Autumn, time for art exhibitions and competitions, which increasingly see the presence of works of digital art: while Art & Poetry Project, arter its opening in Second Life at the virtual reconstruction of Piazza del Plebiscito of Neaples (you will find photos and videos of the event as well as additional informations and comments on the popular blog of Rosanna Galvani, aka Roxelo Babenco ( that you can find here), as well as on group dedicated to the project on Koinup.com), for its second week has opened at the Ile de Moya and contemporary at real art gallery, at Cannes, of the French artist Patrick Moya (aka Moya Janus in Second Life), organization of the 6th International Prize Arte Laguna tells us that this year is a new section, called “virtual art”, dedicated to digital art.
Arte Laguna Prize is dedicated to contemporary visual art, there are no age limits and artists can freely choose the theme of the works. The total amount of the prize is 170,000 euros (7 thousand euros will go to the winner of the virtual art section), as well as a series of multiple opportunities: art residences, group and solo exhibitions and participation in international festivals. In particular for the section “virtual art”, is expected to collaborate with the jewelery company Fope. The winning works, of course, remain property of the artists who can register (50 euro entry fee of a work, 90 euros for two works) in painting, sculpture, photographic art, video art and performance sections and, se we said, virtual art.
To subscribe to the prize, curated by art critic Igor Zanti, there is time until November 11, 2011; the group exhibition (which will be called to attend a maximum of 110 finalists) is scheduled in Venice. For more information please visit Premioartelaguna.it site (through which you can also subscribe: this is the link for the virtual art section). Wishing the best to friends of Art & Poetry Project and to the staff of the Prize Arte Laguna Mondivirtuali.it can only note with satisfaction the growing importance of the "virtual" art, now increasingly widely considered art in every respect and invite you to let us know of more events.ShareThis