8th International Arte Laguna Prize – nemzetközi művészeti pályázat

Elkezdődött a 8. Nemzetközi Arte Laguna Prize  (8th International Arte Laguna Prize) nemzetközi művészeti pályázat. A pályázat 5 szekciójában 5  díjazott 35 000 euró összértékű díjazásban részesül.  A díjak mellé művészeti rezidencia lehetőségek, együttműködések cégekkel, személyes kiállítási lehetőségek párosulnak. Az Arte Laguna díjra festészet, szobrászat, fotóművészet, videóművészet és performance és virtuális és digitális művészet területén nyújthatnak be pályázatokat az alkotók. A pályázatok jelentkezési határideje: 2013 október 9. és ÚJ Határidő: 2013 November 26.

ART. 1 – GOALS

The Italian Cultural Association MoCA (Modern Contemporary Art), in collaboration with Arte Laguna Studio, organizes the 8th Edition of the International Arte Laguna Prize, aimed at promoting and enhancing Contemporary Art. The total amount of the Prize is € 180000.
The Prize obtained a medal from the President of the Italian Republic, with the patronage of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Veneto Region, the Municipality of Venice, Cà Foscari University of Venice, and the European Institute of Design among others. The contest features the awarding of cash prizes, the organization of a major collective exhibition in Venice, exhibitions in international Art Galleries, collaborations with Companies, Art Residencies and the publication of the catalogue. The free-subject Prize is divided into five sections: painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art and performance, virtual and digital art.

ART. 2 – TECHNIQUES

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. Below the technical details:

Painting – works realized 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 for each work is 175 cm per side. It is possible to submit polyptycs as one single work, as long as they fall within the overall 175 cm; they must be submitted as multiple works if the total size exceeds 175 cm

Sculpture and Installation – works created with any organic or inorganic material. Works can include sounds, lights, videos, mechanical or electrical movements. The maximum size allowed for each work is: base 4 meters, depth 4 meters, height 8 meters, and no weight limits.
The author of the sculpture or installation, if selected as a finalist for the collective exhibition, will have to provide the head office of the Prize with all the necessary material for mounting the artwork.

Photographic Art – photographs on analog or digital support, photos including digital elaborations. Works entirely created using the computer can be submitted in the Digital Art section. It is possible to submit series of photographs as one single work, as long as the whole series falls within the overall 175 cm; they must be submitted as multiple works if the total size exceeds 175 cm

Video Art – videos, films and works made with any animation techniques on any digital and analog support. Works must last 15 minutes at most, opening titles and closing credits included. For the final exhibition artists have to send the original works saved on DVD in high quality and in formats compatible with the mostly used reading systems.

Performance – Every artist or group of artists can participate with one or more performances, using any technique, expressive form and with the use of any support materials provided by the artist. Finalist artists will perform live on the opening night, in a version which does not exceed 10 minutes. Copyright and SIAE rights must be provided for works that include non original music or images, if necessary.

Virtual and Digital Art – works entirely created using the computer or digital applications and devices: images, videos, installations, performances in which the use of digital media plays a key role in the creative process and content; net art, software, smartphone or tablet applications, interactive devices, videogames, augmented reality projects, rapid prototyping, etc.

ART. 4 – PRIZES

The endowment of the Prize is thus divided:

INSTITUTIONAL PRIZES

  • Painting: Euros 7,000.00*
  • Sculpture & Installation: Euros 7,000.00*
  • Photographic Art: Euros 7,000.00*
  • Video Art & Performance: Euros 7,000.00*
  • Virtual & Digital Art: Euros 7,000.00*

* The awarded artworks will remain artists’ property. Withholding tax of 25% on money prizes required by law. The money prizes will be given during the awarding ceremony.

“ARTIST IN GALLERY” PRIZES

Collaborations with international Art Galleries that feature the organization of personal exhibitions including: setting-up, coverage of transportation expenses (max. € 500), publication of a catalogue dedicated to the selected artist.

