THE JURY OF THE FAENA PRIZE FOR THE ARTS 2022 will include Cecilia Alemani (Curator 59th Venice Biennale); artist Alexandre Arrechea; Caroline Bourgeois (Chief Curator of the Pinault Collection); cultural place-maker Ximena Caminos; Chus Martínez (Director Art Institute at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Basel); and José Roca (Artistic Director 23rd Biennale of Sydney).
The Faena Prize for the Arts 2022, coordinated by curator Direlia Lazo, will also consist of a Nominating Committee that will include museum directors and curators from all parts of the globe who will help expand the scope and reach of the open call entries. Nominated submissions and open call applications will all be reviewed together. The jury will not be informed of the committee's nominations until the winners have been selected.
The Nominating Committee will include: Carla Acevedo-Yates (Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator, MCA Chicago); Diana Campbell Betancourt (Artistic Director, Dhaka-based Samdani Art Foundation); Juan Canela (Curator-at-large, MAC Panama and Artistic Director, Zsonamaco, Mexico City); Binna Choi (Director of Casco Art Institute: Working for the Commons, Utrecht, and co-Artistic Director of the 2022 Singapore Biennale); Catalina Lozano (Chief Curator, Artium Museoa, Spain, and co-curator of the Mexican Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2022); Raimundas Malašauskas (Independent Curator); Gabi Ngcobo (Curatorial Director, Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria); Maria Elena Ortiz (Curator, Pérez Art Museum Miami); and Lucrecia Palacios (Executive Director, arteBA Foundation, Argentina).
The jury will meet in August 2022 to select a winner. During its deliberation, the jury may contact the finalists by phone if deemed necessary.
The jury will review the submitted eligible applications and select finalists based on the artistic quality of the proposal, its feasibility, and its contribution to contemporary art. The jury's decision shall be final.