Quick Response Grants Closed: 1 Feb 2019

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.

101 grants totalling $646,193 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations in this funding round. 243 applications were received, with a total of $1,553,995 requested.

General arts fund: 57 projects totalling $357,527 were supported. $1,149,807 was requested by 183 applicants.

Māori arts funds: 25 projects totalling $171,402 were supported. $214,565 was requested by 31 applicants. This includes 3 Toi Tipu Toi Rea Emerging Māori Artist recipients and 1 Tohunga Tukunga recipient.

Pacific arts funds: 19 projects totalling $131,542 were supported. $189,622 was requested by 29 applicants. This includes 1 Moana Community Grant recipient.

Funding recipients

Alexander Chalmers

Towards postgraduate study at Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,391

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Alice Canton

Towards the research and development of a new interdisciplinary art project.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Alien Weaponry

Towards touring to North America including four festivals and twelve club shows in Mexico, USA and Canada.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Aloalii Tapu

To develop and create a full-length dance work to feature at Pacific Dance Festival 2019.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Anau Melie Women Development Group

Towards a series of community workshops teaching the Tongan heritage artform of lalanga kie.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $6,818

FUNDING POOL: Moana Community Fund

Ane Tonga

To travel and participate in the Pacific Arts Association XIII International Symposium, Brisbane, Australia.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,015

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Anna Miles

Towards the design of a photographic book on the work of Sara McIntyre to be published by Massey University Press.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Annette Morehu

Towards a three act play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Anzac Tasker

Towards a body of work seeks to revitalise the art of Māori story telling on modern day hunting weaponry.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Arohart

Towards the initial set-up and easy maintenance of a website to take Māori and Hauraki art and art event.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Artichoke

To present an installation by New Zealand creative studio Storybox as part of the UK's largest light festival, Lumiere.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

ASSITEJ Aotearoa New Zealand

To support independent director Kerryn Palmer to participate in the 2019 Directors in TYA International Exchange, Berlin.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $2,380

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Auckland Studio Potters

Towards a one month residency for prominent French potter, Jean-Nicolas Gerard, at the Auckland Studio Potters Centre, late 2019.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,840

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ballet School Dropouts Ltd, Lauren Crewther-Devlin

To create a comprehensive burlesque dance syllabus.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,550

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bianca Hyslop

Towards premiering a new full length dance work 'Pohutu' at Kia Mau Festival, 2019.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Canterbury University Press

Towards publishing a new collection by Frankie McMillan.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Cathy Livermore

Towards the development of new international artistic collaboration and professional development for profile and networks in Taiwan.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Chloe Klein

Towards the development of SOFT co.'s 'INFLATED REBEL' into a full length contemporary dance work.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,327

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Chris Gendall

To compose a new work for horn virtuoso Saar Berger to be premiered in Tel Aviv in May 2019.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Christopher Martin

Towards script development of a new Māori theatre piece.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Claire Mahoney

To tour Europe and undertake a residency at WORM/Klangendum Studio, Rotterdam.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,390

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Claire O'Neil

Towards attendance at Dance Massive to support development of the New Zealand dance sector.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $1,691

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

CoCA Centre of Contemporary Art Toi Moroki

Towards a solo exhibition of New Zealand painter Julia Holden's works.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,420

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Cora-Allan Wickliffe

To attend and showcase hiapo works at the Niue Arts and Culture Festival 2019.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $5,949

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Cubbin Theatre Company

Towards redevelopment of 'Play Play', an existing theatre show for toddlers.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Daisy Lavea-Timo

To write a debut collection of poems.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

David Downes

To make a high quality recording of a composition for electromechanical drum kit and electronic textures.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

David Jacobs

Towards a hui to explore themes at the meeting point of creativity and mental health, leading to a documentary.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

David Riley

Towards publishing a book about achievers who have Tokelauan ancestry, written especially for young people.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Deborah Hide-Bayne

Towards visiting a successful ceramic centre and a clay festival event in 2019 in the UK as templates for Driving Creek.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $2,666

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Donald Maurice

Towards the 'Cello for Africa' concert in November 2019, as part of a Sinfonia for Hope project.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,700

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Emily Hakaraia

Towards a performance in Otaki by Moana Maniapoto and Friends.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,523

