2013 - CALL FOR ARISTS! Entries open for the 8th Arte Laguna Prize
CALL FOR ARISTS! Entries open for the 8th Arte Laguna Prize
5 competition sections: painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art and performance, digital and virtual art
Total Prize amount: € 180,000
Participation: open to all artists, with no age restrictions; the subject is free
Deadline: 30 October 2013
Exhibitions: 110 finalist artists will exhibit their work in one of the most popular art venues in the world, Venice Arsenale.  The virtual and digital art section will be on view at Telecom Italia Future Centre.
The selection of the submitted artworks will be made by an international jury jury made of directors of museums and foundations, art experts and independent curators, with the art direction of curator Igor Zanti.
Enrico Bettinello (Italy, Director of Teatro Fondamenta Nuove)
Silvia Ferri de Lazara (Italy, Director of Fondazione March)
Victoria Lu (Cina, Creative Director of the Museum of Contemporary of Taiwan)
Domenico Quaranta (Italy, Critic and Curator)
Veerangana Kumari Solanki (India, Independent curator and Art writer)
Miguel Amado Tiago (Portugal, Curator of the Portuguese Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale)
Sabrina Van Der Ley (Norway, Director of Nasjonalmuseet in Oslo)
Andrea Viliani (Italy, Director Museum MADRE in Naples)
Jonathan Watkins (Great Britain, Director Ikon Gallery)
Claudia Zanfi (Italy, Art Historian and Cultural Manager)
CASH PRIZES OF 35,000 €: 7,000 Euros for the overall winner of each section
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PRIZES: Artistic Foundry Battaglia - Milan, Glass School Abate Zanetti - Venice, India ArtResidency - Mumbai, Art Stays - Slovenia, Norimberga ArtResidency - Nuremberg
The historic furniture company RIva will select the most interesting project in order to create it in briccola wood and present it at Salone del Mobile 2014 in Milan
A new collaboration formula with galleries opens. Five extremely selected and exclusively international galleries will select the artist with whom they will organize a personal exhibition together with a grant of 500 Euros.
You can apply by mail or directly online by 30 October
International Arte Laguna Prize
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