Who are the New Patrons?
About the New Patrons
The New Patrons are people who want to give themselves a voice and visible form to their wishes. For the longest time, only a privileged few were able to commission a work of art. Now we want everyone to have that opportunity.
Since 1992, the New Patrons have assisted the completion of over 500 projects: works of art and architecture, films, music, literature, Internet projects, and theater productions.
gemeinsam mit der Kulturstiftung des Bundes
Fünf Mediatoren und Ankerpunkte in zwei Modellregionen
New Patrons: pilots, astrophysicists, teenagers, nuns, doctors, restaurateurs, bankers, teachers, trade unionists, gardeners, cooks, architects, social workers, farmers, professors, fishermen and -women, psychiatrists, you, I
More than 500 Projects in 15 countries
Since 1992, the New Patrons have assisted the completion of over 500 projects: works of art and architecture, films, music, literature, Internet projects, and theater productions. More than 300 of these were produced in France, where the New Patrons have become a permanent fixture in the artistic and wider community, particularly in the country’s economically underdeveloped regions. Thousands of partners – independent mediators, funding bodies, and initiatives that share a common goal – have helped make this work possible. The New Patrons do not represent an institution but a new technique of artistic production.