Meet the 2012/2013 protégés who are about to begin a year of creative collaboration with their mentors.
Dance - Eduardo Fukushima
Eduardo Fukushima, 28, is a Brazilian choreographer and dancer who creates and produces his own work. He also teaches, and performs for other choreographers. He will spend a year under the guidance of mentor Lin Hwai-min of Taiwan. Click here to learn more.
Literature - Naomi Alderman
Naomi Alderman is a 37-year-old writer from the U.K., currently working on her third novel. Her novel Disobedience won the 2006 Orange Award for New Writers. She also writes for computer games. Her mentor is Margaret Atwood, of Canada. Click here to learn more.
Film - Sara Fgaier
Sara Fgaier, 29, is a freelance film editor living in Italy. A film she worked on, La bocca del lupo, won more than 20 awards in international film festivals including top prize at the Turin Film Festival. She also teaches editing courses. American film editor and sound designer Walter Murch will guide her this year. Click here to learn more.
Music - Dina El Wedidi
Dina El Wedidi, 24, is a freelance singer/songwriter living and working in her native Egypt. She collaborates with many artists, including Grammy Award winner Fathy Salama. This year Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil will guide her in her development. Click here to learn more.
Theatre - Michał Borczuch
Michał Borczuch is a 32-year-old theatre director, working freelance throughout his native Poland. He is also a lecturer at Ludwik Solski State School of Drama. His mentor is French director Patrice Chéreau. Click here to learn more.
Visual Arts - Mateo López
Mateo López, 33, is an installation artist whose work has been featured internationally. He has been an artist in residence in Brazil, Colombia, Canada and the U.K. He is prepared to spend a year under the guidance of South African artist William Kentridge. Click here to learn more.