miart 2017: Prizes & Juries, 31 Mar 2017 — 02 Apr 2017

miart 2017: Prizes & Juries

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The range of Prizes and Acquisition Funds connected with miart continues to expand. Alongside the familiar contribution of the Giampiero Cantoni Acquisition Fund of Fondazione Fiera Milano and the BeArt Prize for Emergent as well as the Premio Rotary Club Milano Brera and the Herno Prize, this year at its third edition, in collaboration with Herno Spa.
At miart 2017 there will be also three newly conceived prizes: Fidenza Village Prize for Generations, the On Demand Prize and CEDIT Prize for Object.

Fondazione Fiera Milano Acquisition Fund “Giampiero Cantoni”
Acquisition fund for modern and contemporary art works, to build the collection of Fiera Milano Foundation.
Giovanni Gorno Tempini, President, Fondazione Fiera Milano (Chair)
Martin Clark, Director, Kunsthall Bergen, Bergen
Nicholas Cullinan, Director, National Portrait Gallery, London
Letizia Ragaglia, Director, Museion, Bolzano

Herno Prize
Born to a partnership between miart and Herno Spa, will be assigned to the booth with the best design, conceived and set up in all its details as a true exhibition, and capable of combining high research content, quality and attention to detail in the design of the exhibits.
Suzanne Cotter, Director, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
Anne Pontégnie, Independent Curator, Le Consortium, Dijon – Cranford Collection, London
Nicolaus Schafhausen, Director, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

Fidenza Village Prize for Generations
A newly conceived prize, born to a partnership between miart and Value Retail, will be assigned to the best dialogue within the section Generations.
Björn Geldhof, Artistic and Strategic Director, YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Baku and Artistic Director, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev
Stefan Kalmár, Director, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Gianfranco Maraniello, Director, MART – Contemporary and Modern Art Museum of Trento and Rovereto

On Demand Prize
A newly conceived prize, born to a partnership between miart and the production company Snaporazverein, will be assigned to the best presentation within the section On Demand.
The prize will support a project by the prizeed artist to be realized in the future.
Gloria Moure, Art Historian and Independent Curator, Barcelona
Jean-Marc Prévost, Director, Carré d’Art – Musée d’art contemporain, Nîmes
Florence Ostende, Curator, Barbican Art Gallery, London

BeArt Prize for Emergent
The BeArt Prize, born to a partnership between miart and the crowdfunding platform BeArt, will be assigned to the best booth within the section Emergent.
Anna Gritz, Curator, Kunst-Werke – Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Balthazar Lovay, Artistic Director, Fri Art, Fribourg
Sam Thorne, Director, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham

CEDIT Prize for Object
This newly conceived acquisition prize, born to a partnership between miart and CEDIT, will be prizeed to anemerging Italian designer, whose work will be presented within the section Object and that will be donated to the collection of the Triennale Design Museum, Milan.
Silvana Annicchiarico, Director, Triennale Design Museum, Milan
Deyan Sudjic OBE, Director, Design Museum, London
Stefano Torrenti, CEO Florim Ceramiche S.p.a, Modena

Rotary Club Milano Brera Prize for Contemporary Art and Young Artists
The IX edition of the prize leads the acquisition of a work by an emerging artist. The work will be donated to a Milanese art institution.
Laura Cherubini, Curator and Professor of Contemporary Art History, Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome
Christian Marinotti, Publisher, Professor of Contemporary Art History, School of Architecture, Polytechnic of Milan and creator of the prize, Milan
Andrea Viliani, General Director, Madre – Donnaregina Contemporary Art Museum, Naples

Contacts & Details
T: +39 0249971
M: miart@fieramilano.it

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