miart 2018: Prizes
miart hosts several Prizes and Acquisition Funds in collaboration with its institutional partners.
Fondazione Fiera Milano Acquisition Fund
Acquisition fund to purchase artworks to further enhance the collection of Fiera Milano Foundation with a budget of Euro 100.000.
Giovanni Gorno Tempini, President, Fondazione Fiera Milano, Milan (President of the Jury), Martin Clark, Director, Camden Arts Centre, London, Lorenzo Giusti, Director, GAMeC, Bergamo, Eva Wittocx, Curator & Head of Contemporary Art, M – Museum Leuven, Leuven
Developed as a partnership between miart and Herno Spa, the prize of Euro 10.000 will be awarded to the booth with the best design.
Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Mats Stjernstedt, Director, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Nina Zimmer, Director, Kunstmuseum Bern – Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
Fidenza Village Prize for Generations
The prize of Euro 10.000, developed as a partnership between miart and Fidenza Village, one of the Collection of Villages by Value Retail, will be awarded to the best dialogue within the section Generations.
Gabriella Belli, Director, Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Venice, Pedro Gadanho, Director, MAAT | Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon
Hou Hanru, Artistic Director, MAXXI | Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, Rome
On Demand Prize by Snaporazverein
Developed as a partnership between miart and the association for experimental productions Snaporazverein, the prize of Euro 10.000 will be assigned to the best presentation within the section On Demand. The prize will support a project by the awarded artist to be realized in the future.
Ben Borthwick, Artistic Director, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth, Marta Gili, Director, Jeu de Paume, Paris, Zoë Gray, Senior Curator, WIELS, Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels
LCA Prize for Emergent
The prize of Euro 4.000, developed as a partnership between miart and LCA Studio Legale, will be assigned to the best presentation within the section Emergent.
Valérie Knoll, Director, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Roberta Tenconi, Curator, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, Lydia Yee, Chief Curator, Whitechapel Gallery, London
CEDIT Prize for Object
This acquisition prize, developed as a partnership between miart and CEDIT – Ceramiche d’Italia, will be awarded to an emerging 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, Stefano Torrenti, CEO Florim Ceramiche S.p.a, Christopher Turner, Keeper of Design, Architecture and Digital, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Rotary Club Milano Brera Prize for Contemporary Art and Young Artists
The X 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 di Brera, Milan, Christian Marinotti, Publisher, Professor of Contemporary Art History, School of Architecture, Politecnico di Milano and creator of the prize, Milan, Paola Nicolin, Domus Editor at Large, Curator and Professor of Art History, Università Bocconi, Milan