ABW International Award 2014 / Jury members announced
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The Jury members: Diletta Colombo, Adéla Kudrnová, Ludmila & Sylvain Favardin, Yvona Ferencová, Sergio Caruso and Klára Kvitová (assistant to the Jury)

EDITIONLIDU has the pleasure to present the members of ART BOOKS WANTED International Award 2014. The Jury is composed of international curators, editors, artists and designers. The Jury session will be held on 25th July 2014 at EDITION LIDU’s creative space in Prague. The Jury will select up to 12 books that will be awarded and vote for the main winner.

Members of the ABW International Jury are:

Diletta Colombo

Diletta Colombo drew from her extensive experience in the editorial field, both Italian and international. In 2012 she founded Spazio B**k in Milan with Chiara Bottani.

Spazio B**k is a magic place combining a bookshop and creative laboratory for children and adults, specialized on quality picture books, illustration, graphic design, comics, animation and craft, with a selection of fiction, essays and movies.

Spazio B**K organizes events, presentations, exhibitions and workshops about the world of books, the meaning of images and on various craft techniques.

 

Yvona Ferencová

Yvona Ferencová is a head curator of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art of Moravian Gallery in Brno. Moravian Gallery in Brno is one of the most influential Art Museum in the Czech Republic hosting Bienale Brno – biennial of the best graphic design from all over the world.

In addition to monitoring current changes of the contemporary art scene, Yvona focuses on the art of the late 20th century. Her long-term projects are related to the possibilities of interpretation of public art, including the art for visually impaired visitors of the gallery (Možná sdělení / Possible Messages and Neviditelná příčina / Invisible Cause).

Yvona also gives lectures and workshops at MG Brno, National Gallery in Prague, National Gallery in Bratislava and more. Her creative curatorial projects include: Dominik Lang – Sleeping City, at the 54th Biennial of Fine Arts in Venice in 2010, Daniel Balaban – Message 2013, Do not forget the flowers both in MG Brno and many more.

 

Sergio Caruso

Sergio Caruso is a designer, illustrator and editor based in Milan, Italy. In 2011 he founded NURANT a bimonthly illustration mag along with Nicola Iannibello (editor) and Federico Caruso (editor in chief).

The Nurant is not only a magazine, it has crossed the border of the printed page to create creative relationships, exhibitions and events.

Each issue has an associated theme: a pretext to suggest images for illustrators and graphic designers, who develop their own ideas for the next issue. Among the authors already hosted are Riccardo Guasco (Italy), Jérémie Decalf (France), Beni Chu (Taiwan), Juan Molinet (Argentina) and many others.

 

Ludmila et Sylvain Favardin

Ludmila & Sylvain Favardin explore in their art projects both serious social issues and also the space-time of a dream, its possibilities and principles using different art media (books, installations, interactive projects).

Ludmila & Sylvain Favardin exhibited at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York, Art Rotterdam within the scope of project Attraction of the opposites, Moravian Gallery Brno, Museum kampa Prague, Keio Media Design School (Japan), Crosstalk video art festival in Budapest, Tomtom Sokak centre in Istanbul, Ya es hoy centre in Buenos Aires, Art Theathers Cinebarre (USA), Cinema Speakeasy in Los Angeles and more.

In 2009 they published their first award winning children book Conte pour oreiller (Ask the Stars / Pohádka na dobrou noc) and created the Interactive story Follow the White Rabbit, experimental project that has been awarded and exhibited worldwide.

In 2011 they founded the independent art publishing EDITION LIDU, initiated and organized the international project ART BOOKS WANTED International Award to support unique art and design books at the international level.

 

Adéla Kudrnová

Adéla Kudrnová is a versatile interpreter, not only she translates from Swedish, she also interprets ideas as a design stylist and writer for magazines such as ELLE. In 2014 she co-founded design and lifestyle magazine SOFFA MAG with art director and designer Lenka Hlaváčová and photographer Lina Németh.

SOFFA is a magazine rooted in passions for design, beautiful interiors, creative people, travel, craft and food. Each issue of SOFFA is filled with original content comprising stylish homes, interesting travel destinations, as well as profiles of unique products and interviews.

The minimalistic look of the magazine appeals to young audience seeking inspiration in the field on photography, art and design.

 

Read more about the Jury session in the updated article here

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