Orientation trips
The Mondriaan Fund organises orientation trips for visual artists and mediators to Asia, Latin America and Africa since 2004. The trips are aimed at exchange and cooperation between visual art professionals.

Director Mondriaan Fund in Amsterdam 
Previously, Eelco van der Lingen was curator of contemporary and modern art at the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden. Before going to Leeuwarden he established presentation institute Nest in The Hague, and he was director and curator there until 2017. He was guest curator at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht, Museum Kranenburgh in Bergen and at TENT in Rotterdam, amongst others. Furthermore, he was reporter at Trendbeheer and editor-in-chief at Jegens & Tevens on behalf of Stroom Den Haag.