Arts Continuity Grant Batch 10 - notified 3 July 2020 Closing date: 29 May 2020

An Arts Continuity Grant is offered to support a short-term arts project, or the stage of a project, that can be delivered within a changed and evolving environment as a result of COVID-19. Decisions are made weekly, with a batch of applications assessed and recommended each week.

Projects can include the creation and/or presentation of new work. Existing projects submitted to our suspended funds can be reframed and resubmitted. Applications were open from 14 April to 29 May. More about the Arts Continuity Grant

Results for Batch 10 - applicants notified 3 July 2020

84 grants totalling $2,099,691 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists and practitioners in this funding round, across the three funding pools (General, Māori and Pacific).

235 eligible applications were received, with a total of $5,279,120 requested.

This was broken down as follows:

  • General Arts: 60 projects totalling $1,432,299 were supported. $3,799,285 was requested by 180 applicants.
  • Māori Arts: 18 projects totalling $527,513 were supported. $1,229,394 was requested by 44 applicants.
  • Pacific Arts: 6 projects totalling $139,878 were supported. $250,440 was requested by 11 applicants.

Also:

  • 55 of the funded projects supported the development of arts practice and the creation of new work.
  • 15 were to support building the resilience of the New Zealand arts sector.
  • 7 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to participate in the arts.
  • 7 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to experience high-quality arts.

Artforms were supported as follows:

Funding recipients

Alex Tunui

Towards the research and workshop development of theatre show.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $10,850

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Alison Foster, Catherine Cooper

Towards writing a children's picture book (text only) about sustainable community activist Helen Dew.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,200

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Amanda Noblett

Towards the research and writing of a new full length play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $14,799

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Anne Visser

Towards development and exhibition of new works through a virtual collaboration between contemporary artists.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $34,508

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Areposeta Timo

Towards an artist wage and associated audio mixing costs to develop and produce a debut 5-track EP album.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,700

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Arts in Oxford Gallery

Towards residencies, workshops an exhibition and website development to strengthen and revitalise our regional Arts Centre.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $47,049

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ben Hoadley

Towards the commissioning fee for a new work to be performed and recorded by the Jade String Quartet.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bloody Samoan Art Studio

To deliver a youth-mentoring intiative and develop an online series of comic stories based on Sāmoan arts, culture and language.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $28,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Cape Road Recordings

Towards creation, recording and release of new musical works by Mel Parsons.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $29,600

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Catherine Tunks

To create and present new music works including documentation for digital presence and promotion.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $39,396

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Christine White

Towards a collaborative recording project of three songs with additional instrumental arrangements.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $35,878

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Claire Cowan

Towards composing a new ballet based on an existing work.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $40,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Claudia Borella Glass Design Ltd

To employ Tanker Creative to develop, brand and promote the practice of internationally acclaimed artist Claudia Borella.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $36,413

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Eamonn Marra

To research and write the first draft of a novel about male affection in hypermasculine spaces.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $13,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Edwin Dawe

Towards publishing a novel about water, determinism and narrative.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Filani Macassey

Towards associated costs to create and develop a community pop-up activation project based on Fijian masi and embroidery practices.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,908

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Foster Group Dance

To develop and complete a new dance work towards online presentation and live performance readiness.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $41,152

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Glitter Garden

To create and develop an online publication, arts learning resources and musical content based on children's drag theatre show, The Glitter Garden.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $18,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hamish Coney

Towards a publication to support the upcoming exhibition by the artist Mark Adams at Two Rooms.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $16,340

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hand-Pulled Collective, Natalya Mandich-Dohnt

To develop Hand-Pulled Collective’s first original production, Pork and Poll Taxes, into a production-ready script.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $18,384

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Helena-Jane Kilkelly, Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

Toward stage one of creating a collaborative arts infrastructure in Ōtepoti/Dunedin.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $45,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Henry Oliver

Towards two issues of Essential Services Zine; a free, digital-first arts and culture magazine.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $29,300

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Horomona Horo

Towards research and development of Māori motif concepts translated into sound using taonga puoro.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $35,740

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Imogen Taylor

Towards development of a new body of work exploring modernism, feminism & queerness, with specific reference to the Otago region.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $30,089

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ingrid Prosser, Colin Decio

Towards artist fees, administration and production costs to produce video resources of piano and poetry performances for aged-care facilities.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $43,604

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jack Trolove

To create a new body of large scale works in response to an invitation to show at Te Manawa in 2021 and potential national tour.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $40,887

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jake McComb

To master, release and promote two tracks on 7" vinyl.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,700

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

James Webster

Towards the research and development of a new work.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $28,090

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Jared Kane

Towards a Māori, queer, young adult novel adaptation of Hamlet based on my innovative unproduced screenplay ‘Hamarete.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $21,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Jarod Rawiri

Towards a writers group programme.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $14,020

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Joanna Cook

Towards 3R, a multimodal dance project that engages with recycling as the logics for tasking and layering the process.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $20,205

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Julie Edwards

Toward the research and development of a new play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,200

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Julien Dyne

Towards artists fees and audio engineering costs to create and produce a high quality album of jazz, percussive dance, and soul music.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $21,925

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Katarzyna Pol

To develop interdisciplinary project; ceremonial HUI - 360 degree Virtual Reality experience.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $35,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Kerry Kidd

Towards costs to publish a hybrid poetry and art book about disability, and a reading tour for disadvantaged community groups.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $6,274

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Kids Game Dev

Towards a virtual reality platform to teach arts to rangatahi.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $18,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Kiri Nathan

Towards a visual arts project that offers innovative connection, interaction, education and inspiration of Ngā Toi Māori.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

