)
Suad Garayeva (Azerbaijan, Curatorial Director of YARAT Contemporary Art Centre’s exhibitions and permanent collection)
Ilaria Gianni (Italy, Curator and Art Critic)
Nav Haq (Belgium, Senior Curator at M HKA – Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp)
Emanuele Montibeller (Italy, Artistic Director of Arte Sella in Trentino)
Fatos Ustek (United Kingdom, Independent Curator and Writer)
Alma Zevi (Italy, Curator and Writer)

The total amount of the Prize is thus divided:

€ 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 Art and Digital Graphics
€ 7.000,00 Land Art – We thank Pentagram Stiftung for their support