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TAA 2017

Festival, Award ceremony: 26 / 08 / 2017
Location: KINO Rotterdam

The TAA, the film competition for recently graduated art academy students, returns this year as a video art festival in KINO Rotterdam. From 14.00 hours onwards, the best in the audiovisual field from the Netherlands and host country Norway will be shown in the rooms of KINO. You can also speed date with film and art professionals and it will be announced during the award show who wins a guesthouse at Hordaland Art Center in Bergen, Norway and Het Wilde Weten in Rotterdam.

Festival day
The TAA, previously an award show in Cinerama, has been transformed this year into a one-day film and video art festival. The nominated films are screened in blocks in KINO and you can talk to film and art related topics with the scouts present. At the end of the day, the professional jury will announce who has won the TAA and the Best Foreign Film Award. The public can vote for the Public's Choice Award. The day will be festively closed with drinks and pictures from DJ Gore Lef in KINO.

De jury consists of Scott Elliot (artist and coordinator residency Hordaland Art Center, Bergen)
Priscila Fernandes (artist and coordinator residence Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam)
Karen Verschooren (program coordinator Visual Arts & Artefact STUK, Leuven Belgium)
Roderick Hietbrink (artist living and working in Oslo and Amsterdam)
Rutger Wolfsen (former IFFR director)

After the festival day, a selection of nominated video works is shown every Friday evening in TENT in September during the free Art Night from 18.00 to 21.00 hours.

Location: KINO, Gouvernestraat 129-133 Rotterdam
Tickets can be purchased via the KINO website or at the door.
Regular tickets: 5 euros. Student rate: 3 euro.

The TAA is made possible in part by the Norwegian Embassy
Media partner: BK information

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TENT is the platform for contemporary art in the context of Rotterdam with exhibitions, new productions, educational projects, performances and events with makers from the city and beyond.
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Sculpture International Rotterdam manages the international sculpture collection of Rotterdam, brings it to the attention and develops a metropolitan international art policy.
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Forest polder fox, Florentijn Hofman, Schiedamseweg, 2020. Photo: Otto Snoek

BKOR manages and renews the extensive city collection in collaboration with Rotterdam residents, companies and institutions. BKOR advises the municipality, citizens and artists on the realization, placement, relocation and remediation of public works of art.
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Art Office mediates, informs and supports visual artists from Rotterdam with regard to their professional practice. For artists, institutions and individuals.
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