HENRI WINKELMAN AWARD
Wednesday, April 19 2017, the foundation Ondernemersbelangen Rotterdam awarded the Henri Winkelman Award for the fifth time during the annual Creating Pioneers' Dinner. This jubilee edition, organised by Willem de Kooning Academy (WdKA), was once again an evening full of creative, innovative entrepreneurship and cooperation.
Eight alumni with six companies were nominated. Pioneer Remty Elenga received the award - a cheque worth € 10.000 - for her studio REM atelier, from a professional jury, chaired by Emily Ansenk (director of Kunsthal).
Nominees Henri Winkelman Award 2017
Fruitleather, Koen Meerkerk and Hugo de Boon, Spatial Design, 2016
Nazif Lopulissa, Illustration, 2016
Studio Nienke Hoogvliet, Nienke Hoogvliet, Lifestyle & Design, 2013
REM atelier, Remty Elenga, Fine Art, 2012
Stacii Samidin, Photography, 2014
Studio Bureau, Frans van Ditzhuijzen and Thijs van Dalen, Graphic Design, 2014
Emily Ansenk, jury chairman (director Kunsthal)
Marcus Vlaar (Ranj)
Con Schoenmakers (Stichting Ondernemersbelangen Rotterdam)
Myrna van de Water (manager marketing and communication WdKA)- Secretary without voting rights
Created together with Iris van Oord