Quick Response Grant Closed: 9 Feb 2018

A total of 96 grants worth $606,871 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations in this funding round. In total 253 applications were received, with a total of $1,662,390 requested.

General arts fund:  65 projects totalling $414,415 were supported. $1,317,402 was requested by 201 applicants.

Māori arts funds:  21 projects totalling $129,686 were supported. $217,472 was requested by 33 applicants. This includes:

– 5 Toi Tipu Toi Rea Emerging Māori Artist recipients

– 2 Tohunga Tukunga Mentoring Programme recipients

Pacific arts funds:  10 projects totalling $62,770 were supported. $127,516 was requested by 19 applicants. This includes:

– 1 Moana Community Grant recipient

Funding recipients

Alarmanda Tahu

To record an EP music album of original songs composed by Alarmanda Tahu.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Alexa Wilson

Towards a solo performance accompanied by written text.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $7,250

Alex Taylor, Jake Church

To commission Alex Taylor to write a set of etudes for solo guitar.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,000

Alisha McLennan Marler

Towards International DanceAbility Certification in Vienna.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,461

Alison Teo

Towards a hardback picture book featuring illustrated stories by Joy Cowley.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

Amanda Newall

Towards research and production of new work for exhibition in London.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,400

Andrea du Chatenier

To attend a residency at the Guldagergaard Research Centre in Denmark.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

Anna Leyland

Towards a solo exhibition at Allpress Studio, Auckland.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,481

Arielle Walker

To attend the Textílsetur Residency in Iceland.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $3,831

Artspeak Gallery

Towards new work by Ruth Buchanan for Artspeak Gallery, Canada.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Asian Aotearoa Arts Hui 2018 Organising Committee

Towards a pop-up radio station/public art platform in the lead up to the Asian Aotearoa Artists Hui.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Biljana Popovic, Samuel Beca

To create an interactive art installation, where participants will use live-action role play.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $1,479

Bruce Connew

Towards publishing an artist book entitled ‘folded eggs’.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

CANZ

The Composers Association of New Zealand: towards attendance at the International Society for Contemporary Music 2018 World New Music Days Festival in Beijing.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,845

Celeste Oram, Alex Taylor

Towards a original music-theatre work to be premiered at the Darmstadt International New Music Festival 2018.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Charles Koroneho

Towards an international cultural exchange.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,400

Christina Wirihana

Towards raranga whariki wananga.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $7,491

Christopher Blake

Towards the release of a live recording of 'Voices'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,500

Dan Harris

Towards a music documentary following New Zealand musicians touring alternative art spaces throughout China.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,334

David Riley

Towards a book for youth about the inspirational life of the All Blacks captain, Kieran Read.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

Design Assembly

Towards a research trip to London Design Biennale 2018.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,505

Ebony Lamb

Towards Eb & Sparrow's nationwide tour of their anticipated third album 'Seeing Things'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Evan Woodruffe

Towards new printed textile work for exhibition at Tauranga Art Gallery.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,300

Fasitua Amosa

To perform the seminal works of ground breaking Māori and Pacific poets, by Māori and Pacific stars of stage and screen.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Free Theatre Christchurch

Towards the presentation of ALICE.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Good Company Arts

To showcase digital dance-arts cinema on the facades of particular buildings in Auckland's CBD area.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $7,499

Hainamana

Towards the writers' fees, editorial and marketing costs for March 2018 - January 2019.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Hammers & Horsehair

Towards a national tour of German and Bohemian music.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,378

Hannah Wheeler

Towards the development and presentation of a new theatre experience for babies.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Heleen du Plessis

Towards a commission for cello and marimba by Gareth Farr.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Huia NZ Limited

To develop Legacy: a Young Adult novel written by Whiti Hereaka.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,500

Janet Jennings

Towards the composition of four songs for performances by the New Zealand String Quartet.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,200

Java Dance Company Ltd

Towards touring three dance theatre shows to the Shanghai Dance Festival.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

Jerome Kavanagh

To participate in an international Indigenous gathering in Indonesia.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $4,100

Jill Trevelyan

Towards a research trip to Kiribati.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,509

John Summers

Towards a book length collection of essays and non-fiction pieces about New Zealand life and culture.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,116

Julia Milsom Harvie

Towards seven days of site-specific performances in Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,470

Kate Hursthouse

Towards a calligraphic workshop in Japan.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,308

Keil Caskey

To present work at the Sakai Potters' Association biennial exhibition in Osaka.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $4,500

Le Moana

Towards a two week development and rehearsal period for '1918' in preparation for a tour of Sāmoa and beyond.

