Catalogue extract for the 8. Furla Prize for Contemporary Art, 2011. The Furla Prize is recognised as the ultimate Italian prize in support of young Italian contemporary artists, with a format focusing on education and the production of new works. The patron artist of the 8. Furla Prize 2011 is Christian Boltanski. The artists are: Alis/Filliol, nominated by Simone Menegoi and Marianne Lanavère; Francesco Arena, nominated by Vincenzo De Bellis and Philippe Pirotte; Rossella Biscotti, nominated by Cecilia Canziani and Vincent Honoré; Matteo Rubbi, nominated by Lorenzo Bruni and Carson Chan; Marinella Senatore, nominated by Alfredo Cramerotti and Emily Pethick.