Opportunities > Open for nominations: Freedom to create prize 2010
15 Aug 2010

Open for nominations: Freedom to create prize 2010

 The Freedom to Create Prize celebrates the power of art to fight oppression, break down stereotypes and build trust in societies where the social fabric has been ripped apart by conflict, violence and misunderstanding. History shows that prosperous societies are founded upon creativity. Societies that encourage artistic expression build strong foundations for economic, political and cultural development.

Established in 2008, the Freedom to Create Prize is a celebration of the courage and creativity of artists around the world who use their talents to promote social justice, build the foundations for open societies and inspire the human spirit. It is open to artists in all creative fields. Each year, US$125,000 in prize money is awarded across three categories: Main, Youth and Imprisoned Artist.

Freedom to Create is a movement of creative people who are changing the world. Its practitioners are artists and development workers from around the globe, working and speaking out for social change, and using creativity to build the foundations of open societies and has an office based in Singapore.