Quick Response Grants Closed: 9 Nov 2018

Helping New Zealand artists, arts practitioners and arts organisations to create and distribute their work. Decisions take five weeks and typically one in four or five applications get funded.

80 grants totalling $526,459.44 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations in this funding round. 339 applications were received, with a total of $2,166,611 requested.

General arts fund: 57 projects totalling $367,966 were supported. $1,682,823 was requested by 269 applicants.

Māori arts funds: 16 projects totalling $108,094, were supported. $327,535 was requested by 48 applicants. This includes 4 Toi Tipu Toi Rea Emerging Māori Artist recipients.

Pacific arts funds: 7 projects totalling $50,400 were supported. $156,301 was requested by 22 applicants. This includes 2 Moana Community Grant recipients.

More about Quick Response Grants

Funding recipients

Alipate Traill

To deliver a Meke Vaka Viti programme focussing on Fijian dance, music and customary practice.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $5,900

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Anne-Marie Te Whiu

Toward researching, curating and co-editing the first ever Australian & New Zealand Spoken Word Anthology (UQP, 2019).

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Aro

To tour and provide workshops celebrating Aro's debut album called 'Manu' around Aotearoa.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,449

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

A Slightly Isolated Dog Ltd.

To create a new version of 'Don Juan' in Beijing.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,499

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Auckland Art Fair

To commission new art works from three NZ emerging artists for Auckland Art Fair 2019 Projects Programme.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Auckland Festival of Photography Trust

Towards commissioning new work for Auckland Festival of Photography in 2019.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Audio Described Aotearoa

To provide audio described performances for blind and low vision patrons at the Pop Up Globe.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ayesha Green

To develop a body of work for the St Paul St Gallery Two Oceans at Once exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,974

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Betsy & Mana Productions

Towards research and creative development for a new performance work.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Bianca Hyslop

To develop the choreographic material and music composition for a new full length dance work.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Bill Nelson

To develop a book of poetry with a focus on rural and urban life in New Zealand, now and in the 1980s.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,200

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bobby Macdonald

Towards Ngā Atua Hou, a revitalisation mural arts project, an awakening of ‘Ngā Atua Hou’ through visual storytelling.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Borderline Arts Ensemble

Towards the choreographic development workshop of the new dance theatre work 'Strasbourg 1518'.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bullet Heart Club

Towards international workshop development of a new gig-theatre collaboration.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Callum Mallett

Towards attendance and professional development at the impuls. 11th International Ensemble and Composers Academy for Contemporary Music, Austria.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,610

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Camille King

Towards an immersive art exhibition where image based object works sit amongst spatial intervention.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Charlotte Yates Productions

To research and create ‘Mansfield’, a collaborative work between Charlotte Yates Productions and Auckland Theatre Company.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $6,720

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Coastella

Towards local choirs collaborating with Australian duo Mama Kin Spender at three festivals around New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Creative Migration (East), Shayne Carter

To Shayne Carter to participate in Bangkok 1899's International Artist Residency.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Crip the Lit

Towards a resource available in print and electronic forms profiling eight disabled women writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

CubaDupa Street Arts Festival

Towards a selection of new projects commissioned for CubaDupa 2019.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dance Plant Collective

To tour the dance work 'MEAT' to Wellington and Whangarei.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,493

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

David Riley

Towards writing and illustrating a picture biography about New Zealand's first female Olympic gold medal winner.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,045

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Eleanor Bishop

Towards further development of 'Yes Yes Yes' created specifically for 16 - 18 year olds.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

FCC

Towards a series of play readings of diverse works.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Fine Fatale

Towards the second phase development workshop for a new Pacific cabaret work.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

FinnWilliam McLennan-Elliott

Towards attendance at Woodford Folk Festival to build relationships and facilitate professional development.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $900

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Fiona Collins

Towards the draft development and creative workshops of a new stage play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Gabrielle Vincent

Towards development of a theatrical intervention that works with young people to discuss the issue of child poverty in Aotearoa.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,470

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Georgina Watson

To attend Maumaus Independent Study Programme in Lisbon, Portugal.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Gill Gatfield

Towards a monumental site specific sculpture in public space for a group exhibition, LIP(S) 2019.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,440

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Goethe-Institut New Zealand

To create new, collaborative work between New Zealand and German artists exploring ideas about climate change and our oceans.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Good Company Arts

Towards the production costs of a multistage projection audiovisual work for iD 2019.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hannah Tasker-Poland

Towards choreographic, dramaturgical and score development of the dance-theatre solo work 'projectMUSE'.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,297

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hemi Macgregor

Towards the development of twelve large-scale paintings explore the relationship between atua and their offspring in the natural environment.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,410

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Imogen Taylor, Michael Lett

Towards new work by Imogen Taylor for solo presentation at Art Basel Hong Kong Discoveries 2019.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,188

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

I Want To Experience

Towards a VR experience taking the audience into the creative process of New Zealand musicians.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jack Gollop

Towards international professional development.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $4,800

