SetUp Contemporary Art Fair evaluates under -35 artists and curators presented by the galleries, giving to the best one an award consisting in 1000€ for the best artist, and 500 € for the best curator.

The jury is composed by the Scientific Committee (Diego Bergamaschi e Silvia Evangelisti) and by the Management Committee (Simona Gavioli and Alice Zannoni).

The awards winners will be announced on Friday 27th January from 8 pm to 9 pm in the Talk Area.

SetUp Award Under 35 Artist

Reasons: the ability to dare giving a sense of lightness to concrete and for the ability to create an equilibrium between the geometric shapes of the volume and the color gradient, interpreting in an abstract sense the key theme of the fair. The award for the best Under 35 Artist goes to Alice Paltrinieri with her work Celeste represented by Spazio Espositivo EContemporary from Trieste.

SetUp Award Under 35 Curator

Reasons: for the ability to express concisely and with an effective language, yet a simple one, the photographic project of Ilaria Gentilini and for giving to the work a coherent interpretation with the 2017 SetUp key theme, equilibrium, the award for bes Under 35 Curator goes to Michele Medici, with the critical text The equilibrium of an acrobat without vertigo. The project was presented by Galleria 13 Arte Moderna e Contemporanea from Reggio Emilia

Alice Patrinieri_Celeste_Premio SetUp artista under 35© Rosy Dennetta-2
Michele Medici_ L'equilibrio di un'acrobata senza vertigine_Premio SetUp curatore under 35 © Rosy Dennetta