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Arte Laguna Prize at Venice Glass Week

For the Venice Glass Week Arte Laguna Prize presents the glass installation by Cecil Kemperink, realized by Fornace Mian.

Images: Cecil Kemperink

Lines of colored glass, modeled in a dance movement worn by the artist, an installation that becomes a performance to dive completely into the creation made of Murano glass.

VENICE, SEPTEMBER 4th 2018 - On the occasion of the Venice Glass Week, Arte Laguna Prize presents, on Friday September 14th at 4pm in the spaces of Fornace Mian, the glass installation by the artist Cecil Kemperink.

Fornace Mian will open its spaces to show to the public the work created by the Dutch artist and made in the furnace, together with the Murano glass masters. Cecil Kemperink had the opportunity to spend a period of residency in Venice as the winner of one of the "Artist residencies" programs of the 12th Arte Laguna Prize, awarded in March 2018.
Murano Glass Art Residency is a project dedicated to the valorization of Murano glass conceived by Arte Laguna Prize, contemporary art contest among the most important and established in the international scene, to reward the creativity of an artist who has the desire to experiment and work with this precious material known all over the world.
In 2018 Murano Glass Art Residency is realized in partnership with Fornace Mian, leading company in the production of Murano glass furnishing accessories and Pentagram Stiftung Foundation.

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