Final Exhibition Venice

17.03 OPENING h 6pm
18.03 — 8.04 EXHIBITION h 10am-6pm

Nappe Arsenale Nord, Venice


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The Exhibition

It is exhibiting 115 works from around the world, the finalists of the 12th edition of the contest, which give us a glimpse into the current state of international contemporary art.
The exhibition is curated by Igor Zanti with the collaboration of ten international jurors who assessed and selected all the applicantions that were submitted to the contest between September and December 2017: Domenico De Chirico, Caroline Corbetta, Denis Curti, Nicolangelo Gelormini, Emanuele Montibeller, Simone Pallotta, Nadim Samman, Manuel Segade, Ekaterina Shcherbakova, Eva Wittocx.
The exhibition takes place in the prestigious spaces of the Arsenale of Venice.




Exhibition space


Works exhibited


Cash prizes


Nappe Arsenale Nord, Venice

18 March - 8 April
Every day from 10am to 6pm
Free entrance

Street View

From Piazzale Roma or from the train station
Water-bus Line 5.2, Celestia stop
departure at 6-26-46 min.

Parking Voucher

From M.Polo Airport
Alilaguna Linea Blu
every 30 min. Bacini stop

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Rojo Sache (Winners Photographic Art)
Rudy Zoppi (Finalist Painting)
Damiano Mirò Serafini (Finalist Painting)
Nappe Arsenale Nord, Venice

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Angelo Vignali (Finalist Photographic Art)
Fabian Albertini (Finalist Photographic Art)
Nappe Arsenale Nord, Venice

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Marco Sadori (Finalist Photographic Art)
Felix Burger (Finalist Video Art)
Alice Padovani (Finalist Sculpture and Installation)
Nappe Arsenale Nord, Venice

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'The enhancement of contemporary art in the current market' by Dionisio Gavagnin

Only italian language
Nappe Arsenale Nord, Venice

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Nappe Arsenale Nord, Venice

Giorgio Tartaro
Giorgio Tartaro Host

Journalist and TV author for RAI and Sky, he will present the awarding ceremony of Arte Laguna Prize.

Igor Zanti
Igor Zanti Curator and President of Jury

Art curator, head of the Arte Laguna Prize jury and director of IED Venezia, he will be the guide of the finalists exhibition.


Hotels Offers

12 hotels in Venice and in Mestre offer special prices for the visitors of the Arte Laguna Prize exhibition.

Take a look >


Catalogue of the 12th edition of the Prize which includes:
- all the finalists’ works;
- a text by the exhibition curator;
- the institutions’ contributions;
- the contribution of the international jury and of the partners.

Buy your catalogue >

Press room

All the information, the details and the news about the winners of the prizes, contact Press office:
T. +39 041 5937242

Francesca Anzalone
T. +39 347 4686369

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The international jury chooses 5 artists among the finalists of the competition as the absolute winners of the 12th edition, each winning a prize of 7,000 euros. Award ceremony on 17.03


Finalist artists

115 artists selected by the international jury exhibit works of painting, photographic art, sculpture and installation, video art and short films, performance, virtual art, digital graphics, land art and urban art.


Special Prizes Winners

35 artists will be chosen by the international partners of Arte Laguna Prize for the Art Residencies, Gallery Exhibitions, Festivals and Business for Art and Sustainability and Art sections.


Bevande Futuriste
Hausbrandt | Caffè espresso
Antonio Facchin
Biscotteria Veneziana
Fotografia Digitale
Garage San Marco Venezia
I Bibanesi
Vela spa
Birra Antoniana
Ode - On demand editions
Vento di Venezia
Radames Zaramella Architetto
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel
The Art Department
Espronceda | Art, Culture & Education Factory
Basu Foundation for the Arts
Laboratorio di Serigrafia Artistica Fallani Venezia
Art Stays
Art Nova 100
Chelouche Gallery
Galerie Lesmeister
Galeria Fernando Santos
Arte Sella | The contemporary mountain
OPEN Arte Communications
Manifattura Zanetto
Fornace Mian
Pentagram Stiftung
Farm Cultural Park
Maradiva Cultural Residency
ARS (Arte Riuso Sostenibilità) del vetro
Ca' Foscari Sostenibile


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Nappe Arsenale, Venezia
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