de Appel arts centre, Prins Hendrikkade 142, Amsterdam (NL)
The Mondriaan Fund has announced the names of the visual artists shortlisted by an international jury for the 2015 Prix de Rome Visual Arts. The four nominated artists are:
Foundland (Lauren Alexander, Capetown, 1983, & Ghalia Elsrakbi, Damascus, 1978, live and work in Amsterdam)
Hedwig Houben (Boxtel, 1983, lives and works in Brussels)
Christian Nyampeta (Rwanda, 1981, lives and works in the Netherlands and London)
Magali Reus (The Hague, 1981, lives and works in London)
They will each receive a working budget and will be given the opportunity to create a new work during a five-month residency. The work will be exhibited at de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam. On the basis of the new work, the jury will announce a winner medio December 2015. The winner will win €40,000 and a residency at the American Academy in Rome.