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jane Yonge

Towards attendance at APAP|NYC 2019 and ISPA New York 2019 Congress.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $2,860

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Joseph Waitoa

He whakaari e aro ana ki te titiro a te rangatahi Māori ki tōna ao mā roto i ngā kitenga o te tira taiohi nei.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Julia Croft

To Julia Croft and Lydia Zanetti towards attendance at PuSh Festival & Assembly alongside a season of 'Power Ballad' at The Cultch, Vancouver.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,499

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Komako Silver

To create a series of moving images based on the kaupapa of Ukaipo.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Last Tapes Theatre Company

Towards development of a verbatim theatre piece about the Pike River mine tragedy.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lawrence & Gibson publishing

Towards publishing a debut novel from Sharon Lam.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lemuria Limited, Lynda Chanwai-Earle

Towards early development research of 'HOLE' and 'HEART' in collaboration with arts practitioners and the science community.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lift Education

To publish a 32-page, bilingual comic book by Toby Morris about Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lucien Johnson

To compose a suite of new art music.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Maia Abraham

Towards a wānanga around uku and it embodies the relationship between people and land held at Blue Oyster Art Project Space.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,432

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Malcolm Smith Gallery UXBRIDGE Arts and Culture

Towards a publication supporting the exhibition Garden of Memories which brings together heirloom quilts and contemporary craft and object-making.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,195

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Marjan Verstappen

Towards a series of paintings, photographs, and drawings that portray fictional evidence of a plant’s extinction and reemergence.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,505

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Melanie Baldwin

Towards the research and development phase for the completion of prototype work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,458

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Myele Manzanza

To record an album of new works titled 'A Love Requited'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,384

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Northland Pacific Islands Charitable Trust Inc

Towards the production costs for a festival focusing on Pacific Islands arts, music and performance.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: Moana Community Fund

Orowaru Arts

Towards a showcase of Taonga Puoro in multiple creative platforms.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Pakohe

Towards the second in a series of 3 wananga exploring artistic expressions of core soil samples extracted from the Whanganui River.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $6,550

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Phil Boniface, Alistair Fraser

To tour the South Island performing improvisations and compositions written for ngā taonga pūoro and double bass.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,105

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Proudly Asian Theatre

Towards 'Fresh Off the Page 2019', monthly playreadings of all new plays by emerging Asian playwrights at Basement Theatre.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pushing Arts In Nz Trust - PAINT

Towards an international street art festival including live painting of 14 murals, and youth mentoring of 36 youth in Tauranga.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,316

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Qiane Matata-Sipu

Towards a multimedia creative storytelling project to amplify the voices of kickass indigenous female change-makers in Aotearoa.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Raukura Turei

Towards the development and freight of Te poho o Hine Ruhi at the Tokyo International Art Fair 2018.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,200

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Reuben Bradley

To support touring to Europe with US jazz musician David Friesen.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,458

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Reuben Jelleyman, Louisa Nicklin

To compose two new works for cello for Australian cellist David Moran.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rodney Bell

Towards producing and organising a South Island Tour for Meremere.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Roopu Toi, Nalani Wilson-Hokowhitu, Stephanie Mitchell, Tawhanga Nopera

Towards a multimedia exhibition by Māori and Pacific artists.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $6,069

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Samoa House Library

Towards Samoa House Library's pilot education module.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,940

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sam Trubridge

Towards travel and presentation costs of work in the Site Specific Performance Festival programme, as part of the 14th Prague Quadrennial, Czechia.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $6,678

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

SculptureCenter

Towards an the first solo exhibition in a New York institution of New Zealand-born artist Fiona Connor.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Simon Sweetman

Towards a book about Phil Judd, the "forgotten man behind New Zealand's most important band".

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sjionel Timu

Towards The Coolies tour to Europe and the UK in 2019.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Suzanne Larmer

Towards clay workshops for artists with disabilities.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,356

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tacit gallery

Towards Tacit gallery running costs, 2019.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tauranga Art Gallery

Towards an exhibition tour to regional galleries of work by 90 year old renowned weaver Matekino Lawless.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $2,660

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tevita Vaka

Towards a community performing arts programme involving workshops which focus on Pacific heritage danceforms and customary practice.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Moana Community Fund

Te Whanau a Kauaetangohia Marae

Ko te whakahokia mai te tāonga toi o te moko ki te hapu o Te Whānau a Kauaetangohia.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Tim Bray Productions

Towards board development of The Operating Theatre Trust, creating the capability and capacity to ensure a sustainable future.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

UPSURGE Festival - Bay of Islands Arts Festival

Towards the development of video content for online promotion and support towards implementation of social media strategy.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Vanessa Gray

Towards developing a kaupapa Māori play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Vinesh Kumaran

Towards exhibiting a photographic series of portraits of business owners at the Mangere Town Centre.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,495

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

West Auckland Kiribati Association

Towards a series of workshops learning about Kiribati dance, fibre arts and music.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Wilhelmina van Duijnhoven

Towards the first year of a two-year Masters at the University of Trier, campus Idar-Oberstein.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund