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The Quiet After the Storm | Eleonora Monguzzi for Art Residency Galliani

The testimonies of the artists of Arte laguna Prize who in the 21.22 edition took part in artistic residencies or won one of the special prizes continue to grow!

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The Deep Meaning of Being Human | Luisa Turuani in Villa Rechsteiner

From Venice to all over the world. Arte Laguna Prize aims to spread news and connect its artists thanks to an ever growing series of art residencies, collaborations and exhibitions.


Making the value of Nature visible | ARS Special Prize

Among the numerous Special Prizes offered to the artists by Arte Laguna Prize one of the most acknowledge is the one dedicated to Sustainability and Art (ARS). For Arte Laguna Prize 16th Edition, the Special Prize ARS was done in collaboration with NaturaSì and Ca’ Foscari Sostenibile.

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How to Diplomatically Deal With Nature | Wu Chuan-Lun experience at LABVERDE

In September ended the residency period of Wu Chuan Lun, artist from Taiwan, at LABVERDE in the Amazon Forest. The collaboration between this art center and Arte Laguna Prize took place during the 15th Edition of the Award, but due to covid-19 the Residency took place after two years. The awarded artist’s background was formed…

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Planting a seed is believing in the future | Arte Laguna Prize & Bios Line launch the artwork SEME

Many years ago, from a small cedar seed was born a plant destined to become a magnificent large tree.


The Mercurial Shapes of Villa Roberti | Art, Theater and Artist Residences

The collaborations realized by Arte Laguna Prize are countless and always changing. This is the case of the artist’s residence at Villa Roberti in Brugine carried out by Serena Bellini, winner of the Special Prize for the 16th Edition of Arte Laguna.

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Arte Laguna Prize Network | The ongoing connections of the 16th Edition

Between consolidated collaborations and new partnerships, Arte Laguna Prize continues every year to expand its network of galleries, museums and companies, giving artists the opportunity to get in touch with new realities and create eclectic projects.


Hee Sook Kim | Patterns of Nature at Espronceda

Espronceda is an innovative contemporary art centre, exhibition venue and workspace that provides a multi-disciplinary environment for artists, curators and anyone who believes in the importance of art, culture and education for greater creativity and a better world.

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Mohammed El Hajoui | The learning by doing of Fabrica

Founded in 1994 in Treviso, Fabrica is a cultural center open to those curious, restless, ambitious, generous talents who experience contemporary communication through a constant contamination between different disciplines, such as photography, design, video, graphics, digital.


Ermina Apostolaki | A heart-warming experience in Farm Cultural Park

Every year Arte Laguna Prize gives the participating artists the opportunity to take part in residencies and special prizes in collaboration with exceptional partners, expanding its network and creating new opportunities for these talents of the contemporary art system.

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Yohy Suarez | Espronceda Art Residency

Arte Laguna Prize has been working for 16 years with high-level international partners to offer artists opportunities for professional growth all over the world.

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Arte Laguna Prize at the Guardian Art Center in Beijing

Every year, the video art & short films section finalists of Arte Laguna Prize take part in the Art Nova 100 Annual Exhibition that takes place at the Guardina Art Center, in Beijing.

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Art Talk “Urban Art as an engine of Community Building”

On November 14 at 3 pm, an encounter dedicated to the visions and perspectives of public art will be held in the spaces of the Arsenale Nord in Venice.

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ART TALKS with Federico Pazzagli and Ennio Bianco

Saturday 23 October in the beautiful setting of Arte Laguna Prize exhibition, starting at 3 pm, two interesting art talks will lead visitors to discover the dynamics of the art world.


Arte Laguna Prize at 4passi Festival with the artist Varvara Grankova

Arte Laguna Prize will be at 4passi Festival in Treviso, one of the most important national events dedicated to sustainable economy. 4passi has been held in Treviso since 2005 and is organized by the Social Cooperative Pace e Sviluppo.


Talk “Between Art and Design: Companies and Territory”

Thursday October 14 at 5pm Arsenale Nord of Venice as part of Arte Laguna Prize exhibition

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From Venice to Mauritius: an exclusive preview of Arte Laguna Prize finalists exhibition at the Caudan Arts Centre.

Arte Laguna Prize continues to expand its international network by forging new collaborations every year in order to offer artists unique opportunities for visibility all over the world.

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Mohammad Al-Hemd | Art Stays Festival

For 16 years, Arte Laguna Prize has been pursuing the mission of creating international connections thanks to a network of partners all over the world.

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Sanja Milenkovic | Galeria Fernando Santos | 10.03.2018

The solo exhibition of Sanja Milenkovic (Nis, Serbia) at Galeria Fernando Santos (Porto, Portugal) is opening soon. “The return to a certain realism in painting – and a return to painting in itself – whose announced end was an exaggeration”. With these words, the Gallery describes the style of the Serbian artist, winner of the…

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The 120 Finalist Artists of Arte Laguna Prize 15

Discover the names of the 120 artists that will exhibit at the Arsenale of Venice from October 2 to October 24, 2021 along with the finalists of the 14th edition.

