VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2022 – 15TH EDITION
Palazzo Bembo | September 09 – 30, 2022
Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello | September 14 – October 05, 2022
Extended deadline: August 21, 2022
ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association and EGO’ Boutique Hotel, is pleased to announce the open call for the 15th Edition of VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2022, international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art, that will be held in Venice, at Palazzo Bembo (click here to learn more on this venue) from September 09 to September 30, 2022, at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello (click here to learn more on this venue) from September 14 to October 05, 2022 and in other prestigious venues and historical buildings.
VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR provides artists and exhibitors with the unique opportunity to present their works to an international audience of professionals such as curators, gallerists, collectors, editors and publishers who seek to acquire, publish and encourage the best contemporary art talents.
The participation includes the following services
– exhibition space dedicated to the artist’s works
– assisting with customs formalities, international shipping and local transport
– assisting in finding accommodation
– the design and the printing of invitation cards, posters
– the global and local press office, publicity, press, banners, totem, etc.
– the realization of the exhibition website and dedicated press releases
– mounting and dismounting of the exhibition
– exhibitions opening event with drinks and food
– a dedicated interview published on ITSLIQUID website and spread on our social networks
– providing services and drinks for small meetings at the exhibition places for invited guests
VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2022 analyzes the relationship between body and space, and the hybridization between identities and cultural/physical/social/urban context in contemporary time, through two main sections: LIQUID ROOMS and FUTURE LANDSCAPES.
LIQUID ROOMS analyzes the hidden parts of our identities, through an immersive experience inside the fascinating universe of the complex labyrinths of our consciousness. The human body is a changing system that connects us with other bodies and spaces to perceive the surrounding reality: a strong communication system with its own language and infinite ways of expression.
FUTURE LANDSCAPES are abstract, infinite and conceptual, associated with a sense of freedom and infinite extension. Primarily experienced with the mind, spaces redefine their limits and borders, transforming surfaces in an open flow of pure ideas. This section focuses on the concept of boundaries and structures between body, mind and soul, human identity and the city, the space and the ground.
Deadline for applications is August 21, 2022 (11.59 PM of your local time)
ITSLIQUID Group has produced until today more than 250 exhibitions worldwide and many impressive art and architecture festivals during Venice Biennale. Among the last great shows, SURFACES Festival, ANIMA MUNDI Festival, BORDERS Art Fair 2021, three editions of BARCELONA CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR, nine editions of CONTEMPORARY VENICE and 14th editions of VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR, presenting more than 5000 talented artists, from the emerging to the iconic.
Ever since 2001, ITSLIQUID Group has presented a high-quality selection of collective and solo shows in our locations, creating a unique opportunity to exchange new ideas, increase and develop the art market and the dialogue between collectors, art critics, journalists and art lovers. Making contemporary art accessible to all.
We work in collaboration with a talented network of publishers, dealers, curators and arts professionals, providing artists with customized services and opportunities to have their works exhibited, published and represented through various platforms.
We invite artists, architects, and designers to be inspired by the magical power of Venice, exploring the connection between desires, needs, fears through rituals that bring humankind to change, to transform, and to evolve their inner world.
The number of works you can submit is unlimited. The participation in the art show requires an entry fee only for selected artworks. Participation is open to: artists, architects and designers, associate groups and studios.
Artists interested in taking part in our shows, are free to be sponsored and supported by institutions, organizations, governments and their representers; the logos of their sponsors will be included in all the communication (digital and print) of the events.
Deadline for application is August 21, 2022 (11.59 PM of your local time)
ITSLIQUID is a web-based information platform, founded in 2001 by Luca Curci, dedicated to the worldwide distribution of information about calls for entries, exhibitions and events at some of the world’s leading art galleries, museums and foundations selected. ITSLIQUID has already built a readership of more than 250.000 qualified subscribers. Among them architects, designers, artists, collectors, art critics, curators, dealers, and other personalities of the International art, architecture and design world. It provides advertising services, press office services for events and projects, articles and specials published on the website, media partnerships services.
During the last 20 years, ITSLIQUID Group has become a cultural hub between creatives, exhibition spaces and art lovers. Among our international partners, Art Now Fair, Art Vancouver, Design Tokyo, INDEX Qatar, INDEX Saudi, The Big 5 Construct Dubai, The Big 5 Construct Qatar, Photo LA Los Angeles and international magazines like Art Style. ITSLIQUID Group supports some of the most important no-profit organizations, like UNFCCC – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, SSCS – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, One Tree Planted, The Ocean CleanUp and Plastic Oceans, with the goal to increase public awareness about environmental issues. Click here to find out more.
