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Quick Response Grants Closed: 23 Oct 2015

The October round of Quick Response has resulted in 75 grants totaling $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. Results include:

  • General arts fund – 54 projects totaling $317,223 were supported. $1,355,388 was requested by 211 applicants.
  • Maori arts fund – 10 projects totaling $60,987 were supported. $130, 248 was requested by 20 applicants.
  • Pacific arts fund – 11 projects totaling $40,375 were supported. $95,573 was requested by 16 applicants.

More about Quick Response Grants and how to apply

Funding recipients

Alex Ellis

Towards the premiere of a new play about Jean Batten at The Basement.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,350

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Alice Canton

Towards the writing and development of a new New Zealand theatre work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,450

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anahera Press

To publish 'Five Strings'by Apirana Taylor.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

ANAU MELIE WOMEN DEVELOPMENT GROUP

Towards Tongan community lalanga weaving workshops in Christchurch 2016.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Andrew Simpson & Meggan Rollandi

Towards a discursive public art audio installation.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anita Totha

Towards Remote Photobooks' attendance at Los Angeles Art Book Fair 2016.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Barbarian Productions

Towards the research and development of a company outreach model and implementation plan.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,389

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Blaine Western

Towards a residency and exhibition at Hotel Maria Kapel residency programme, the Netherlands.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,340

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bridget Reweti

Towards a visual and digital arts residency at the Banff Art Centre, Canada.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,970

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Bryce Galloway

Towards publishing a collection of daily comic diaries and cartoons.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $2,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

CANZ

The Composers Association of New Zealand:towards representation at the International Society for Contemporary Music World New Music Days Festival in South Korea.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $1,700

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Carmen Simmonds

Towards exhibiting new work at the Corning Museum of Glass for the annual Glass Art Society conference.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,769

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Carol Brown

Towards an Efva Lilja Workshop that deepens choreographic practice.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $2,935

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Carrie Rae Cunningham

Towards attending the LA Dance Festival and 2016 Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Budapest.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Cerisse Palalagi

Towards CHOLA 2.0 - a group exhibition by three artists in Auckland 2016.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Chloe Geoghegan, Patrick Lundberg & Nicholas Austin

Towards new work by Nick Austin and Patrick Lundberg for an exhibition curated by Chloe Geoghegan at TCB Art Inc.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,702

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Christopher Charteris

Towards creation of a sculptural installation for the Festival of Pacific Arts, Guam 2016.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $1,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Cold Hub Press

Towards publishing New and Selected Poems by Diana Bridge and Selected Poems by Michael Jackson.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Company of Giants

Towards the premiere of a Community Christmas Show in Whangarei.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,411

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Daisy Lavea-Timo

Towards a Pasifika Creatives Fono 2016 in Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Daniel Cooper & Gabrielle Thomas

Towards a contemporary movement workshop and new work development.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Daniel Sintes

Towards developing a tap dance show referencing popular culture.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

David Clegg

Towards the production of new work for exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,444

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

David Eggleton

Towards completing a book of new poems.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dorothy Howie

Towards completing and preparing a book of poems.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Fale Pasifika O Aoraki Trust

Towards the heritage arts component of Tongan community workshops in Oamaru.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Freerange Press

Towards contributor payments for a non-fiction book examining and reimagining New Zealand's media.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Handshake Mentees

Towards participation in Munich Schmuck Week 2016.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hastings City Art Gallery

Towards a bilingual alphabet book by Martin Poppelwell.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Intercreate Trust

Towards developing an innovative electronic art project.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Iosefa Enari

Towards research on Pasifika dance in Aotearoa NZ.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Irena Jane McMillan

Towards completing a poetry collection, 'The Ski Flier'.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

JAAM Publishing Collective

Towards publishing JAAM 33.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,800

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

James Langabeer

To rehearse and record an improvisational jazz album involving exploratory timbres.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jason Te Kare

Towards a development season of a new play called Cell Fish.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,150

