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Quick Response Grants Closed: 4 Nov 2016

Quick Response Grants help New Zealand artists, arts practitioners and arts organisations to create and distribute their work.

In total 262 applications were received, with $1,649,232 requested in total.

Results include:

General arts fund – 58 projects totalling $351,532 were supported. $1,257,278 was requested by 202 applicants.
Māori arts funds – 21 projects totalling $115,833 were supported. $208,285 was requested by 32 applicants.
Pacific arts funds – 13 projects totalling $51,550 were supported. $183,669 was requested by 28 applicants.

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Funding recipients

Ahilapalapa Rands

Towards a curatorial internship with the Honolulu Biennial.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Alys Longley

Towards a new interdisciplinary performance/installation for The Performance Arcade 2017.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $6,844

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anna Miles

Towards a contemporary object-making exhibition at the Pah Homestead.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,413

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anna van Riel

Towards 16 music performances for children in the Otago & Southland communities over an 11 day tour in May 2017.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Aotearoa Digital Arts Network

Towards a series of events at Dunedin Artist-Run Initiatives.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Archipela ltd.

Towards exploring unifying cultural parallels derived from selected Maori and European myths through Contemporary Dance.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Aroha Rawson

Towards a live dance theatre and new media collaboration of more than 15 artists from Aotearoa and Japan.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Arts Management, Bronwyn Bent

Towards support for Bronwyn Bent and Sally Barnett to attend the International Community Arts Conference in Rotterdam.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

A Slightly Isolated Dog Ltd.

Towards strengthening the production elements for a suite of touring works.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,163

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Atuanui Press Ltd

Towards publishing Moonshine Eggs, a novel by Russell Haley, and White City, a short story collection by David Lyndon Brown.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Auckland Festival of Photography Trust

Towards commissioning new work for the Auckland Festival of Photography 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Auckland Fringe

Towards presenting Auckland Fringe in 2017.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Betsy & Mana Productions

Towards White Face Crew performing at the Yirramboi Festival, Australia.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Binge Culture Collective

Towards the development of a new work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bruce Paine

Towards commissioning a new work for classical guitarist John Couch.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,800

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Brydee Rood

Towards commissioned anchor projects for TEMP to be held outdoors at CEAC Auckland.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bullet Heart Club

Towards the development of a new cabaret.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Carol Brown

Towards the development of a dance installation about dancers of exile.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Charlotte Huddleston

Towards a three month residency at Neu Kirche (NK) Pittsburgh.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,971

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Chevron Te-Whetumatarau Hassett

Towards a photographic research project.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,800

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Christopher Charteris

Towards a new e-book edition of the Tungaru : the Kiribati Project Exhibition for international markets.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Claire Gormly

Towards participation in an Australian Artist Development program as professional development.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Contemporary HUM

Towards research and new writing on New Zealand artists' projects offshore.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

Towards an opening event promoting the diverse Fringe programme to audiences.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Emma Fitts

Towards travel costs for research and the creation of new work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $1,800

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Fafine Niutao i Aotearoa

Towards touring a Tuvalu kolose exhibition and community works at Pataka Art + Museum in 2017.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

FAFSWAG Arts Collective

Towards the Witch Bitch experience art project at Enjoy Public Art Gallery during Wellington Pride Festival 2017.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

FCC

Towards three FCC play readings in Wellington and Auckland in early 2017.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

George Nuku

Towards an exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,750

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

GoldFish Creative

Towards a development workshop shaping a new theatrical work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,600

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Gregory McDonald

Towards research and new work for a project re-connecting Whanau, Whakapapa, Whenua and Taonga of Southern Rakiura Maori.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hastings City Art Gallery

Towards an artist residency and workshops with young people.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Isobel MacKinnon

Towards the redevelopment of the script and design of My Best Dead Friend.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,480

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jack Gray

Towards a choreographic residency and the creation of a new dance work.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,600

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

James Gardner

Towards a new work for alto trombone and violin to be performed by two duos in the USA, Australia, Singapore and China.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,200

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jason Te Mete

Towards a development workshop.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,500

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Jerome Kavanagh

Towards a collaboration between Taonga Puoro artist Jerome Kavanagh and Bengali folk band Joler Gaan at Lokotsav Festival, India.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Jesse Moriarty

Towards the support of wellbeing and positive identity through engagement as an artist with mahi toi and artistic expression.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,200

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Jonathan Kay

Towards the creation of new work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Kosta Bogoievski

Towards a collaborative work exploring the age of the performing body in process and performance.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Laura Borrowdale

Towards the costs of paying New Zealand contributors and printing one issue of a literary journal examining gender and sexuality in New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Loughlan Prior

Towards presenting new work in Toronto 2017 and also towards the Tup Lang Scholarship.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $2,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Louise Potiki Bryant

Towards developing a new inter-arts work combining dance, sound and video installation and textile design.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,360

