Media coverage: 2018 ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture

On 16 May 2018, the European Cultural Foundation celebrated a decade of change through culture. The laureates of the 2018 award are cultural centre Borderland (PL) and multidisciplinary research agency Forensic Architecture (UK)

The Award ceremony took place at the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, and was widely covered by the international media. You can have a glimpse of the ceremony and some behind the scenes moments on our Instagram and Twitter.

Images are available for download from our Flickr account. All photos by Xander Remkes.

Read in-depth articles in the international press:

  • Europese Culturele Prijsbekers (ontwerp door Jan Rothuizen), 05/06/2018,, The Netherlands

  • Het Bureau Forensic Architecture gebruikt bouwwerken om misdaden op te helderen, 24/05/2018, Volkskrant, The Netherlands

  • Laurentien vol lof over werk Prinses Margriet, 17/05/2018, Blauw Bloed, the Netherlands.

  • Koen Van Synghel bespreekt het werk van Forensic Architecture, dat in Amsterdam de Europese cultuurprijs Princess Margriet Award krijgt, 17/05/2018, Podcast, Belgium.

  • Margriet reikt ECF Awards uit, 17/05/2018, De Telegraaf, The Netherlands. (Print version includes a 3/4 page report, online version is an abbreviated piece).

  • Forensic Architecture and Borderland win European Cultural Foundation prize, 17/05/2018, Apollo Magazine, United Kingdom.

  • Margriet reikt ECF Awards uit, 16/05/2018, Vorsten, The Netherlands.

  • Margriet reikt culturele prijzen uit, 16/05/2018,, The Netherlands.

  • Koningspaar naar Middelburg en Amsterdam, 16/05/2018, Vorsten, The Netherlands.

  • Promuovere il cambiamento sociale attraverso la cultura, 15/05/2018, Il Giornale delle Fondazioni, Italy.

  • Tenth ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture, 12/05/2018, EFlux, USA.

  • Prinses Laurentien heeft over het belang van de Prinses Margriet Award in NPO1: Tijd voor Max, 10/05/2018,, The Netherlands.

  • TV interview on NPO 1 ‘Tijd vor Max’ with HRH Princess Laurentien (starting at 16:00 minutes into the show), 10/05/2018, The Netherlands.

  • #Holandia: Orkiestra Klezmerska Teatru Sejneńskiego zaprasza do Amsterdamu na jedyny koncert, 10/05/2018,, Poland.

  • Independent research agency Forensic Architecture win another award, 30/04/2018, United Kingdom.

  • Forensic Architecture has "mixed feelings"about Turner Prize nomination in week of setbacks, 27/04/2018,, United Kingdom, 3 Novices Europe, and Indigo Interiors Blog, all United Kingdom.

  • ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture 2018, 19/04/2018, LirinArt, the Netherlands.

  • Margriet en Laurentien weer samen op pad, 12/04/2018, MSN News, The Netherlands.

  • International Award for Polish Cultural Centre, 10/03/2018, Radio Poland, Poland.

  • ECF reikt tiende Princess Margriet Awards for Culture uit, 08/03/2018, De Dikke Blauwe, The Netherlands.

  • Forensic Architecture and Borderland to be honoured with top European nod, The Daily Brit, United Kingdom.

  • Forensic Architecture and Borderland to be honoured with European Cultural Foundation's Award for Culture,   Architect’s Datafile UK, and Net Mag Media, United Kingdom.