Jury

The jury consists of the following persons:

Philippien Noordam (chair)
Art adviser at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, jury member of the National Portrait Award (an initiative of the Dutch National Portrait Gallery) and chair of the Netherlands Association of Corporate Art Collections.
Wim van Sinderen
Senior curator of the Hague Museum of Photography and curator of the photography collection of the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. Before this, he worked as a curator for the Kunsthal in Rotterdam.
Rein Deslé
Curator at FoMu (Fotomuseum Antwerp)
Jean-Jacques Almanza
Teacher at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Department of Photography and Fine Arts (until 2012). Jury member of the Zilveren Camera, the Dutch annual national photography award.
Monique Beijaert
Graphic designer at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), Department of Science Communication, designer and art director of newspapers and magazines, and former chair of the jury of the VVAA Photo Contest.
Willemijn van der Zwaan
Curator at The Hague Museum of Photography. She studied art history at Utrecht University with a specialization in modern and contemporary art. After completing her studies she worked as a gallery manager at the Kahmann Gallery for photography in Amsterdam and co-curated the Rotterdam photo exhibition Haute Photographie. In addition, she has contributed to several books, including Gare du Nord: Dutch Photographers in Paris 1900-1968, Sanne Sannes: Copyright/Archive and Bastiaan Woudt: Hidden.
Joachim Naudts
Curator at FoMu (Fotomuseum Antwerp) since 2012 and editor of their magazine Extra. Since 2008, he is actively involved in the organisation of Punctum, a non-profit organisation from Ghent, Belgium, that focusses on contemporary photography. Recently, he has become a board member of Depth of Field, a network for researchers, curators and critics in the field of photography and media culture in de Low Countries.

Jury at work 2017