Culture in Action: Prince Claus Awards Week

From 7 to 12 December 2014, the Prince Claus Fund hosted 'Culture in Action: Prince Claus Awards Week’: film screenings, discussions and dance celebrating the work of the 2014 Prince Claus Laureates. Immerse yourself in Lav Diaz’s groundbreaking cinema, Lia Rodrigues’ bold choreography, Museo Itinerante’s performative exploration of memory, Gülsün Karamustafa’s prolific visual artworks and Abel Rodríguez’s holistic understanding of Amazonian flora.

In collaboration with EYE Film Museum, International Film Festival Rotterdam,Castrum Peregrini, Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, AKV St. Joost and Tropenbos International. 

Sunday 7 December

13:00 - 19:30 EYE Film Museum Culture in Action with Lav Diaz:  Dutch Premier of Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon - (From What is Before) and Q&A with Lav Diaz. Lav Diaz’s latest film From What is Before follows a remote town in the Philippines in the 1970s under Marcos dictatorship. It has won numerous awards including the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival. In partnership with International Film Festival Rotterdam. Q&A with Lav Diaz hosted by Gertjan Zuilhof (IFFR). Entrance: Click here for pricing and reservations. 

19:00 - 21:00 Castrum Peregrini Culture in Action with Museo Itinerante de Arte por la Memoria (Peru): Karen Bernedo and Orestes Bermudez Rojas of Museo Itinerante, and Renee Turner, Director of the Piet Zwart Institute, discussed the relation between art and collective memory, particularly with regard to Peru’s tumultuous recent past. For more information click here and have look at the magazine Memory Machine to read more about Museo Itinerante de Arte por la Memoria. Entrance: 5 Euro, Students: 3 Euro, Supporters of Castrum Peregrini: free. RSVP via productie@castrumperegrini.nl.

Monday 8 December

21:00 - 23:45 EYE Film Museum Culture in Action with Lav Diaz: Screening and Q&A Mga anak ng unos - (Storm Children) and Q&A with Lav Diaz. Storm Children delves into the aftermath of the the deadly Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in November 2013. Freight ships thrown from the sea lie between what remains of houses and shacks. In the middle of this post-apocalyptic scene, a horde of children are creating a new world for themselves. Q&A with Lav Diaz hosted by Bregtje van der Haak (documentary filmmaker, journalist, & Prince Claus Fund Board Member). In partnership with International Film Festival Rotterdam. Entrance: Click here for pricing and reservations. 

Wednesday 10 December

16:00- 17:30 Live Stream of the Prince Claus Awards via youtube.com/princeclausfund HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands presented the Principal Prince Claus Award to Abel Rodríguez at the Royal Palace Amsterdam. The additional Prince Claus Laureates also received their awards. The Awards Ceremony was by invitation only, but free access to the live stream was available to the general public.

Thursday 11 December

14:00-17:00 Botanical Gardens Utrecht University Culture in Action with Abel Rodríguez: Plant expert and Principal Laureate Abel Rodríguez joined Tropenbos International for a seminar highlighting the impact of his work from aesthetic, scientific/ecological and socio-cultural perspectives. Entrance: Free. Reservations:  RSVP via ellen.top@tropenbos.orgFor more information click here. 

17:00 – 19:00 AKV (Akademie voor Kunst en Vormgeving) St Joost Den Bosch Culture in Action Artist talk with Tran Luong. Performance/visual artist and independent curator Tran Luong is a key player in advancing critical contemporary art in North Vietnam. He is also a mentor to a new generation of artists in a context of cultural conformity and censorship.

20:00- 22:00 De Nieuwe Kerk Africa Out Loud! Additional programme*

Friday 12 December

16:30-17:45 Stedelijk Museum Culture in Action with Gülsün Karamustafa: Gülsün Karamustafa in conversation with Vasif Kortun. Gülsün’s body of work stands out for its nuanced treatment of socio-political issues in modern Turkey, particularly gender and sexuality, ethnicity and exile, and the role of secularism and religion in society. Entrance: Museum ticket + EUR 2.50 cover charge. Reservations via reservations@stedelijk.nl. More information here.

17:00-18:15 & 21:00-22:15 Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam Lia Rodrigues & Companhia de Danças presented Pindorama: Dancer, choreographer and 2014 Laureate Lia Rodrigues is known for her bold choreographies. Her company Companhia de Danças performs Pinodorama. With scant resources -- a bare room, a plastic tarp, naked bodies, water -- Rodrigues evokes a torrent of images, shifting between vulnerability and violence. Entrance: Click here for pricing and reservations. 


*Africa Out Loud! at De Nieuwe Kerk with Photographer Alexia Webster

Africa Out Loud! is a new collaboration between the Prince Claus Fund and De Nieuwe Kerk, which brings artists, architects, and musicians from the Prince Claus Fund’s extensive African network to De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. Join us 11 December at De Nieuwe Kerk for our latest Africa Out Loud! event with South African documentary photographer Alexia Webster. More info

On view in the Prince Claus Fund Gallery until 6 March: 'Mogaje Guiju – Abel Rodríguez: El nombrador de plantas' An exhibition of works by the Namer of Plants. More info

Culture in Action: Prince Claus Awards Week

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Culture in Action: Prince Claus Awards Week

From 7 to 12 December 2014, the Prince Claus Fund hosted 'Culture in Action: Prince Claus Awards Week’: film screenings, discussions and dance celebrating the work of the 2014 Prince Claus Laureates. Immerse yourself in Lav Diaz’s groundbreaking cinema, Lia Rodrigues’ bold choreography, Museo Itinerante’s performative exploration of memory, Gülsün Karamustafa’s...