Mentoring programme with the Prince Claus Fund

We work with the Prince Claus Fund to seek and promote Cultural and Artistic Responses to Environmental Change.

Postcards for Karun70 Photo (detail): Morteza Soorani © Postcards for Karun70

Conditions of Funding

Emerging talents in culture and the arts working at the intersection between the arts, environmental change and the climate crisis.

This one-year interdisciplinary mentorship programme provides an opportunity for twelve selected professionals in culture and the arts to explore critical artistic practices together with four mentors. The object is to start up an international network of creative artists working at the intersection between the arts and environmental protection.

All participants will receive a grant of €10,000 to design an artistic work as described in their application.

The artistic work should be
  • Innovative and of current relevance
  • Transformative
  • Context-specific
  • Inclusive
  • Impactful
The applicant should be an artist who has the potential to become a leading practitioner of their discipline.

  • Completed application exclusively via the Prince Claus Awards Platform
  • Exposition of the motivation behind and presentation of your environment-related project (video, audio or text, max. five minutes or two pages)
  • Letter of reference
  • Portfolio and CV
  • Additional material, if any, showing your artistic work

Next application deadline

The deadline for the submission of project applications is 30 April 2023, 23:59 CEST.


Therese Hueber
Coordination of the head of Culture Division Tel. +49 89 15921-293

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