Fondazione Ermanno Casoli is proud to announce that Andrea Nacciarriti is among the winners of the Premio Terna per l’Arte Contemporanea (PT03); the Marche born artist who realized for Elica the Less Than Air project, curated by Marcello Smarrelli and presented at the 2010 Milan Salone del Mobile, came first among the 900 artists participating in the Gigawatt category, dedicated to artists under 35 years of age.
The 13 winners of the different categories have been selected among over 3000 participants. The prize was 180.000 Euros to be divided among the winners and 3 artist residencies in Italy and Beijing.
Premio Terna is one of the main cultural platforms concerning contemporary Italy, for the discovery of new talents and the energy of the Big.
Terna is the primary owner of the National high-voltage Electricity Transmission Grid, the first transmission grid operator in Europe and seventh in the world. For further information please visit www.premioterna.it
Andrea Nacciarriti’s victory confirms how the artistic choices made by Fondazione Ermanno Casoli are often ahead of the developments in the national and international contemporary art scene, placing the foundation in the front line for the support of creativity and young Italian artists.