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Please find here an overview of activities and projects the Prince Claus Fund initiates and supports. For upcoming activities you can take a look at the Calendar.

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La Silla Vacía receives Prince Claus Award in Colombia

4.5.2017 La Silla Vacía receives Prince Claus Award in Colombia

On Thursday 4 May, the Dutch Embassy to Colombia hosted the talk "What can journalism learn from the arts?" as part of the 2016 Prince Claus Award celebration honouring La Silla Vacía. Speakers included writer Juan Esteban Constaín, the director of the journalism awards Simón Bolívar, audio-visual artist Fernando Arias, and the director of La Silla Vacía, Juanita...

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Sahel Opera Film premieres at documenta 14

6.4.2017 Sahel Opera Film premieres at documenta 14

‘Bintou Were, a Sahel Opera’ is now on film and will premiere at documenta 14 in April 2017. The film ‘An Opera of the World’ is based on the African opera ʻBintou Were’, which narrates an eternal migration drama.  The original opera had been a dream of HRH Prince Claus, which was realized by the Prince Claus Fund in 2007. The film is directed by Manthia Diawara...

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Vo Trong Nghia receives Prince Claus Award in Hanoi

31.3.2017 Vo Trong Nghia receives Prince Claus Award in Hanoi

On Thursday 30 March, H.E. Ambassador Nienke Trooster presented the Prince Claus Award to architect Vo Trong Nghia in a ceremony organized by the Dutch Embassy in Vietnam. The programme included a presentation by Vo Trong Nghia on ‘Greening the City’ and short films about the Award and his work. 

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Announcing the 2017 Magnum Foundation Fund Grantees

23.3.2017 Announcing the 2017 Magnum Foundation Fund Grantees

The Prince Claus Fund is pleased to announce the 2017 grantees of the recently launched Magnum Foundation Fund, a program to expand creativity and diversity in documentary photography. In collaboration with Magnum Foundation, the Magnum Foundation Fund provides production grants, project development support and mentorship to both emerging and experienced practitioners.

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An evening with Tate’s Inti Guerrero

20.3.2017 An evening with Tate’s Inti Guerrero

The Prince Claus Fund, in collaboration with the Mondriaan Fund, are delighted to present a talk by Inti Guerrero, the Estrellita B. Brodsky Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art at the Tate in London, and curator of the 38th edition of EVA International – Ireland’s Biennial in Limerick in 2018.

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