Jury

 

 Kiki MazzucchelliKiki Mazzucchelli is an independent curator, editor and writer. Amongst her recent exhibition projects are “Flávio de Carvalho“ (S2 Gallery, London, 2019),  “Ivens Machado: The Raw of the World“ (Pivô, São Paulo, 2016) and “Site Santa Fe Biennial“ (Site Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2016). She is the author and editor of a number of publications focusing on art from Latin America and recently organised “Tonico Lemos Auad“’s first monograph (Koenig, 2018) and “Marcelo Cidade: Blind Wall“ (Cobogó, 2016). Since 2017, she has been running the independent project space “Kupfer“, in London, and has been co-curator (with Cristiana Tejo) of “Residência Belojardim“, a yearly exhibition programme taking place in the northern state of Pernambuco, Brazil.

 

 Francesca BaboniFrancesca Baboni. Lives in Correggio (Re). Graduated in classical studies with art history program from the University of Bologna, she is an art critic, art historian and independent curator. For several years she has been curating solo and group exhibitions of contemporary artists for private spaces, with a particular focus on painting and photograph. She has been a contributor to many art periodicals and she is currently editor for Artribune magazine. She collaborates with Correggio Art Home, a study center dedicated to the painter Antonio Allegri known as Correggio, and she is a member of the board of directors of Fondazione Il Correggio, which oversees its activities.

 

 Francesca CanforaFrancesca Canfora is an independent curator with a decade of experience as artistic director of Paratissima Turin/Milan/Bologna. After a 2nd level Specializing Master in Design for Arts and a Master's degree in Architecture from the Polytechnic of Turin, she dedicates her activity to cultural projects and curating exhibitions for art galleries and public and private institutions. She is a partner in PRS srl Impresa Sociale, a company that promotes and enhances young contemporary art through exhibitions and training initiatives related to the arts. 
She is the creator, organiser and teacher of NICE, a curatorial course created in 2014, and since 2019 a member of the Technical-Scientific Committee for Architecture and Contemporary Art of MiC, Ministry of Culture. Since 2020 she is curator of the New Entries section of the Rome Arte in Nuvola Fair. 


 

 Lorenzo BalbiLorenzo Balbi (Torino, 1982. Lives and works in Torino) is director at MAMbo, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Bologna. He graduated from Ca' Foscari University in Venice with a BA in Fine Art and Conservation of Cultural Heritage and from the University of Turin with an MA in Contemporary Art History. His texts and articles were published by several reviews and magazines, including: Il Giornale dell'Arte, Inside Art, Artribune, Mousse, La Stampa, Exibart, ATP Diary, Il Giornale dell'Architettura. He was artistic director at Verso Artecontemporanea Gallery in Turin, an exhibition space devoted to the research on emerging artists from South-East Asia. Recently he was part of the board of Nesxt, Indipendent Art Festival, curator of the Live Program for DAMA, the new experimental fair for emerging international galleries, and curator of the Pomilio Blumm Prize, prize for contemporary artists made in collaboration with Magnolia and Sky Arte HD. Assistant curator since 2007 at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, he teaches Curatorial Methodology at Campo Course for Curators (www.fsrr.org/campo) and he works on the exhibition projects for the institution in both venues of Torino and Guarene d'Alba. His works is expecially focused on the exhibitions of the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection abroad. Among his curated shows: Neve chimica (Casa Olimpia, Sestriere, 2012); Riikka Kuoppala. La casa di biscotti (Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, 2013); Thomas Teurlai. Europium (Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, 2014); Stanze/Rooms (meCollectors Room, Berlino, 2014); Pierre Michelon. Parole e angurie (Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, 2015); Spin-Off (Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Quito, 2015); Daniel Frota. Irrealis Mood (Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, 2016). After working for the project as an assistant to former coordinators Ilaria Bonacossa (in 2009) and Stefano Collicelli Cagol (in 2011 and 2012), in 2005 he became curator and coordinator of the Young Curators Residency Programme (www.fsrr.org/ycrp).

 

 Andrea BruciatiAndrea Bruciati (Corinaldo, 1968) actively collaborates with trade journals as talent scout, and with other press media, analysing the role that today belongs to the work of art and cultural heritage, intended as educational experiences where protection is combined with enhancement. Thanks to these peculiarities and to the roles of artistic director at ArtVerona Fair in Verona from 2014 to 2016 and at the Biennial of  Young Creatives of Europe 2015(BJCEM 2015), he is recognized as a militant promoter of emerging research, for which he has conceived numerous formats. Since 2017, following an international public selection called by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, he has been at the head of the Autonomous Institute Villa Adriana e Villa d’Este, which he named Villae in October 2018. Among the formats created: lab. it, videoREPORT, prima visione, 40, L’immagine sottile, Fruz, Past Forward, On Stage, Message in a Bottle; So Fresh!, studiovisit. it, and Where the West Ends, Hadrianus, Adriano, Hadrian (2017); Artisans (2018); Après le deluge: moi (2019). Among the reviews he has organized there are: Ouverture: Art from Italy (2002); Painting Codes (2006); Arrivals and Departures Europe: a new generation of artists (2010); 00 ITALIA: 100 masterpieces for a hypothesis of History (2012), Yellowing of the Lunar Consciousness (2013); visions for an inventory (2014); The Rooms of Aragon (2015), Morandi and Agnetti: difference and repetition (2016) and Versus (2016); E dimmi che non vuoi morire (2018); Eva vs Eva (2019).

 

 Davide FerriDavide Ferri(Forlì, 1974) lives in Rome and is an independent curator. He teaches Aesthetics at the Academy of Fine Arts of Rimini (LABA) and Ergonomics of exhibitions and Exhibition Space Design at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna. Since 2012 he is the curator of the Art Section of the theatre Festival Ipercorpo. He collaborates as a curator with Arte Fiera of Bologna, with Palazzo De' Toschi - Banca di Bologna and Fondazione Coppola of Vicenza. He has curated several exhibitions and projects in contemporary art galleries and museums, including: Markus Schinwald – Misfits, Fondazione Antonio Coppola, Vicenza, 2020; Pittura XXI, Arte Fiera, Bologna, 2020; Le realtà ordinarie, Palazzo De’ Toschi, Bologna, 2020; Neo Rauch - Rosa Loy, La Torre, Fondazione Antonio Coppola, Vicenza, 2019; Solo figura e sfondo / Courtesy Emilia Romagna, Arte Fiera, Bologna, 2019; Tutta l’Italia è silenziosa, Accademia Tedesca - Villa Massimo, Ambasciata del Brasile, Accademia Reale di Spagna, Istituto di Cultura Polacco, Centro Russo di Scienza e Cultura, Roma, 2015; Afro. Pensieri nella mano, Musei San Domenico di Forlì, 2015; La figurazione inevitabile. Una scena della pittura oggi, Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, 2013; Sentimiento Nuevo. Incontri sulla nuova critica e scrittura d'arte in Italia (con Antonio Grulli), MAMbo, Bologna, 2011.

 

 Stefano TaddeiStefano Taddei. Born in Vignola (MO) and he lives in Albinea (RE). He gained a degree in Conservation of Cultural Heritage - Contemporary Field from the University of Parma. He is an art critic and an independent curator.