Mentorship programme: Cultural & Artistic Responses to Environmental Change
Goethe-Institut & the Prince Claus Fund
Deadline: 26 August 2021
This mentorship is a year-long interdisciplinary programme that creates space for artists and cultural practitioners to explore critical artistic practices on the intersection of arts and environmentalism.
The mentorship brings together 12 emerging artists and cultural practitioners (± 8-15 years of relevant professional experience) with 4 mentors, all working across a range of disciplines and environmental issues. These 12 individuals each develop a body of work, form a peer-group, and throughout the year receive mentorship guidance, exchange ideas, collaborate, and jointly delve deeper into their practices.
The programme consists of two Labs (week long mentoring intensives, one in person and one online), bi-monthly online masterclass and peer-group sessions and an awards ceremony and visitors programme in Amsterdam and Berlin. Each participant receives an award of €6.000 to work on the concept for a body of work that they outlined in their application, with an additional €4.000 being available for either a collaboration with other participants, or if their concept solidifies in the process and needs extra budget to be realised.
Image © Misha Vallejo. The Sarayaku territory is not just a physical and geographical space, but also a space within which the people of Sarayaku can elevate their emotions as they connect to the world of the Supreme Beings. The whole project is available at secretsarayaku.net