ART RESIDENCIES

Arte Laguna Prize offers a program of art residencies in Italy and abroad in order to give artists the opportunity to experience a new culture, create new works and participate in new activities in multicultural environments. Thanks to the network of international collaborations.
More than 75 art residencies have been realized in which the artists were selected directly by the partners of the Prize.

Farm Cultural Park | Favara, Italy

Farm Cultural Park is an independent new generation cultural centre where culture becomes a fine tool for an area renewal and to give a present and a future to a city without a past. It is situated in the heart of the historic centre of Favara (Sicily), in a neighborhood called “The Seven Courtyards” for…

Espronceda | Barcelona, Spain

Espronceda – founded in 2013 in Barcelona – is an innovative and contemporary art centre, exhibition and work space. It provides a platform and a multi-disciplinary environment for artists, curators and everybody else who believes in the importance of art, culture and education for more creativity and a better world. Espronceda organizes: Artist in Residence…

Basu Foundation for the Arts | Kolkata, India

Basu Foundation for the Arts ( BFA ) is a not-for-profit, philanthropic organisation established in 1911 and revived in 2014 to encourage and support innovation, experimentation and potential in the arts. Placing the artist at the core, the foundation facilitates a programme of dance, music, sound, performance art, theatre and visual arts exhibitions and residencies…

Fabrica | Treviso, Italy

Fabrica is a research centre for modern communication. Established in 1994 from a vision of Luciano Benetton and Oliviero Toscani, it is based in Treviso, Italy, in a space of magical architecture restored and augmented by Japanese architect Tadao Ando. A renaissance-inspired, learning-by-doing approach, where curious, restless, ambitious, generous, free-thinking talents from all over the…

Labverde | Amazon, Brazil

Amazon, Brazil www.labverde.com   LABVERDE aims to help cultural makers understand and reflect on one of the main natural areas of the planet. LABVERDE: Art Immersion Program in the Amazon was created to strengthen the limits of art through a broad array of experiences, knowledge sets and cultural perspectives involving art, science and nature. The…

PAST COLLABORATIONS

THE SWATCH ART PEACE HOTEL | Shanghai, China

Shanghai, China www.swatch.com www.swatch-art-peace-hotel.com Swatch loves art and believes that artists, with their messages, freedom, energy and focus, contribute to making the world a better place. Working closely together for more than 30 years, Swatch and artists have created more than 100 amazing Swatch Art Specials. Today the Swatch & Art love story has taken…

TAIPEI ARTIST VILLAGE | Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan www.artistvillage.org The Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government founded Taipei Artist Village in 2001 with the intent of fulfilling the responsibility that the arts have to society, by enacting an artist-in-residence program and revitalizing a derelict space. Treasure Hill Artist Village is located in Taipei City’s first officially designated historical community, and…

BERENGO FOUNDATION | Murano, Italy

Murano, Italy www.fondazioneberengo.org The Berengo Foundation was established by Adriano Berengo who recognized the importance of keeping the centuries-old craft of glassmaking in Venice alive. By translating the language of craft to that one of contemporary art, he created a way to enter into the world of glassmaking and preserve the knowledge, skills and traditions…

ARTISTIC FOUNDRY BATTAGLIA | Milan, Italy

Milan, Italy www.fonderiabattaglia.com Founded in 1913 by three partners - Ercole Battaglia (former chief of Necchi foundry), Giulio Pogliani (moulder) and Riccardo Frigerio (chiseler) - “Fonderia Battaglia, Pogliani e Frigerio” has always been one of the main Italian artistic foundries. Since then, in the course of an agitated century, a number of bronze works have…

ARTISTIC SERIGRAPHY FALLANI | Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy www.fallanivenezia.com From the birth of the laboratory, Fiorenzo Fallani’s direction for artistic production was rediscovered through the use of screen printing. With the subsequent experience of Gruppofallani, the prospectives were amplified and confirmed through a multi-purpose usage in the area of museum installations and display exposition. Today FallaniVenezia intends to follow on the…

GLASS SCHOOL ABATE ZANETTI | Murano Venice, Italy

Murano Venice, Italy www.abatezanetti.it The heir of an ancient glass-making institution, Abate Zanetti is the meeting point between the past and the future of glass art. Abate Zanetti has two souls. The first is the educational one, that draws on its origins and is expressed through the organization, coordination and promotion of highly innovative educational…

CARLO ZAULI MUSEUM | Faenza, Italy

Faenza, the city of ceramic, Italy www.museozauli.it WINNERS Simon McGrath (Loftus, Australia) Winner at 6th edition Davide Valenti (Agrigento, Italy) Winner at 6th edition Kurt Hoerbst (Rainbach im Mühlkreis, Austria) Vincitore 5^ edizione Kurt Hoerbst (Rainbach im Mühlkreis, Austria) Vincitore 5^ edizione Simone Bubbico (Torino, Italia) Vincitore 6^ edizione Joëlle Allet (Sierre, Svizzera) Vincitore 6^…

FONDAZIONE CLAUDIO BUZIOL | Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy WINNERS Kurt Hoerbst (Rainbach im Mühlkreis, Austria) Winner at 5th edition Kurt Hoerbst (Rainbach im Mühlkreis, Austria) Winner at 5th edition Kurt Hoerbst (Rainbach im Mühlkreis, Austria) Winner at 5th edition Kurt Hoerbst (Rainbach im Mühlkreis, Austria) Winner at 5th edition Simone Bubbico (Torino, Italia) Vincitore 6^ edizione Joëlle Allet (Sierre, Svizzera) Vincitore…

