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Creative New Zealand calls for project proposals for the 2009-2011 Smash Palace Fund

Creative New Zealand  |3 Mar . 2009

Creative New Zealand in partnership with the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology (MoRST) is calling for project proposals to the 2009-2011 Smash Palace Fund. The Smash Palace Fund is designed to support collaborative projects between New Zealand artists and scientists. The aim is to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and expertise across arts and secience disciplines.

The Smash Palace Fund is to support team projects that:

  • Research, explore, develop and test new ideas, products, services, processes and/or techniques
  • Extend or cross the boundaries of the disciplines and/or fields of the collaborating parties
  • Focus on tangible outcomes
  • Have the potential to engage the wider New Zealand community with the arts and sciences
  • Provide opportunities for new development at the interface between science and the arts to enrich New Zealand’s innovative capacity

To be eligible for support from the Smash Palace Fund a team comprising at least one artist and at least one scientist must submit a written expression of interest to CNZ by no later than 5pm on Friday 17 April, 2009.

An information sheet (including the criteria for expressions of interest) can be downloaded from this website here

If you have any questions or require further information about the Smash Palace Fund please contact:

Smash Palace Co-ordinator

Felicity Birch

Creative New Zealand

PO Box 3806


Phone: (04) 498 0735

For media enquiries please contact:
Katrina Smit
Media and Communications Adviser, Maori Arts
Creative New Zealand
Tel: 04 498 0727 or 027 290 1606

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