For the first time, this year the Awards are accompanied by an exhibition in TENT, (12.07 – 19.08). The exhibition design is by Ooze, and presents this year’s nominees alongside those of previous editions of the TAA.

Tour
Towards the end of August the TAA embark on an (inter)national tour, including: Dresden, Istanbul, Milan, Gogbot Festival Enschede and Friesland Media Art Festival.
September 13-16, 2007 – Gogbot Enschede
September 20-30, 2007 – Media Art Friesland
November 7, 2007, during Sunset Cinema as part of the cultural year Luxemburg 2007.
October 4-28, 2007, during Paraat #3 at De Veemvloer and Horse Move Amsterdam.
November 2007, during one of the video events at Art History Postgraduate Program, Institute of Social Sciences – Istanbul Technical University
January/February 2008 – presentation at the projectspace Ministerie OCW Den Haag

Winners
The winner of the TAA 2007 is Dorien de Wit (AKV/St. Joost, Den Bosch), with the film The limits of our universe. She wins an artist-in-residency at Hangar, Centre de producció d’arts visuals in Barcelona (www.hangar.org) The Public Choice Award winner is Mostafa Heravi (Iran) of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, with his film Dageraad (Dawn).

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Experts have visited all the final exam exhibitions at the Dutch art academies to make this year’s selection. The scouts who made the selection for the TENT. Academy Awards ’07 were:
Jelle Bouwhuis, curator Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam; Ingrid Commandeur, editor-in-chief of Metropolis M; Mique Eggermont, adviser visual arts Rijksbouwmeester; Kees de Groot, artistic director Gogbot Festival Enschede; Toine Horvers, Sub-Urban Video Lounge Rotterdam, artist; Machteld Leij, journalist; Patricia Pulles, curator Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam; Arjan Reinders, publicist; Arno van Roosmalen, director Stroom The Hague; Bart Rutten, curator Stedelijk Museum ‘s-Hertogenbosch; Sue-an van der Zijpp, curator Groninger Museum

Participating Academies:
Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam, Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten The Hague, Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, ArtEZ Academie Beeldende Kunsten Arnhem, AKI ArtEZ Enschede, AKV/St. Joost Breda & Den Bosch, Academie Beeldende Kunsten Maastricht, Academie Minerva Groningen, CABK ArtEZ Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten Zwolle