LOFT MIRAMARMI | Vicenza, Italy

S. Pietro Mussolino, Marble District, Italy www.miramarmi.it Founded in 1961 and currently managed by Giancarlo Bocchese, Miramarmi srl has been one of the first companies in the Chiampo valley (Vicenza) to specialize in the extraction, processing and sale of marble and natural stone all over the world. Marbles, Art and Design are the three elements…

NORIMBERGA ARTRESIDENCY | Nuremberg, Germany

in collaboration with the Department of International Relations www.nuernberg.de Since 1991 the Department of International Relations coordinates the city’s international contacts. It manages economic, cultural and administrative projects, and is responsible for the organization of Nuremberg’s twin city partnerships. Since the Middle Ages, Nuremberg has been an internationally focused city – settled by craftsmen and…

TECHNYMON INDIA ARTRESIDENCY | Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India www.technymon.eu The collaboration between Arte Laguna Prize and the company Technymon began in September 2011. Technymon, that is part of The Mongodi group, is one of the SMEs which have internationalized their business, by opening some productive branches in Europe, USA, Brazil, India while keeping their main office in Italy. The spirit of…

IAAB | Basel, Switzerland

Basel, Switzerland www.iaab.ch IAAB is an international exchange and studio program founded by Christoph Merian Stiftung in Basel (Switzerland) in 1986. It gives artists who come from the Basel region and southern Germany the opportunity to spend a number of months working abroad in one of the programs of the 13 partner countries. In return…

SALVADORI ARTE – FONDERIA ARTISTICA | Pistoia, Italy

Pistoia Tuscany, Italy www.salvadoriarte.it The artistic foundry Salvadori Arte is located in Pistoia, Tuscany, and has been operating since 1964. The company produces works of art in bronze and other metals, with the technique of lost wax, operating in a 700 sqm indoor space and 600 sqm outdoor space. Salvadori Arte is the last heir…

GLO’ART | Lanaken, Belgium

Lanaken, Belgium www.gloart.be GLO’ART aims at helping young artists to build their career in art, 
to become recognized and well-known international artists. The concept: GLO’ART starts scouting for young art talents throughout the world and to invite them for a stay of 1 to 6 weeks in a unique art centre in Belgium. Within a…

SAN FRANCISCO ART RESIDENCY | San Francisco, United States

San Francisco, USA www.theshop.build www.facebook.com/ArtResidencySF San Francisco is known for its entrepreneurial, free-spirited environment. Creative individuals of all stripes thrive on the city’s pioneering spirit and the sense that with a little out-of- the-box thinking, one can make his/her own rules and destiny. It’s an environment where people take pride in inventing new approaches. The…

THE ART DEPARTMENT – CASA DELL’ARTE INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS’ RESIDENCY | Bodrum, Turkey

Bodrum, Turkey www.cda-art.com The Art Department is dedicated to providing resources for the production of inspiring art projects and organizing educational programs in order to expand awareness through contemporary art. Since 2011, The Art Department has been organising International Art Residency Programs in Bodrum, Turkey at Casa dell’Arte Hotel of Arts & Leisure. The Art…

ARTE SELLA | Trento, Italy

Trento, Italy www.artesella.it Arte Sella: the contemporary mountain. A unique creative process which over a thirty-year journey has seen a meeting of artistic languages, artistic feeling and different inspirations united by the desire to establish a fruitful and ongoing dialogue between creativity and the natural world. Two routes immersed in the woods where international artists’…

MARADIVA CULTURAL RESIDENCY | Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius

Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius www.maradiva.com Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa is a 5-star luxury hotel nestled in a lush 27 acres setting on the west coast of Mauritius and inspired by the colonial residences of the sugar cane plantation owners. It boasts an electric mix of Mauritian and Indian art which enhances the authenticity of the resort…

MURANO GLASS ART RESIDENCY | Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy www.fornacemian.com The residency is organized in collaboration with Fornace Mian and the Pentagram Stiftung Foundation. The prize provides for the assignment of a residency period in which the artist can learn and experience the wonderful technique of Murano glass processing and implement the project submitted during the application. FORNACE MIAN A company epitomising…

OPEN DREAM | Treviso, Italy

Treviso, Italy www.opendream.it Open Dream: from industrial production to the production of Made in Italy excellence. In December 2016, the purchase of the former Pagnossin industrial site was completed to launch a particularly ambitious and complex regeneration project: Open Dream. The aim is to revitalize these unused spaces in order to give back to the…

LANIFICIO PAOLETTI | FOLLINA (Treviso), Italy

Follina (Treviso), Italy www.lanificiopaoletti.it Lanificio Paoletti was founded in 1795 in Follina, and is still run by the same family more than 200 years later. We specialize in the complete production of carded wool yarns and textiles, from start to finish, with an eye to preserving traditional materials and techniques, and to incorporating contemporary influences.…

CENTRALE FIES | DRO (TRENTO), Italy

Dro (Trento), Italy www.centralefies.it Centrale Fies art work space is an independent centre for residencies and the production of contemporary performing arts, located in Trentino within a hydroelectric power plant dating XIX century and partially still active. The project of recovering and reusing the industrial archaeological spaces as well as its cultural programme are initiated…

NUART FESTIVAL | Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger, Norway www.nuartfestival.no Nuart produces both temporary and long-term public artworks as well as facilitates dialogue and action between a global network of artists, academics, journalists and policy makers surrounding street art practice. Our core goal is to help redefine how we experience both contemporary and public art practice: to bring art out of museums,…

GRIDCHINHALL GALLERY AND ART RESIDENCY | Moscow, Russia

Moscow, Russia www.gridchinhall.tilda.ws Gridchinhall is a private suburban art-space with a studio-workshop for artists. Young talented authors and recognized art masters live and work in the art residence. The combination of art and nature, the old Russian village and the European approach to the surrounding space make Gridchinhall an amazing place. Gridchinhall lives with art…