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Announcement: participants orientation trip to USA and Cuba

Orientatiereis Verenigde Staten en Cuba Orientatiereis Verenigde Staten en Cuba

The Mondriaan Fund has been organizing orientation trips for visual artists and mediators to Asia, Latin America and Africa since 2004. The trips are aimed at exchange and cooperation between visual art professionals. The goal of this orientation travel is to extend international networks and contacts, and to stimulate the international dialogue between art professionals.

The 2017 trip takes place from 5 November until 17 November. The group will visit the United States of America (Houston, New Orleans and Miami) and Cuba (Havana). During the travel a blog will be updated. More information click here (in Dutch). The trip is organized in cooperation with Flanders Arts Institute (since 2007), the Danish Arts Agency and Pro Helvetia (since 2011).

Participants selected by the Mondriaan Fund for the orientation trip of 2017:
– Roel Arkesteijn (curator and autor)
– Dina Danish (visual artist)
– Remy Jungerman (visual artist)
– Xander Karskens (artistic director of Cobra Museum)
– Ilga Minjon (curator and educator)
– Vincent van Velzen (art critic and curator)

Previous trips were made to Iran and Armenia (2016), Chile and Colombia (2015), Gwangju in Korea and Tokyo, Yokohama and the Setouchi Islands in Japan (2014), Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary (2013), Indonesia and China (2012), Mali, Senegal and Marokko (2011), Turkey, Nigeria and Mali (2010), Brazil, Argentina and Peru (2009), Bangladesh, India and the United Arab Emirates (2008), Mexico and Curaçao (2007), South Africa and Senegal (2006), China (2005), and the Middle East (2004).