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Erina Daniels

Towards a series of wānanga throughout the year that engage established, mid-career and emerging Māori Theatre practitioners.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

FAFSWAG Arts Collective

Towards travel costs to attend and exhibit work, 'Subordinate Tissue' at Emergency Gallery in Vevey, Switzerland.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Grace Bentley

Towards presentation of 'Woman of Citrus' at Basement Theatre, April 2019.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hermione Johnson

Towards performing in Berlin and at the Music Unlimited Festival in Wels, Austria.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,757

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Horomona Horo, Te Kahureremoa Taumata

Towards a wānanga for storytelling collective HAUMI E to develop new works to share with Aotearoa. We need pūtea so we can, HUI E.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $6,810

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

James Gardner

To write a c.12' piece for Melbourne-based Ossicle Duo for double-bell bass trombone and percussion.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jason Wade

Towards a Waikato season of 'Hudson and Halls Live' at Clarence St Theatre.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Java Dance Company Ltd

Towards touring 'Back of the Bus' to the Xintiandi Festival 2019 in China.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,824

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

John Turi-Tiakitai

Towards a 4 day mini- symposium cultural exchange with Hawaiian Master weavers and artists.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $7,300

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Jonathan Crayford

Towards composing and demo recording of original piano works.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,210

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Joshua Lewis

Towards the participation in New Zealand's contribution to the Prague Quadrennial 2019, as Artist and Workshop Leader.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $2,090

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Juliet Palmer

To compose a new 10 minute work for the Auckland Chamber Orchestra.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Justspeak

Towards staging a powerful exhibition featuring portraits and stories of those who have been affected by the criminal justice system.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

karmen Thomson

Towards a four day master weavers symposium at the Kamakakūokalani campus in Hawaii.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kia Kaha Productions

Towards an autobiographical book by Dean Hapeta chronicling Upper Hutt Posse and Ngātahi—Know The Links (a rap-u-mentary).

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kimberley Annan

Towards a collaborative work of dance movement and film that explores an in-depth relationship between humans and spaces.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,318

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Laura Barton

To commission Dale Vail to compose a new work for the Tasman Trio.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lima Productions

Towards rehearsal costs for a new Pasifika cabaret show to be performed at Auckland Live.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Louis Mikaere

Towards a solo exhibition about suicide-awareness.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,120

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Lundberg / Perkins

Towards an exhibition of recent work by Patrick Lundberg and Oliver Perkins at Fold Gallery in London.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,156

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Malcolm Lakatani

Towards costs to perform at the Niue Arts and Culture Festival 2019.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Marcus McShane

Towards theInstallation and commission of 101 Rants at BATS Theatre, as a part of their 30th Anniversary season.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $6,721

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Maree Sheehan

Towards a project that is the honouring and affirmation of wāhine Māori identity through sonic-portraiture.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,900

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Massey University Press

Towards publishing the stories behind Frances Hodgkins' works, unearthed as the result of detective work by an eminent curator.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Matthew Galloway

To participate in the Cripta747 Studio Programme in Turin, Italy, for June and July, 2019.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,936

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Meleta Bennett

Towards flight to join with other renowned indigenous artists from Hawaii.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Mia Farlane

Towards writing the New Zealand-based, second half of 'Parallel Hell', a novel about suicide.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,280

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Moniek Schrijer

Towards participating in events related to Non-Stick Nostalgia at The Museum of Art and Design.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Motone Productions

Towards travel costs for Pacific and Maori artists to attend an international opera event in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Natasha Matila-Smith

Towards the development and production of new work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

Towards associated costs for an exhibition of portrait photographs by Edith Amituanai and George Crummer.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,713

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Nga Toi Hawke’s Bay

To initiate ‘train the trainer’ sessions in order to deliver ArtReach workshops in Hawke's Bay 2019.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,450

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Niutao Community Trust

Towards costs to host the inaugural Tuvalu Heritage Arts Fono 2019.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Olive Bieringa

To bring the one-on-one dance work 'Follow' to Auckland Art Gallery & Len Lye Center in 2019.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

O Moana Nui Performing Arts

Towards a series of intensive workshops exploring in-depth skill and technique of Tahitian ori.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $5,670

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Otautahi Creative Spaces

Towards a solo exhibition by Carmen Brown at Pumanawa, The Arts Centre, Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,084

