On the proposal of the Curator Christine Macel, the Venice Biennale Board of Directors, chaired by Paolo Baratta, nominated the International Jury of the 57th International Art Exhibition which is composed of:
Francesca Alfano Miglietti (Italy), curator of exhibitions and conferences. She lives in Milan and her research focuses on the many issues of contemporary transformation. She is also a theorist and art teacher.
Manuel J. Borja-Villel (Spain), – President of the International Jury – is director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, former director of Fundació Antoni Tàpies of Barcelona and the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA).
Amy Cheng (Taiwan), curator and writer based in Taipei, co-founder of TheCube Project Space, an independent space dedicated to research, production and contemporary art exhibitions.
Nathan Edjabe (Cameroon), journalist and DJ, founder of Chimurenga (a Pan-African Art, Culture and Politics publication headquartered in Cape Town) and the Pan African Space Station (PASS) and winner of the Prince Claus Awards’ Principal Award In 2011.
Mark Godfrey (Great Britain), Senior Curator of International Art at Tate Modern, where he organized various exhibitions on Sigmar Polke, Francis Alys, Richard Hamilton and the installation of Abraham Cruzvillegas in the Turbine Hall. In 2015 he won the Absolut Art Writing Award.
- Manuel Borja-Villel