Gerrit Rietveld Academie annually presents SELECTED: an exhibition with work of exceptionally talented graduates. Participants of the exhibition have all been nominated during the Graduation Show for the annual ‘GRA Awards’ by an independent jury.

The participants of SELECTED 2016 were:

Fine Arts

Simon Becks (Fine Arts) - General, General, Dull, Dull, Dull, and the Humdrum Ho Hum Commonplace
Sasha A. Briceag (VAV - Moving Image) - The Pursuit of Realness
Milena Naef (Glass) - Weight Of Four Generations, Fleeting Parts and Amnesia (winner)

Design

Nicolas Chuard (designLAB) - More is more & more
Niels Hendriks (Inter-Architecture) - MNEMONIC and Under the skin of the building (winner)
Marianna Ladreyt (Fashion) - PLANISPHERE

Thesis

Kristine Bech Sørensen (designLAB) - EPIC FORM - part one
Nicolina Eklund (VAV - Moving Image) - Holes in the Cheese of my Life
Inger Sif Heeschen (Fine Arts) - Mountain
Sae Honda (Jewellery) - EVERYBODY NEEDS A ROCK (winner)
Medeina Musteikyte (Graphic Design) - Programming Language as a System of Thought

The GRA Award is a prize that is given each year by the Rietveld Academie to talented students, nominated by an external jury, to support them in further developing their independent art practice. Participating graduates work in the fields of design, fine arts, graphic design, fashion and new media and graduated from the Rietveld Academie.