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pacific Music Awards Trust

Towards digital design costs to add online content to an existing website.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,565

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Pacific Sisters

Towards fono costs to prepare opening activations for a retrospective exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Pasifika Pride Educators/Pasifika Fusion

Towards production costs for Pasifika Fusion 2019, a Pacific youth festival of performance arts.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Paul McLaney

Towards a Balletic Musical exploring the settlement history of Puhoi and the emigre experience.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pelenakeke Brown, Katrina George, Owen McCarthy, Rodney Bell

To develop and create a video movement work for presentation at Movement Research, New York City.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,250

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Peter Dowling

Towards publihsing an upgraded edition of a classic work on tāniko weaving by Sir Hirini Moko Mead.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pirate & Queen

Towards the 4th annual Lōemis festival.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pop-up Globe Foundation Ltd

Towards building a musical resource for Auckland musicians to use and audiences to experience.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $2,250

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ruth Buchanan

Towards a new site specific commission at Kröller Möller Museum, The Netherlands.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,300

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sharu Loves Hats

Towards workshop at Cherokee to inspire and inform authentic audio and cultural mōhiotanga to compose a original musical score.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Shauno Isomura

To commission a new string trio by Gareth Farr to be premiered in the USA by the Mazzoli Trio.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

South Auckland Poets Collective

Towards a poetic theatre show celebrating the 10 year anniversary of South Auckland Poets Collective.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,168

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Stella Reid

Towards development of a tourable version of 'The Basement Tapes'.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,430

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Steph Matuku

Towards a children's chapter book with a female Māori protagonist, with a Māori worldview. Book 2 in the 'Whetu Toa' series.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Taane Mete

Towards the Institute for Creative Exchange (ICE) for the workshop Inviting the land to shape and Move us. Santee Smith is condu.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,439

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Hua o Kawariki Trust

Towards project Fees for Master Carver to oversee Whaikairo (carving) of 16 Pou Atua as key cultural artworks for Manea.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Hua o Kawariki Trust

To fund the purchase and carving of the first Pou Atua - Te Tomokanga (Archway) - a 7 week programme.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Terri Crawford

Towards an accelerated artist mentoring process.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Tohunga Tukunga Mentoring Fund

Te Toki Voyaging Trust

To present Waka Odyssey at international exhibition - The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and space 2019.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,490

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Wananga o Raukawa

Towards "Te Whānau Pāmu" a children's book written in Te Reo with fun characters from the farm.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

TGTB Charitable Trust

Towards a unique and dynamic community event in Glen Innes with lights, live performance and art.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,313

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

THE LARGE GROUP LTD

Towards remount costs of 2019 Auckland season of 'AN ILIAD' with Michael Hurst and Shayne Carter.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tikapa Productions

To present Maori Sidesteps, a 3-night season in Kia Mau Festival at Hannah Playhouse.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $4,880

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Toi Manawa Maori Art and workshops

Towards a series of 5 Bone Carving workshops delivered free to youth (10 - 18) at various venues across Auckland).

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Tui Ranapiri-Ransfield

Towards a live a unique international immersive experience-an exchange about process-it's exploratory,collaborative,presentational.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,439

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Tupuranga

Journal of Indigenous Writing from Aotearoa: towards website development cocts and to commission writing for a new online journal with writing from indigenous writers of Aotearoa.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ura Tabu Pacific Dance

Towards personnel costs for a series of community workshops which focus on pan-Pacific holisticism and forms of movement.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Victor Rodger

Towards research for a new work celebrating the life and work of Albert Wendt.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Visesio Siasau

Towards costs to develop work at a cultural exchange wānanga and participate in arts practice workshops in Hawai'i.

This content is tagged as Pacific .

AWARDED: $6,504

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Vix Pix Productions Ltd

To take up residency at the ICAC, Greece to create further expressions of a body of artistic work spanning thirty years.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Wellington City Libraries

To support the cost of presenting UK-based New Zealand cartoonist Roger Langridge at ComicFest, Wellington.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,320

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Whanganui Literary Festival Trust

To present the best of New Zealand writers at a regional literary festival.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,440

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Xin Cheng

Towards the final semester of MFA at HFBK Hamburg and follow up activities around Europe.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund