15 June 2011

Artists: Apply now for the Freedom to Create Prize

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The annual Freedom to Create Prize celebrates artists who use their talents to promote social justice and inspire the human spirit. Enter by 30 July 2011.

The prize has two categories: the Main Prize, open to individuals or artistic groups in all creative fields over the age of 16, and the Imprisoned Artist Prize, focusing on artists who are currently jailed for their artwork. The total prize fund is US$100,000.

The prize is open to all forms of art, in any creative field and any individual or group of any gender, religion or nationality. In 2010, nearly 2,000 artists entered from more than 100 countries.

Winners will be unveiled in November 2011at a special ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa.

Apply here.

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