Artistic encounters
in war and violent conflict

How to apply

How to apply


How to apply

Artists across disciplines will be invited to submit:

  • A portfolio of 10 images or videos with brief project descriptions (can include existing work and project proposal);
  • A statement of intent about your practice, how you relate to the INSPIRE project, and an initial idea of the works you would like to create should you be selected for the award (500 words max.)
  • A CV
  • Website and/or social media (if applicable)

The jury will select five shortlisted artists who will receive financial compensation and will be part of a group presentation in spring 2024 at Nitja Centre for Contemporary Art. The selected artists will have a year to plan and create work for the group presentation.

At the Award Ceremony at Nitja (spring 2024), a winner will be awarded from the shortlisted artists. The winner will be awarded with EUR 10,000 in addition to an artist residency and a solo exhibition at our prestigious partner institutions (TBC), as well as a presentation of their work at PRIO.

INSPIRE Art Award is hopeful that this cross-disciplinary artistic programme will significantly support artists in creating and presenting work; and raise awareness to the important role that inspiration plays for artists and audiences in and after violent conflict.

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