Second jury

Charlotte Laubard

Charlotte Laubard (1974) is the director of CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux since October 2006 where she recently curated the exhibitions Diego Perrone, David Maljkovic and On Lost Worlds. She has previously worked as a curatorial associate at PS1 Contemporary Art Center in New York (1999-2000), Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea in Turin (2002-05), and was the consultant for the Viktor Pinchuk Foundation in Kiev on the opening of its contemporary art museum (September 2006).In Turin in 2004, Charlotte co-founded the art space More Fools in Town together with Australian artists Geoff Lowe and Jacqueline Riva, where they have organized many events. She also curated the 2003 edition of the Fuori Uso festival in Pescara, Italy, and exhibitions in Fondation Ricard in Paris (Cosi va il mondo, 2003; Incipit, 2006), and in the Victoria College of Art in Melbourne (Daniel Dewar & Gregory Gicquel, 2006).From 2001 to 2006, Charlotte Laubard was a contributor to www.artforum.com, 02 Magazine, Beaux-Arts Magazine, and the editor of the contemporary art rubric of the magazine Technikart.

Friedrich Meschede

Friedrich Meschede (1955) is an art historian who studied in Würzburg and Münster. He worked from 1985 to 1988 in the Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte in Münster, especially for the ‘Skulptur-Projekte Münster’ in 1987. He then became Director of the Westfälischer Kunstverein of Münster from 1989 to 1992. He has been at the head of the Visual Art Department of the Berliner Künstlerprogramm at the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer AustauschDienst) in Berlin since 1993.

Macha Roesink

Macha Roesink (1964, Amsterdam) has been the artistic and managing director of Museum De Paviljoens in Almere since 2001. She holds an MA in History of Art from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (1988). She was curator of one of the most important private collections of contemporary art in the Netherlands, the Caldic Collection. She worked as a coordinator and lecturer in Art Appreciation and History of Art with the Department of Fine Arts of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam (1996-1999). At Museum De Paviljoens she curated exhibitions with Yael Davids, Chikako Watanabe, Job Koelewijn, Gabriel Lester, Jimmie Durham, Shirana Shahbazi and Yael Bartana. In 1994, Museum De Paviljoens received the award of the Dutch section of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) for the ‘best museum of the Netherlands of the last three years’, especially for the combination of activities in the museum with community arts projects.

Yves Aupetitallot

Yves Aupetitallot (1955, Guerche sur l’Aubois) lives and works in Grenoble and Lausanne. He is an Art historian and director of Le Magasin, the national comtemporary art centre in Grenoble, since the 1980s. Yves Aupetitallot has organized exhibitions by artists including Mike Kelley, Allen Ruppersberg, Philippe Thomas, Jonathan Meese, Jim Shaw, Doug Aitken, Xavier Veilhan and Sylvie Fleury. He is also director of the Musée Cantonal des Beaux-art in Lausanne.