MAXXI BVLGARI PRIZE 2022
curated by Giulia Ferracci
MAXXI and Bvlgari together for young contemporary art.
Alessandra Ferrini (Florence 1984), Silvia Rosi (Scandiano – RE 1992) and Namsal Siedlecki (Greenfield USA 1986) are the finalists in the third edition of the MAXXI BVLGARI PRIZE, the project for the support and promotion of young artists that unites MAXXI and Bvlgari, and over the years has launched many new talents onto the international scene.
Selected from a shortlist of artists presented by the Italian critics and curators Valentina Bruschi, Gaia Di Lorenzo, Eva Fabbris, Simone Frangi, Pier Paolo Pancotto, Gea Politi, Paola Ugolini and Eugenio Viola, the finalists were chosen by an international jury – which includes, in rotation, An international jury chose the finalists – made up, in rotation, of highly prestigious curators and directors of the world’s leading cultural institutions – composed of Hoor Al Qasimi President and Director Sharjah Art Foundation United Arab Emirates, Chiara Parisi Director Pompidou-Metz, Dirk Snauwaert Director WIELS Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels, with Hou Hanru Artistic Director MAXXI and Bartolomeo Pietromarchi Director MAXXI Arte.
Alessandra Ferrini wins the MAXXI BVLGARI PRIZE 2022
The international jury – including Hoor Al Qasimi, Sharjah Art Foundation President and Director, Chiara Parisi, Pompidou-Metz Director, Dirk Snauwaert, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre Director, Hou Hanru, MAXXI Artistic Director, and Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, MAXXI Arte Director – chose Gaddafi in Rome: Notes for a Film by Alessandra Ferrini “for its ability to represent the controversial facts of contemporary geo-political history, challenging the official and canonized formulas of historical and journalistic narratives. In particular, for the strength and balance in analyzing documentary materials such as photographs, texts, and films, recomposing them into a new narrative that reflects on the role of research as essential in defence of human rights and global citizenship in the post-colonial age.”