Ilaria Bonacossa is Director of Artissima International Fair of Contemporary Art in Torino. With a degree in Contemporary Art History from the State University of Milano, after taking a master in curatorial studies at CCS Bard she worked in New York at the Whitney Museum. After seven years as curator of Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Torino, from 2012 to 2017 she was Artistic Director of Museo Villa Croce, Genova. In 2013 she curated the project of Katrin Sigurdardottir at the Iceland Pavilion of the Venice Biennale. She has been a member of the Technical Committee for acquisitions of FRAC Provence-AlpesCôte d’Azur in Marseille, of the Steering Committee of PAC in Milano, and director for Italy of the Artist Pension Trust international programme. In 2007 she was a member of the Jury for the Leone d’Oro of the 52nd Venice Art Biennale, and in 2013 of the Jury for the Inamori Foundation Prize in Kyoto. With Art@Work, the group she has contributed to create, she develops projects in non-profit contexts and for private collections.