WBK Vrije Academie Prize (10/08/2007)
Marcellvs L. have received the Videobrasil WBK Vrije Academie Prize. Supported by the Prince Claus Fund, the Videobrasil Residency Programme benefits artists participating in the Festival’s competitive exhibition.
The programme’s partners are the Le Fresnoy Studio National des Arts Contemporains (France), the French Consulate General in Brazil, Alliance Française, Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, and the WBK Vrije Academie (The Netherlands), with the collaboration of Capacete Entretenimentos (Brazil) and Instituto Sacatar (Brazil).
The first residencies will be undertaken in 2008 and 2009, in France, The Netherlands, and Brazil.
The winning artists were selected by a commission comprised of Solange
Farkas and Ana Pato (Associação Cultural Videobrasil), Tom van Vliet
(WBK Vrije Academie), Marcos Moraes (FAAP), Helmut Batista (Capacete),
and Inês Raphaelian and John Taylor Van Horne (of Instituto Sacatar).