TENT Academy Awards 2018 / Nominees

Willem de Kooning Academy
Tue 28 Aug

The TENT Academy Awards, the film contest for recently graduated art academy students, this year again returns as Video Art Festival at KINO Rotterdam. On Saturday 8 September starting at 1 pm, the best works in the audiovisual art from the Netherlands and host country the UK will be screened in the halls of KINO. During the festival, it is also possible to network with film and art professionals. Throughout the award show the winners will be revealed, winning an artist residency at Cove Park, Scotland and Het Wilde Weten in Rotterdam. The audience can also vote for their favourite, whom will win the Public’s Choice Award. The festival day will be brought to an end celebratory, with drinks at KINO.

TENT Academy Award 2018, nominees:

Alai Botter – Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
Chantal Wijkmans – AKV | St. Joost, Den Bosch
Frankie James – Minerva Academy, Groningen
Guus Voorham – Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam*
Iris Lam – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
Joran van Soest – AKV| St. Joost, Den Bosch
Joris Verleg – AKV| St. Joost, Breda
Justin Bentvelsen – University of the Arts, Utrecht
Mélinda Tang – ArtEZ Academy of Art & Design, Enschede
Michelle Ermens – ArtEZ Academy of Art & Design, Zwolle
Morena Bamberger – Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Maastricht
Natalia Papaeva – Royal Academy of Art, The Hague

TENT Academy Awards 2018, the jury panel

Chairman – Bregje Benecke – Programmer IFFR, Rotterdam
Priscila Fernandes – Artist and residency coordinator Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam
Alexia Holt – Associate director & visual arts programme producer at Cove Park, Scotland
Marcus Jack – Founder of Transit Arts and project coordinator at LUX, Scotland
Lisa Smith – Founder and director of Roffa mon Amour, Rotterdam


Visit the Facebook page of the event for detailed programme.