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Louis Mikaere

Towards researching and learning the art of Ta-Moko.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Tohunga Tukunga Mentoring Fund

Madeleine Child

Towards the development of new work at the Hyde Ball Clay Pit.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mandy Hager

Towards completing Ash Arising, a young adult novel.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Maree Sheehan

Towards researching and composing a new musical composition work for the Hokioi and Native American Eagle project.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,729

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Matiu Te Huki

Towards showcasing at various festivals in Australia.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,171

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Matthew Marshall

Towards commissioning Philip Norman to compose a work for narrator and guitar with poetry by Alistair & Meg Campbell.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Maureen Mapihi Kelland

Towards a dance theatre work called Are /Whare using visuals and Waiata.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Melanie Baldwin

Towards the creation of an interactive installation.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,533

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Mika Haka Foundation Charitable Trust

Towards the creative development of spoken word through interarts and performance.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $6,500

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

MTG Hawke's Bay

Towards a three-week artist residency for Yuki Kihara in Hawke's Bay in 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Muscle Mouth

Towards travel costs for Muscle Mouth to return from M1 Contact Contemporay Dance Festival, Singapore.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $1,873

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Northland Pacific Islands Charitable Trust Inc

Towards the Northland Pasifika Fusion Festival 2017 for Pasifika youth and communities.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Moana Community Fund

Paul McLachlan

Towards a suite of eight tapestries.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Peter Wells

Towards the 2017 Same Same But Different LGBT writers festival.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,980

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pip Devonshire

Towards the creation of work.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ)

Towards producing four editions of 'Poems in the Waiting Room' and payments to New Zealand poets.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rachel O'Neill

Towards developing the first draft of a collection of poetry.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,600

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rhian Gallagher

Towards completing the first draft of a poetry collection.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Richard Frater

Towards the production of new sculptural and video work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,190

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sally Stockwell

Towards a one-week workshop for new multi-disciplinary theatre work 'Firefly'.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sarah Collins

Towards a performance of 'Fabricate' in Wellington as part of the New Zealand Fringe Festival 2017.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Saralia Tamati-Wright

Towards a showcase at the Radikal Forze hip hop Jam in Singapore.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Saralia Tamati-Wright

Towards three graffit aritsts participating at the Radikal Forze event in Singapore 2017.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

ScotStringNZ

Towards a six-day intensive programme of music, dance and cultural workshops, ending with a concert.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,665

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Towards the costs of NZ Niue artist John Pule exhibiting in a moana and whales conservation art project in Noumea in 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,750

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Shirley Horrocks

Towards a documentary about Free Theatre.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Storybox

Towards attending Pause Fest to showcase Storybox's unique immersive theatre technology.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Stroma New Music Ensemble

Towards a strategic and organisational mentorship.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Suli Moa

Towards completing a final production script for theatre.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Tabatha Forbes

Towards the production of an exhibition catalogue.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tamara Smith

Towards a promotional high quality recording of world music.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,464

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Taranaki Vaimoana Pasifika Charitable Trust

Towards a Pasifika community arts event in New Plymouth in 2017.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Moana Community Fund

Taufa Fisinaua

Towards a series of short works for the stage, developed for Basement Theatre and Auckland PRIDE Festival 2017.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $4,800

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Te Kotahitanga O Te Arawa Waka Charitable Trust

Towards creating and distributing a bilingual children's storybook telling a traditional Te Arawa legend.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Te Taitoa Maori o Te Awahou Trust

Towards the carving of of pounamu/water waka huia.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Te Toki Voyaging Trust

Towards developing a cultural exchange.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,450

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Te Whanau a Kauaetangohia Marae

Towards a moko wananga.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

The Circus Hub

Towards a contribution to fees for international circus artists offering high level formation in New Zealand circus arts.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa

Towards the 2017 Jam Cellar series of performances to mentor young people and enhance community participation.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,300

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Toi Toi Manawa Trust

Towards wananga with rangatahi & professional artists.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Tokerau Wilson

Towards a Maori/Pasifika Group Exhibition at Puaka Matariki Festival, Dunedin.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,600

FUNDING POOL: Maori Arts Fund

Tuafale Tanoa'i

Towards developing a new body of work set alongside several public events.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Turumeke Harrington

Towards the creation and presentation of new work.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $4,900

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

UPSURGE Festival - Bay of Islands Arts Festival

Towards the upgrade of the UPSURGE Festival website and development of a Social Media Strategy.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Venture Southland

Towards presenting two shows at the 2017 Southland Arts Festival.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Victor Rodger

Towards participation at the presentation of two of his plays and Pacific arts events in Hawai'i.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Towards an art catalogue of a major Pacific contemporary exhibition at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Wayne Mills

Towards supporting Southward Shady Acres in Kapiti, featuring NZ songwriters and performers.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,879

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Wellington Independent Arts Trust

Towards Christchurch artists' participation in 'Shared Lines: Wellington'.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Results of our work : Quick Response Grants