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Break Out Session!

Don't miss the Break Out Session with Prince Claus Fund Partner Joe Osae-Addo at ´What Design Can Do!´an international event about the impact of design. ´What Design Can Do!' promotes design as a catalyst of change and renewal and a way of addressing the societal questions of our time in Amsterdam on 21 and 22 May

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Current exhibition

The exhibition 'Freedom, Theatre, and the Oppressed' places the struggle of The Freedom Theatre in its global context, focusing on movements around the world that have used theatre as a form resistance. At the Prince Claus Fund Gallery through 21 August 2015

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Closed Call: ADPP

The Arab Fund for Art and Culture and the Prince Claus Fund, in partnership with the Magnum Foundation, are delighted to announce the second cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Programme (ADPP). The focus of the Arab Documentary Photography Program is to support compelling non-stereotypical and unconventional documentary photography of social issues and narratives relevant to the Arab region. Please note the application deadline was 10 May 2015.

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First Aid to Heritage

From 30 March to 24 April 2015, 21 professionals from risk-prone areas such as Gaza, Guatemala, Haiti, Philippines, Syria and Ukraine convened in Amsterdam to participate in the international course on First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis, jointly organized by ICCROM, the Smithsonian Institution, the Netherlands National Commission of UNESCO, and 11 national institutions including the Prince Claus Fund. Read the press release here:  

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New Grantees

The GSRD Foundation and the Prince Claus Fund are happy to announce the grantees for The Future is Handmade: Re-designing Crafts call for proposals. This joint collaboration sought innovative proposals from Bangladesh that breathe new life into traditional craft practices, that take the environment into consideration and strive to benefit the local community

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Second ADPP workshop

The Arab Documentary Photography Programme (ADPP) held its second and final workshop in Beirut between 14 and 17 February 2015. Nine documentary photographers from Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, Yemen, Syria, Kuwait and the UAE engaged with their mentors over an intensive four days to edit their photographic work of the last 10 months, and prepare an outreach plan in their countries, the region and beyond.

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CER Reflections

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Prince Claus Funds’ Cultural Emergency Response programme, the Fund organised an international expert meeting entitled Culture Is A Basic Need Revisited.  A number of reflections on the most important discussion points are included in this report, illustrating potential new paths for CER whilst also providing a tool for similar organisations operating within the field

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New Grantees

The Prince Claus Fund would like to congratulate the grantees selected for the 2014 Culture in Defiance Call! The Culture in Defiance call welcomed project proposals for cultural initiatives that strive for positive change and whose impact lies in creating opportunities of freedom of speech and thought. In total 26 proposals from 24 countes were selected

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Freedom of Expression

Recent news reminds us of the purpose of our work and what we stand for as an organisation. Freedom of expression is crucial to the mission of the Prince Claus Fund.

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2014 Awards

HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands presented the Prince Claus Awards at the Royal Palace Amsterdam. Abel Rodríguez is the 2014 Principal Prince Claus Laureate, recognised for his ability to transform orally transmitted indigenous knowledge of Amazonian ecosystems into poetic paintings that blend art and science. All of the 2014 Prince Claus Laureates were honoured during the ceremony for their outstanding achievements in the field of culture and development

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Ticket Fund

The Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners. By covering travel costs, such as economy class plane or train tickets, the Ticket Fund assists in the professional growth and networking abilities of those it supports. 

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Torchbearer Reflection

Prince Claus Fund Torchbearers Marry de Gaay Fortman and Evert Meiling supported the Cambodian hiphop crew & education centre Tiny Toones in 2013. When the dancers performed in Rotterdam, Marry and her family were there: 'Afterwards, talking to the Tiny Toones performers, my daughters were impressed by these young performers' joyfulness and their energy, creativity and the way they connected to other people: they are a great example to others.'   

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2014 Annual Report

The Prince Claus Fund is proud to present the results of its activities in 2014. We support pioneering cultural organisations and individual artists working in the most difficult of circumstances, establishing relationships on the basis of respect and equality. Learn more here about our activities in 2014

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Syrian photo blog now online!

 

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news

20.04: 2014 Prince Claus Fund Annual Report

The Prince Claus Fund is proud to present...

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09.04: Tran Luong receives the Prince Claus...

Tran Luong received the Prince Claus Award...

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08.04: Rosina Cazali Receives Prince Claus...

Congratulations to Rosina Cazali on receiving...

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06.04: Open Call: Drama, Diversity and Development
30.03: First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times...

From 30 March to 24 April 2015, 21 professionals...

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