Open Call

A Remarkable Turnout of Companies and Institutions Provide Opportunities for Artists. Entry deadline extended to November 22, 2023.

Art Aia - Creatives\ in\ Residence

No Funding
Venice, Italy


The substantial prize pool: Group Exhibition at the North Arsenal in Venice, March 2024 Grand Prize of €10,000 for the Overall Winner €3,000 offered by Incalmi €3,000 offered by PRIMOPIANO CUCINE €3,000 offered by Energiapuntozero €2,000 offered by Framis Italia €5,000 offered by Ied Group 1 prize offered by KINDL Festival Prize in Berlin, Germany 1 prize offered by BJCEM Prize 1 prize offered by Luisa Catucci Gallery Prize in Berlin 1 prize offered by Cris Contini Gallery Prize in London 1 residency offered by Fabrica di Benetton in Treviso, Italy 1 residency offered by Tasa in Taiwan 1 residency offered by NoName Studio in Shanghai, China 1 residency offered BigCi in Australia 1 residency offered NY20+ in China 1 residency offered Blackholes in Latvia 1 residency offered CCCA in Ghana 1 residency offered MoCA in Venice, Italy Permanent visibility on the digital E-commerce platform Arte Laguna World

Number of Participants

The Arte Laguna Prize finalists and Special Prizes Exhibition takes place every March in the captivating North Arsenal of Venice. This unique venue enhances the artistic heritage of each edition, offering artists unparalleled visibility in the historical surroundings of the Arsenal, once Europe's largest ship factory. The exhibition draws art collectors, curators, critics, gallery owners, and art enthusiasts. The opening is scheduled for Saturday, March 2 at 5pm, and the exhibition will run from March 3 to April 1 from 10am to 6pm daily, with admission by voluntary donation to the MoCA Association.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


March 02, 2024 - April 01, 2024


  • €122.00 application fee


No meals

Public Programs

Competition , Exhibition


Digital Media, Illustration, Multimedia, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Visual Arts


English, Italian

Program Description

VENEZIA – For 18 years, the Arte Laguna Prize has been a beacon for uncovering emerging talent in contemporary art from around the world. Each year, a panel of international experts carefully selects 120 finalists, including digital artists, street artists, designers, videomakers, landscape artists, graphic designers, performers, photographers, sculptors, and painters. What makes this year's edition even more exciting is the growing involvement of forward-thinking companies and institutions in the realm of contemporary art. They are partnering with the Arte Laguna Prize to offer special prizes that not only provide exceptional opportunities for artists but also bring fresh ideas and perspectives to various industries in their quest for innovation.Over the years, many companies have embraced the Arte Laguna Prize initiative.

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