The award is open to talent below the age of 35 and will be rewarded in the categories: essay, review and innovative art critic. In addition to the cash prize in each category, the winners are offered a personal mentor who will guide them a intensively for a year, helping them in making choices and realizing new critical work. In addition practical beneficiaries are provided by partners of the award: realized in a residency, masterclass, working space or a specific writing assignment. The winning texts will be published in collaboration with the media partners.
Winners of the Prijs voor de Jonge Kunstkritiek 2022
The winners were announced on Thursday 15 December 2022 during the festive ceremony at M Leuven in Belgium.
Winner category Essay – Lena van Tijen
Lena receives a cash prize of 3,000 euros and guidance from a personal mentor for a year. In addition, her winning essay will be published in De Groene Amsterdammer and HART.
Winner category Review – Laura Herman
Laura receives a cash prize of 3,000 euros and guidance from a personal mentor for a year. Her winning review is published in Tubelight magazine. In addition, she receives writing assignments worth 1,000 euros from Het Parool.
Winner(s) category Innovative art critic – Zoë Dankert and Alix de Massiac
Duo Zoë and Alix win a cash prize of 1,500 euros.