Oslo, 17 June 2016
For the second time, the Fritt Ord Foundation has awarded critics 10 grants of NOK 200 000 each. "We received some 50 applications, and they were of high quality", reports Georg Fr. Rieber-Mohn, chair of Fritt Ord Foundation's Board of Trustees. The new grant scheme began last year and will run for three years. The total allocation is MNOK 6.
The 10 being awarded a one-year grant are Gaute Brochmann (architecture), Lars Elton (pictorial art and architecture), Guri Fjeldberg (literature), Anki Gerhardsen (dramatic art and pictorial art), Merete Røsvik Granlund (literature), Jon Inge Faldalen (film and TV), Frode Johansen Riopelle (literature), Sandra Lillebø (literature), Pål Gerhard Olsen (literature) and Silje Stavrum Norevik (literature).