The Italian Cultural Association MoCA (Modern Contemporary Art), in cooperation with Arte Laguna, organizes the Fourth International Art Prize “Arte Laguna”, directed to the promotion and valorization of the contemporary art. The Prize is organized under the patronage of the Foreign Office, Region of Veneto, Province of Treviso, Province of Venice, Municipality of Venice, Municipality of Mogliano Veneto, Venetian Ca’ Foscari University, Ascom of Treviso, NIKON, Venetian Academy of Fine Arts, European Institute of Design (IED).
The Prize is subdivided in three sections: painting, photographic art, sculpture. Participants can chose the theme of their artworks.The Prize is open to all artists, without any limits of age, sex, nationality or other qualification. The selection of the artworks will be carried out by 3 Juries composed by experts of Contemporary Art: Viviana Siviero (art critic), Alessandro Trabucco (art critic), Igor Zanti (art critic), Stefano Coletto (Curator of the Bevilaqua La Masa Foundation Venice), Rossella Bertolazzi (Director of the European Institute of Design), Lorenzo Respi (Curator of the Arnaldo Pomodoro Foundation, Milan). The prizes are an ammount of 5.000 euro for each section. Moreover for the selected artists in planned a exhibition in Arsenale at Venice, other collective exhibitions in art galleries and in the Italian Institute of Culture in Wien. The application fee for the partial support of the organization expenses is of 40,00 euro per 1 work and 70,00 euro per 2 works proposed for the same section . Application fees are no-refundable. All the Artists can enter for the Prize within 15th November, 2009 for by mail applications (postmark) and 26th November , 2009 for on-line applications.
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