Organizers and jury are pleased to announce the winners for the Prize for Young Dutch Art Criticism 2016:
grand prize: Essay
She receives a prize of €2.500, a mentorship by Sven Lütticken (art critic and historian), and a subscription on AICA Nederland and H ART magazine. Her winning essay will be published by De Groene Amsterdammer.
grand prize: Review
She receives a prize of €2.500, a mentorship by Sandra Smallenbrug (art editor NRC Handelsblad), and a subscription on AICA Nederland and H ART magazine.
Julia Mullié is invited to write a text for the Prix de Rome in 2017 and Sébastien Hendrickx has been given a writing assignment for Metropolis M, for which he may make a funded international trip. Sophia Zürcher will receive a guidance track from De Nieuwe Garde and her winning essay will be published on Knack.be. The essay by Nele Wynants will be translated and published on the international AICA website.
All nominees will join the Apple Club and Club Witte de With and get a year-long offered by Metropolis M.
The category Innovative Art Criticism granted two incentive prices to Evelyn Simon and Stefan Ruitenbeek & Kate Sinha. The jury would like to encourage them to develop their innovative practice further.
The prize is an initiative of: de Appel arts centre Amsterdam, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art Rotterdam and Mondriaan Fund, in collaboration with Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, STUK - Huis voor Dans, Beeld en Geluid Leuven, M HKA - Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen and Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven.
Chairman for the 2016 jury is again Sandra Smallenburg (art editor NRC Handelsblad). It further consists of: Jan Postma (art critic and editor for De Groene Amsterdammer, former editor-in-chief for Hard//Hoofd), Wouter Hillaert (freelance critic and editor for Rekto:Verso), Max Bruinsma (independent design and art critic), Anne Ruygt (freelance art historian and curator) and Dave Mestdach (film critic Knack Focus).
More information http://jongekunstkritiek.net.