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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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Exhibition of photos from youth in Bamiyan, Afghanistan in Prince Claus Fund Gallery

15.3.2011 Exhibition of photos from youth in Bamiyan, Afghanistan in Prince Claus Fund Gallery

On 31 March 2011 the exhibition Fragments of Tradition, Beauty and Hope, Photographs by 13 young men and women from Bamiyan was opened by HE Mr Ben Knapen, Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation. The Ambassador and Honorary Consul of Afghanistan attended the opening and HE the Afghan Ambassador expressed his appreciation for the fact that another image of Afghanistan is now shown...

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Prince Claus Award presented to Jia Zhang-Ke in China

8.3.2011 Prince Claus Award presented to Jia Zhang-Ke in China

On 2 March 2011 the Chinese film maker Jia Zhang-Ke was presented with the Prince Claus Award by the Dutch ambassador in China, Rudolf Bekink. Jia Zhang-Ke was awarded  for his beautiful and socially engaging films. He is one of eight Chinese award winners since the Fund’s inauguration in 1996.

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Professor Khalili speaks about his collection in Nieuwe Kerk on 3 March

3.3.2011 Professor Khalili speaks about his collection in Nieuwe Kerk on 3 March

Professor Nasser D. Khalili speaks about his collection in De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam, from which the exhibition 'Passion for Perfection, Islamic art from the Khalili Collections'was created. In the winter of 2010/2011, De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam presents highlights from one of the world’s most renowned collections of Islamic art. Passion for Perfection will include some 500 objects...

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