26 Nov 2015
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The October round of Quick Response has resulted in 75 grants totalling $418,585 being offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations. More than $1.5 million was requested by 247 applicants.
Quick Response Grants are a platform for emerging artists to gain support for their projects. In this round, 19 of the grants were to emerging artists including:
Supported projects will take place throughout New Zealand with a high number in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch and others in the Manawatu, Wanganui, the West Coast of the South Island, Otago, Northland and the Chatham Islands. New Zealand artists have also been supported to do projects in Australia, China, the Netherlands and the United States.
Nineteen of the supported projects are towards the creation of artwork with a further nine being supported for the performance of artwork and seven for publications and workshops.
Quick Response applications are assessed and moderated by Creative New Zealand staff. Recommendations are made to the Senior Manager, Arts Funding and the Chief Executive for final decisions and ratification.