Prince Claus Fund > Prince Claus Seed Awards
Building on 25 years of experience supporting, honouring and connecting artists and cultural practitioners in the fields of culture and development, the Prince Claus Fund is excited to issue an open call for the Prince Claus Seed Awards.
The Prince Claus Fund will annually recognise 100 emerging artists and cultural practitioners within the first five years of their careers. With the Prince Claus Seed Awards they aim to contribute to flourishing arts scenes globally, where emerging artists can develop their practice on their own terms.
For the Prince Claus Seed Awards, they are looking for emerging artists and cultural practitioners whose innovative work addresses pressing social and/or political issues within their own context. Recipients are free to invest the Award of €5000 in the development of their artistic practice. The Prince Claus Seed Awards will support the career development, creativity and experimentation of emerging artists and cultural practitioners around the globe.
The Prince Claus Seed Awards are aimed at emerging artists and cultural practitioners who:
Are on average in the initial 1 - 5 years of their professional career.
Have an innovative and interesting artistic practice that addresses pressing social/political issues important within their local context.
Have received little to no recognition/support for their artistic/cultural practices, and are not yet recognised internationally.
Live and work in eligible countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and Eastern Europe (see the full list of eligible countries).
Deadline: 11 May 2021