Orientation trips

Orientation trip USA and 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.

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)

The trip is organized in cooperation with Flanders Arts Institute (since 2007), the Danish Arts Agency and Pro Helvetia (since 2011).

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).

Please have a look at our previous blogs:
Orientationtrip 2016
Orientationtrip 2015
Orientationtrip 2014
Orientationtrip 2013
Orientationtrip 2012
Orientationtrip 2011
Orientationtrip 2010
Orientationtrip 2009

For information about the orientation trip, please contact: Haco de Ridder, 020 523 15 23