Interview, Massimiliano Gioni
Pavilion 3 - Arena
A conversation on the state of the contemporary art. Ilaria Bonacossa interviews Massimiliano Gioni, one of the most relevant profiles on the field, on his peculiar and unique way to tell us his vision of the world via his exhibitions.
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Massimiliano Gioni is the Edlis Neeson Artistic Director of the New Museum and the director of the Trussardi Foundation in Milan.
He has curated numerous international exhibitions and biennials including the 55th Venice Biennale (2013), the 8th Gwangju Biennale (2010), the 1st New Museum Triennial (co-curated with Lauren Cornell and Laura Hoptman in 2009), the 4th Berlin Biennale (co-curated with Maurizio Cattelan and Ali Subotnick in 2006) and Manifesta 5 (co-curated with Marta Kuzma in 2004).
The Director of Artissima International Fair of Contemporary Art since 2017, Ilaria Bonacossa is an art critic and curator. With a degree in Contemporary Art History from the State University of Milan, after taking a master in curatorial studies at Bard College (USA) she worked in New York at the Whitney Museum. For nine years curator of Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, in 2007 she was a member of the Jury for the Leone d’Oro of the 52nd Venice Art Biennale.