Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
The Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK) awarded the Amsterdam Art Prize for 2007 to artist and fashion designer Aziz Bekkaoui. The performance jump Amsterdam is an ode to Amsterdam and was performed as part of the award ceremony.
According to the jury of special significance for art and culture, Aziz Bekkaoui provides a present and transboundary contribution to the arts in Amsterdam, in his special own way.
During the award ceremony at the Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, Aziz Bekkaoui received the award by Mayor Job Cohen.