Jurymedlemmene er nominert av Statens stipendkomite, Lorck Schive styre og Trondheim kunstmuseum. Disse tre velger ett jurymedlem hver.
I 2019 består juryen av Stefanie Hessler, Lars Bang Larsen og Marte Aas.
Stefanie Hessler is the Director at Kunsthall Trondheim. She is also a curator and writer from Germany, currently based in London, Athens an Trondheim. She co-founded the art space Andquestionmark in Stockholm together with Carsten Höller. Recent curated exhibitions include “Armin Linke: Prospecting Ocean” at the Institute of Marine Sciences, Venice (2018); “Tidalectics” at TBA21–Augarten, Vienna (2017); “Sugar and Speed” at the Museum of Modern Art, Recife (2017); “Katja Aglert: Winter Event—antifreeze” at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago de Chile and at Flora ars+natura, Bogotá (2015/16); the 8th Momentum Nordic Biennial, Moss (2015); “Outside” at Index with a film screening at Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2014); “Klara Lidén: The Myth of Progress (Moonwalk)” at Lugar a Dudas, Cali (2014); “Marjetica Potrč: Caracas Dry Toilet” at Die Ecke, Santiago (2013); and the festival and symposium “Performing Recalcitrance” at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm (2012). Hessler regularly writes for publications like ArtReview and Mousse. She edited the anthologies Life Itself, published by Moderna Museet and Walther König (2016), and Tidalectics: Imagining an Oceanic Worldview through Art and Science, published by The MIT Press (2018). Hessler is guest professor at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, and is currently co-curating the 6th Athens Biennale as well as the symposium “Practices of Attention” as part of the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo.
Lars Bang Larsen is an adjunct curator for international art at Moderna Museet, a writer and an art historian whose work has focused on cybernetics and psychedelia. He was recently a co-curator of the 2016 São Paulo Bienal.
He has curated several exhibitions such as A History of Irritated Material, 2010, and Reflections from Damaged Life, 2013, both at Raven Row in London. His catalogue essays—including One Proton at a Time: Art’s Psychedelic Connections for a 2013 London exhibition, and Never Was a Whole: Linking the Precarities for the 2016 São Paulo Bienal—as well as his editorial work for Networks, the Whitechapel/MIT Press volume, have added new understandings of the relationships among art created in the 1960s and 1970s.
He is professeur invité at the Haute École d’Art et de Design in Geneva. He is co-curating the CAVS 50th Anniversary.
Marte Aas was born in 1966 in Trondheim, and lives and works in Oslo. She works mainly with photography and film and is interested in the urban landscape and issues connected to contemporary image culture. She is educated at The School of Photography at The University of Gothenburg and The National Art Academy in Oslo. She has had a number of solo exhibitions in Norway and abroad and has received several stipends and grants, such as the Royal Caribbean Arts Grant in 2004 and was granted guaranteed income for artists from the Norwegian Government in 2005. Aas` works have been aquired by public and private collections such as the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Kiasma-Museum of Contemporary Art and Telenor Art Collection. She has also had several different positions in art education, the latest being as temporary professor of fine arts at the Art academy in Oslo.