Arte Laguna Prize
The cultural association (MoCA - Modern Contemporary Art) promotes the Arte Laguna Prize, an international art competition open to multiple disciplines - visual, performative, multimedia, land art and digital arts - aimed at enhancing contemporary art and mapping of its current state, since 2006. It was created to give the opportunity to young talents to be noticed by the public and by the jury composed of important names of the contemporary artistic scene, as well as allowing a democratic comparison between international artists. Since its launch, the competition has been attended by over 42,000 artists from 120 countries, 1,350 works have been exhibited in Venice, many of which were bought directly by the collectors, so far have been allocated € 390,000 as cash prizes. The juries saw the participation of 76 international jurors from 15 countries who evaluated the works presented and more than 50,000 people visited the exhibitions organized by the Arte Laguna Prize.
The categories admitted to the competition are: painting, sculpture and installation; photographic art, video art and short films, performances, virtual art, digital graphics, environmental art, urban art and design.
The international jury will select 115 artists for the exhibition in Venice from March 17, 2018 to April 8, 2018. There are 5 cash prizes of € 7,000 each and inclusion in the official bilingual catalog.
The international partners will select the winners among all the participants for: 3 exhibitions in international art galleries, 3 collaborations with companies and cash prizes, 11 Art residences, participation in 3 international festivals, 1 Award for sustainability and the € 3,000 art.