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PREVIEW TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE 14TH INTERNATIONAL ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

 
ART. 1 - Goals
ART. 2 - Techniques
ART. 3 - Jury
ART. 4 - Prizes
ART. 5 - Entry fee
ART. 6 - Conditions of participation
ART. 7 - Selection Process
ART. 8 - Responsibilities
ART. 9 - Agreement


ART. 1 - GOALS
Arte Laguna srl, in partnership with the Cultural Association MoCA, organizes the 14th Edition of the International Arte Laguna Prize, aimed at promoting and enhancing contemporary art.
The Prize obtained a medal from the President of the Italian Republic, and it is organized annually with the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, the Ministry of the Environment and Protection of the Territory and the Sea, the Veneto Region, the Municipality of Venice, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, the European Institute of Design.
The contest features the awarding of cash prizes, the participation in the collective exhibition at the Arsenale of Venice, exhibitions in international art galleries, collaborations with companies, art residencies, inclusion into the web portal Arte Laguna World and the publication of the catalogue.


 
ART. 2 - TECHNIQUES
The Prize is open to all Artists and Designers, with no restrictions of age, gender, nationality or any other qualifications. Each artist can participate by submitting a portfolio of works. Artworks may have been previously exhibited. The theme is free. Below are the techniques admitted to the compatition and the maximum dimensions to be respected:
Painting
works made with technical and stylistic freedom (oil, tempera, acrylic, ink, vinyl, watercolor, graphite, pencil, collage, prints of different kind, etc.) on any support (canvas, paper, wood, plastics, iron, etc.). The maximum size allowed is 175 cm per side.
Sculpture and Installation
works created with any organic or inorganic material,which may include sounds, lights, videos and mechanical or electrical movements. The maximum size allowed is: base 4 meters, depth 4 meters, height 8 meters and there is no weight limit. Works that require a set-up in dark rooms must be adaptable to the available exhibition space.
Photographic Art
photographs or series of photographs on analog or digital support, color or black and white photographs. The maximum size allowed is 175 cm per side.
Video Art and Short films
videos, films, slow motion, time-lapse photography or works made with animation techniques on any digital or analog support, cinematographic, promotional, or graphic computer short films. Maximum duration: 15 minutes. The video file must be uploaded online and not exceed 500 mb..
Performance
performances made by one or more artists, using any technique, expressive form and support materials provided by the artist. Finalist artists will perform live during the opening night, in a version which does not exceed 10 minutes.
Virtual Art
works entirely created by using the computer or digital applications and devices: videos, installations, performances in which the use of digital media plays a key role in the creative process and content; net art, software, interactive devices, videogames, augmented reality projects, rapid prototyping, etc. Works featuring an installation will have to be adaptable to the exhibition space available.
Digital Graphics
images and works generated or edited using a computer, tablet, smarthphone, or applications including works of digital painting, gifs and photographs, where the technological intervention is predominant. Works of digital painting, gifs and photographs where manipulation is predominant are included. Finalist works will be set up on a monitor or printed on a two-dimensional support with a maximum size 175 cm per side.
Environmental / Land Art
works or projects of environmental and land art in which the artistic intervention interacts with the environment it has been created for. There is no restrictions on the choice of the specific environment. The submitted works and projects submitted relate to nature and its features and more in general to the environment or the landscape in which they are placed. The finalist works will be exhibited with explicative panels.
Urban Art
works or projects of urban art and enhancement, street art, graffiti and stencil art, in which the artistic intervention interacts with the urban area and the public space it has been conceived for, using any technique (spray paint, artistic stickers, stencils, projections, videos, installations, etc.). There is no restrictions concerning the artistic intervention site. The finalist works will be exhibited with explicative panels.
Design
prototypes or products in which the visual and/or functional component is highlighted. Finalist designers will have to present the product or a full-scale prototype or a scale model of their project based on the set-up choices by the organization.


 
ART. 3 - JURY
The selection of the submitted artworks is made by an international jury composed of seven experts

CURATOR AND HEAD OF JURY
Igor Zanti (Italy, Curator and Art Critic)

JURY
The submitted works will be evaluated by an international jury who will select the finalist artists and designers that will exhibit at the Arsenale of Venice on March/April 2020 and will award the four overall winners.


 
ART. 4 - PRIZES
The contest includes the following prizes:

INSTITUTIONAL PRIZES*
4 cash pizes of 10.000 € each, for a total amount of 40.000 €
In case of ex-aequo, the jury reserves the right to split the prize money among more artists.

*By law, on all the money prizes a withholding of 25% will be required.

