Premio en Venice, Veneto, Italia

Arte Laguna Prize 18 - 2023/2024

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1º Premio

10.000 euros

27 jun de 2023 - 22 nov de 2023
Venice, Veneto, Italia
Cerrada desde 22-11-2023
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Descripción del Premio
Arte Laguna Prize anuncia la ampliación de inscripción hasta el 22 de noviembre. Cada año, un jurado de expertos internacionales selecciona cuidadosamente a 120 finalistas, entre los que se encuentran artistas que se desenvuelven en las prácticas de arte digital, street art, diseño, video, land art, diseño gráfico, performance, fotografía, escultura y pintura. Los finalistas tendrán la oportunidad de exponer en los sugerentes 3.000 metros cuadrados del Arsenale Nord de Venecia en Marzo de 2024. Los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de acceder a los siguientes premios: • Gran Premio de 10.000€ para el ganador • 3.000€ ofrecidos por Incalmi • 3.000€ ofrecidos por PrimoPianoCucine • 3.000€ ofrecidos por energiapuntozero • 2.000€ ofrecidos por Framis Italia • 5.000€ ofrecidos por Ied Group • 1 premio ofrecido por KINDL Festival en Berlín, Alemania • 1 premio ofrecido por BJC • 1 premio ofrecido por Luisa Catucci Gallery en Berlín, Alemania • 1 premio ofrecido por Cris Contini Gallery en Londres • 1 residencia ... ofrecida por Fabrica di Benetton en Treviso, Italia • 1 residencia ofrecida por Tasa en Taiwán • 1 residencia ofrecida por NoName Studio en Shanghai, China • 1 residencia ofrecida por BigCi en Australia • 1 residencia ofrecida por NY20+ en China • 1 residencia ofrecida por Blackholes en Letonia • 1 residencia ofrecida por CCCA en Ghana • 1 residencia ofrecida MoCA en Venecia, Italia • Visibilidad permanente en la plataforma digital de comercio electrónico ArteLaguna.World ------------------------------------------ TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE 18 - 2023/2024 ART. 1 – Goals ART. 2 – Techniques ART. 3 – Jury ART. 4 – Prizes ART. 5 – Conditions of participation ART. 6 – Selection Process ART. 7 – Responsibilities ART. 8 – Agreement ART. 1 – GOALS The Cultural Association MoCA, organizes the 18th Edition of Arte Laguna Prize, International Award aimed at promoting and enhancing Contemporary Art. The Prize is organized annually with the patronage of the the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Ecological Transition, the Veneto Region, the Municipality of Venice, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, RUFA Rome University of Fine Arts; it obtained a medal from the President of the Italian Republic and recognition by important members of the Advisory Council. The contest features collaborations with international art galleries, companies, art residencies, festivals, critical texts, inclusion into the web portal Arte Laguna World and the participation in the collective exhibition which includes 120 finalists at the Arsenale Nord of Venice, Italy. ART. 2 – TECHNIQUES The Prize is open to everyone, with no restrictions of age, gender, nationality or any other qualifications. Each artist can participate by submitting a portfolio of works. Artworks may have been previously exhibited. The theme is free except for the categories Climate Change Art and Climate Change Theatre / Playwriting and Poetry. Below are the techniques admitted to the competition and the maximum dimensions to be respected: Painting works made with technical and stylistic freedom (oil, tempera, acrylic, ink, vinyl, watercolor, graphite, pencil, collage, aquatint, etching and prints of different kind, 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, which may include sounds, lights, videos and mechanical or electrical movements. The maximum size allowed is: base 4 meters, depth 4 meters, height 8 meters and there is no weight limit. The exhibition space does not have dark spaces. Photographic Art photographs or series of photographs on analog or digital support, color or black and white photographs. The maximum size allowed is 175 cm per side. Video Art and Short films videos, films, slow motion, time-lapse photography or works made with animation techniques on any digital or analog support, cinematographic, promotional, or graphic computer short films. Multi channel videos are not accepted. Maximum duration: 15 minutes. The video file must be uploaded online and not exceed 500 mb. The finalist works will be exhibit on a TV screen in loop. Performance and Acting (Stage and Film) performances made by one or more artists, using any technique, expressive form and support materials provided by the artist. Finalist artists will perform live during the opening night or during the following days, in a version which does not exceed 10 minutes. Also accepted monologues or scenes up to 10 minutes in any language (with English translation) taken from any kind of a stage performance or audiovisual work made by one or more performing artists, in any acting style, genre or technique. Virtual and Digital 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. Additive Art, Bio Art, Data Art, Digital