The EDIT Dinner Prize promoted by EDIT—an innovative gastronomic hub that combines experimentation with sharing—is a new prize consisting in the production and artistic direction of a dinner to be realised at EDIT on the occasion of the 2019 edition of the fair.
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Massimo Bartolini, artist, Livorno
Marco Brignone, founder EDIT, Torino
Roberta Ceretto, head of communication and marketing, Ceretto Aziende Vitivinicole, Alba
Giorgio de Mitri, creative director and founder, Sartoria Comunicazione, Modena
Promoted by Campari Group, the prize is assigned to an artist under 35 whose research focuses on the evocative power of storytelling in all its interpretations, and on the communicative dimension of the work.
Lorenzo Fusi, independent curator and director, PIAC, Fondation Prince Pierre, Monaco
Abaseh Mirvali, independent contemporary art and architecture curator and project producer, Mexico City, Berlin
Claire Tancons, co-curator, Sharjah Biennal 14
The OGR Award is a prize of Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT leading to the acquisition of a work of the new Sound section as part of the foundation’s collection, for the OGR – Officine Grandi Riparazioni in Turin.
Anna Colin, associate curator, Lafayette Anticipations, Paris and co-director, Open School East, Margate
Lorenzo Giusti, director, GAMEC, Bergamo
Judith Waldmann, curator and head of monitoring, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel
Refresh Irinox Prize, for the new section Disegni, is awarded to an artist who, through the use of drawing, is able to “reinvent while conserving,” augmenting in a contemporary way the expressive immediacy of a medium that has always represented the most effective path for the transformation of thought into visual form.
Naomi Beckwith, senior curator, MCA, Chicago
Fernanda Brenner, founder and director PIVO, São Paulo
Shoran Mohebbi, curator, SculptureCenter, Long Island, NY
Ettore e Ines Fico Prize, in collaboration with Fondazione Ettore Fico, it promotes the work of emerging artists among all those participating in Artissima. Alongside the prize, the foundation will move forward with its major programme of acquisitions of works at Artissima to augment the collection of the MEF – Museo Ettore Fico in Torino.
Renato Alpegiani, collector, advisor, Fondazione Ettore Fico, Torino
Andrea Busto, director, MEF, Torino
Luigi Fassi, director, MAN, Nuoro
Letizia Ragaglia, director, Museion, Bolzano
illy Present Future Prize, promoted by illycaffè and celebrating its 18th edition, it’s assigned to the most significant work in the Present Future section. Since 2012, in collaboration with Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, the prize offers the winner the exceptional opportunity to have a show in the spaces of the museum.
Lorenzo Benedetti, director, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Gallen
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, director, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea
Kirsty Ogg, director, New Contemporaries, London
Sardi per l’Arte Back to the Future Prize, promoted by Fondazione Sardi per l’Arte, it’s awarded to the gallery with the most deserving project in terms of historical relevance and booth presentation in the Back to the Future section.
Julieta Gonzáles, artistic director, Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
Jean Lois, president, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Andrea Viliani, director, MADRE, Napoli
Lisa Parola, curator, Fondazione Sardi per l’Arte, Torino