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Open call for artists and designers

Entries are now open for the 14th edition of Arte Laguna Prize, the world’s most influential competition for emerging artists and designers, which showcases and promotes creative talents. With fourteen years of history, Arte Laguna Prize gives the opportunity to join a huge network of collaborations worldwide, exhibit in the breathtaking location of the Arsenale of Venice, win cash prizes of a total amount of 40.000 euro and much more.

The 120 finalist works will be displayed at the Arsenale of Venice, the world’s most suggestive location , from the 21st March 2020 until the 13th April 2020. In addition, a selection of works will be exhibited in 2021 at MMOMA – Moscow Museum of Modern Art.

The competition has an OPEN THEME and do not have limitations based on gender, age or nationality.

Artistic Disciplines:

Photographic art
Sculpture and installation
Video art and short films
Virtual art
Digital graphics
Land art
Urban art
Art design

– 4 cash prizes of € 10,000 each
– 1 important exhibition at the Arsenale of Venice
– 2 solo exhibitions in international Art Galleries
– 2 collaborations with Companies
– 6 Art Residencies in Italy, Russia, Spain, India, Mauritius
– 1 Prize Sustainability and Art dedicated to the Reuse of aluminium packaging
– 2 international Festivals
– publication in the official catalogue
– free visibility on Arte Laguna World

The Jury is composed by international experts, listed below:

Curator and head of the jury: Igor Zanti (Italy, Curator and Art Critic)

-Iwona Blazwick (United Kingdom, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery, London)
-Karel Boonzaaijer (Netherlands, Architect and Designer)
-Valentino Catricalà (Italy, contemporary art curator – Art Section Director of the Maker Faire – The European Edition)
-Aldo Cibic (Italy, Architect and Designer)
-Erin Dziedzic (United States, Chief Curator at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri)
-Zhao Li (China, professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing and curator of the Chinese Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale)
-Riccardo Passoni (Italy, Director of GAM – Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Turin)
-Vasili Tsereteli (Russia, Director of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art)

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deadline: Entries are open until 27.11.2019
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