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Midsumma QueerTech.io

Midsumma QueerTech.io

Applications close 25 November 2018 

Midsumma Festival in partnership with QueerTech.io 2019 is calling for works for the annual URL+IRL exhibition of online digital media artworks by queer artists, anywhere in the world.

A modest artist honorarium will be provided for each selected work, and the work will be shown online and in physical locations as part of Midsumma Festival 2019.

For more information go here

10 Year Anniversary of Victorian Bushfires Arts Grants

10 Year Anniversary of Victorian Bushfires Arts Grants

Applications close 31 January 2019

The Victorian Government Community Arts Grants program will provide funding for creative arts projects that reflect the experiences of local communities directly affected by the 2009 bushfires.

Regional Arts Victoria will administer funding for communities and individuals from the 21 local government areas directly affected.

They are looking for community led, creative projects which reflect the experience of local communities impacted by the 2009 bushfires and will occur in one of the local government areas eligible for funding.

For more information go here

Midsumma and Australia Post Prize

Midsumma and Australia Post Prize

Applications close 23 November 2018 

Since its inauguration in 2016 the Midsumma and Australia Post Art Prize has quickly established itself as an important award in the ecology of the arts. With finalists selected from across the country, the non-acquisitive annual award is a survey of outstanding queer artists working across mediums reflecting their potent personal and political perspectives on the world.

For more information go here

Katthy Cavaliere Fellowship

Katthy Cavaliere Fellowship

Applications close 17 December 2018 

Suspended Moment: The Katthy Cavaliere Fellowship is a major new artist fellowship in the name of Italian born Australian artist Katthy Cavaliere.

The fellowship, made possible with funds from Cavaliere’s Estate in partnership with ACCA, MONA and Carriageworks, is valued at $300,000 in total and will be granted to three female-identifying Australian artists working at the nexus of performance and installation.

Selection criteria for the fellowship are for female-identifying artists working across visual media including performance and installation and an Australian citizen or resident. Any stage of practice is eligible from early career to established.

Image: Brown Paper, 2001, by Katthy Cavaliere. Mona/Remi Chauvin

For more information go here

City of Melbourne Test Sites

City of Melbourne Test Sites

Applications close 5 December 2018 

This is your chance to explore and experiment with creative ideas for temporary projects in the public realm. Test Sites is back, providing greater funding and more time to develop work.

Funding of up to $10,000 is up for grabs and is open to local, interstate and international artists.

Test Sites has nominated two locations as a starting point for investigation and work to take place during 2019.

The first site is Cooks Cottage, located in Fitzroy Gardens.

The second focuses on the inaugural Melbourne Innovation Districts which covers a broad area in the north of the city.

Image: Credit: Test Sites x Yirramboi Workshop, 2017, with Carly Sheppard, Baden Hitchcock and Ngioka Bunda-Heath. Photo: Bryony Jackson

For more information go here

Research Administrator

Research Administrator

Applications are now closed

Approx start date – Mid Jan 2019, 3 month contract.
$51,977 per annum (0.6 EFT)
($1,200 per fortnight for 3 days a week, 9-5pm with half hour lunch break, plus 9.5% superannuation)

Auspicious Arts Projects Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation based in Southbank, Melbourne. We provide financial and administrative management to individual artists, projects, festivals, small companies, community groups and city Councils.

The Research Administrator will be required to filter through various documented records from a historical, completed arts project. The objective is to create a detailed, digital and paper archive of the project in its entirety. The successful RA will need to think creatively and productively on the best way to research, archive and present the collected data so that it can be used and presented for future developments.

Some travel may be required. Working days can be negotiated.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Research and archiving experience
  • Computer literate with experience in website creation and management
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to work independently
  • Desirable – interest and/or experience working in the arts

To apply, please forward your CV and responses to Key Selection Criteria to admin@auspicious.com.au.

Melbourne Fringe General Manager & Deputy CEO

Melbourne Fringe General Manager & Deputy CEO

Applications close 14 November 2018 

Melbourne Fringe Festival are after an ambitious, energetic, clever, strategic, fun collaborator to join the team in a key senior role. If you love inclusive independent arts, festivals, project management, planning, numbers, people, systems and being entrepreneurial then this is the one for you.

For more information go here

Making it in Moreland

Making it in Moreland

Various Dates

If you are trying to Make it in Moreland these events offer a dynamic addition to your professional development, along with a great opportunity to meet other creative practitioners in your area.

  • Governing a Community Organisation – 8 November 2018 | 10am – 1pm
  • Writing for Publication – 10 November | 10am – 12pm
  • Sensory Line – 24 & 25 November | 3pm – 9pm
  • Making it Reel – 29 November | 6pm – 9pm

For more information go here

Due West Arts Festival Call Out

Due West Arts Festival Call Out

Applications close 14 December 2018

Due West Arts Festival is a ten-day multi arts local and international festival inspired by the spirit of Melbourne’s west, to be held from 15 to 24 November 2019.

Due West Arts Festival is inviting proposals from artists and companies from Melbourne’s west to be included as part of the event. Initial consideration will be given to local works/ artists/ companies followed by and complemented with national and international artistic programming.

For more information go here

Moreland Arts Investment Grants Program

Moreland Arts Investment Grants Program

Applications close 7 December 2018

Arts Investment Grants provide financial support to organisations whose business is in the creative sector.

The grants aim to provide organisations with funding to grow their practice, address infrastructure needs and develop new works, programs or services.

Objectives of the Arts Investment Grants Program:

  • Support Moreland’s creative sector to maintain and grow their practice in the municipality.
  • Address identified arts infrastructure needs in the municipality.
  • Provide capacity building opportunities to the local creative sector.

For more information go here