9° Laguna Art Prize


Saturday 21 March we invite you not to miss the ceremony of 9° International Laguna Art Prize, sponsored, among others, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Veneto region the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice, and from the IUAV and IED.
The prize (awarded medal by the President of the Italian Republic) aims to promote and enhance the emerging contemporary art, with cash prizes for contest on six sections: painting, sculpture and installations, photographic art, video art and performance, virtual and digital art, environmental art and landscape (land art).

The exhibition, which includes 120 works selected by an international jury consisting of Directors of museums and foundations and chaired by Igor Zanti, Director and curator of the IED in Venice, will be hosted at the Arsenale from March 22nd to April 5th, Sunday March 22 there will be a guided tour of the virtual and digital art section: the five works in competition will be visible to the general public at the Future Centre of Telecom Italy in an exhibition that expresses the art through new technologies-computers, tablets, apps and installations.
Promoted and organized by Laguna art prize will take place on Saturday 28 March also the Art Talk entitled “The system of art in Venice” a behind the scenes of exhibitions, arts, culture and entertainment” (h. 14:30 at the Arsenale ).
Don’t forget work shop initiatives from March 23rd to April 3rd, promoted by the council to the educational policies of the city of Venice and dedicated to schools on the themes “the art in puzzle” and “artistic galleys“. The activities are carried out with the participation of Thetis.

Free entry to both exhibitions until April 5 continued from 10:00 alle 18:00.


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