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illy Present Future Prize

The illy Present Future Prize, now in its 22nd edition, is assigned by illycaffè to the artist deemed most interesting in the Present Future section, which has been a launching pad for new talent for many years. In 2022 an international jury will convene to examine the contents of the section, and to assign the illy Present Future Prize to the most outstanding project.

Thanks to the progressive outlook of illycaffè, the illy Present Future Prize makes an important contribution to the success of emerging artists, reflecting the active role played by Artissima to support international talent.

Peng Zuqiang is the winner of the twenty-second edition of the illy Present Future Prize, supported by illycaffè since 2001 and assigned to the most interesting project in Present Future, the section of Artissima devoted to emerging talents.

The artist is presented by Antenna Space gallery, Shanghai.

The prize has been awarded by an international jury composed of Tominga O’Donnell, senior curator of Contemporary Art at MUNCH in Oslo, Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, president of the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, Fabian Schöneich, founding director of CCA Berlin – Center for Contemporary Arts in Berlin, and Moritz Wesseler, director of the Fridericianum in Kassel.

Winners of the previous editions
2021 Diana Policarpo, della galleria LEHMANN + SILVA, Porto;
2020 Radamés “Juni” Figueroa, Proyectos Ultravioleta gallery, Guatemala City;
2019 aaajiao, House of Egorn gallery, Berlin;
2018 Pedro Neves Marques, Umberto di Marino gallery, Naples;
2017 Cally Spooner, GB Agency, Paris, and Zero…, Milan;
2016 Cécile B. Evans, Barbara Seiler gallery, Zurich;
2015 Alina Chaiderov, Antoine Levi gallery, Paris;
2014 Rachel Rose, High Art gallery, Paris

FPT for Sustainable Art Award

FPT Industrial promotes the third edition of the FPT for Sustainable Art Award, a meeting point of sustainability, innovation and art.  After assignment of the prize in 2020 to Renato Leotta, presented by the gallery Madragoa, for a work from the “Mare” series which the company later purchased, addressing reflections pertinent to FPT Industrial regarding the protection of the seas, in 2021 the company selected the installation by Lennart Lahuis of the gallery Dürst Britt & Mayhew, a moving example of how context and materiality are manifested in a multi-layered process of what is considered “sustainable”.

In 2022 the firm continues its search for an artist whose work is not only the result of research on sustainable processes of art production, but also contains a strong focus on the theme and the process itself of Carbon Neutrality, one of the fundamental priorities of FPT Industrial in terms of sustainability. Artwork as the result of a process that involves people, materials, lives, and has to come to grips with mechanisms of organization, logistics and economics. Sustainability as a motor of transformation of materials and of creative and industrial processes.

The selected artist receives financial support, and will also have the possibility of acquisition of their work for the corporate collection of FPT Industrial, while activating a dialogue with the company for projects of communication and information.

Nohemí Pérez is the winner of the third edition of the FPT for Sustainable Art Award, promoted by FPT Industrial with the aim of generating a meeting between sustainability, innovation and art.

The artist is presented by the mor charpentier, Paris and Bogotà.

The FPT for Sustainable Art Award has been assigned by an international jury composed of Hélène Guenin, director of MAMAC Nice in Nice, Markus Reymann, director of TBA21 Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary in Vienna and Gian Maria Tosatti, artist.

VANNI occhiali #artistroom Prize

VANNI occhiali, the Turin-based brand of creative eyewear operating in over 40 countries around the world, confirms its support for Artissima which began in 2019 with the capsule collection by Cristian Chironi and presents in 2022 the second edition of the VANNI occhiali #artistroom Prize, continuing its exploration of the possible contaminations between contemporary art and eyewear design. The international jury selects an artist under 35 whose research offers an original perspective on reality, opening an unexpected, surprising viewpoint, as through the action of a lens. Besides a financial award, the winner will have the opportunity to work on a capsule collection of artist’s eyewear, which will be produced in a limited edition.

After the first capsule collection coordinated by Cristian Chironi, in 2021 Catalin Pislaru, of the Nir Altman gallery, conducted the second project for the creation of two VANNI sunglasses, to be presented during Artissima 2022 at the VANNI store on Piazza Carlina in Turin.

Teresa Giannico wins the second edition of the VANNI occhiali #artistroom Prize, launched by the brand VANNI and awarded to the artist whose artistic research can offer an original look at reality, opening, as a lens would, an unexpected and surprising horizon.

The artist is presented by the Viasaterna, Milan.

The prize has been awarded by an international jury composed of Bruno Barsanti, director of the Elpis Foundation in Milan, Marco Enrico Giacomelli, philosopher and journalist, and Letizia Schätzinger, journalist.

Tosetti Value Award for photography

Tosetti Value – Il Family office continues its support of Artissima, and for the third year in a row organizes an award for photography based on the desire to investigate the relationship between art and economics, and to widen the perspective on the real world.

The Tosetti Value Award for photography establishes a dialogue with “Perspectives. The economy of images”, a project on contemporary photography that began in 2014, curated by Tosetti Value per l’Arte with the objective of fostering debate and reflection on our globalized world through exhibitions and talks, in synergy with the economic research conducted by Family office. A jury of experts will select the artist whose photographic work is seen as particularly interesting for an understanding of the historical-social and economic situation of our globalized world.

