The selection committee 2017

Philippe Piguet

Philippe Piguet

Artistic director

Art critic and exhibitions curator, Philippe Piguet, born in 1946, is the artistic director of DRAWING NOW I PARIS and of the Chapel of the Visitation in Thonon-les-Bains. He collaborates regularly on magazines L’œil, since 1985, and art absolument, since 2002. He is the author of numerous works and texts of catalogues as well as art films.

Joana P. R. Neves

Joana P. R. Neves

International Artistic Director

Joana P. R. Neves is a London-based writer and independent curator. She is currently doing research in Art History at Kingston University. She has worked as a director in prominent commercial galleries (Galerie Chantal Crousel (2003-05), schleicher+lange (2007-09) in Paris and Marlborough Contemporary (2012-13) in London. She has curated several group shows in the Parisian area, amongst which Morel’s Island at CPIF and, more recently The Lynx Knows no Boundaries at the Ricard Foundation in 2015. She also organised solo shows for artists such as Gyan Panchal (2006), Evariste Richer (2007) Reto Pulfer (co-curated with Roven Platform) and Catarina Dias (both in 2015). She is co-founder of the curatorial group Roven Platform with Johana Carrier, Marine Pagès and Diogo Pimentão for which she has co-curated thematic and choreographed soirées and group exhibitions around the medium of drawing. She regularly writes articles for Roven magazine and has written for magazines (Frieze, 02, Le Quotidien de l’Art…) and group or monographic catalogues. Her PhD research focuses on drawing, its machines and its language: "A dialogic study of Etienne-Jules Marey’s graphic and photographic images in relation to contemporary uses of the line and the trace in abstract and conceptual art. She is a trustee at Fermynwoods Contemporary Art", Northamptonshire, UK.

Emilie Bouvard

Emilie Bouvard

Art historian and Curator of French Heritage

Emilie Bouvard is an art historian and heritage curator. She is currently in charge of paintings (1938-1973) at the Picasso Museum in Paris, as well as of research, publications, and contemporary art. In parallel to completing a doctoral thesis on ‘The Violence of Women Artists from 1960 to 1985,’ Bouvard served as an art critic of emerging contemporary art for pieces exhibited on-site as well as for the Association of Portraits. In 2015, Bouvard acted as the National Picasso Museum’s co-curator of the exhibition "Picasso.Mania" held at the Grand Palais, Paris. Together with Laurent Le Bon, she curated the 2016 edition of "Choices" at the Palais de Tokyo.

Julie Enckell Julliard

Julie Enckell Julliard

Director of Musée Jenisch Vevey, Switzerland

The author of a doctoral thesis, Julie Enckell Julliard studied in Lausanne, Rome, and Paris. In 2001, she obtained a postgraduate degree from the Art Criticism, Curatorial and CyberMedia center at the University of Art and Design in Geneva. After having taught at the university, Julliard held the position of Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Musée Jenisch Vevey, from 2007 to 2012. Since 2013, she has been this establishment’s director. Member of the Federal Art Commission and the Swiss Society of Engraving, Julliard is also an art advisor for the Nestle Art Collection.
For ten years now, she has been undertaking extensive research centered on drawing, in the form of exhibitions and publications. Her favored subjects concern the development of drawing since the 1950s, and she has curated twenty exhibitions with artists such as Alain Huck, Pierrette Bloch, Ante Timmermans, and Markus Raetz. In 2010-2011, she organized the exhibition ‘Here is a Swiss Drawing’ (Voici un dessin suisse), held at the Rath Museum in Geneva and at Aargauer Kunsthaus in Aarau. She is the author of some fifty written pieces concerning a number of artists, as well as the links between drawing and photography, and the use of paper in contemporary art. In 2014, she published ‘Towards the visible - Exhibiting contemporary drawing 1964-1980’ (Vers le visible - Exposer le dessin contemporain 1964-1980) at ROVEN publishing.

Elsy Lahner

Elsy Lahner

Contemporary art curator, Albertina Museum in Vienna

Elsy Lahner is among Austria’s leading experts on contemporary drawing and young Austrian art. Since 2011, she is curator for contemporary art at the Albertina. Some of her exhibitions in this time were a large retrospective with Gottfried Helnwein (2013), ‘Dreaming Russia’ (2013), ‘Eric Fischl. Friends, Lovers, and other constellations’ (2014), and a comprehensive exhibition on international contempory drawing, ‘Drawing Now: 2015’ (2015). She also started an intervention series with a younger generation of artists. She is on the advisory board for fine arts at the Federal Chancellery of Austria, and also jury member of the Klockerstiftung Innsbruck and of the Strabag Artaward International.

Marc Donnadieu

Marc Donnadieu

Curator in charge of the contemporary art at the LaM, Lille Métropole, Musée d’art moderne, d‘art contemporain et d’art brut

Marc Donnadieu is, since September 2010, curator for contemporary art at the LaM – Lille Métropole Musée d’Art Moderne, d’Art Contemporain et d’Art Brut (Villeneuve d’Ascq) after being director of the Regional Fund of Contemporary Art of Haute-Normandie for twelve years. He is a member of the commission to purchase photographies (2010/2012) of the National Fund of Contemporary Art. Meanwhile, since the mid 80’s, he is a contemporary art critic under the name of Charles-Arthur Boyer. Regular writer for Art Press, his articles have been published in many french and foreign magazines. He has also written dozens of catalogs and collective books on art, photography, design, architecture and fashion. Tarabuste Editions published in 1997 his first litterary text "Celui qui est encore au monde (La parole transmise)".

Daniel Schildge

Daniel Schildge

Collector

Daniel Schildge is an art lover, art enthusiast and art collector. He is a Relentless traveler in order to discover more and more innovations and originalities.
He is a member of the Art Collector jury and also a member of ADIAF and famous Marcel Duchamp Prize committee for 2016.
He is jury for the 9th Fondation d’art contemporain Daniel et Florence Guerlain Prize (an award devoted to drawing).