Prince Claus Seed Awards 2024: Applications are open for the Prince Claus Seed Awards 2024, with up to $5,000 to be won. The annual award amplifies the work of emerging artists who use the power of culture for positive change.
Artists hold incredible power to shape culture, live authentically, and envision new possibilities. Whether challenging societal norms, fostering safe spaces, or fostering collaboration during global challenges, emerging artists bring fresh ideas, perspectives, and energy to the realm of culture.
Prince Claus Seed Awards 2024 (up to $5,000 to be won)
They deserve opportunities to experiment, discover their path, connect with communities, and gain momentum in their artistic endeavors. The Seed Awards, provided annually by the Prince Claus Fund, aim to support these budding artists.
Every year, the Prince Claus Fund grants Seed Awards to 100 emerging artists working in environments where cultural expression faces challenges. The Seed Award is designed to nurture their personal and artistic growth, showcase their talents, and ignite a new generation of changemakers.
Applications are welcomed from qualified candidates who:
- Are in the early and exploratory phases of their career, with 1 to 5 years of professional experience (excluding study years).
- Demonstrate an established, innovative, and compelling artistic or cultural practice addressing significant social and political issues within their local context.
- Have received limited to no institutional recognition or support for their artistic or cultural endeavors.
- Reside and work in our eligible countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe.
Benefits of the Award
Every recipient of the Seed Award will be granted €5,000 to nurture and advance their artistic and cultural pursuits according to their unique vision and preferences.
How to Apply
To apply, complete the application process through their online platform. The application form comprises a series of questions and necessitates supplementary materials. This includes samples of your work, a CV, a reference letter, and a pitch addressing the question:
What drives you as an artist? Please be aware that only fully submitted applications through the Prince Claus Awards Platform will be evaluated.
Ensure your application is submitted by the deadline of January 16, 2024, at 23:59 Amsterdam Time.