Suffrage 125 Fund 2019 Closed: 15 Feb 2019

This fund celebrates 125 years of Suffrage. Projects must focus on women from diverse cultural backgrounds who have helped advance women's rights. 10 grants totalling $152,606 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations in this funding round. 50 applications were received, with a total of $773,750 requested.

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Funding recipients

Ema Tavola

Towards a series of large scale, crocheted, site-specific installations in South Auckland.

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AWARDED: $18,800

Femisphere

Towards the development costs for a new website and publication of arts series, Femisphere.

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AWARDED: $15,725

Jennifer Gillam

Towards a publication exploring the heritage practice of pelting kiwi, kaitiakitanga, and the role of Māori women in birdlife conservation efforts.

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AWARDED: $7,941

Julia Holden

To create a series of experimental visual portraits exploring the intersections between women's roles and the legacy of Suffrage in New Zealand.

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AWARDED: $17,455

Melissa Williams

Towards a publication of essays focussing on the impact of mana wāhine and activism of Māori women in New Zealand's social history.

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AWARDED: $19,620

OneTree House

Towards a collection of stories and publication based on the lives and social impact of 14 Māori women.

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AWARDED: $10,000

Qiane Matata-Sipu

Towards the second phase development of a multimedia storytelling project focussed on the experiences of indigenous women.

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AWARDED: $20,000

ReSew

To create and present a 300m textile work,'Suffrage in Stitches' commemorating New Zealand's Women's Suffrage petition signed in 1893.

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AWARDED: $13,704

Sarah Hudson

Towards a visual arts exhibition about motherhood, mothering and maternal roles.

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AWARDED: $9,360

TAPA

To research and develop a theatre work based on women's involvement in Samoa's Mau Movement.

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AWARDED: $20,000