Asian Performing Arts Markets Travel Fund 2017/18
New Zealand performing arts producers and companies are supported to attend performing arts markets in Asia with the aim of exploring presentation opportunities and building networks.
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Up to $3,000 per delegate or $10,000 per company
7 Jul 2017
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Who can apply
To apply for Creative New Zealand funding, you:
- must be a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or organisation (overseas arts organisations or overseas-based New Zealand artists may be funded only if the project directly benefits New Zealand arts)
- cannot be a Creative New Zealand staff member or a member of the Arts Council.
Benefits and track record
To be eligible for Creative New Zealand funding:
- Your project or activities must directly benefit New Zealand arts, artists or practitioners.
- You must have a track record of experience and success — this means you must have:
- recognition from peers or experts
- achieved a degree of critical or sales success
- specialised training or practical experience.
Who can't apply
We are not able to consider proposals from:
- organisations funded by a government agency, tertiary institution or local authority unless the proposed activity goes beyond the core or contracted activity for which they receive funding.
Late reports and breaches of agreements
We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:
- are more than 16 weeks overdue with a report for a previous grant or investment
- are in breach of the conditions of a current funding agreement
- were in 'default' of a funding agreement and sent in a late report in the six months prior to the closing date for a new application.
Eligibility for the Asian Performing Arts Markets Travel Fund 2017/18
Performing arts producers and companies must meet the following criteria.
- The performing arts market must be in one of the following: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. These territories are a priority for our Focus on Asia strategy.
- The company must:
- provide an overview of their international strategy
- have previous experience touring or presenting work internationally
- have tour-ready work in its repertoire
- have a clear rationale for entering the Asian market and be ready and able to work with companies in Asia.
- A producer or representative of the company must be able to attend the dates of the market(s)/meeting(s).
- Showcase presentations must be confirmed with a letter of invitation from the organiser of the arts market.
This fund offers support to New Zealand performing arts producers and companies to:
- attend strategic performing arts markets and/or present in a market showcase
- develop professional and/or creative networks and relationships
- identify and develop opportunities to present work off-shore and build markets
- identify and develop opportunities for artistic collaborations, partnerships and exchanges
- increase awareness of artistic and cultural practice.
Examples of key markets in the specified territories include:
- PAMS - Seoul, South Korea (14-19 October 2017)
- ChinaSPAF – Shanghai, China (19-23 October 2017)
- TPAM - Yokohama, Japan (10-18 February 2018)
Up to $3,000 per delegate or up to $10,000 per company is available to attend and showcase work at a market.
Creative New Zealand will contribute to:
- international travel
- admission fees for delegates
- the costs of presenting a showcase.
It is expected that between three to six producers or companies will be supported.
Creative New Zealand will not contribute to per diems.
- Relevant Creative New Zealand staff assess applications and make recommendations.
- The senior manager of the international team reviews and approves recommendations.
Applicants will be notified of a decision on 4 August 2017.
Grant recipients must provide a satisfactory written project completion report within 12 weeks of the project completion date.
Senior Adviser, International - Asia
09 926 5480
027 807 4221