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Artists in the Spotlight

The selections are still in progress, meanwhile here are the artists who have received a positive feedback by the jury.

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The Unico Group Tells What Art Design is Today

What is UNICO? UNICO is a project that brings together art desginer Roberta Varteramo, Vanessa Carioggia, director and owner of the Sant’Agostino art house

Perchè esporre delle opere d’arte proprio in questo momento?

Why exhibit work of art in this moment?

The pandemic that is upsetting the world attacks not only our body, but also our way of interacting with what surrounds us.

15 Years of Arte Laguna Prize

15 years of Arte Laguna Prize

In this article we will tell you how Arte Laguna Prize was born and how it has evolved in 15 years. It is difficult to summarize such a long and intense time in a small space, but we will present the most important steps.


Art Nova 100 Celebrates its 10th Anniversary | 04-10.10.2020

In 2020 Art Nova 100, partner of Arte Laguna Prize since 2014, celebrates its 10th anniversary.


Amelia Corvino | Fraccaro Spumadoro

For the 13th edition of Arte Laguna Prize, the renowned confectionery company of Castelfranco Veneto Fraccaro Spumadoro joined the “Business for Art” initiative, thanks to which artists and creatives from all over the world had the chance to submit a new packaging proposal for one of Fraccaro’s products.

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Jad El Khoury | Nuart Festival

During the last edition of the Arte Laguna Prize, the Lebanese artist Jad El Khoury (Beirut, 1988) collected success after success, taking home three victories.

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Clara Lotta Dittmer | Espronceda Residency

The young German artist Clara Lotta Dittmer (Hamburg, 1992) is currently experiencing her 6-week art residency at Espronceda which she won during the last edition of Arte Laguna Prize in March 2019.

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Jeff Leake | The Swatch Art Peace Hotel Residency

The American artist Jeff Leake tells us about his experience at The Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai, China, which began in June and ends on September 8th, 2019.

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Tanja Pak | Maradiva Art Residency | 13.12.2019

Arte Laguna Prize creates, with its international partners, opportunities of growth for the artists who apply to the competition by giving them the chance to present their work not only to the professional jury but also to a network of residencies, institutions, festivals and galleries around the world.

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The Finalist Videos at Art Nova 100 | 08-12.09.2019

The appointment with Art Nova 100 is back again. For the sixth consecutive year, Arte Laguna Prizerenews its partnership with this important institution in the Chinese artistic scene, founded in 2011 with the aim of promoting emerging young artists.

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Yu Kato | Art Stays Festival | 5-12.07.2019

On July 5th, 2019, opens the 17th edition of ART STAYS Festival, the biggest Slovenian festival dedicated to contemporary arts.

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Matteo Zamagni | Anise Gallery | 05.10.2019

The solo exhibition “Crepuscolo” by the digital artist Matteo Zamagni (Cesena, 1992) stems from the collaboration between Arte Laguna Prize and Anise Gallery (London), which has selected Matteo as the winner of the Special Prize “Artist in Gallery” for the 13th edition of Arte Laguna Prize.

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Tomoko Iki | Agriturismo Poggio alle Ville

www.poggioalleville.it   Thanks to the partnership between Arte Laguna Prize and Agriturismo Poggio Alle Ville, the Japanese artist Tomoko Iki will get the chance to spend one week in the complex of farmhouses in Mugello, Tuscany, that offers a breathtaking view over the green hills of this beautiful region.

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Chiara Santoro | Glo’Art Residency

At GLO’ART art center in Lanaken, Belgium, Chiara Santoro lives her first experience of art residency and finds inspiration to create a new series of digital graphic works.

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Akihiko Sugiura | Jonathan Ferrara Gallery | 29.05.2019

“While my artwork certainly takes the form of painting, it is not painting in the traditional sense. It represents something, yet does not represent anything. There is meaning, and yet it is meaningless.” Akihiko Sugiura

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The personal exhibition “Dois Quartos 2/4” originates from the challenging collaboration between Arte Laguna Prize and Galleria Fernando Santos, which has selected Alex Dorici as the winner of the Special Prize “Artist in Gallery” for the 12th Arte Laguna Prize.

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Elio Ticca | Tessitura Bevilacqua

Taking inspiration from the nineteenth-century aesthetic of John Ruskin and his reflections on Venetian architecture collected in the book “The Stones of Venice”, the installation “Finestre Veneziane” by Elio Ticca was conceived for Tessitura Bevilacqua, in response to the open call Business for Art of the 13th Edition of Arte Laguna Prize.

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Randalf Dilla | Glo’Art Residency

Randalf Dilla (Philippines, 1986), winner of the Art Residencies program of the 12th Edition of Arte Laguna Prize, is completing these days his one-month residency at GLO’ART (Lanaken, Belgium).

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Juli Bolanos-Durman | Basu Foundation for the Arts

I find myself favouring objects that act as storytellers and constitute experiences that are links to emotional connections. During the 12th edition of Arte Laguna Prize, the Costa Rican artist Juli Bolaños-Durman has been selected as the winner of the art residency offered by Basu Foundation for the Arts, in Kolkata, India.

