LTR: Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven, winner Prix de Rome 2019 Rory Pilgrim, Queen Máxima, director Mondriaan Fund Eelco van der Lingen. Photo: Shinji Otani
LTR: Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven, winner Prix de Rome 2019 Rory Pilgrim, Queen Máxima, director Mondriaan Fund Eelco van der Lingen. Photo: Shinji Otani

Rory Pilgrim wins Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2019

Artist Rory Pilgrim (Bristol, 1988) received the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2019 from the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid van Engelshoven, in the presence of Queen Máxima.
Pilgrim received this award for his new film The Undercurrent (2019-ongoing). The award comes with a 40,000 Euros cash prize and a work period at the American Academy in Rome. read more

Public events Esiri Erheriene-Essi, Femke Herregraven en Rory Pilgrim

Linked to the Prix de Rome exhibition at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, the museum will organize several public events with the four nominated artists. It concerns a workshop by Esiri Erheriene-Essi and gallery talks by Femke Herregraven and Rory Pilgrim.

Create it with Esiri Eheriene-Essi (workshop)
14 Feb 2020, 7 pm until 9.30 pm
Esiri Erheriene-Essi uses the Xerox transfer as a graphic technique for the backgrounds of her paintings and more. read more

Introduction room at exhibition Prix de Rome 2019 in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Design: Lesley Moore & Michiel Zegers. Films: Malse Media. Photo: Bas Czerwinski

Exhibition Prix de Rome 2019 at Stedelijk Museum

Until 22 March 2020 the Stedelijk Museum will host the exhibition Prix de Rome 2019. The nominated artists, Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen, Esiri Erheriene-Essi, Femke Herregraven and Rory Pilgrim, have developed new work especially for this occasion. In april 2019 these artist were selected by the international jury, after which they made new work during a working period of five months. read more

Publication Prix de Rome 2019 in a new design

The Prix de Rome 2019 is accompanied by a publication by Jap Sam Books, in cooperation with Mondriaan Fund. The artists are introduced by the authors Maarten Buser, Brenda Tempelaar and Sophia Zürcher. In an introductory essay, the art historian Sacha Bronwasser connects the work of the nominees to current developments in the world around us, and in the artworld in particular. read more

Films about the nominated artists

Commissioned by Prix de Rome, Mals Media made four short films about the nominated artists in the run-up to the exhibition Prix de Rome 2019 in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen, Esiri Erheriene-Essi, Femke Herregraven and Rory Pilgrim. Speaking are the artists and their scouts.

Watch the four films below.

Introduction to the work by Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen in the run-up to the exhibition Prix de Rome 2019. read more

Opening exhibition and award ceremony of Prix de Rome 2019

On 19 October, Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2019 will open to the public at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. The nominated artists, Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen, Esiri Erheriene-Essi, Femke Herregraven and Rory Pilgrim, have developed new work especially for the Prix de Rome. Two weeks after the opening, on Thursday 31 October, Ingrid van Engelshoven, Minister of Education, Culture and Science, will announce the winner. read more

Shortlist Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2019 announced

The international jury of the Prix de Rome has selected four visual artists for the shortlist of the Prix de Rome 2019. The nominees are: Sander Breure & Witte van Hulzen, Esiri Erheriene-Essi, Femke Herregraven and Rory Pilgrim.

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

Scouts Prix de Rome 2019 are:
Jessica de Abreu (researcher, co-founder The Black Archives), Maziar Afrassiabi (founder and director Rib), Amal Alhaag (curator, cultural programmer, radio host), Katayoun Arian (researcher, curator, writer), Thomas Bakker (visual artist), Anke Bangma (artistic director TENT), Tudor Bratu (visual artist), Heske ten Cate (artistic director Nest), Adam Colton (visual artist), Piet Dieleman (visual artist), Nathanja van Dijk (director A Tale of a Tub), Peter van der Es (director Unfair, visual artist), Lino Hellings (visual artist, founder PAPA (participating artists’ press agency), Rob Hornstra (photographer), Michiel Koelink (media artist, educator), Fleur van Muiswinkel (artistic coordinator Contour Biennale, curator, art historian), Stephanie Noach (curator, researcher), Ronald Ophuis (visual artist), Inge Pollet (writer, artistic director Plaatsmaken), Sara Rajaei (visual artist), Vincent Vulsma (visual artist), Louwrien Wijers (visual artist, founder gastatelier Louwrien Wijers), Arnisa Zeqo (art historian, educator, curator), Bas van den Hurk (visual artist). read more

Announcement jury and prior information new round Prix de Rome 2019

De jury of the Prix de Rome 2019 consists of:

Lonnie van Brummelen (visual artist, winner Prix de Rome 2005)
Amira Gad (artistic director Lehmann Maupin, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul)
Peter Gorschlüter (director Museum Folkwang, Essen)
Frank Koolen (visual artist)
Yasmijn Jarram (curator GEM, The Hague)
Chair is Valentijn Byvanck (director Marres, House of Contemporary Culture, Maastricht)

The new round of the Prix de Rome Visual Arts will start at the 7th of  January 2019. read more

Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2019 hosted by Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam will be partner in the Prix de Rome Visual Arts 2019. From 19 October 2019 until 22 March 2020 the Stedelijk Museum will host the exhibition with new work made by the shortlisted artists. The new round of the Prix de Rome will be on the 7th of January 2019 with the announcement of the procedures and deadlines for application. read more