Arte Laguna Prize 2012


Where: Nappe of Arsenale of Venice
Vernissage: Saturday, 17th of March 2012, 6pm
Duration: 17th March – 1st April 2012
Opening Hours: every day from 10am to 6pm and from 10am to 8pm during the weeked – free entry


Returns this year the awaited event in Venice with Arte Laguna Prize.

Opens on March, 17th at Nappe of Arsenale of Venice, the collective exhibition of finalists who come from all over the world and belong to six different disciplines: Painting, Sculpture, Photography Art, Video Art, Performance, and, for the first time, Virtual Art set up on iPad.

During the happening will be announced the five overall winners and finalists performers will exhibit live.

The exhibition is open every day until the 1st April 2012 from 10am to 6pm and from 10am to 8pm during the weekend. The entry is free.

During the same period, the best under 25 artists will exhibit their artworks in the special venue of Istituto Romeno di Cultura e Ricerca Umanistica of Venice, in the famous Palazzo Correr, Campo Santa Fosca, along Strada Nuova.


Sunday, 18th of March at 10.30 guided tour of the exhibition with the curator Igor Zanti and open debate.
Sundays 25th of March and 1st of April will be the "Arte Laguna Talk”.


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WHAT’S MORE ALIVE THAN YOU® International Creative Competition

The list of partners contributing to the final selection of the first what’s more alive than you® creative design competition has been finalised in the past days. Among these, some international companies and institutions.

The institutional partners contributing to the ultimate selection of the WHAT’S MORE ALIVE THAN YOU® creative design competition are:
Tacheles Foundation, a famous, ground-breaking German Art Foundation (Berlin);
Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera (Milan);
Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia (Venice);
IED Moda Lab, the department for fashion research of the European Institute of Design, Milan;
IUAV, Faculty of Fashion Design (Treviso);

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Vibram®, a world leader in the production of high-performance rubber soles for the outdoor, free time and fashion industries;
Gruppo Giovanni Crespi, an international manufacturer of technical materials for footwear, suitcases, and leather goods;
Material ConneXion®, the widest documentation and research centre on innovative materials analysing over 4,000 different materials and production processes from the whole world;
Richard Lewis Communication, an intercultural communication organisation featuring over 350 advisors worldwide;

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Design Magazine, an on-line magazine which offers an overview of South-African design;
Revolutionart, a free on-line magazine in English presenting the world’s best artists, photographers, and graphic designers.

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