design by: Miglė Kazlauskaitė & Maria Mitcheva


[s]elected presents the work of the winners and all nominees of the GRA AWARDS. Castrum Peregrini is happy to host this selection for the 2nd time providing a platform for young talent to meet professionals from its´creative network. In addition to the winners, all nominees of the GRA awards are given the opportunity to present their final projects.

[S]elected program

Exhibition 20 November – 15 December 2013

at Castrum Peregrini

Herengracht 401, Amsterdam, entrance on Beulingstraat

Open: Wednesday-Friday 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

and by appointment

Opening: Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 5:00 p.m.

With an introduction at 5:30 by Ben Zegers, director of education at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, and Lars Ebert, Castrum Peregrini programme manager and ELIA senior advisor.

Sunday Salon

-Sunday 24 november 3pm – 9pm

Moderator: art critic Sacha Bronwasser (i.a: de Volkskrant)

With: Rosan Dekker, Johanna Kotlaris, Celine Manz and Inge Thoes.

-Sunday 15 December 5pm – 7pm

With: Karin Bartels, Anita Burato, Eamonn Harnett, Silvia Martes and Anton Stuckardt

Moderator: art critic Wieteke van Zeil (i.a: de Volkskrant)

With food and stories by the selected participants.

The young artists will tell about their personal sources of inspiration and motives by the use of their selection of video fragments.

Amsterdam Art Weekend

Friday 29 November 12pm – 20pm

Saturday 30 November 10am – 20pm

Sunday 1 december 12pm – 18pm

With daily performances 2pm by Eamonn Harnett (about 60 min) and at 4pm by Silvia Martes (about 10 min)

GRA Awards

The annual GRA Awards in the categories ‘Fine Art’, ‘Design’ and ‘Thesis’ are awarded on Saturday 6 July at 16.00 p.m. With the awards, the academy provides talented young artists and alumni with a financial contribution to help them build their artistic practice.

Winners and Nominees


Johanna Kotlaris, Graphic Design (winner)
Dovile Bernadisiute, Jewellery
Anita Burato, TXT (textile)


-Eamonn Harnett, Fine Arts (winner)
-Céline Manz, Photography
-Silvia Martes, VAV


-Anton Stuckardt, Graphic Design > thesis (winner)
-Karin Bartels, Jewellery > thesis
-Anita Burato, TXT (textile) > thesis
-Inge Thoes, Dogtime, Fine Arts > thesis
-Rosan Dekker, Graphic Design > thesis


Fine Arts:

Renzo Martens www.renzomartens.com

Rob Johannesma www.robjohannesma.com


Maarten Spruyt www.maartenspruyt.com

Sue-an van der Zijpp (curator contemporary art, design and fashion at the Groninger Museum)


Chairman: Jeroen Boomgaard Lectoraat Art & Public Space

Renée Kool Renée Kool on wikipedia

Wieteke van Zijl (art critic at the Volkskrant)

Catalogue Selected

Nassau Ateliers

The three winners of the GRA AWARDS get the free use of a studio at the Nassau Ateliers for four months.

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