Communities, Digital Performances, Digital Poetry, Game Art, Generative art & Algorithmic Art, Mobile Art & App Art, Net Art, Electronic Art, Robotics Art, XR Art, Blockchain & NFT Art, Metaverse Art, GAN Art & OpenAI Art, Chrypto Art. The works featuring an installation will have to be adaptable to the exhibition space available. Digital Graphics and Cartoon images and works generated or edited using a computer, tablet, smarthphone, or applications including works of Digital Painting, GIF Art, Digital Animation, Infographic Art, Glitch Art, where the technological intervention is predominant. Works of digital painting, cartoon and comics, gifs and photographs where manipulation is predominant are included. Finalist works will be set up on a monitor or printed on a two-dimensional support with a maximum size 175 cm per side. Environmental / Land Art works or projects of environmental and land art in which the artistic intervention interacts with the environment it has been created for. There are no restrictions on the choice of the specific environment. The submitted works and projects relate to nature and its features and more in general to the environment or the landscape in which they are placed. The finalist works will be exhibited with explicative panels. Urban Art and Street Art works or projects of urban art and enhancement, street art, graffiti and stencil art, in which the artistic intervention interacts with the urban area and the public space it has been conceived for, using any technique (spray paint, artistic stickers, stencils, projections, videos, installations, etc.). There are no restrictions concerning the artistic intervention site. The finalist works will be exhibited with explicative panels. Art Design Productions that are born in the artistic field and then find their application in the world of design. Works, products, projects in which the artistic influence and inspiration are clear. Finalist designers will have to present the product or a full-scale prototype or a scale model of their project based on the set-up choices by the organization. *The material necessary for the realization of the finalist works at the Arsenale Nord of Venice is the responsibility of the artists. ART. 3 – JURY The submitted works will be evaluated by the international jury who will select the finalist artists and designers that will exhibit at the Arsenale of Venice. Laura Barreca Italy – Art Historic and Professor at the Fine Arts Academy in catania, Visiting Professor at USEK in Beirut Giulia Colletti Italy – Public Programs and Digital Sphere’s curator at Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin Krist Gruijtuhijsen Germany – Director of KW Institute of Berlin David Max Horowitz USA – Assistant Curator of Solomon R. Guggenheim of New York Lu Peng China – Academic Committee Director of Chengdu Biennale Anushka Rajendran India – curator of Prameya Art Foundation ART. 4 – PRIZES 1 cash prize of 10.000 €* *By law, on all the money prizes a withholding of 25% will be required. Free publication on the web portal Each artist has free online visibility on the international portal Arte Laguna World, digital platform for the promotion, enhancement and sale of contemporary art works. In the portal, the artist will add the most appropriate tags for optimization for indexing purposes. FINALISTS’ EXHIBITION The finalist artists selected by the international jury will participate in the major collective exhibition which will take place in Venice, at the Arsenale Nord from March 2nd to April 1st 2024. All the submitted works remain property of the artists. After the closing of the exhibition, the works exhibited in Venice can be curated by the Cultural Association MoCA which will take care of the exclusive promotion and sale. SPECIAL PRIZES The Special Prizes are made in collaboration with high-level international partners who will each choose a winner to offer new career opportunities and visibility to the participating artists. The Special Prizes include collaborations with art galleries, art residencies, collaboration with companies, participation in art festivals. Participation in the Special Prizes is free of charge for the artists who are correctly applied to Arte Laguna Prize 18. • ART GALLERIES Galleries will select an artist for a solo exhibition. Cris Contini Contemporary, London, UK Luisa Catucci Gallery, Berlin, DE • ART RESIDENCIES Art Residency programs in Italy and abroad that provide artists with a space and time to live the experience of a new culture, create new works and participate in new activities in a multicultural environment. Each artist can compete in all the residencies by filling out, where required, the dedicated form available in the reserved area of each candidate. Blackholes, Riga, Latvia Art residency of 21 days in Rīga, Latvia at Totaldobže Art Centre. The Prize offers to the winning artist an interdisciplinary artistic creation together with other 5 artists from different countries through knowledge exchange, experiments and workshops. The outcome – new ideas for new artworks or