Arte Laguna Prize 2013
The Arsenale of Venice opens its doors, for the fourth consecutive year, to the finalists of the seventh edition of Arte Laguna Prize: from the 17th to the 31st of March at Tese di San Cristoforo, the works of the 105 artists selected for the categories painting, sculpture and installation, video art and performance and photographic art are on view.
Other 5 works from the virtual art section are hosted at the Telecom Future Centre, close to the Rialto Bridge. A further special selection of young under-25 artists is on view at the Romanian Institute of Venice, a high-visibility showcase on the way to Saint Mark's Square.
The Romanian Institute of Culture and Humanistic Research of Venice has been collaborating with the Prize for four years by hosting a special selection of young Under25 artists, dedicating to them a high-visibility showcase in the main Venetian street on the way to Saint Mark’s Square.
During the opening night, on Saturday March 16th, the five absolute winners will be announced, one for each category, and they will be awarded a cash prize of 7,000 Euros each.
The names of the winners of the special prizes will also be revealed: participation in festivals and exhibitions of national resonance, personal exhibitions at the 21 international galleries that are part of the Prize circuit, the Prize Business for Art featuring the collaboration with companies investing in art, in addition to the 6 art residencies in Venice, Vicenza, Basel, Ptuj (Slovenia), Mumbai and Beijing. The total amount of the prizes is 180,000 Euros.
On the days of the exhibition three days of meeting are scheduled, the Art Talks:
- Sunday March 17, Arsenale, 11.30 am: guided tour of the exhibition and debate with jurors and gallerists
- Sunday March 17, The Romanian Institute of Culture and Humanistic Research of Venice at 3 :00 p.m. opening of the Exhibition Under25 and interviews with young artists
- Sunday March 24, Telecom Future Centre, 3 pm: meeting on “The new ways of making art and new technologies”
- Sunday March 31, Arsenale, 3 pm: meeting on “The reutilization of former industrial areas today”
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