Orientation trips

Afbeelding Oriëntatiereis 2018 naar Zuid-Afrika (Johannesburg en Kaapstad) en Zimbabwe (Harare en Bulawayo)

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 2018 trip takes place from 2 until 17 September. The group will visit South-Africa (Johannesburg en Cape Town) and Zimbabwe (Harare and Bulawayo). During the travel a blog will be updated.

Mediators and visual artists who are interested to participate to the trip could apply until May 20th 2018.  Click here for more information about the trip (in Dutch) and here for how to apply (in Dutch).

Participants 2018:
Anke Bangma (director TENT), Frédérique Bergholtz (director If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution), Patricia Kaersenhout (visual artist), Florian Weigl (curator V2_, Lab for the Unstable Media), Farren van Wyk (visual artist) and Annet Zondervan (director CBK Zuidoost, Amsterdam).

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 United States of America and Cuba (2017), 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 2017
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