SELECTION COMMITTEE 2018

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 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.

Joana P. R. Neves

Joana P. R. Neves

International Artistic Director

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.

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.

Julie Enckell Julliard

Julie Enckell Julliard

Director of Musée Jenisch Vevey, Switzerland

Véronique Souben

Véronique Souben

Director at Fron régional d’art contemporain

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).

Daniel Schildge

Daniel Schildge

Collector

Adam Budak

Adam Budak

Chief Curator at the National Gallery in Prague

Adam Budak is Chief Curator at the National Gallery in Prague (CZ). He has worked as curator of contemporary art at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC (USA), at the Kunsthaus Graz in Graz (A), and at the Bunkier Sztuki Municipal Gallery of Contemporary Art in Krakow (PL). He has curated numerous exhibitions, including Manifesta 7 (Trentino Alto Adige, I),  the Venice Biennale (the Polish Pavilion at the Architecture Biennale and the Estonian Pavilion at the Art Biennale), two editions of the Prague Biennale and the Trienala Ladina. He has contributed to a large number of publications and edited two volumes of  “What is Architecture?” (2002/2008).