Committees and Juries

Honorary President
Marisa Merz

Organizing Committee
Beatrice Merz (President)
Willy Merz
Francesca Gentile Camerana
Silvano Bertalot
Maria Centonze
Carola Wiese
Filippo Bertacchi

Honors Committee
the Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation in Italy, His Excellency Giancarlo Kessler
the Italian Ambassador in Switzerland, His Excellency Marco Del Panta Ridolfi
the President of the Region Piedmont, Sergio Chiamparino
the Mayor of the City of Turin, Chiara Appendino
Ugo Nespolo
the President of the Hochschule der Künste in Zurich, Professor Dr. Thomas D. Meier

Second edition’s juries selection
ART
Nicholas Cullinan (Director National Portrait Gallery, London)
Claudia Gioia (Independent Curator)
Marisa Merz

MUSIC
Giacomo Agazzini (Violinist and Professor at “Conservatorio G. Verdi” in Turin)
Stefano Pierini (Composer and Professor at “Centro di Formazione Musicale” in Turin)
Philip Samartzis (Sound-designer and Professor at Melbourne University)

Second edition’s Prize juries
ART
Manuel Borja-Villel (Director Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid)
Lawrence Weiner (artist)
Massimiliano Gioni (Artistic Director New Museum, New York – Artistic Director Fondazione Trussardi, Milan)
Beatrice Merz

MUSIC
Thomas Demenga (cellist and composer)
Dieter Ammann (composer)
Alexander Lonquich (pianist)
Willy Merz

Click here to know the first edition’s juries.