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NEU NOW Returns with Fresh Talent

NEU NOW, the post-disciplinary art festival devoted to presenting the work of emerging artists returns to Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek from 14–17 September 2017. For this year’s edition the international jury selected a fresh batch of exceptional artists graduating from art academies across Europe and beyond. During NEU NOW 2017 they will present their work and participate in a programme that is designed to empower emerging talents.

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Maria Hansen Appointed Executive Director ELIA

We are thrilled to announce that the ELIA Representative Board appointed Maria Hansen as the new Executive Director.

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Introducing the Jury of NEU NOW 2017

While the Call for Artists for NEU NOW 2017 closed with a record number of nominations, this year’s international jury of leading arts professionals started reviewing the nominated artworks to make their recommendations for the official selection. Each category is reviewed by three professionals from the field, resulting in a grand total of 16 jury members.

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Record Number of Nominations for NEU NOW 2017

We are excited to announce that the NEU NOW 2017 Call for Artist Nominations topped last year’s record-breaking number with a new record of 411 nominations from institutions in 38 countries from Europe, Asia, Australia, North America and South America.



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NEU NOW 2016 Online has launched

In addition to the NEU NOW festival held annually in Amsterdam, NEU NOW highlights another set of exceptional artists on a website, which is intended as online festival and showcase: NXT-CREATIVES.

NXT-CREATIVES is a virtual meeting point for artists, art students, art educators, cultural entrepreneurs, researchers, creative hubs and creative businesses. You can find all the selected artists from past editions of NEU NOW; participating life as well as online. 

Take a look wherever you are in the world, whenever you want!

Image credit: Veronika Lindberg, Saudade, 2016.

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