The winning artist, besides receiving a financial award, will have the chance to establish a dialogue with “Perspectives. The economy of images” during 2023.

The first edition of the Tosetti Value Award for photography, supported by Tosetti Value – Il Family office, was assigned to Raed Yassin, presented by the gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai. The second edition was awarded to Fatma Bucak, presented by the gallery Peola Simondi, Turin. Tosetti Value – Il Family office has acquired a work of both the winning artists for its corporate collection.

Oroma Elewa is the winner of the third edition of the Tosetti Value Award for photography supported by Tosetti Value – The Family office. The award, which stems from the desire to investigate the relationship between art and economics and expand the field of perspective on reality, is awarded to the artist whose photographic work is considered vital to our understanding of the historical-social and economic situation of our globalized world.

The artist is presented by In situ – Fabienne Leclerc gallery, Paris.

The prize has been awarded to the artist by an international jury composed of Fatma Bucak, artist, Antonio Carloni, deputy director of the Gallerie d’Italia – Torino, and Walter Guadagnini, director of CAMERA Centro italiano per la fotografia di Torino.

Matteo Viglietta Award

The Matteo Viglietta Award, coordinated by Collezione La Gaia, has been created to commemorate Matteo Viglietta: an outstanding, passionate collector who had a very strong bond with Artissima from the outset, actively supporting the fair in terms of acquisitions for his own collection and the production of collateral events, in which the exhibition space of Collezione La Gaia at Busca (founded with his partner Bruna Girodengo at the end of the 1970s) was one of the most frequently visited locations.

The fund organized by the Collection is now taken forward by the Viglietta family, with the purpose of paying homage to the joyful, curious spirit that drove Viglietta’s confident steps and voracious desire for art whenever he walked down the corridors of the fair. He was always interested in the discovery and rediscovery of radical practices, at times not rewarded with deserved levels of success in terms of audience and market. In this perspective, the honour is not restricted to demographically emerging artists, but is open to creators of all ages.

To some extent, the acquisition ratifies an established praxis of Viglietta, who every year would select a work having some degree of pertinence to the materials and utensils sold by his company – Viglietta Matteo SpA, a leader in the importation and wholesale distribution of hardware – for its catalogue, a book of 1200 pages full of various items.

Once again this year, the work purchased at Artissima, besides becoming part of Collezione La Gaia, can be utilized as the cover of the “catalogue-pricelist”, and in this sense it will have a connection with one of the hundreds of products or materials, while paying homage to Matteo’s ironic and irreverent spirit – that of a man with an open mind and a contagious smile.

Vasilis Papageorgiou is the winner of the first edition of the Matteo Viglietta Award, promoted by Collezione La Gaia to remember Matteo Viglietta, a great and passionate collector who has had a strong bond with Artissima since its inception.

The artist is presented by UNA gallery, Piacenza.

The Matteo Viglietta Award has been awarded by an international jury composed of Eva Brioschi, curator of the Collezione La Gaia in Busca, Alice Motard, director of the CEAAC in Strasbourg and Franco Noero, founder of the Franco Noero gallery in Turin.

 

Carol Rama Award by Fondazione Sardi per l’Arte

The Carol Rama Award, promoted by Fondazione Sardi per l’Arte and now at its third edition, will be assigned to the artist who embodies, through research and work, the ideal of unconventional female creativity and artistic freedom Carol enacted and transmitted with her works and personality.

The award takes its cue from the always vivid interest of Pinuccia Sardi in the work of Carol Rama, which in recent years has led to support for the creation of the catalogue raisonné of the artist’s works, to be published in 2023, and the acquisition of the contents of the artist’s home.

The apartment at Via Napione 15, where Carol Rama lived and worked from the 1940s until her death in 2015, welcoming many personalities and artists, was listed in 2016 as an important national cultural asset, protected as an artist’s studio. In 2019 Fondazione Sardi per l’Arte acquired the complete contents of the residence from the artist’s heirs, and then ceded it on loan to Archivio Carol Rama, the current handler, to allow the home-studio to become a living, vital location for knowledge and study of the painter’s work, open to the public and researchers, to discover the creative independence of this artist who always eluded classification and the stereotypes of the world of women.

In 2021 the Carol Rama Award was assigned to Ivana Spinelli, presented by GALLLERIAPIÙ, Bologna. In 2020 to Zehra Doğan, presented by the Prometeo Gallery Ida Pisani, Milan and Lucca.

Anna Perach is winner of the third edition of the Carol Rama Award promoted by Fondazione Sardi per l’Arte, awarded to the artist who embodies, through research and work, the ideal of unconventional female creativity and artistic freedom Carol enacted and transmitted with her works and personality.

The artist is presented by ADA gallery, Roma.

The prize has been awarded by an international jury composed of Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, curator and independent art critic in Sao Paulo, Laura McLean-Ferris, curator at large of the Swiss Institute in New York, and Zoe Whitley, director of the Chisenhale Gallery in London.

 

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