Artissima 2013

Artissima has just announced the names of the artists and their representing galleries taking part at the 2013 Present Future section.

As a special section of the fair devoted to emerging talents, realised in collaboration with illycaffè, Present Future has grown both in horizons and scale by proposing in 2013 the projects by 24 artists selected by an expanded Curatorial Committee consisting of five young renowned international curators and coordinated – as for the past editions – by Luigi Fassi.

During Artissima, the illy Present Future Prize will be awarded to the artist with the most interesting project by a jury of international museum directors.

Since 2012, the Prize consists in the unique opportunity of an exhibition by the winning artist in the prestigious setting of the Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art on the occasion of the forthcoming edition of Artissima. In November 2013, the museum will host a group exhibition including original and new works by the winners of the 2012 Prize – Naufus Ramirez Figueroa, Vanessa Safavi, and Santo Tolone – curated by last year’s jury members.

Present Future has established itself over the years as a successful launching pad for the latest generation of talented artists.

Artists & Galleries at Present Future – ARTISSIMA 2013
Caroline Achaintre | ARCADE, London
Xavier Antin | CRÈVECOEUR, Paris
Alessandro Balteo Yazbeck | GREEN ART, Dubai
Andy Boot | EMANUEL LAYR, Vienna
Fatma Bucak | ALBERTO PEOLA, Torino
Giulia Cenci | SPAZIOA, Pistoia
Patrizio Di Massimo | T293, Napoli, Roma
Alfredo Esquillo, Jr | TIN-AW ART, Makati City
Josh Faught | LISA COOLEY, New York
Charles Harlan | JTT, New York
Adelita Husni-Bey | LAVERONICA, Modica
Yee I-Lann | MAP KL, Kuala Lumpur
Ella Kruglyanskaya | KENDALL KOPPE, Glasgow
Jumana Manna | CRG, New York
Christoph Meier | COLLICALIGREGGI, Catania
Ceren Oykut | X-IST, Istanbul
Valerie Piraino | NIGHT, Los Angeles
Florian & Michale Quistrebert | JULIETTE JONGMA, Amsterdam
Soraya Rhofir | NOSBAUM & REDING, Luxembourg
Nora Schultz | ISABELLA BORTOLOZZI, Berlin
Cara Tolmie | ROWING, London
Ned Vena | SOCIÉTÉ, Berlin / REAL FINE ARTS, New York
Matthew Watson | JOE SHEFTEL, New York
Stuart Whipps | EASTSIDE PROJECTS, Birmingham

Present Future Curatorial Committee – ARTISSIMA 2013
Luigi Fassi (coordinator), Visual Arts Curator, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
Alex Gartenfeld, Curator, MOCA North Miami, Miami
Krist Gruijthuijsen, Artistic Director, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
Robert Leckie, Exhibitions Curator, Gasworks, London
Qinyi Lim, Curator, Para Site, Hong Kong
Alice Motard, Deputy Director & Exhibitions Organizer, Raven Row, London

illy Present Future Prize Jury – ARTISSIMA 2013

Defne Ayas, Director, Witte De With Center of Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Matthew Higgs, Director, White Columns, New York
Beatrice Merz, Director, Castello di Rivoi Museum of Contemporary Art, Torino
Joanna Mytkowska, Director, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

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