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4

days

2000sq. m.

of exhibition space

40+

galleries

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9000+

fair visitors

Viewing Room

3D

Lugano!

The Swiss edition of ReA! Art Fair in Lugano is an experimental playground featuring the most prominent emerging galleries and independent spaces in a highly curated "biennale-like" setting.

23-26 May, 2024

Art fair +biennale
= ReA! Lugano

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An unmatched

Opportunity

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Unique location

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Public Art

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Sustainable

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Inclusive

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Millennial & Gen Z 

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Female-led

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Curated

Here is how to apply to exhibit at the upcoming edition of the Fair: 

How to

participate?

step 1

Prepare a project featuring from 1 to 4 artists and a booth sketch for review by the selection committee

step 2

Submit your application the online form

What are the gallery selection criteria?

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4.  Focus of the gallery on new artistic media and experimental projects

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5. Gallery program exploring socially relevant topics and featuring underrepresented minority artists 

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1. Quality of the gallery program and its mission statement

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2. Quality of the gallery's stand concept (preference for presentations featuring one to three artists)

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3. Featured press and social media coverage

 Galleries

Up-and-coming and established galleries with a curated program and a roster of artists. 

What type of exhibitors are welcome to apply?

Private collections

Independent Collections are welcome to apply, to feature their commitment to supporting the arts, tell their story to the general public and gain more visibility in the art market space.

Hybrid art projects

Online and offline projects that curate shows and/or media programs and represent up-and-coming artists, looking to gain major exposure in the international art landscape.

Corporate art collections

Businesses and institutions that are committed to conscious collecting may benefit from major exposure and fulfilling social responsibility and sustainability goals through the fair participation.

Art Foundations

Private and public art foundations, that curate a consistent program of contemporary art exhibitions, are invited to apply to feature their work to the audience of art collectors and art professionals, creating collaboration synergies as well as fundraising opportunities.

The main art prizes to be awarded to the participating galleries of the 2024 Edition of the fair.

Art

Awards

Public art grant

Public art is an inherent part of ReA! Lugano experience, where participating galleries will be invited to submit an application to take part in a large-scale city-wide installation project supported by the Municipality of Lugano and Ministry of Tourism.

Sustainability Award

This award will celebrate and recognize artists and galleries that demonstrate innovative approaches and a strong committment to sustainability, ecological causes and environmental awareness through their work and practices. 

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2024 Edition Roadmap

30 November 2023

Early Bird Application Deadline

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15 February 2024

 Selected Galleries announcement

15 January 2024

General Applications Deadline

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15 April 2024

Public art award ceremony

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Art Fair Opening

23 May 2024

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A unique concept

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Shared ticket profits! 

Each participating gallery will receive a fraction of each ticket sold, with over 50% of the ticket proceeds split between galleries.

Art-direction and curation focus

Each exhibitor will be assigned to a curator who will assist them with art direction of the stand and print catalogue inclusion.

Space for immagination

Average booth price at ReA! Lugano is up to 80% more affordable  compared to art fairs in the region. 

Gallery applications

Application Deadline:

15 January, 2024

120€

Application fee

Join the ReA! Community and be part of the upcoming Lugano Art Fair in May 2024!

Booth sketch
Mission statement
Artists proposal

Thanks for submitting!

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Take a look at the previous editions in Milan!

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