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Arts Grants Closed: 11 Mar 2016

The March round of Arts Grants has resulted in 84 grants totalling $1,811,509 being offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations.

A total of $4,834,499 was requested by 224 applicants.

Results include:

General arts fund – 60 projects totalling $1,296,000 were supported.

Māori arts fund – 14 projects totalling $367,159 were supported.

Pacific arts fund – 9 projects totalling $140,634 were supported.

Toi Ake fund – 1 project totalling $7,716 was supported.

More about Arts Grants and how to apply

Funding recipients

#500words

Towards writers and editors fees July-December 2016.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $14,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Abigail Sperling

To commission Alex Taylor to write a flute concerto.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $20,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi

Towards an exhibition by Ruth Buchanan with Judith Hopf and Marianne Wex.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $33,100

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi

Towards new work by Patrick Pound.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,570

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Adam Chamber Music Festival

Towards commissioning new works for premiere at the 2017 Festival.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $17,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Annabel Alpers

Towards the creation of a digital work for multiple speakers.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $12,900

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Arcade NZ Live Art Trust

Towards the presentation of a free festival of live art and music installed in shipping containers on Wellington Waterfront.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Armstrong Creative

Towards writing and workshopping a new play written for Ray Henwood and George Henare by Dave Armstrong.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $23,650

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ashleigh Kilmartin

Towards the final year of postgraduate study at Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $12,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Barbarian Productions, Thomas LaHood

Towards rehearsal and remount costs for a local Nelson version of Sing It To My Face.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $18,744

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Catherine Robertson

Towards researching a memoir/biography.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $20,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Catherine Robertson, Claire Mabey, Callum Robertson

Towards a free pop-up creative writing studio for children aged 8-10.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

CoCA Centre of Contemporary Art Toi Moroki

Towards a group exhibition examining global climate change.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $30,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Courtney Meredith

Towards participation in the 2016 Fall Residency at the University of Iowa's International Writing Programme.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $25,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

David Bateman Ltd

Towards publishing Pathway of the Birds.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

To support New Zealand artists to develop and present new work.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $18,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dylan Horrocks

Towards researching and writing a graphic novel/memoir/biography.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $36,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Emma Ng

Towards postgraduate study at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $12,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

FCC

Towards mounting a new production of Tusiata Avia's play, WILD DOGS UNDER MY SKIRT at Mangere Arts Centre in 2016.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $13,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Fundacao Bienal de Sao Paulo

Towards Kathy Barry and Luke Willis Thompson's participation in the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $24,690

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Going West Trust

Towards programming, production and the costs of presenting New Zealand speakers at the Going West Books and Writers Festival.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $20,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Good Company Arts

Towards a Live Sensor and Mapping Dance Installation at Zentrum Paul Klee, August 2016.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $20,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hawke's Bay Arts Festival T/A Creative Hastings

Towards a regional arts festival showcasing local, national and international work.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $28,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Headland Sculpture on the Gulf

Towards new work development and freight costs for headland Sculpture on the Gulf 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $25,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Honolulu Biennial Foundation

Towards creation of new work by 7 Pacific and Māori artists for the inaugural Honolulu Biennial 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $35,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Java Dance Company Ltd

Towards a development workshop period to create the choreography, music and design for The Creamery.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $30,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

John Dennison

Towards writing a new poetry manuscript.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $16,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

John Parker

Towards new work for a survey exhibition.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $16,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Juliet Palmer

Towards the creation of a new work for tenor Simon O'Neil and the NZTrio.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Karlo Mila-Schaaf

Towards completing a contemporary Pasifika novel.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $18,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Kathleen De Goldi, Susan Paris

Towards the second edition of the Gecko Annual.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

KW Institute for Contemporary Art

Towards video post-production costs for Simon Denny's participation in the 9th Berlin Biennale.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $11,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

La Biennale de Montréal

Towards Zac Langdon-Pole and Luke Willis Thompson's participation in the 2016 Biennale de Montréal.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $25,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Leanne Williams, James Dennison

Towards research and making of new work.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $29,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Letting Space

Towards artist and writer fees for a public arts festival.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Malosi Pictures

Towards a heritage arts video/digital work 'Digital Launima' and a short documentary 'Koloa Faka-Tonga'.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $15,110

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Matthew Randall

Towards the creation of two bronze sculptures Kiwa and Pawa.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $30,700

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Mike Mizrahi

Towards further development of a well-loved love story that is explored 3 ways for a contemporary audience.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $64,250

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Muscle Mouth

Towards the creative development process of a new visual dance theatre work.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $20,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Nelson Arts Festival

Towards a pan-arts festival for the top of the South Island in 2016.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $45,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

NZ Singing School Trust - Te Wananga Toi Waiata

Towards faculty costs for the 2017 New Zealand Singing School.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $20,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Oratia Media