 “BUSINESS FOR ART” PRIZE

Reserved to artists who submit at least 2 works to the same section, applications by 9 October 2013

Riva 1920: collaboration with the company
Presentation of an art project for the creation of an object or work using briccola (dolphin) wood. The selected project will be carried out at the company.
The prize includes a 10-day stay and accommodation with an art grant of 300 Euros and the creation of the work in two copies: one of them will remain the company’s property and will be exhibited at Salone del Mobile in Milan in April 2014.

“ARTIST IN RESIDENCE” PRIZES

Reserved to artists who submit at least 2 works to the same section, applications by 9 October 2013

Loft Miramarmi: art residency in Vicenza, in the marble district for 1 month for 2 artists + realization of a project + open day
The residency includes: accommodation, studio, workshop, realization of a project using marble, € 500 grant, final exhibition.

Fonderia Battaglia: art residency in Milan for 1 month for 1 artist + realization of the project in bronze + open day
The residency includes: accommodation, realization of the project in the historic foundry with assistance during all the execution stages, final exhibition, grant of 300 Euros.
At the end of the application period, artists will be asked to send a project for the choice of the winner. The artwork will remain the artist’s property; one copy will remain at the Foundry.

India ARTresidency: art residency in Mumbai for 1 month for 1 artist + final exhibition
The residency includes: journey, accommodation, grant of 500 Euros, final exhibition at a gallery. One of the works created during the residency will remain the property of the partner.
NurembergARTresidency: art residency in Nuremberg for 1 month for 1 artist + final exhibition
The residency includes: journey, accommodation and atelier, grant, participation in the cultural activities of the town and contact with other artists, curatorial assistance, final exhibition.
The residency is reserved to Venetian artists.

Norimberga ARTresidency: art residence in Nuremberg for 1 month for 1 artist + final exhibition
The residence includes: travel, accommodation and workshops, bag work, involvement in cultural activities of the city and connect with other artists, curatorial assistance, final exhibition.
The residence is reserved to Venetian artists.

Glass School Abate Zanetti: art residency in Venice for 1 month for 1 artist + development of a glass project + open day
The residency includes: accommodation, workshop, development of a project with the master glassmakers.
At the end of the application period artists will be asked to send a project that will be evaluated in order to choose the winner. The work created will be signed also by the master glassmaker and will be the artist’s property; one copy will remain to the School.

Art Stays: art residency in Slovenia for 7 days for 2 artists
Each residency includes: accommodation, board, studio, basic materials to create the work (to be agreed), curatorial assistance and participation in the festival ART STAYS, an International Festival of Contemporary Art and the main annual event of visual arts in Slovenia. One of the artworks will be Art Stays’s property.

SPECIAL PRIZES

Open: Participation in the exhibition in Venice for 1 month for 1 artist
The participation includes: curatorial assistance and participation in Open, International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations in Venice, which will take place in 2014 during the Venice Film Festival. Reserved to artists who apply to the sculpture and installations section.
ART. 5 – APPLICATION FEE

For the partial support of the organization expenses, the application fee is 50.00 Euros for 1 work and 90.00 Euros for 2 works submitted to the same section; for every additional work (submitted to the same section) the fee is 45.00 Euros, to be paid as specified in ART. 6.
For under-25 artists the application fee is 45.00 Euros for 1 work and 80.00 Euros for 2 works submitted to the same section; for every additional work (submitted to the same section) the fee is 40.00 Euros each. Under-25 artists must send a copy of their ID card by e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by fax to the number +39 041 8627948, otherwise the application will not be considered as valid. Artists who submit at least 2 artworks in the same section can participate with no additional fees in the Special Prizes “Artist in Residence” and “Business for art”, as specified in ART. 4. Artists must keep a copy of the payment. Application fees are not refundable.

ART. 6 – CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

The artists can apply by:
9 October 2013: deadline to participate also in the special prizes “Artist in Residence” and “Business for Art”
– NEW DEADLINE:26 November 2013


Contacts

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Via Roma, 29/A
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Telephone: +39 041 5937242 – int. 4
Fax: +39 041 8627948
Web: http://www.artelagunaprize.com/

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