Jury

 

 Angel Moya GarciaAngel Moya Garcia (Cordova, Spain, 1980. Lives and works in Florence) is a contemporary art critic and curator. He holds a degree in History of Art from the University of Cordova (Spain) and is Co-Director of Fine Arts at Tenuta Dello Scompiglio in Lucca. He is a member of ICOM Italia - International Council of Museums, IKT - International Association Of Curators Of Contemporary Art and IAC - Institute of Contemporary Art in Spain. He was recently curator of the Spanish Pavilion at the first edition of the Malta Biennial (2024) and curator of the 'Panorama' project at the Quadriennale di Roma (2022-2024). In the past, he was curator of the annual programme of the BLM - Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa artistic residencies in Venice (2023) and was responsible for the programming and cultural events of the Mattatoio di Roma (2020-2022). The fundamental dimension of his research focuses on the concept of identity, the collectivisation of the individual and the deconstruction of the subject in contemporary philosophy. The fundamental dimension of his research focuses on the concept of identity, the collectivisation of the individual and the deconstruction of the subject in contemporary philosophy, while also addressing questions of transversality through the analysis of boundaries and the identification and study of convergences and intersections in the various practices of contemporary art, with particular emphasis on the languages of installation and performance.

 

 Ilaria GianniIlaria Gianni is an independent curator, art critic and lecturer. She is co-founder of IUNO, a research center for contemporary art and of Magic Lantern Film Festival, a research-based thematic investigation of the interstice between visual art and cinema. She has curated exhibitions and independent research projects in museums, institutions, project spaces and galleries including: Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome; MACRO, Rome; MAXXI, Rome; National Gallery, Rome; Matadero, Madrid; MOA, Seoul; Loop, Seoul; Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art, Genoa; John Hansard Gallery, Southampton. From 2016 to 2020 she was guest curator at the American Academy in Rome. Between 2009 and 2016 she was co-director and curator of Nomas Foundation, where she was responsible for the artistic programming. She has collaborated with contemporary art fairs, including ARCOmadrid, for which she curated the section "Opening" (2018-2019), Artissima, for which she curated the section “Present Future” (2019-2021), while between 2015 and 2017 she co -founded and curated the independent art fair Granpalazzo. She is Adjunct Professor at John Cabot University, the Master of Art at Luiss Business School, IED (Rome) and at Naba (Milan). She has contributed with texts to numerous art catalogs and magazines such as: Flash Art, artforum.com, Domus, Mousse, NERO, Cura, Arte e Critica. As part of the Quadriennale d’arte 2020, she curated the project AccadeMibact: Domani Qui Oggi.

 

 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.

 

 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.