This residency is in partnership with the National University of Samoa. It offers three months in Apia, Samoa for a mid-career or established New Zealand artist of Pacific heritage to work on an arts project and develop their potential, skills and practice.
10 Mar 2017
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To apply for Creative New Zealand funding, you:
We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:
To be eligible for Creative New Zealand funding:
The residency takes place in Apia, Samoa over 3 months during August to October 2017. The result that we are seeking through this residency is that artists with potential develop their skills and art practice.
We consider applications from artists working in any artform or genre, including script writing, but we give priority to:
The residency aims to:
During the residency you will be required to:
The residency provides:
Expenses not covered by Creative New Zealand or the National University of Samoa are your responsibility.
Support on the ground is provided to the resident by the National University of Samoa and an appointed local administrator. The National University of Samoa will:
You can contact us for information about the resources, including equipment, available at the National University of Samoa and any resource limitations.
Read more about the National University of Samoa
Previous recipients include Lemi Ponifasio, Shigeyuki Kihara, Fiona Collins, Tiffany Singh, Jim Vivieaere, Nathaniel Lees, Evotia Tamua, the Vahine Collective, and Siliga Setoga. You can find more recipients under results of our work
A selection panel assesses applications and make recommendations with final approval by the Arts Council.
Applicants will be assessed on their ability to deliver the aims of the residency as described in See what's funded (above).
The online application requires you to answer 3 questions:
1. What is your Idea?
2. What is your Process?
3. People - your track record.
No budget is required for this proposal. The residency is valued at $15,000 which will be paid to the recipient.
Some questions to consider when writing your application include these areas which will form part of the assessment.
10 weeks after of the closing date, we notify all applicants of the result by email.
We also list successful applicants on results of our work
If you are successful, we will contact you about your funding agreement including payment schedule and reporting requirements.
Within 12 weeks of completing the residency, you must provide a detailed project completion report that includes a summary of the professional activities you engaged in while in Samoa.
To be considered for further funding, your report needs to be submitted on time.
Senior Arts Adviser — Pacific Arts
(04) 498 0729