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Joy Burch announces the arts grant winners

By johnboy - 13 September 2012 0

Minister for the Arts Joy Burch has announced the winners of the much coveted ACT Arts Fund grants for 2012:

“The ACT Arts Fund encourages recipients to develop as artists and supports artists at all stages of their careers, be they emerging, developing or established,” Ms Burch said.

“Recipients include videographer, photographer and installation artist Sarah Kaur is a young emerging ACT artist, who has received project funding of $5,000. The funding will assist with costs of her project designed for the 10th anniversary of the Canberra bushfires and contribute to the development of her arts practice.”

Ms Burch said the ACT Arts Fund is one of the main ways that the Government supports the arts directly.

“I am delighted that a broad range of arts activities, across all art forms, will be funded in 2013 through the Project and Communities Working with Artists funding categories.”

And the winners are:

    — Canberra Choral Society Inc, To assist with costs of establishing a youth vocal ensemble under the umbrella of the Canberra Choral Society, in 2013, $12,790

    — Inanna Inc To assist with the costs of making and launching short films by community members, in 2013, $17,868

    — Mental Health Foundation (ACT) Inc, To assist in developing cross artform site-specific artwork about mental health, in 2013, $20,000

    — Multicultural Youth Services ACT, To assist with the costs of digital storytelling workshops with refugee youth, in 2013, $6,280

    — Art Monthly Australia, To assist with costs of producing Art Monthly Australia including a special Canberra Centennial issue, in 2013, $20,000 Visual Arts

    — Art Song Canberra Inc, To assist with the presentation of seven vocal recitals, in 2013, $6,645 Music

    — Asialink To facilitate Arts Residency Grants to Asia for ACT practitioners in 2013, $20,000 Visual Arts

    — Basketry ACT To facilitate artist participation in the Canberra 2013 Basketry Gathering, $7,600 Visual Arts

    — Batchelor, James To assist the costs of presenting a dance and film installation, in 2013, $8,140 Dance

    — Boho Interactive, To assist with costs of staging an original theatrical production as part of the Centenary of Canberra, in 2013, $23,789 Theatre

    — Buining, Philippa To assist with the costs of creating and producing a new work of theatre entitled Anthology, in 2013, $40,000 Theatre

    — Costello, David To assist with costs of mounting an exhibition, in 2013, $3,280 Visual Arts

    — Curham, Louise To assist with costs of developing an expanded cinema re-enactment based on 1970s work by artist Malcolm Le Grice, in 2013, $7,348 Visual Arts

    — Curtis, Matthew To produce a specialised glass melting pot furnace for contemporary colour application techniques, in 2013, $5,000 Visual Arts

    — Dunstan, Kaylia To assist with costs of manuscript appraisal and mentorship for an unpublished manuscript, in 2013, $2,340 Literature

    — Foster, Cara To assist with the costs of producing three issues of a creative writing journal, in 2013, $4,218 Literature

    — France, Sandra To assist with costs involved in presenting a semi-staged, fully orchestrated performance of a new opera “From a Black Sky”, in 2013, $37,000 Music

    — Heath, Jack To assist with the costs of editing a book, in 2013, $9,808 Literature

    — Hooton, Fiona To assist with the costs of producing a modular pop-up sculpture that engages audiences with digital storytelling, in 2013, $6,550 Visual Arts

    — Jazz at the Gods To assist in staging 11 jazz concerts at The Gods throughout 2013, $3,645 Music

    — Kaur, Sarah To assist with costs of producing a dancefilm inspired by the fires at Mount Stromlo observatory, in 2013, $5,000 Dance

    — Kerr-Menz, Amy To assist with costs of mounting an international solo exhibition in 2013, $6,300 Visual Arts

    — Larsson, Adelina To assist with the costs of a full-length work of a dance work, $38,365 Dance

    — Lea, Elisabeth To create ‘Biloela’ a solo for Indigenous dancer Tammi Gissell, in 2013, $13,750 Dance

    — Manning Clark House To assist with costs of mounting a cultural season of music and poetry at Manning Clark House, in 2013, $2,800 Literature

    — McDonald, Joy To assist with costs of staging a puppet play at the Street Theatre and Craft ACT, in 2013, $34,117 Theatre

    — McFarlane, Jenny To assist with costs of mounting of an exhibition of eX de Medici’s work at the ANU Drill Hall Gallery in 2013, $31,077 Visual Arts

    — Mirramu Dance Company To assist with costs of the Morning Star dance project including production and performances, in 2013, $36,827 Dance

    — Momentum To produce a full colour catalogue for the Momentum exhibition, in 2013, $5,142 Visual Arts

    — Montana, Andrew To fund the cost of editing an arts biography on the Australian artist Loudon Sainthill, in 2013, $6,600 Literature

    — Pocket Fox To assist with costs of pre-production for a 12 track album, in 2013, $10,000 Music

    — Poetry at the Gods, To assist with costs in presenting a series of 11 poetry readings in 2013, $3,170 Literature

    — Runnegar, Brenda To assist with costs of the production and mounting of an exhibition, in 2013, $4,645 Visual Arts

    — Ryder, Julie To assist with costs of research, development and exhibition of work for a solo exhibition in 2013, $17,425 Visual Arts

    — Salut! Baroque To assist with costs of performing a series of baroque music concerts, in 2013, $15,000 Music

    — Shaw, Chrissie To assist with costs of staging a theatre/music production ‘Bijou’, in 2013, $20,618 Theatre

    — Shortis and Simpson Pty Ltd To assist with the costs of staging Prime Time, a music/theatre production, in 2013, $35,650 Theatre

    — Sidney Creswick To assist with costs of staging a collaborative project between band Sidney Creswick and Fresh Funk, in 2013, $9,090 Music

    — SoundOut To assist with the costs of production of the SoundOut 2013 Festival, $23,449 Music

    — Stevens, Rosanna To assist with costs of travel and accommodation for a literary community study of the West Coast of the United States of America, in 2013, $3,438 Literature

    — Swadling, Joel To assist with costs of writing a biography of Canberra theatre producer/director David Branson, in 2013, $5,000 Literature

    — The Griffyn Ensemble To assist with costs of a collaborative Swedish-Australian music cultural exchange, in 2013, $14,959 Music

    — Todo, Kensuke To assist with the creation of new work, in 2013, $12,912 Visual Arts

    — Tunks, Benita To assist with costs of mounting an exhibition and producing a printed catalogue, in 2013, $14,867 Visual Arts

    — Wilson, Steph To assist with the costs of creating a body of work and mounting an exhibition, in 2013, $2,545 Visual Arts

    — Wodak, Josh To assist with costs of producing and staging a photography exhibition at PhotoAccess Gallery, in 2013, $3,130 Visual Arts

    — You Are Here Festival, To assist with the costs of professional development for three emerging producers, in 2013, $12,930 Theatre

Nice to see Sidney Cresswick and Pocket Fox getting some money for recording.

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