SPECIAL PRIZES
The Special Prizes are made in collaboration with high-level international partners who will each choose a winner to offer new career opportunities and visibility to the participating artists. The Special Prizes will include personal exhibitions in art galleries, art residencies, collaboration with companies, participation in art festivals.

The participation to the Special Prizes is free of charge for all the artists who pre-applied or will apply to the 14th Arte Laguna Prize. All the details on how to participate will be published in the full version of the Terms and Condition in September 2019.

FINALISTS EXHIBITION
The finalist artists selected by the international jury will participate in the major collective exhibition which will take place in Venice, at the Arsenale Nord, in March/April 2020.
The exhibition is accompanied by a bilingual catalogue. All the finalist works, including those awarded with the cash prizes, remain the property of the artists.


 
ART. 5 - ENTRY FEE
The entry fee allows each artist to present their resume and a portfolio of works to the selection jury, to take part in the selections for the collective exhibition of the finalist artists at the Arsenale of Venice, to apply, without additional costs, to all the prizes by filling out, where required, the dedicated application form. All the works correctly submitted to the 14th edition will be published on the online platform Arte Laguna World for free until December 31st 2020.

It is possible to pre-apply to the 14th edition until August 31st with a discounted fee of 30 €.The discounted fees are:

  • 100 70 € + 22% iva = 85,40 € for over 25 artists (application with 5 works)
  • 70 50 € + 22% iva = 61 € for under 25 artists (application with 5 works)

Artists must keep a copy of the payment. The entry fee is not refundable.


 
ART. 6 - CONDITIONS OF PRE-APPLICATION
Artists and Designers can pre-apply by August 31st 2019 by filling in the On-line Application Form


The payment of the entry fee can be made by using:

On-line by credit card
Automatic connection at the end of the application.

Virtual POS
Automatic connection at the end of the application.

Bank transfer
BANCA POPOLARE DELL'EMILIA ROMAGNA - FIL.61800 Mogliano Veneto
IBAN: IT77A0538761800000002950941 - BIC / BC NR / SWIFT: BPMOIT22XXX - addressed to Arte Laguna srl, with the reason “Application Prize 19.20 - name, surname and telephone number of the artist”.
We do not accept any transfer fee charges, on penalty of the cancellation of your registration.

Bank transfer
POSTE ITALIANE - FIL. Mogliano Veneto, Via 4 Novembre 14/C
IBAN: IT12R0760112000001042943371 - BIC / BC NR / SWIFT: BPPIITRRXXX
addressed to Arte Laguna srl, with the reason “Application Prize 19.20 - name, surname and telephone number of the artist".
We do not accept any transfer fee charges, on penalty of the cancellation of your registration.

We do not accept cheques.


 
ART. 7 - SELECTION PROCESS
The jurors will evaluate the works by taking into consideration the international contemporary art features and according to qualitative criteria as well as research and technical abilities. The jury can evaluate all the submitted material.
The selections results will be announced online on the website www.artelagunaprize.com
The proclamation of the overall winners and of all the prizes will take place during the opening of the finalist artists exhibition. The set-up and the organization of the exhibition will be done by Arte Laguna srl and the Italian Cultural association MoCA. Transportation (round trip) and possible artworks insurance costs will be at the expense of each artist.

The decisions of the Awarding Juries are irrevocable and unquestionable.


 
ART. 8 - RESPONSIBILITIES
Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, while guaranteeing the greatest care and custody of the works, will not be liable for any thefts, fires or any damages to the artworks or people that could occur during all the stages of the event. Any insurance request is the responsibility of the artists.
Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA reserve the right to modify these “Terms and Conditions”, if it is necessary.


 
ART. 9 - AGREEMENT
The awarded artists have the right to renounce to the prizes, but without asking for any kind of compensation, in this case the prize will be re-assigned according to the ranking made by the jury. Each artist has the rights to the images and to the submitted works but gives to Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, without any compensation, the rights of reproduction, exhibition, publication, translation and communication to the public, in any manner and without exception, for their works and for the texts participating in the selection. Each artist consents to the free publication until 31.12.2020 of the images and texts in the online platform Arte Laguna World; however, artists can access the platform at any time and cancel their profile. Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, while fully respecting the moral rights of the author, will exercise these rights for all institutional activities of communication concerning the competition. Each candidate gives to the Cultural Association MoCA, as well as to its direct representatives, the authorization to the treatment of personal data according to the privacy law and the European Regulation (GDPR 2016/679) and also for data entry into data banks managed by the subjects mentioned above and by third parties who pursue the same purposes.




Preview of the terms and conditions published on: June 5th 2019

The full version will be available from September 1st 2019