Hear from local artist Georgie Mattingley about the development of her art practice. Georgie works predominantly with photography and painting through social collaboration. Often adopting a playful humour and a quirky use of visual aesthetic, her work aims to beautify confronting spaces or events, as a tool to question people’s limits and values.
The Building a Case for Support Masterclass will provide a step-by-step guide for arts organisations to develop their case for support, presented by globally-renowned strategic brand consultant Jane Wentworth.
Taking place across all Australian capitals in March 2019, these masterclasses are for fundraising and marketing professionals, executives, artistic directors, board members, and CEOs within small, medium and major arts and cultural organisations.
Yarra City Council is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from artists to create a new site specific artwork, or to propose an appropriate existing artwork, for exhibition on a heritage plinth in Edinburgh Gardens.
The successful artist will be commissioned to create their proposed artwork to be exhibited on the plinth for 18 months from August 2019 until early 2021.
Organisations and individual artists can now apply for two consecutive years of fixed funding from the Biennial Arts and Cultural funding streams Creative Yarra and Engage Yarra in 2020–2021.
Engage Yarra & Creative Yarra are open to organisations providing dynamic and valuable arts and cultural activities in the City of Yarra and prioritises those with a proven track record and well articulated plans. Organisations may apply for operational and/or project funding. These streams are also open to individual creative practitioners who will need to demonstrate a commitment to realising a project or body of work over a two year timeframe and be able to clearly demonstrate the outcomes of this work in their proposal.
Organisations that meet the eligibility criteria can apply for up to $30,000 per annum, while individual practitioners that meet the eligibility criteria can apply for up to $15,000 per annum.
Fed Square is offering top Melbourne creatives the opportunity to create pop-up interactive installations in some of their iconic Squares’ lesser known spaces.
In the spirit of experiential interactive and immersive museums emerging all over the world, Fed Square will create a Fed Square Underground Interactive Tour through its lesser known nooks and crannies.
This experience will feature as part of The inaugural Anything But Square Festival opening 27th July and running through August.
Awarded annually, the Mordant Family VR Commission provides an Australian artist or collective $80,000 to support the development and creation of a new VR artwork.
Open to mid-career and established visual artists, the Mordant Family VR Commission supports gallery-based practitioners to move into VR, encouraging experimentation and enabling the creation of ambitious artworks that push the limits of technology to engage audiences in new ways.
Image: Joan Ross, BBQ this Sunday (Flight Paths) (2011)
Arts Centre Melbourne is casting for the next talented individual to join their ensemble.
The role creates, scopes, develops and delivers a range of contemporary programs within Arts Centre Melbourne venues and spaces – including artist development programs; creative developments and commissions of new work; season programming and delivery.
Applications are now open for an energetic, passionate General Manager to lead a small, creative team in delivering a number of exciting projects in 2019.
Kids Thrive are looking for someone with strong experience in financial, HR, governance and operational management skills. The GM will also assume an advocacy role for Kids Thrive, promoting their creative child-led community change programs and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders in the government and philanthropic, arts, education, health, social welfare, social justice and community development sectors.
Yarra City Council is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from emerging to established artists to present a series of still images or a silent moving image projection for exhibition on the wall in Peel Street Park, Collingwood as part of a suite of projections in the space from May through to September 2019.
Image:Salote Tawale, Super,2003, single channel digital video, silent, dimensions variable, courtesy the artist. Photo by J. Forsyth.