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Comprising leading practitioners of contemporary art and members associated with rural issues, at a meeting on March 2, 2011 the committee carried out the difficult task of selecting the six artists to join the Residency Programme in Rural environment Campo Adentro from among the 200 projects submitted. The standard of the proposals was generally high, and the committee would have preferred to select many more. A special thanks to all who participated in the call. It was decided to award the last grant ex aequo between artists Térence Pique and Aviv Kruglanski / Vahida Ramujkic

Campo Adentro is delighted that we may rely on the advice of the members of the selection committee of the residency programme in future, and especially appreciates their commitment and dedication to the aims of the project.

José Albelda

Doctor of Fine Arts at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, and is titular Professor at the Department of Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of San Carlos (UPV), where he teaches Painting and Nature, and Ecology, Art and Contemporary Culture. As a painter, he has had numerous solo and group exhibitions, and is the author of the books: El Sentido Dilatado. Reflexiones sobre arte contemporáneo, 1992; La construcción de la naturaleza (with José Saborit), 1997; and Desde dentro de la pintura, editorial UPV, Valencia, 2008.

He was coordinator of research on Art and Nature by the research group Raye, and is now part of the Centro de Investigación de Arte y Entorno (UPV) (Research Centre for Art and Environment (UPV)). He has published numerous research and opinion articles on art, nature and ecology.

Manuel Borja-Villel

Director of the Reina Sofia Museum, holds a degree in History from the Universidad de Valencia, and his extensive training has included specialised courses in Yale University and New York City, where he received his doctorate in Philosophy. He was director of Fundació Antoni Tapies from its opening until 1998, then moved on to direct the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona until 2008, when he came to hold the position of director of the Reina Sofia Museum until today.

In addition to being the curator of major exhibitions and director of the Reina Sofia, he is president of CIMAM the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art, linked to ICOM from UNESCO. He was also a member of the advisory committee of Documenta 12 in Kassel and Chairman of the jury of the Venice Biennale in 2007.

Nuria Enguita Mayo

Member of the management team of Arte y Pensamiento, a programme from the International University of Andalusia, co-editor of Afterall. and member of the curatorial team of the International Meeting in Medellín 2011(Encuentro Internacional de Medellín 2011) . She has a degree in History and Theory of Art at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, and has worked as curator at the IVAM 1991 to 1998. She was part of the curatorial group that organized Manifiesta 4 in 2002. From June 1998 to September 2008 she was Project Manager of the Fundació Antoni Tapies, where she has organised numerous exhibitions.

Horacio Fernández

A PhD in Art History, he is titular Professor of History of Photography at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cuenca, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, and an independent curator. Between 2004 and 2006 he was the managing curator of PhotoEspaña. He has prepared numerous exhibits on the history of photography and contemporary visual arts. He has written about the relations between art and technology, new photography, graphic design in the inter- war period, and visual arts.

He was art critic for the magazine El Europeo and El Mundo, and staff writer for the magazines Kalias and Buades.

Teresa Luesma

She is Director of Centro Arte y Naturaleza de la Fundación Beulas (Art and Nature Centre Foundation Beulas )in Huesca from 2005. BA in Art History at the Universidad de Zaragoza, her career comprises more than five hundred exhibitions, courses and seminars. Since 1988 she has been technical manager of the Área de Artes Plásticas de la Diputación de Huesca, and since 1995 she has been organising courses, symposia, and other cultural events, and participating actively in the dissemination of contemporary art management programmes.

She teaches in several courses and masters' degrees, and is a founding member of the board of directors of PROCURA, the professional association of cultural managers of Aragon, and has been a member since 1995 of the National and International Association of Art Critics.

Vicente Todolí

BA in Art History at the Universidad de Valencia, Todolí pursued graduate studies in art history at Yale University (USA) on a Fulbright grant, and the City University of New York, where he later participated in the Independent Study Programme of the Whitney Museum as an intern. From 2003 to summer 2010 he led the Tate Modern in London. Previously he also worked in the IVAM Valencian Institute of Modern Art (1986-1996) as chief curator and artistic director. In 1996 he became director of the Museo Serralves de Arte Contemporáneo of Porto(Portugal), responsible for launching the first major contemporary art museum in the country.

Jose María Parreño

PhD in Art History at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, has led the Esteban Vicente Museum of Segovia between 2004 and 2001, and is currently Professor of Art History at the Universidad Complutense. He has curated, among others, the exhibitions Un bosque en obras. Vanguardias en la escultura española en madera (2000), La Noche. Imágenes de la noche en el arte español 1981 - 2001 (2001) , Miradas de Mujer. 20 Fotógrafas Españolas (2005) and Naturalmente artificial. Arte y naturaleza en España 1968-2006.He is also an art and literature critic, working in various national media. As a writer, he is a notable poet, with several published books.

Antonio Viñas

Degree in pedagogy, is a writer and poet, and member of the Commission for Arts and Culture in Rural Areas of the Plataforma Rural. He also manages Perita Productions, promoting Rural Film Festivals in his home area of the Serrania de Ronda . Among his recent publications include the book of poetry La tierra asoma, and Profundidad de campo. Más de un siglo de cine rural en España.

Campo Adentro judges meeting. From left to right: María Martín, José María Parreño, Horacio Fernández, Antonio Viñas, Teresa Luesma (sitting), José Albelda and Nuria Enguita
Campo Adentro judges meeting. From left to right: María Martín, José María Parreño, Horacio Fernández, Antonio Viñas, Teresa Luesma (sitting), José Albelda and Nuria Enguita
Campo Adentro judges meeting.From left to right: Manuel Borja-Villel, Nuria Enguita and Vicente Todolí.
Campo Adentro judges meeting.From left to right: Manuel Borja-Villel, Nuria Enguita and Vicente Todolí.
Campo Adentro judges meeting
Campo Adentro judges meeting
Campo Adentro judges meeting
Campo Adentro judges meeting
A moment during the Campo Adentro judges meeting
A moment during the Campo Adentro judges meeting
Plataforma Rural meeting
Plataforma Rural meeting