The 6th International Arte Laguna Prize 2011 is dedicated to visual artists worldwide, with a specific section for Video Art.
The competition is open to everyone regardless of age, and artists can choose freely subjects and techniques of their artworks.
The awards total amount is 170.000 EUR (about 148489 £) but besides money Arte Laguna Prize offers many opportunities to artists, such as art residencies, personal exhibitions in galleries, collective exhibitions, attendance at international Festivals.
Here some information:
The winning artworks will remain of artists' property
Sections: painting, videoart and performance, sculpture, photographic art, virtual art
Deadline: 11th November 2011
Application fee: 50 € one work, 90 € two works
110 Finalists Works Collective Exhibition: Arsenale of Venice
Artist in Residence: Loft Miramarmi - Italy, Carlo Zauli Museum - Italy, Glass School Abate Zanetti - Venice, Art Stays - Slovenia, iaab – Basel, Technymon India ARTresidency – Mumbai.
Business for Art: money prize and artistic projects offered by STILE Original Design and FOPE Jewelry Company
Prize Curator: Igor Zanti - Art Critic
Jurors: Alessio Antoniolli - Director Gasworks of London ; Chiara Barbieri - Publications Director, Peggy Guggenheim Collection; Gabriella Belli - Director MART of Trento and Rovereto; Ilaria Bonacossa – Freelance Curator; Soledad Gutierrez - Curator at MACBA Barcelona; Kanchi Metha - Curator Indian Pavillon Prague Biennale; Ludovico Pratesi - Director Centro Arti Visive Pescheria of Pesaro; Maria Savarese - Freelance Curator ; Ralf Schmitt - Director Preview Berlin; Alma Zevi - Art Critic.
Arte Laguna Prize
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