Ilaria Bonacossa is a curator and art historian. She worked as research assistant for the 2003 Whitney Biennial and as curatorial assistant for Manifesta 3, Ljubljana. From 2002 to 2009 she was curator at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, in Torino, where she curated major exhibitions such as ‘Subcontingent, contemporary art from the Indian Sub Continent’. Since 2012 she has been the artistic director of the Public Museum for Contemporary Art Villa Croce, in Genova. In 2007 she was a member for the Golden Lion jury at the Venice Biennale, and in 2013 member of the nominating committee for the Inamori Foundation Prize, Kyoto. She is a founding member of Art@Work, a collective that develops contemporary art projects in the non-profit sector and for private collections.