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Yarra Arts Small Project Grants

Yarra Arts Small Project Grants

No closing date

City of Yarra Small Project Grants are quick response grants for community groups and artists running projects in Yarra.

Council will invest over $70,000 into community programs, events and artistic projects through the 2018/2019 Small Project Grant Program.

Applicants may receive one Small Project Grant per financial year. Applications are accepted for amounts between $100 and $1,000.

Image: “Tian Nu San Hua” (Celestial Beauty Scattering Flowers). Photo sourced here.

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NAVA Visual Arts Fellowship

NAVA Visual Arts Fellowship

Applications close 19 August 2018

Two $20,000 fellowships are open to individual mid-career artists and groups. Groups must have a demonstrated history of ongoing collaborative practice between applicants.

Funding can be used toward a range of activities such as research, travel, skills development, residencies, mentorships, professional development and training, creation of new work and exhibition/ project costs.

Image: Mikala Dwyer – A shape of thought. Photo: Jessica Maurer.

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Arts House CultureLAB EOIs

Arts House CultureLAB EOIs

Applications close 6 September 2018

Arts House invites CultureLAB expressions of interest for the financial year 2019–20.

There is an investment of up to $10,000 for research and creative development of projects led by independent artists and created on site at Arts House. CultureLAB is supported by Creative Victoria.

From the expressions of interest received, and based on excellent fit and affinity with Arts House programming and thematics, they will invite selected artists to further discuss their projects or ideas. Their priority focus is on independent, new and emerging artists.

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Abbotsford Convent Studio Residency

Abbotsford Convent Studio Residency

Applications close 16 September 2018

The Abbotsford Convent Studio Residency Program has a focus on supporting artists to develop work/s that are site specific or site responsive. The work/s created through the studio residency will be presented throughout the Abbotsford Convent site, as a vibrant and temporary means of fostering delight and dialogue as well as engagement between the site, landscape, artistic community and audiences.

The studio residency program will provide two artists with:

  • Studio space for 6 months with 24/7 access
  • An honorarium of $2,500 to be invested in the studio residency project outcome
  • Access to Convent staff for support and mentoring
  • Marketing and communications package to promote your studio residency and outcome

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CAIR Casual Workers Wanted

CAIR Casual Workers Wanted

City of Port Phillip are seeking outstanding community arts workers with experience working with adults with a diverse experience, including adults with intellectual disability. The City of Port Phillip Community Arts Inclusion and Respite (CAIR) program facilitates arts and cultural participation opportunities for adults who live with mild to moderate disabilities and people with a diverse experience.

For more information, contact Cathy Horsley

Full On Theatre Co-Producer

Full On Theatre Co-Producer

An opportunity exists for a co-producer for Full-On Theatre’s new play TROY BOYS. The show is about two divorced dads putting on a kids birthday party where everything goes wrong. The two men also reference the story of the Trojan War.  “An epic war story, too much booze and a children’s birthday party; what could possibly go wrong?”  It is a black domestic comedy. The show will be held in November in Richmond @ The Richmond Theatrette. It is a part funded, part profit share production where we can run a bar – which goes toward the profit share.  The fee is $1500-$2000 depending on experience.  (plus profit share)

For more information, contact Dave Houston.

Critical Path Responsive Residencies

Critical Path Responsive Residencies

Applications close 3 September 2018

The Responsive Program supports self-directed, blue-sky choreographic research. Research projects may be broadly defined but generally involve the exploration of new ideas or assumptions, new methodologies or new collaborations.

Research Residents at Critical Path are characterised by an openness of mind, a willingness to experiment and play, and a focus on process rather than outcome. Note that Critical Path is not able to support creative developments or rehearsal periods.

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Moreland Public Art Commissions

Moreland Public Art Commissions

Applications close 10 August 2018

“Where Have We Come To?“ examines and focuses on the challenges faced by refugees, asylum seekers and the broader community’s shared experiences of displacement and the significant combined contributions made by all to the emerging modern Australian identity.

Artists are encouraged to draw inspiration from contemporary refugee and asylum seeker perspectives, post war migration stories, convict settlement histories and internal displacement of First Nations peoples.

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Writing NSW Early Career Grants

Writing NSW Early Career Grants

Applications close 26 August 2018

Early Career Writer Grants are awarded by Writing NSW to assist early career creative writers in any genre who are resident in NSW. The aim of the grants is to foster a vibrant, diverse and innovative writing culture in the state.

Funding available: up to 4 grants of $5000 each.

Applicants must be early career writers who have had no more than two full-length works professionally published or performed and must not have previously received a grant of $5000 or more for their writing from either State, Territory or Federal governments or their agencies.

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Midsumma Futures

Midsumma Futures

Applications close 27 August 2018

Midsumma Futures 2018 – 2019 is a nine-month development and mentoring program for early-career artists and culture-makers, kicking off in October 2018 and running until May 2019.

This program provides a queer context in which participants can develop their practice, and includes access to professional mentoring, and workshops with like minded (or radically different-minded) peers.

Image: Archie Barry, Hypnic (2017). Photograph: Vanessa Godden

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