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Congolese artists in residence in Africa Museum in Belgium

9.5.2011 Congolese artists in residence in Africa Museum in Belgium

Prince Claus Laureate and Congolese photographer Sammy Baloji and writer and poet Patrick Mudekereza were artists in residence in the Royal Museum of Central Africa in Tervuren in Belgium. In the temporary exhibition Congo Far West they present a contemporary take on the colonial past.  

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3 Prince Claus Laureates exhibiting at ARS 11 in Helsinki

9.5.2011 3 Prince Claus Laureates exhibiting at ARS 11 in Helsinki

The Prince Claus Fund is delighted that 3 of its Laureates (El Anatsui, Sammy Baloji and Samuel Fosso) are currently exhibiting at the ARS 11 exhibition in the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki.  The ARS 11 exhibition investigates Africa in contemporary art. The exhibition features some 300 works by a total of 30 artists. In addition to artists living in Africa, the show also features...

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Prince Claus Fund Laureate Santu Mofokeng exhibition Jeu de Paume

9.5.2011 Prince Claus Fund Laureate Santu Mofokeng exhibition Jeu de Paume

From 24 May 2011 until 25 September 2011 the exhibition '30 years of photographic essays' by Prince Claus Fund Laureate and photographer from South Africa, Santu Mofokeng takes place in Jeu de Paume in Paris. The exhibition and the accompanying book bring together a unique selection of the photographic essays made by Santu Mofokeng over the last thirty years.

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Contemporary Dance in Beirut in The Arab Dance Platform

31.3.2011 Contemporary Dance in Beirut in The Arab Dance Platform

The Prince Claus Fund supports the Lebanese Maqamat Theatre Dance Company, founded by Omar Rajeh, for organising The Arab Dance Platform in Beirut. The project starts on April 20, 2011 and lasts for four days. Maqamat aims to establish a platform for innovation, experimentation and the continuous development of contemporary dance culture in Lebanon and the Arab Region

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Opening of  exhibition video installation Mecha in Nimk Amsterdam

25.3.2011 Opening of exhibition video installation Mecha in Nimk Amsterdam

On 15 April, as part of International Art in Amsterdam of the Prince Claus Fund and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, the exhibition of the video installation Mecha on the Colombian game of Tejo will open in presence of the artist in the Netherlands Institute for Media Art (Nimk). Mecha is a two channel video installation created by video artist Miguel Angel Rios, who is originally from Argentina,...

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