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Made in Italy and Creativity: Effective Collaborations that can make Artists and Companies Grow

Every year Arte Laguna Prize offers a series of collaborations with Made in Italy companies with the aim of connecting creativity with craftsmanship. For the 13th edition, the opportunities offered to artists and designers are made in collaboration with 47 Anno Domini, Fraccaro Spumadoro, Maglificio Giordano’s and Tessitura Bevilacqua.

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Ilaria Arpino | Maradiva Cultural Residency | 09.11.2018

During the 12th edition of Arte Laguna Prize, the artist Ilaria Arpino (Cuneo, Italy | 1958) was selected as the winner of the art residency offered by Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, in Flic and Flac, Mauritius. Residency period: from October 18th to Novembre 12th, 2018.

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Maryam Dadkhan | San Francisco Art Residency | 03.11.2018

On Saturday November 3rd, Maryam Dadkhan (1990, Iran) gives a talk at TheShop.build Gallery in San Francisco to present her artistic production to the public. The young artist has been selected for a period of residency in San Francisco where she had the opportunity to approach the technologies and machinery present at TheShop.build,

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Maria Agureeva | Isabelle Lesmeister | 22.09.2018

In March 2018, during the awarding ceremony of the 12th Arte Laguna Prize, Russian artist Maria Agureeva (Moscow, 1985) was the winner of the Special Prize “Artist in Gallery”.

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Dalia Baassiri | Espronceda | 04.09.2018

During the 12th edition of Arte Laguna Prize, Lebanese artist Dalia Baassiri (Beirut, 1981) was selected as the winner of the art residency offered by Espronceda Center for Art & Culture, in Barcelona.

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Dalia Baassiri | Espronceda | 04.09.2018

Durante la 12^ edizione del Premio Arte Laguna, l’artista libanese Dalia Baassiri (Beirut, 1981) è stata selezionata come vincitrice della residenza d’arte messa in palio da Espronceda Center for Art & Culture, a Barcellona. Grazie al supporto ricevuto dalle due curatrici Maribel Navarro Cortes e Savina Tarsitano, Dalia ha cominciato a lavorare giorno e notte…

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Dalia Baassiri | Espronceda | 04.09.2018

Durante la 12^ edizione del Premio Arte Laguna, l’artista libanese Dalia Baassiri (Beirut, 1981) è stata selezionata come vincitrice della residenza d’arte messa in palio da Espronceda Center for Art & Culture, a Barcellona. Grazie al supporto ricevuto dalle due curatrici Maribel Navarro Cortes e Savina Tarsitano, Dalia ha cominciato a lavorare giorno e notte…

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Isa Ho | Chelouche Gallery | 31.08.2018

“I wanted to capture how, after living in an apartment for over 30 years, the space becomes inextricably entwined with its inhabitant.”

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Miriam Nicastro | Hotel Savoia & Jolanda | 30.08.2018

TraVellArT, exhibition project curated by Paolo De Grandis and Carlotta Scarpa and organized by PDG Arte Communications, presents Alchimia, the solo exhibition by the Sicilian photographer Miriam Nicastro, winner of the PDG Arte Communications Prize of the 12th Arte Laguna Prize.

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The Finalist Videos At Art Nova 100 | 29.07.2018

The appointment with Art Nova 100 is back again. For the sixth consecutive year, Arte Laguna Prizerenews its partnership with this important institution in the Chinese artistic scene, founded in 2011 with the aim of promoting emerging young artists.

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Maria Fernanda Guzmán | Art Stays Festival | 6-13.07.2018

From the 6th to the 13th of July 2018 Art Stays Contemporary Art Festival opens over 30 events dedicated to more than 60 international artists in 10 different locations in the city of Ptuj, Slovenia. The exhibitions will be open for free until the 9th of September.

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An Art Residency in Beautiful Sicily: Ivan Juarez a farm Cultural Park

A space and time to devote yourself completely to the creation of new artworks: this is what Arte Laguna Prize wants to offer with its program of art residencies.

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Camille Hannah | Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister | 18.04.2018

Il 18 aprile inaugura la mostra personale di Camille Hannah (Melbourne, Australia) presso la Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister (Ratisbona, Germania), visitabile fino al 16 giugno 2018.

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Chou Ching-Hui | Chelouche Gallery | 07.09.2017

“We are all imprisoned in a zoo, living a restricted life. Society is a cage, and we are staring with a smile at other encaged.”

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Phil Akashi At Open 20 | 01.09.2017

The artist Phil Akashi exhibits his work “Resistance” during OPEN 20. International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations. This opportunity steams from the collaboration beetween Arte Laguna Prize and Arte Communication which has selected Phil Akashi as the winner of the Special Prize “Festivals and Exhibitions”.

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Art Nova 100 Exhibits The Finalist Videos

Da quattro anni il Premio Arte Laguna e Art Nova 100 collaborano insieme nella promozione della creatività di giovani artisti emergenti: anche quest’anno i 10 video finalisti della 11° edizione del Premio saranno visibili durante la straordinaria mostra organizzata da Art Nova 100 a Pechino.