events, possible long term collaboration. The residency includes: accommodation in a private room, studio space, final event open to the local public Taiwan Art Space Alliance, Taiwan Art residency from two to three months in 2024 taking place in different locations in Taiwan and in collaboration with members of Taiwan Art Space Alliance (TASA). The Prize offers to the winning artist an opportunity to promote artistic creation through a constructive debate about East Asia and Europe. The residency includes: orientations, accommodation, expeditions, and meals during the program period, and participation in the final exhibition. Cross Cultural Collaborative, Accra, Ghana. Art residency of 14 days at Aba House in Nungua, a fishing village in a suburb of Accra in Ghana. The Prize offers to the winning artist an opportunity to promote artistic creation through interaction between African and non-African artists. The residency includes: Airport pickup, Orientation, Accommodations and Work space. NY20+, Chengdu, Sichuan, China Art Residency of 31 days at Nongyuan Culture in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. The residency includes: accommodation in furnished and equipped private or shared bedrooms, standard breakfast, lunch and dinner and use of private or shared studios/workspaces. BigCi, Bilpin, Australia 4 weeks residency. Included: accommodation, shared living facilities (bathroom, kitchen, internet, electricity, water), projection and video room, 8 acres of land for various activities, guided trekking in the Blue Mountains, Open Day Exhibition at the end of the residency, possibility to hold an art talk, make a performance, workshop or similar events, representation on the website and social of BigCi. The residency aims to help artists’ professional development and facilitating their projects. Fabrica, Treviso Italy Art residency of maximum 6 months. The Prize is aimed at artists and creatives under 25 working in photography, design, digital graphics, virtual art, video art. The residency includes: shared accommodation in the city of Treviso, Benetton company canteen from Monday to Friday, work space inside the rooms created by the architect Tadao Ando, use of all the facilities (library, video/music room, technical equipment included), free participation in events and workshops organized at Fabrica. The residency aims at experimenting with contemporary communication through the constant contamination between different disciplines. MoCA Art Residency, Venice, Italy Art Residency of 15 days in Venice and Treviso. The Prize offers to the winning artist the opportunity to experience the Venetian artistic and cultural scene. The Residency includes: accommodation with kitchen and bathroom, cultural visits, final exhibition. NoName Studio, Zhujiajiao, Shanghai, China Art Residency from 1 to 3 months in Zhujiajiao Town, Quingpu District, Shanghai. The Residency includes: fee of 1000 €, accomodation and studio equipped with materials as printers, computers, oil and acrylic paints and basic utensils, participation to meetings/seminars/talks, final exhibition with public vernissage and promotion. One of the works created during the Residency will become the Partner’s property. At the end of the residency the artist is responsible for arranging the shipment of all their works and belongings at their own expense unless different arrangements have been made with the studio staff in advance. • BUSINESS FOR ART Collaborations with companies meant to connect creativity with the production sector. To participate, fill in the dedicated form available in the reserved area of each candidate. Incalmi, Venice, Italy Cash prize of 3.000 Euros and production of the winning artwork or project. Incalmi seeks the presentation of a work, a specific project or a design product in the lighting, object or furniture field, which includes the use of the hot enamel on copper technique. The presented projects will have to consider Incalmi company’s values of tradition, knowledge, experimentation and innovation. PrimoPianoCucine, Italy PrimoPianoCucine is looking for artists and designers that present a work or project that is able to describe the importance of living well in our everyday surroundings. Framis Italia, Italy Rewards the artistic proposal that uses their new product, Framis tape, in the fashion world. Energiapuntozero, Treviso, Italy Prize of 3.000 Euros for the winning work or project. Open to all artistic disciplines, which enhances the company’s attention to the theme of environmental sustainability and which give voice to an awareness-raising actions towards the theme of the rational use of energy also in world of art. IED Group, Milan, Italy Scholarship for a Digital Art artist, which will cover the to cover the tuition fee for a short course (CSO or SUMMER A/A 2024/25) for a maximum value of €5.000. It’s required the compilation of the dedicated form where attach a portfolio of digital works. The winner artist will be selected from a board of IED nominated experts. • FESTIVALS AND EXHIBITIONS International collaborations with