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Jay Clarkson

Towards Jay Clarkson performing in Scotland as part of the Sister City "Tartan Ties" project.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,142

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Joyce Campbell

Towards new work for the 2016 Biennale of Sydney.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,365

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Julie Paama-Pengelly

Towards an illustrated guide to Maori design.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,425

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kalisolaite Uhila

Towards performances at the Performance Arcade 2016 in Wellington.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Katarzyna Pol

Towards research for developing a new large-scale performance installation work.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,480

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Katherine Belton

Towards an interdisciplinary project culminating in a short film and accompanying sculpture.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Kosta Bogoievski & Josephine Archer

Towards a new dance work about the story of movement.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Last Tapes Theatre Company

Towards the premiere season of a new NZ play 'Defending The J.J. MAC' at The Basement.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Margaret-Mary Hollins

Towards a cabaret season of curated performances by a multicultural cast.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Margaret Morrow

Towards an exhibition of works by Laurence Aberhart and new video interviews with Māori elders from the Hokianga.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Marita Hewitt

Towards a residency at The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,118

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Michael Jamieson

Towards mentoring future saxophone professionals (performers and educators) by national and international artists.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,112

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Michael Smythe

Towards research for a book on Peter Haythornthwaite.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Michel Tuffery

Towards development of artist website.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,347

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

NEWZATS

Towards professional development for voice teachers nationally through a New Plymouth conference.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Nga Waka o Te Tai Tokerau Trust

Towards writing the final draft of a book provisionally titled 'Being Pwo: the legacy of Mau Piailug'.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,422

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Opera Factory

Towards workshops to develop composers and New Chamber Opera compositions.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

PhotoForum

Towards the inaugural Photobook New Zealand event in Wellington.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,644

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ)

Towards printing three editions of poetry cards and payments to NZ poets.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,760

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Prabha Ravi

Towards a themed Indian classical bharatanatyam dance production.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rhona Fraser

Towards supporting New Zealand singers to present Agrippa at Days Bay.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,900

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ruby Reihana-Wilson

Towards the remounting of Woman Far Walking in August 2016.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,499

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Shane Bosher

Towards the second phase of development for a new NZ work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Show Pony & Hannah Smith

Towards the redevelopment of family show ‘Beards! Beards! Beards!’.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

ST PAUL St Gallery

Towards a publication with new writing on Pauline Rhodes.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Strike Percussion

Towards the construction of STRIKE's database of written scores for New Zealand works.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tanu Gago

Towards a group exhibition of Pasifika and Maori artists during Auckland PRIDE Festival 2016.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Te Rehia Theatre

Towards script development of 'The Yellow Taniwha'.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Taitoa Maaori o Te Awahou Trust

Towards hapu wānanga on the Piriharakeke Generation Inspiration exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,071

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Tuhi

Towards two large-scale billboard artworks and a multi channel video work by Reuben Moss.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Te Whetu O Te Rangi Marae Committee

Towards the carving of a waharoa for Te Whetu Marae.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

The Australian and New Zealand College of Organists

Towards an national training programme for young organists with professional support in Dunedin.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,375

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Christchurch International Jazz Festival Trust Board

Towards the "Fest Jazz Slam Series" for young audiences as part of the NZ Jazz & Blues Festival in Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Thomas Monckton & Show Pony

Towards the NZ premiere of the physical theatre show 'Only Bones' in Lyttelton.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,497

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tikapa Productions

Towards a musical comedy.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,450

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

timothy bailey

To Horomona Horo for a cross-cultural music collaboration of Taonga Puoro with a UK based dub producer.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,150

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tu Raa

Towards heritage arts research and presentation of Kuki Airani storytelling.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Venture Southland

Towards MAMIL, a production featuring Mark Hadlow to be presented at the Southland Festival of the Arts in May, 2016.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $4,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Victor Rodger

Towards presenting Black Faggot at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2016.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,028

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Yona Lee

Towards a solo exhibition at West Space, Melbourne.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,040

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Results of our work : Quick Response Grants