Meet the makers: artists, curators, museum employees and other applicants. They tell you about their experiences and the results of awarded applications. The numerous interviews demonstrate the wealth of public investments through the fund.

Simon Wald-Lasowski about the exciting intensity of six months at Project studio China, Beijing
Clare Molloy on the international visitors programme
Iris Kensmil about her participation in the Venice Biennale
Curator Devrim Bayar of WIELS in Brussels about the big exhibition and the book René Daniëls: Fragments from an unfinished novel
Imara Limon, Museum talent of 2017
Sanne van den Elzen about escaping rigid patterns and, thanks to the Stipendium for Emerging Artists, the full flight ahead
Stimulating markets

‘Such a godsend!’

Art buyer Merel Coebergh about her acquisition at Dürst Britt & Mayhew
Museum director Aaron Seeto from Jakarta, as a guest on the orientation journey along Dutch art institutions, about the running start of MACAN Museum
Interview with Jacqueline Grandjean, Oude Kerk Amsterdam, about the assignment to Giorgio Andreotta Calò and red blazing light
Interview with Annet Gelink Gallery about the participation in Art Basel 2017 with a Participation International Art Fairs Grant
Director Benno Tempel of the Gemeentemuseum The Hague about the collaboration with other museums abroad
MuseumTV, CJP (Cultural Discount Card for Youth) and NBTC Holland Marketing about their collaboration in attracting youth and international visitors.
Presenting and programming

‘Explosion of new life forms’

Lieselot Van Damme of VHDG in Leeuwarden about the Grant for Art Initiatives
Henk Wildschut about Ville de Calais
Theo Tegelaers about the new role for the centuries old Hortus (Botanical Garden) in Haren
Curator Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen about Tino Seghal at the Stedelijk
Vital Dutch Collection

‘Magical scope’

Curator Luc Amkreutz, National Museum of Antiquities, about the sword of Ommerschans
International presentations

‘Scapegoat, microbe, catalyst’

Erik van Lieshout