ITSLIQUID GROUP includes a section dedicated to the organization of international art events, managing exhibitions of painting, photography, video art, installation and performance; it organizes solo and collective shows, art residencies and international contests. Its object is to use new technologies to globalize the language of art, to connect artists working in every part of the world.
ITSLIQUID Group manages a variety of art spaces all over the world; among them THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space in the heart of San Marco Square in Venice and different historical buildings, THE LINE Contemporary Art Space in London city centre and other different partners worldwide. Since its beginning, the group has organized more than 250 events all around the world, involving more than 5.000 artists, in more than 60 international venues in Italy, the USA, Canada, the UK, Spain, France, etc. Most of the last events have been realized in museums (CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona in Spain, NCCA – National Center for Contemporary Arts in Moscow, etc.), galleries and private foundations.
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Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello is one of the most known palaces of the Renaissance in Venice. It is a historical building that dated back to the 16th century, and it has been owned by several noble Venetian families, as demonstrated by the frescoed ceilings, the artistic stuccos and the fine furniture that enrich its rooms. The Palace welcomes visitors with its beautiful private garden on the ground floor, and then it gathers the guests in its large first-floor salons, in which past and present dialogue together. The restored Old Masters’ frescoes and the contemporary art masterpieces that are periodically shown in the exhibitions hosted here, make Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello the perfect location for the balance between old and new, between ancient environment and contemporary art, architecture and design.
Today the building is managed by ACIT Venice – the Italian-German Cultural Association – which is considered one of the most important intercultural associations in Europe. Thanks to the ACIT unceasing cultural activity, Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello has nowadays frequent collaborations with the Goethe Institute and with other local and international institutions, maintaining its ancient reputation. Because of these relations, it presents a huge program of memorable art exhibitions, conferences, congresses and concerts. Among the last institutional exhibitions, is its participation in the 58th Venice Biennale with the Guatemala pavilion, the Dominican Republic pavilion and the Grenada pavilion. ITSLIQUID Group already had the pleasure to hold some festivals and exhibitions in Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, such as MORPHOS Festival and FUTURE IDENTITIES Festival, both in 2014.
Palazzo Bembo, located in the historic district of San Marco, the heart of Venice, is available to host solo shows and group exhibitions of the most talented emerging and established artists, designers, and architects selected by our professional team among the numerous show participation requests.
Palazzo Bembo is one of the late Gothic Venetian buildings built in the right middle of the famous Canal Grande, a few meters from the renowned Rialto Bridge. Its name comes from the humanist and literary cardinal Pietro Bembo, known for the so-called “linguistic question” during the Italian XV century.
The facade of the building, with all its gothic pentafore, is as fascinating as the interior which is divided into three floors and characterized by large salons. The seventeenth-century staircase overlooks the internal courtyard that leads to the noble floor, where decorations are dating back to the same century, in Baroque style. The exhibition space, on the first floor, overlooks the Canal Grande and the Rialto Bridge, giving a suggestive view both day and night.
SOME OF OUR LAST EXHIBITIONS
Che-Yu Wu, Taiwan
“The event shows my works to a larger audience than I have not imagined. The communication is efficient and smooth. I wish the artists get to decide how the works are presented. It is very professional and inclusive. It cares about every artist’s voice and brings excellent exhibition quality.”
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Soilart Jo-Dojoong, South Korea
“The opportunity to exhibit my work in Venice, one of the most historic cities for the arts, was a very unique exhibition experience. The exhibition hall was spacious and beautiful with a unique atmosphere, and also a unique view from the window. Everyone on the ITSLIQUID team was kind to me so it made me feel good. It was a pleasure to collaborate with you, and if possible, I would like to continue collaborating with ITSLIQUID.”
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Masaki Hirokawa, Japan
“When I saw the landscape around the exhibition venue, I really wanted to go there. Also, the works of the other artists who are also exhibiting are all very interesting. I am really grateful for this chance to exhibit my work in such a place. I would strongly recommend my artist friends collaborate with you. You did a great job, it was top-notch. Wonderful service.”
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Darko Trajanović, Serbia
“ITSLIQUID group is a group of young people gathered around a great idea. They are excellently acquainted with contemporary tendencies in art, but which also proved as great organizers. I believe that they will have extraordinary projects in the future and I am looking forward to some further cooperation with ITSLIQUID GROUP.”
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