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7th Arte Laguna Prize at Venice Arsenale


7th Arte Laguna Prize at Venice Arsenale: Exhibition of 110 Finalists on View 17 – 31 March 2013


Opening Saturday 16 March, 6 pm

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 international 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 Italia 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.

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 other events are scheduled.

Here is the Agenda:

- Sunday March 17, Arsenale, 11.30 am: guided tour of the exhibition and debate with jurors and gallerists

- Sunday March 17, Romanian Institute, 3.00 pm: opening of the Exhibition of Under25 and interviews to the young artists

- Saturday March 23, Telecom Italia Future Centre, 3.00 pm: meeting on “The new ways of making art and new technologies”

- Saturday March 30, Arsenale, 3.00 pm: meeting on “The reutilization of former industrial areas today”
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