Louder than Words 2019

All laureates collage

On 3 December at Louder than Words, seven extraordinary women from around the globe share how their work in culture has an impact on their societies. From an independent filmmaker in Thailand to one of Sudan’s leading modernist painters to a taboo-breaking writer from Ecuador, all seven speakers are Laureates of the 2019 Prince Claus Awards.

We'll be joined by Principal Prince Claus Laureate Kamala Ibrahim Ishag (visual artist, Sudan), Prince Claus Laureates Paulina Suárez of Ambulante (documentary film organisation, Mexico), Mariam Kamara (architect, Niger), Bill Kouélany (visual artist, writer, Congo-Brazzaville), Djamila Ribeiro (philosopher, Brazil), Anocha Suwichakornpong (filmmaker, Thailand), and Next Generation Prince Claus Laureate Mónica Ojeda Franco (writer, Ecuador).

The evening will be hosted by international broadcast journalist Ghida Fakhry with performances by award-winning singer and pianist Karsu.

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Date & Time: 20.00-22.00 Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Location: Compagnietheater, Kloveniersburgwal 50, Amsterdam

This event is open to the public, invite your friends! 

Louder than Words is made possible through a collaboration between the Prince Claus Fund and Amerpodia, with the support of the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts.

Check out last year's Louder than Words

What are the Prince Claus Awards? The Prince Claus Awards honour visionary individuals and organisations for their excellent, ground-breaking work in fields of culture and development. The Awards Ceremony will take place on 4 December 2019 at the Royal Palace Amsterdam. 

Related events: A solo exhibition featuring the work of Principal Prince Claus Laureate Kamala Ibrahim Ishag - Women in Crystal Cubes – opens on 31 October at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery in Amsterdam.