Rana Hamadeh receives Prix de Rome from minister Van Engelshoven. Photo: Bas Czerwinski

Rana Hamadeh wins 2017 Prix de Rome

Artist Rana Hamadeh (Beirut/Lebanon, 1983) received the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017, the oldest and most generous award in the Netherlands for visual artists under the age of 40, from the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid van Engelshoven. Hamadeh received this award for a new act as part of her opera project The Ten Murders of Josephine. read more

Exhibitions artists shortlist Prix de Rome 2017

Work by the three artists who were selected for the shortlist of the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017, besides the winner Rana Hamadeh, is now on view in different exhibitions.
On 13 April, a solo exhibition of Katarina Zdjelar will open at the Salzburger Kunstverein. Under the title ‘Black Pages’ various video installations are shown, including the project ‘Not a Pillar Not a Pile (Tanz für Dore Hoyer)’ she realised for the Prix de Rome. read more

Grand opening Prix de Rome Visual Arts

Friday December 1st was de festive opening of the exhibition at Kunsthal Rotterdam with new works of the shortlisted candidates for the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017: Melanie Bonajo, Rana Hamadeh, Saskia Noor van Imhoff and Katarina Zdjelar. Emily Ansenk, director Kunsthal Rotterdam, welcomed the audience after which Birgit Donker, director Mondriaan Fonds and chair of the jury opened the exhibition. read more

Publication

During the opening of the exhibition of the Prix de Rome 2017 an accompanying publication will be presented. The publication contains an introductory essay by visual artist and writer Maria Barnas. Texts on the work that Saskia Noor van Imhoff and Rana Hamadeh created for the Prix de Rome, are written by Laurens Otto. Julia Mullié wrote about Katarina Zdjelar and Melanie Bonajo. read more

Minister Van Engelshoven will present Prix de Rome 2017

Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid van Engelshoven will present the 2017 Prix de Rome for the visual arts at Friday December 15th. The award ceremony will take place at Kunsthal Rotterdam. The four nominated artists are Melanie Bonajo, Rana Hamadeh, Saskia Noor van Imhoff en Katarina Zdjelar. From December 2 Kunsthal Rotterdam will present the work of the shortlisted candidates. read more

Start exhibition at Kunsthal Rotterdam

From December 2 Kunsthal Rotterdam will present the work of the shortlisted candidates for the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017 that were selected earlier this year. From that moment on every one can discover the new work of Melanie Bonajo, Rana Hamadeh, Saskia Noor van Imhoff and Katarina Zdjelar. The winner will be announced at  Friday 15th of December. read more

Shortlist Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017 announced

The international jury of the Prix de Rome has selected four visual artists for the shortlist of the Prix de Rome 2017. The nominees are: Melanie Bonajo, Rana Hamadeh, Saskia Noor van Imhoff and Katarina Zdjelar.

Each artist will receive a working budget and will be given the opportunity to create new work during a five-month period. read more

Scouts Prix de Rome 2017

A group of scouts from a wide range of backgrounds is invited to submit a maximum of two candidates. In addition, artists who meet the set conditions can be proposed as candidate for the prize by third parties or by themselves.

Scouts 2017: read more

Deadline proposals / applications is now closed

The deadline for proposals or applications is now closed. Visual artists who meet the set conditions could be proposed as candidate for the prize by third parties or by themselves. In addition a group of scouts from a wide range of backgrounds was invited to submit a maximum of two candidates.

Recommendations could be done until the 20th of February by sending in a written motivation (in English) and the following data: birth date, contact details and place of residency and work. read more

Kick-off Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017

The Mondriaan Fund announces the start of the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017. The Prix de Rome is awarded once every two years to a talented visual artist under the age of forty.

A group of scouts from a wide range of backgrounds is invited to submit a maximum of two candidates. In addition, artists who meet the set conditions can be proposed as candidate for the prize by third parties or by themselves. read more

Jury Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017

The jury of the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017 will consist of Ferran Barenblit (director MACBA, Barcelona), Mariette Dölle (director Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen), Folkert de Jong (visual artist), Petra Noordkamp (visual artist), Francesco Stocchi (curator Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam).

Birgit Donker, director Mondriaan Fonds and chairman of the Prix de Rome jury:
“These jurymembers, who have plenty of experience as an artist or mediator, guarantee a capable judgement, I look forward to the jury rounds next year.”

In April 2017 this international jury will shortlist four nominees  and by the end of the year they will select a winner. read more

Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2017

At the end of 2017 the Prix de Rome will be awarded in the category of Visual Arts. The deadline for proposing candidates will be announced on this website and via social media by the end of 2016.

Click here for more information about the procedure and terms. read more