Māori and Pasifika artists needed to represent Aotearoa at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam in May/June 2016. Artists working in a wide range of artforms can exchange skills, knowledge and techniques with artists from Aotearoa and the Pacific in the spirit of whanaungatanga.
Support to attend the festival
10 Jul 2015
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This opportunity is open to:
Accomplished (or ‘senior’) and emerging artists from Māori and New Zealand-based Pacific communities are invited to apply. The opportunity is open to a wide range of artforms. Creative New Zealand investment clients may also apply.
Before completing an application form please check the following selection criteria.
We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:
To be eligible all artists must:
We will support:
Applications from emerging artists will be considered (references from two leading practitioners are required).
Successful applicants will be required to have a funding agreement with Creative New Zealand.
Groups, individuals and organisations are welcome to apply.
Creative New Zealand will support individuals, groups and organisations to attend the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts as part of the Aotearoa New Zealand delegation. We will:
Selected artists will present artwork relating to the festival’s theme: What we Own, What we Have, What we Share, United Voices of the Pacific. Artists will also be involved in workshops and seminars as part of their role in the Aotearoa delegation.
All materials needed to present work should be ready for freighting to Guam in February 2016.
Successful applicants may apply separately for an Arts Grant or Quick Response funding to create new work for presentation at the festival.
Please note: Arts and Quick Response Grants are fully contestable and being part of the festival delegation will not guarantee success. Your ability to present a work at the festival should not rely on you receiving a grant.
The funding rounds are:
Arts Grant – applications close 28 August 2015
Quick Response – applications close 23 October 2015.
Normal funding criteria applies.
Application deadline: 5pm Friday 10 July 2015
To apply for this opportunity you must fill out and submit an application form.
Important – we will not match information that arrives in separate emails or after the closing date.
Submit your application and support material together in one email and arrive before 5pm Friday 10 July 2015.
If you are unable to submit your application by email, please provide one hard copy of the application form and one hard copy of support material to Creative New Zealand’s Wellington office (via post or in person) clearly labelled to:
Creative New Zealand Project Manager
Festival of Pacific Arts 2016
Creative New Zealand
PO Box 3806
85 Molesworth Street
Hard copy applications must arrive at our Wellington office by no later than 5pm Friday 10 July 2015.
When you submit your application by post or in person you must include one copy of support material. Support material should be attached after PART III of this application form. Electronic links through to support material is acceptable.
The following supporting material should be submitted with your application (if relevant).
Does your project have a life after the Festival? Creative New Zealand is interested in the legacy value of work presented in Guam. If applicable, discuss your future ideas for the project in your application.
Within 3 weeks of the closing date, we notify all applicants of the decision.
We also list succcessful applicants on the who got funded web page.
If you are successful, we will contact you with more details.
Creative New Zealand Project Manager, Festival of Pacific Arts 2016
+64 4 498 070