KOAST

Towards establishing a community online gallery in lieu of KOAST exhibition unable to be held due to COVID19.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $28,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lara Macgregor

Towards celebrating the living actors of Aotearoa who started the profession of acting in the 60's & 70's.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $27,973

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Larisa Kellett

Towards a New Zealand made quality jazz EP.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,002

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lucy Faiva , Rowan Pierce

Towards development of a new performative art work created using virtual technologies.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $29,522

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Madeline McNamara, Jade Eriksen

Towards the development period of a new performance work titled Liminal Splits and Other Basic Deceits.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $26,991

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Maisey Rika Music Ltd

Towards the creation of eight waiata depicting the sacred stories of Matariki.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $49,967

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Mark Adams

To produce and exhibit for the first time, the entire suite of The New Zealand Room and Hinemihi series of photographs.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $41,754

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mark Hamilton

Towards research & developmental methodology for nurturing young & emerging NZ interartists.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $5,025

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mata Aho

Towards a series of wananga between Maureen Lander and Mata Aho.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $24,650

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Matariki Whatarau

Towards the redevelopment of a music theatre work.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $49,360

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Matthew Arbuckle

To support the continued development, planning and production of my exhibition Recto-Verso at Hastings City Art Gallery.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,158

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Melanie Baldwin

Towards the creation and exhibition of a video project in Gisborne.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $23,206

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Melissa Laing

To undertake research for a work exploring the world of water dwellers in West Auckland.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $10,949

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Metro Maori Productions

Towards the application for CNZ ACG support for the creation of “THOROUGHLY MODERN MĀUI”, to be ready for public presentation.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $21,381

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Milly Mitchell-Anyon

To research, develop, curate and digitise the photographic collection of Peter Tizard.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $14,869

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

National Flash Fiction Day

Towards an online series of readings and panel discsusions, and an awards event.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $9,700

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Newsroom.co.nz

Towards commissioning weekly NZ book reviews, short stories, and poems.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $21,150

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

Towards the national launch of a new portraiture award that reaches and engages emerging Māori artists.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $49,514

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

NZ Barok

Towards digital production and marketing to share live performances online.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,780

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Patrick Di Somma

To complete the first year of a Master of Music in classical bass trombone at the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, Chicago USA.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $10,915

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

POW Studios, Matthew Lambourn, Pirate & Queen

Towards associated costs to create and develop augmented audio works to accompany existing sculptures in the Wellington region.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $49,700

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Prayas Cultural Group of New Zealand Inc

Towards a structured set of creative initiatives to maintain our engagement with our creatives and community.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $31,146

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Reuben Butler

Towards the development of a theatre script.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $23,566

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Rosemarie Kirkup

Towards the development of a first draft of a play that explores the menstrual cycle.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $16,766

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ross Harris

To record a CD of original compositions using the klezmer ensemble The Kugels.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $11,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sally Stockwell

Towards the development of a new performance art work 'We’ve Got So Much To Talk About'.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $19,075

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

samesame but different LGBTQI Writers Festival

Towards Samesame Online Winter Conversations; a series of online LGBTQI+ author discussions.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $15,881

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sarah Laing

Towards a collection of comics written in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $23,100

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Scotty Cotter

To research and devise a script for a new Māori Physical Theatre Show.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $49,913

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Second Unit Trust

Towards the composition and recording of music for 'The Great Escape'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $29,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Shreya Gejji

Towards researching and developing an original play about South Asian migrant women in New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $11,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sophie Lindsay, Mallika Krishnamurthy, Daniel Fernandez, Ahilan Karunaharan

Towards reworking the script for The Wall following a successful season at TAPAC as part of the Auckland Fringe 2020.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $10,063

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sue Wootton

Towards the completion of a novel that explores the experience and legacy of polio in NZ.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $18,112

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Susie Elliott

Towards a wage, materials and production costs, and travel and accommodation to create and develop a new body of illustrations and video works.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $11,790

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Tanya Muagututi'a

Towards wages, technical and digital design costs to produce an online archive for Pacific Underground work, and to develop a series of new plays.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $39,212

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Tapuaki Helu, Joshua Kurene

Towards associated costs to create and develop an online digital project which explores notions of Pacific masculinity.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $47,267

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Teresa Woodham

Towards a verbatim theatre piece reflecting a diverse range of voices of Kaumatua living in Hawkes Bay.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $32,295

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Te Whare Pora o Whangaroa

Towards the strengthening our community by revitalising Taniko within Whangaroa weavers-artists networks.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $8,850

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

The Meteor Theatre

Towards a collaborative recording and digital streaming project to showcase original Waikato work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $19,052

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Oryza Foundation

To develop a series of interviews with leading and emerging Asian arts practitioners to share artform knowledge and insights about arts practice.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Three Lakes Cultural Trust

Towards associated costs to establish an Arts Renewal commission project for artists and creatives in the Queenstown-Central Lakes District region.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

TOHU - symbol in motion

To research a Māori contemporary dance project inspired by the Maramataka.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $45,920

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Trick of the Light Theatre (NZ)

Toward the development of a book adaptation of the play The Bookbinder.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,815

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Wellington Boys' and Girls' Institute

Towards growing the creative potential and futures for Taita Rangatahi through meaningful art projects and workshops.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Wellington School of Drawing

Towards an alliance between recent graduates of the Toi Whakaari, School of Dance and Wellington School of Drawing.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $14,600

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Xin Cheng

Towards two collaborative projects to research and develop multisensory works in Auckland & Wellington/Hutt Valley.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $28,948

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Youth Alive Trust

Towards 7 workshop programs providing memorable creative experiences to hundreds of young people on the east of Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $19,480

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund