The award jury is renewed at each edition and is made up of five members with a strong international outlook. Various professionals were involved in the 2023 edition, including an artist, a gallery owner, a fair director, a museum director and a curator. A group of Italian and international collectors, the Collectors Board, supports the jury in choosing the winner through a careful analysis of the applications and reading the portfolios of the first fifty artists selected.

Julieta Aranda (Mexico City, 1975)

Artist and co-director of the e-flux platform based in Berlin and New York. Her works have been exhibited internationally, in institutions such as the Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (2019); Momentum Biennale, Norway (2019); FACT Liverpool, UK (2018); PAM – Public Art Munich, Germany (2018); CAPC Bordeaux, France (2018); Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, United States (2017); 54th and 56th Venice Biennale (2011 and 2015), Der Tank, Basel (2016); 

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2009 and 2015), Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (2015), 8th Berlin Biennial (2014), Museo Berardo, Lisbon (2014), Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2013 and 2010), Museum of Contemporary Art Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy (2013), 12th Biennial of Cuenca, Ecuador (2014), MACRO Rome (2012), Documenta 13 (2012), NBK, Berlin (2012), 9th Biennial of Gwangju (2012), 12th Istanbul Biennial (2011), Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany (2011), New Museum, New York (2010).

Nerina Ciaccia (Foggia, 1981)

After a degree in Contemporary History at the University of Bologna and a master’s degree in Management for Cultural Heritage at the Polytechnic of Turin, he collaborated with the a.titolo collective on various projects relating to public art. In 2013 he created, together with Antoine Levi, the Ciaccia Levi gallery with offices in Paris and Milan. She was part of the committee of the Art-O-Rama fair and is co-founder of the Paris Internationale fair and of the collaborative project Palai in Lecce.

Luigi Fassi (Turin, 1977)

He is Director of Artissima, Turin. From 2018 to 2022 he was artistic director of the MAN Art Museum of the Province of Nuoro. Visual Art Curator at the Steirischer Herbst Festival in Graz, Austria, from 2012 to 2017, from 2009 to 2012 he was artistic director of the Kunstverein ar/ge kunst in Bolzano. Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow at the Whitney Museum ISP in New York in 2008-09, Fassi is the author of numerous books and monographic publications and his articles and texts have appeared in Artforum, Mousse, Flash Art, Camera Austria, Site and Domus.

Stéphane Ibars (Nimes, 1988)

After obtaining a diploma in curatorial studies at the École du Magasin in Grenoble in 2006, he began working at the Collection Lambert, where he currently holds the roles of Artistic Director and Chief Curator. At the same time, he teaches Contemporary Art History, Aesthetics and Counterculture at several universities (Nîmes, Montpellier, Avignon) and at the Avignon School of Art. Selection of exhibitions at the Collection Lambert: Dan Flavin, Épiphanies; 

Ann-Veronica Janssens, Between the twilight and the sky; Théo Mercier, Outremonde; I’ll reflect what you are (Nan Goldin, l’intime dans la Collection Lambert); Basquiat Remix (Basquiat, Picasso, Matisse, Twombly); Various Days (Delgado + Fuchs, Zimoun); Francesco Vezzoli, The tears of the poets (Francesco Vezzoli considers Cy Twombly, Louise Lawler, Giulio Paolini).

Bernardo Mosqueira (Rio de Janeiro, 1988)

He is a curator, writer and researcher based in New York. Since 2015 he has been the founder and artistic director of Solar dos Abacaxis, Rio de Janeiro; since 2021 he has been an ISLAA Curatorial Fellow at the New Museum, New York and since 2012 he has been director of the Prêmio FOCO ArtRio. In 2017 he received the Lorenzo Bonaldi Prize for Art, in Bergamo. His recent exhibitions include: “Daniel Lie: Unnamed Entities” (New Museum, 2022); “Castiel Vitorino Brasileiro: Eclipse” (Hessel Museum, 2021) and “Miriam Inez da Silva” (Museu da República, 2021). Mosqueira holds a master’s degree in Curatorial Studies (CCS Bard, 2021).

Collector's Board

A group of 10 international collectors supports the jury in choosing the winners through a careful analysis of the applications and the reading of the portfolios of the first fifty artists selected, and in particular will award the “special mention” of the Collector’s Board.
The committee is made up of: Fabio Agovino, Federica Maria Bianchi, Valter Cassandro, Marco Ghigi, R F Jefferies, Marcelle Joseph, Enea Righi and Lorenzo Paini, Rebecca Russo, Anastasia Sgoumpopoulou, Roberto Spada.