This content is tagged as Pacific heritage arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Maoriland Charitable Trust

Towards hosting carvers of Te Matatoki at Māoriland Film Festival 2018.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $6,118

Marco Ivancic

Towards illustrating a children's book describing Kate Sheppard's life and achievements.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,551

Margaret Aull

Towards hosting kaumatua, moteatea, and waiata tawhito workshops: Motai Tangata Rau.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

Margaret Aull

To host a two day Maori visual arts wananga for Waikato-based artists.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,395

Mark Adams

Towards photographing Moriori rākau momori (dendroglyphs).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,420

Matt Chamberlain

Towards the development of a play inspired by the life of a New Zealand World Champion Axeman and his mischievous son.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Maureen Mapihi Kelland

To develop the movement, music and storyline of 'WHARE' for the Kia Mau Festival 2018.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,875

Miramar Creative Limited

To provide short courses that focus on young people, new media and technologies and websites.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Muscle Mouth

Towards the premiere of the dance work 'System'.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

Mya Morrison-Middleton, Vanessa Crofskey

To develop a contemporary theatre show by emerging practitioners for The Basement Matariki Season.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Nancy Brunning

Towards script development of a new play called Pakaru, by Mitch Tawhi Thomas.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

New Zealand Comedy Trust

To develop a programme initiative with workshops, to create a showcase of stories which focus on mental health.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $7,200

New Zealand Mosaic Art

Towards a website to further develop the mosaic movement in New Zealand and encourage participation.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,000

Nicole Andrews

Towards the New Zealand tour of the album titled 'A Stranger'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,257

Olivia Webb

Towards participatory community artwork exploring NZ culture and identity through various music traditions present in Aotearoa.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $7,500

O Moana Nui Performing Arts

To develop and host Tahitian ori (dance) workshops for young people.

This content is tagged as Pacific heritage arts .

AWARDED: $4,330

Opera Otago

Towards the stage production of 'Don Giovanni' by Mozart.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Ora Barlow

Towards airfares and per diems towards a cultural exchange.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,490

Oratia Media

Towards a bilingual English/Te Reo Māori children's picture book.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,500

Oratia Media

To publish a bicultural picture book.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,000

Orchestras Central

Towards the commission of an original work by Gareth Farr for Opus Orchestra and soloist Yoshi Tsuruta.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Otautahi Korerotia

To develop a mentoring project for Ōtautahi Kōrerotia Kaiwhakahaere facilitated by Danette Abraham-Tiatia.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $2,765

Pasifika By Nature Trust

Towards hosting the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Secondary Schools Cultural Festival 2018: 'Celebrates 20 Years'.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

Pasifika Pride Educators/Pasifika Fusion

To present a Pacific Islands youth cultural festival.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $7,000

Piksies Melody Ltd

To create and develop a full immersion te reo Māori musical.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Plumb Productions

Towards the presentation of a play about Beatrice Tinsley, a New Zealand female astronomer.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Promethean Editions Limited

Towards the publication of Douglas Lilburn's complete piano music, volumes 7 and 8.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,400

Puti Lancaster

Towards a series of wananga collecting community stories.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

RainbowYOUTH

Towards a project for the New Zealand LGBTIQ community that focusses on their experiences of the New Zealand mental health system.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,575

Red Scare Theatre Company

Towards the premiere of an original musical theatre work by Cassandra Tse and Bruno Shirley.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,274

Reuben Jelleyman

Towards the commission of a new work for music ensemble Stroma.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,000

Ruth Watson

Towards a catalogue to document the recent Geophagy exhibitions.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,100

Sandy Wakefield

To create and develop work that explores the spiritual connection between a place to stand and tupuna.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $4,379

Sarah Hudson

Towards the development of a body of new work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,000

Saraid Cameron

Towards the presentation of a play about the divisions within modern New Zealand feminism.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Sian Ni Mhuiri, Te Rehia Theatre

Towards workshop development of a new tri-lingual theatre work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,000

Sonya Lacey

Towards new sculptural and moving image work for an exhibition at The Dowse.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Steph Matuku

To develop a contemporary Young Adult sci-fi/fantasy novel set in New Zealand, incorporating Māori themes and mythology.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,000

Tai Kerekere

Towards an exhibition about Te Kooti Rikirangi Te Turuki featuring new works by Tairāwhiti artists.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,090

Tallulah Holly-Massey

Towards a new dance theatre work for the Basement Theatre summer season 2018.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $2,770

Te Hau Winitana

Towards the development and creation of dance performances and video.

This content is tagged as Pacific heritage arts .

AWARDED: $6,900

Te Rehia Theatre

Towards wānanga and workshop of a new Te Reo Māori theatre work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Te Tira Whakaari Trust

Towards a symposium celebrating and acknowledging the stories of iwi and their engagement with Te Kooti Rikirangi.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $4,890

The Modern Maori Quartet Ltd

Towards a wānanga to develop an International Market Development Plan.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,500

The Unity Creative

Towards the premiere of a new theatre work for children.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Tim Bray Productions

To tour Northland with a Margaret Mahy trilogy.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Todd Sheridan

Towards a collaboration between a weaver and glass artist.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $7,192

Tunes of I

Towards their upcoming Australian tour as support act to Ocean Alley.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Tupe Lualua

To develop choreography for a new series of work in preparation for FESTPAC 2020.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

Turou Takitua, Jarcinda Stowers-Ama

To develop a winter series for Pacific storytellers to talanoa, and workshop Pacific storytelling in New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $2,800

Ura Tabu Pacific Dance

To explore the artforms of siva and puppetry through the Samoan concept of fagogo.

This content is tagged as Pacific heritage arts .

AWARDED: $6,240

Visesio Siasau

To produce twelve paintings for a solo exhibition at Fresh Gallery Otara.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,500

Warwick Blair

Towards the composition of an orchestral work for Auckland Symphony Orchestra.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Yona Lee and Art Gallery of New South Wales

Towards new works at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Zanetti Productions, Eleanor Bishop

Towards the development of an adaptation of Jane Doe which focuses on senior high school aged students.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Ziggy Lever, Eamon Edmundson-Wells

Towards a collaborative installation project.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500