Photo credits: Roman März
Courtesy: Gallery Isabella Bortolozzi and the artist
The German artist Veit Laurent Kurz is the winner of the 42° edition of the Matteo Olivero Prize.
To give the Award has been an international jury composed by:
Marianna Vecellio, Curator of Castello di Rivoli, Turin,
Ruba Katrib, Curator of MoMA PS1, New York,
Stefano Raimondi, Director of The Blank Contemporary Art, Artistic Director of ArtVerona,
Roberto Giordana, Vicepresident of Fondazione CRC, Cuneo (Piedmont),
Arturo Demaria, member of Fondazione Amleto Bertoni.
Caterina Molteni nominated the winning artist.
The artists selected are: Rosa Aiello, Olì Bonzanigo, Alfonso Borragán, Guendalina Cerruti, Roberto Coda Zabetta, Keren Cytter, Louis De Belle, Violet Dennison, Sarah Entwistle, Irene Fenara, Miguel Fernández de Castro, Anna Franceschini, Emily Jones, Veit Laurent Kurz, Sonia Leimer, Hanne Lippard, Marcovinicio, Silvia Mariotti, Ornaghi & Prestinari, Edoardo Piermattei, Giuliana Rosso, Gabriel Rico, Oscar Santillan, Lise Stoufflet, Patrick Tuttofuoco, Alice Visentin, Kennedy Yanko, Italo Zuffi.
They have been selected by: Ilaria Bonacossa (Director of Artissima, Turin), Michele Bonuomo (Director of the magazine «Arte»), Elisa Carollo (Art consultant), Irene Sofia Comi (Independent curator and art critic), Laura Copelin (Ballroom Marfa’s Executive Director & Curator), Alfredo Cramerotti (Director MOSTYN, Wales), Giacinto Di Pietrantonio (Teacher of Art History at Accademia di Brera, Milan, Art critic and Independent curator), Matilde Galletti (Art historian, art critic, curator), Matteo Ghidoni (Architect and publisher), Antonio Grulli (Art critic and independent curator), Laura Lecce (Buyer for the section Design+Art of the group Yoox Net-A-Porter), Caterina Molteni (Independent curator), Hanne Mugas (Director Kunsthall Stavanger), Andrea Neustein (Independent curator), Letizia Ragaglia (Director of Museion, Bolzano), Maria Chiara Valacchi (Founder of Cabinet, Milan), Benjamin Weil (Artistic Director Centro Botín, Santander).
Veit Laurent Kurz will realize his project in the Room “de Foix”, inside Casa Cavassa (Saluzzo, Piedmont).
The opening, after has been postponed due to the coronavirus emergency, is now confirmed on October 2nd, 2020 at the Sala “de Foix” of Casa Cavassa, in Saluzzo, Piedmont.