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Laureate Ali Ferzat kidnapped and severely beaten

25.8.2011 Laureate Ali Ferzat kidnapped and severely beaten

Today we received the news that the 2002 Prince Claus Fund laureate Ali Ferzat was found severely beaten on the airport road in Damascus, Syria. The 2002 jury report describes the reason why Ali Ferzat was granted with the Prince Claus Award. Although the cartoons of Ali Ferzat above all address local issues, their visual vocabulary makes them universally appealing and relevant. 

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Through the eyes of Van Leo

9.8.2011 Through the eyes of Van Leo

Through the eyes of Van Leo is an evening about the 2000 Prince Claus Laureate and the cosmopolitan Egypt of the 1950s. The Armenian Egyptian studio photographer (1921-2002) who was based in Cairo made a lot of pictures of soldiers, strippers, journalists, intellectuals and movie stars. Besides his classical studio-portraits, which he continued to perfect over the years, he also took hundreds of self-portraits,...

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Hargeysa International Book Fair and Moving Library

14.7.2011 Hargeysa International Book Fair and Moving Library

The Prince Claus Fund is supporting the Fourth Hargeysa International Book Fair. REDSEA-ONLINE Cultural foundation, and its partners Kayd Somali Arts and Culture and Ilays, collaborate with other cultural organisations to organise the book fair.  

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Presenting the Prince Claus Award to Dinh Q. Lê

12.7.2011 Presenting the Prince Claus Award to Dinh Q. Lê

On 8 August 2011 Vietnamese visual artist Dinh Q. Lê will be presented with the Prince Claus Award at the Dutch consulate in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 

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Krisna Setiawan at Jeunesse Musicales Weikersheim

12.7.2011 Krisna Setiawan at Jeunesse Musicales Weikersheim

The Prince Claus Fund is supporting Krisna Setiawan, who will be participating in the Jeunesse Musicales Weikersheim that takes place from 13-20 August 2011 in Weikersheim (Germany). Jeunesse Musicales International (JMI) is the largest youth music NGO in the world with a mission to enable young people to develop through music across all boundaries.

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