Towards the publication of two childrens books Sun Catcher and 12 Huia Birds.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $8,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Oratia Media

Towards the publication of a new edition of the history of Te Arawa iwi.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Orowaru Arts

Towards taonga puoro wananga in seven New Zealand regions.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $47,160

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Pacifica Mamas Arts and Cultural Trust (Pacifica Arts Centre)

Towards a heritage arts project in West Auckland for Pasifika Mamas in 2016.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,679

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Pacific Islands Dance Fono

Towards the annual Pacific Dance Artist In Residence & Choreographic Lab.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $30,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Paula Green

Towards the research and writing of a book on New Zealand women's poetry.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $39,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Peata Larkin

Towards a solo exhibition and publication with Two Rooms.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $22,732

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Peter Stichbury

Towards international travel and research.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $9,200

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rattle Records

Towards the completion, manufacturing and release of new Rattle recordings.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $16,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Richard Stratton

Towards new work for solo exhibition.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $25,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

RM Gallery and Project Office

Towards activities and events at RM Gallery.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $43,874

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rodney Bell, Malia Johnston

Towards the creation of MEREMERE and presentation at the Tempo and Hawkes Bay Festivals.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $30,630

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Sarah Barnett

Towards researching and writing a third collection of poetry.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,200

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sarah Hudson

Towards new work and travel costs for an exhibition with Blak Dot Gallery, Melbourne.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Scott Muir

Towards an international tour to NYC, Europe and The UK in May - June 2016 by The Chills.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $11,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Seth Haapu

Towards pre-production, recording, mixing and mastering of 'Volume II' & 'Volume III' EP's.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $17,350

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Shona Tawhiao

Towards running a series of workshops as an artist in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,762

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Simon Ogston

Towards a feature-length documentary film about the writer and musician William (Bill) Direen.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $30,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sonya Lacey, Sarah Rose

Towards a residency, publication and exhibition with Florida Project Space and 8Fold, Munich.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $19,430

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sound and Light Exploration Society

Towards workshops.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $10,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Stark Theatre

Towards a production of Sister Anzac and creation of Audience Oral History Podcasts in Hamilton and Auckland.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $35,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Steve Braunias

Towards a photobook by Peter Black and Steve Braunias.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $9,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust

Towards the carving of Pou for a celestial star compass used to teach celestial navigation of traditional sailing waka.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $40,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Putahi, Christchurch Centre for Architecture and City-Making

To support artists to present integrated work as part of FESTA 2016's major event.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $12,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Te Rata Jones

Towards a cultural exchange with Mauke Island, Rarotonga.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $27,285

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Terry Klavenes

Towards two NZ Pasifika artists participating at an international tattoo symposium in Hawai'i.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,572

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Te Whare Whiri Toi

Towards creating a Whanau Whatu Kakahu using traditional techniques and contemporary materials.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,716

FUNDING POOL: Toi Ake Fund

The Pantograph Punch

Towards writers' and editors’ fees.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $30,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Spinoff

Towards editor fees, contributor payments for articles on New Zealand writers and writing, and marketing costs for The Spinoff's books section.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $20,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Thomas Monckton

Towards a season of only Bones in Edinburgh and Avignon.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,794

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tikapa Productions

Towards the presentation of "The Biggest" at Hannah Playhouse.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $57,102

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Tim Bray Productions

Towards touring 'A Lion in the Meadow and Other Stories' by Margaret Mahy, adapted by Tim Bray.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $43,536

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tipukura

Toward a bilingual album called SURVIVANCE by Rob Ruha.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $25,950

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Toi Ora Live Art Trust

Towards the 2016 Outsider Art Fair.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $15,262

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

UPSURGE Festival - Bay of Islands Arts Festival

Towards a biennial Arts Festival in the Bay of Islands region in 2017.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Wayne Laird

To post-produce and distribute the recordings made of Ross Harris' 'Requiem for the Fallen'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $11,250

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Wellington Fijian Cultural Group Trust

Towards teaching and demonstration of heritage and performing arts for the Wellington Fijian community.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $7,825

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Wellington Treasure Trust

Towards the costs of programming, producing and presenting New Zealand writers at LitCrawl 2016.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Winifred McEwen

Towards publishing a biography about Jock McEwen.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $10,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Winning Productions

Towards a premiere season of The Floating Theatre in Auckland, Hamilton, Whangarei.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $47,050

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

WOMAD New Zealand

To collaborate and present a body of new work.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $30,300

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Youth Performance Trust

Towards a showcase called Matariki Rhythmz.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,688

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Youth Performance Trust

Towards Matariki Rhythmz 2016, a new music and dance project in Auckland for Pasifika and Māori youth.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $6,448

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Results of our work : Arts Grants