THE GRANT FOR SAMI ARTISTS
1 x 40.000 | 1 x 30.000 | 1 x 20.000 | 1 x 10.000 SEK
Sápmi Art är ett nytt stipendium med mål att uppmuntra samiska talanger inom olika konstarter att fortsätta sin utövning inom konst och även lyfta fram de som redan är etablerade. Målet med stipendiet är också att medverka till att den samiska kulturen uppmärksammas.
ABOUT SÁPMI ART
WHAT IS SÁPMI ART?
Sápmi Art is a new grant made to encouraging talents in different art forms to continue their practice in art and also highlight those who are already established. The goal of the scholarship is also to contribute to the attention and future of the Sami culture. The 2023 edition of the Sápmi Art award (fourth year) will include a total amount of
100 000 SEK, awarded to 4 selected scholars in the form of
1 x 40 000, 1 x 30 000, 1 x 20 000 SEK and 1 x 10 000 SEK.
WHO CAN APPLY?
All Sami artists who perform within the art types Visual arts/Design, Duodji/Handicrafts and/or Music that are active in the Sápmi area of Sweden, Norway and/or Finland have the opportunity to apply for the Sápmi Art grant.
HOW TO APPLY?
The application is made through a special application form, which is accessed via this website (see main menu). The application for Sápmi Art 2023 are open until 2023-01-15. Apply here today!
WHO AWARD THE GRANT?
The grant are appointed by the Team Lappland Collection Foundation and its board, who handles all applications. The Team Lappland Collection Foundation is also the founder of the new Sápmi Art grant.
WHEN IS THE GRANT AWARDED?
Sápmi Art was awarded for the first time in conjunction with the Jokkmokk winter market in February 2018. In 2019 The grant were awarded for the second time, also at the Jokkmokk winter market. In 2020 the grant were awarded for the third time, by tradition at the Jokkmokk winter market. Team Lappland Collection Foundation intend to award the grant for the fourth time in 2023.
WHICH REQUIREMENTS SHOULD BE MET?
Sápmi Art is a grant without any specific quid pro quo, meaning there are no requirements on the scholars to deliver any certain kind of work or results. However, The Team Lappland Collection Foundation demand that the scholars must collect the grant themselves or with help from a representative during the award ceremony.
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
On November 1st 2017, a group of expectant people gathered for a meeting in Jokkmokk. The meeting was about the idea and the opportunity to start a new foundation and grant to contribute to the Sami art and culture. On that day, a historic decision was made to set up the Team Lappland Collection Foundation, who then created Sápmi Art, the new grant for Sami artists.
On Jokkmokk Winter market, Saturday 3 February 2018, the grant was awarded for the first time to the following lucky scholars: Lina Maria Viitala, Laila Mari Brandsfjell and Johanna Minde. Together, they were awarded a total amount of 50 000 SEK.
In 2019, the grant was awarded for the second time, also this time at Jokkmokk's winter market. The five selected scholars were: Per-Stefan Idivuoma, Elle Sara Gaup Oskal, Anniina Turinen & Sandra Blind. Together, they were awarded a total amount of 75 000 SEK.
In 2020, the grant was awarded for the third time, by tradition at the Jokkmokk's winter market. The 7 selected scholars were:
Katarina Rimpi & Mandy Senger, Marika Renhuvud, Elina Nygård,
Liv Aira and Katarina Spik Skum.
In 2023 the Team Lappland Collection Foundation intends to distribute the Sápmi Art grant again, for the fourth time. More information about the place, date and time of the award ceremony will come shortly.
Founder of the Team Lappland Collection Foundation.