Art Aia - Creatives / In / Residence is an international art residency located near the comune of Sesto al Reghena in the north-eastern Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia. It's a place for artistic production and research that focuses on the development of the creative process and facilitates cultural exchange across borders.
The call is open to representatives of the cultural and creative sectors and other relevant sectors (professional organisations, cultural institutions, non-governmental organisations, European networks, foundations, think tanks, private organisations, etc.) with relevant expertise on the topic Culture and Creative Sectors and Industries driving Green Transition and facing the Energy Crisis.
Organisations applying must be based in one of the 27 EU Member States.
The contest asks to artists and young professionals under the age of 30, born in the EU countries and in the CEI member states, to squeeze their talent and work at the crossroads of three creative languages: Visual Arts, Digital Technology and Theatre.
The competition is officially open, and all participants will have the chance to win the online squeeze it award and/or the Franco Jesurun Award. The finalists, and the winner of the squeeze it online award, will attend a 3-day workshop and mentorship in Trieste, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy, held by a qualified and international network of professionals.
The winner of the Franco Jesurun Award selected by the jury will have the unique opportunity to be directed by Vladimir Nikolić (Last solo exhibition: Walking With Water, Pavilion Serbia, 59th Venice Biennale, 2022).
The Power of the Element Linearity and simplicity are the characteristics of The Power of the Element by Anna Drozd-Tutaj, whose installation was awarded by the judges of the 16th edition of Arte Laguna Prize.
Read the article in Italian by Emma Drocco on Exibart
The collective exhibition of Arte Laguna Prize is back in the iconic spaces of the Arsenale Nord in Venice, presents the finalists of the 16th and 17th edition. During the evening you can enjoy the live performances and take part in the Award Ceremony.
Art Aia – Creatives is glad to promote Arte Laguna Prize, an international art competition open to multiple disciplines – visual, performing, multimedia, landscape and digital arts – for the enhancement of contemporary art and the mapping of its current state. It was created in 2006 to give the opportunity to art talents, more or less young, to emerge, to be noticed by the general public and by the jury composed of important names in the contemporary art scene, as well as to allow a democratic comparison between international artists .
The virtuous circle of Foundations, Museums, Galleries, Residences and Spaces for Art, Made in Italy Companies and International Brands, allows the realization of special projects and concrete opportunities for growth and momentum for the professional career of artists.
Since 2022 our founder Giovanni Morassutti, is among the ambassadors of the Arte Laguna Prize, disseminating opportunities for artists at an international level.
Applications to Special Prizes to collaborate with the international partners are still open until December 22.
Art Aia – Creatives / In / Residence is an international art residency for artistic production and research that combines art, environmental sustainability, and Eco-therapy practices. It focuses on the development of the creative process, facilitating cultural exchange across borders. The venue is located near the Comune of Sesto al Reghena in the north-eastern Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia.