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Walk-in consultation: Open Call Artists with a Refugee Background

Foto: Ernst van Deursen Foto: Ernst van Deursen

The Mondriaan Fund organises a walk-in consultation on Friday 14th of February, from 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM, for artists who are interested in the Open Call for Artists with a Refugee Background. Employees of the fund will give a presentation about the open call; afterwards there is a possibility to ask questions to the staff.

This Open Call is for visual artists who have come to the Netherlands as a refugee. They can apply for a grant for developing and presenting new work. The grant can be used for everything involving the development and presentation of new work; for example carrying out research, participating in a residency, renting a studio, buying materials and equipment, hiring expertise or assistance, and preparing exhibitions or presentations.

Artists who receive a grant will be offered a fixed contribution of 19,000 euros and a mentor for a period of twelve months. This program is offered in cooperation with Cultuur+Ondernemen (Culture + Entrepreneurship). The mentor is an experienced visual artist or intermediary, who can guide the artist in developing new work and in forging a connection with the visual art practice in the Netherlands. The aim is to offer artists with a refugee background the opportunity to build up an artistic practice in the Netherlands so that they can contribute to a richer landscape of the visual arts.

The deadline for applications is 2 March 2020, before 17:00 PM.

Date walk-in consultation: Friday 14th of February, from 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM
presentation around 11:00, afterwards possibility for questions.
Office Mondriaan Fund, Brouwersgracht 276, Amsterdam
via this link

Not able to visit the walk-in consultation? Questions about the open call can also be directed towards Niels Engel via email or telephone (020-5231506).