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Director Els van der Plas leaves the Prince Claus Fund

6.11.2010 Director Els van der Plas leaves the Prince Claus Fund

On 17 January 2011, Els van der Plas will bid farewell to the Prince Claus Fund as its director. After more than thirteen years she will take a new step in her career by becoming director of Premsela, the Dutch Platform for Design and Fashion. Since its founding in 1997, Els van der Plas has turned the Prince Claus Fund into an international institute for culture and development that is recognised...

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URRA art residency, Buenos Aires, Argentina

9.9.2010 URRA art residency, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Prince Claus Fund supported the Peruvian artist Alejandro Jaime Carbonel to participate in URRA, an Argentinian artist-in-residence URRA where artists from all over the world come together to collectively work on art for a month. 

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New edition of Les RECREATRALES theatre festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

9.9.2010 New edition of Les RECREATRALES theatre festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Since 2002, the theatre festival RECREATRALES is the most important place for African (performance) artists to work, research and reflect on their practices. For 10 days, Ouagadougou is transformed into an open air theatre where Africa’s best theatre companies, actors, directors, scriptwriters and set designers meet. 

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Exhibition ‘Mémoire’ by Prince Claus Laureate Sammy Baloji in Flemish Art Centre De Brakke Grond

9.9.2010 Exhibition ‘Mémoire’ by Prince Claus Laureate Sammy Baloji in Flemish Art Centre De Brakke Grond

The work by Prince Claus Laureate Sammy Baloji (1978), Congolese photographer and video artist, is exhibited from 27 August to 12 September 2010 in Flemish Art Centre De Brakke Grond in Amsterdam. Memory (2006) is a sequence of collaged images combining subtle coloured panoramas of today’s landscape – a wasteland of industrial ruins and vast slag heaps – with black-and-white archival...

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Exhibition of Dayanita Singh in Huis Marseille

4.9.2010 Exhibition of Dayanita Singh in Huis Marseille

Starting on 4 September 2010 Huis Marseille will be holding a retrospective exhibition of work by the Indian photographer Dayanita Singh (New Delhi, 1961). In 2008 she received a Prince Claus Award for her discerning view of life in India and for bringing new aesthetics to Indian photography. Singh is internationally recognized for the highly expressive and poetic quality of her photographs, whose...

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