festivals and organizations to create a network where artists, visibility, and new projects meet. KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin Germany Participation in one of the events or discursive programme of KINDL and accommodation for 2 nights. KINDL will select an artist among the finalists of performance or video art to be included and promoted in the calendar of events of the KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art. The prize includes the possibility to perform live or to screen the video (one evening event) and to have a talk with the public. The space of 400 sqm is equipped with a video projector with sound system, stage, the possibility to have light or dark space; other necessities will be evaluated with the partner. BJCEM Participation in one of BJCEM’s initiatives in 2024/2025. BJCEM selects an artist Under 35 to join one of the initiatives organised during 2024 or 2025, for example: Mediterranean Biennial, Art residencies, Group exhibitions, Workshops. Logistical and curatorial support is included. Travel and possible transport of works are at the artist’s expense. The completion of the dedicated form available in the reserved area of each candidate is required. ART. 5 – CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION To apply to the competition it’s necessary to login to web portal, create the reserved area, fill in the profile and pay the entry fee. The works to submit can be uploaded also later, until the final applications’ deadline on October 26, 2023. Application > From the reserved area, artists can: submit the works for Arte Laguna Prize 18 publish and sell works on Arte Laguna World On the welcome page, artists must check the summary of their works. ENTRY FEES 80 + 22% vat (97,60 €) for artists under 35 (an identity document is required) 100 + 22% vat (122 €) for artists over 35 Artists must keep a copy of the payment. The entry fee is not refundable. The payment of the entry fee can be made: On-line Automatic connection from the reserved area. It also includes payments with: virtual pos, alypay and wechat. Paypal Automatic connection from the reserved area. The use of PayPal involves an additional transaction cost of 5€. Bank transfer BANCA POPOLARE DELL’EMILIA ROMAGNA – FIL.61800 Mogliano Veneto IBAN: IT77A0538761800000002950941 – BIC / BC NR / SWIFT: BPMOIT22XXX – addressed to Arte Laguna srl, with the reason “Application Prize 23.24 – name, surname and telephone number of the artist”. We do not accept any transfer fee charges, on penalty of the cancellation of your registration. Cheques are not accepted. ART. 6 – SELECTION PROCESS The jurors will evaluate the works by taking into consideration the international contemporary art features and according to qualitative criteria as well as research and technical abilities. The jury can evaluate all the submitted material. The selections results will be announced online on the website The proclamation of the winners will take place during the opening of the finalist artists exhibition at the Arsenale Nord of Venice. The set-up and the organization of the exhibition will be done by Arte Laguna srl and the Italian Cultural association MoCA. Transportation (round trip) and possible artworks insurance costs will be at the expense of each artist. The decisions of the Awarding Juries are irrevocable and unquestionable. ART. 7 – RESPONSIBILITIES Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, while guaranteeing the greatest care and custody of the works, will not be liable for any thefts, fires or any damages to the artworks or people that could occur during all the stages of the event. Any insurance request is the responsibility of the artists. ART. 8 – AGREEMENT The awarded artists have the right to renounce to the prizes, but without asking for any kind of compensation, in this case the prize will be re-assigned according to the ranking made by the jury. Each artist has the rights to the images and to the submitted works but gives to Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, without any compensation, the rights of reproduction, exhibition, publication, translation and communication to the public, in any manner and without exception, for their works and for the texts participating in the selection. Each artist consents to the free publication of the images and texts in the online platform Arte Laguna World; however, artists can access the platform at any time and cancel their profile. Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, while fully respecting the moral rights of the author, will exercise these rights for all institutional activities of communication concerning the competition. Each candidate gives to the Cultural Association MoCA, as well as to its direct representatives, the authorization to the treatment of personal data according to the privacy law and the European Regulation (GDPR 2016/679) and also for data entry into data banks managed by the subjects mentioned above and by third parties who pursue the same purposes.


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