Hivos Culture Fund

P.O. box 85565
2508 CG Den Haag
The Netherlands

+31 (0)70 376 5500

More about Hivos Culture Fund at the Power of Culture

Architect Eko Prawoto: 'Man is just a passer-by in nature'

October 2008 -

As an architect, he was already used to working with space and dimension, as an extension of human needs. Now he is also using these concepts in his visual art.

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Abducted bride acquiesces in her fate

October 2008 -

Ernest Abdyjaparov pokes fun at rural traditions. Shaped into a romantic story, the film makes use of clear light and vibrant colours.Dat giet hij in een romantische vertelling, alles gefilmd in helder licht en felle kleuren.

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Aurelio Martínez: 'I want to turn the tide with my music'

August 2008 -

Aurelio Martínez is one of the most important ambassadors of the Garifuna music that is slowly but surely overtaking the world.

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Special Culture & Conflict

July 2008 -

The Culture & Conflict special investigates how art is practically helping in times of war, conflict and violence in five countries.

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Conference about violence and censorship in Harare

July 2008 -

Just before the presidential elections in Zimbabwe, Hivos organized a conference about art and artists in times of censorship and violence.

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Binyavanga Wainaina: 'We want to show the world how we view ourselves'

July 2008 -

Against all odds, the Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina sometimes tries to correct the traditional image of Africa in the media.

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Jan Fabre inspires Peruvian theatre company LOT

May 2008 -

Performers, actors and dancers in Lima, Peru took part in a five-day workshop of the Jan Fabre Teaching Group.The workshop was part of the first phase of cooperation between theatre company LOT and Troubleyn, Jan Fabre’s theatre and artistic laboratory in Antwerp.

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Reviews as a foundation for Ugandan film culture

May 2008 -

During the Amakula film festival there are film review workshops for journalist. Aim is to promote Ugandese film culture from within.

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Claudia Fontes: 'The magical force of culture does not appear upon demand'

April 2008 -

Art can trigger fantastic social changes, but not when this is planned in advance. That is the conclusion drawn by Claudia Fontes based on the evaluation study she performed on projects supported by the Hivos Cultural Fund in Central America.

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Curiosity without borders: revolution in Dutch art world

April 2008 -

A Curiosity Manifesto and improved cooperation between the organisations were the results of the Unlimited Curiosity symposium held on 31 March 2008.

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