Arts Continuity Grant Batch 11 - notified 10 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 11 - applicants notified 10 July 2020

69 grants totalling $1,944,487 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).

221 eligible applications were received, with a total of $5,442,820 requested.

This was broken down as follows:

  • General Arts: 47 projects totalling $1,103,860 were supported. $3,628,354 was requested by 167 applicants.
  • Māori Arts: 16 projects totalling $639,643 were supported. $1,547,736 was requested by 44 applicants.
  • Pacific Arts: 6 projects totalling $200,984 were supported. $266,730 was requested by 10 applicants.

Also:

  • 44 of the funded projects supported the development of arts practice and the creation of new work.
  • 10 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to experience high-quality arts.
  • 8 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to participate in the arts.
  • 4 supported projects enabling New Zealand arts to gain international success
  • 3 were to support building the resilience of the New Zealand arts sector.

Artforms were supported as follows:

  • 5 Community Arts
  • 6 Craft/object
  • 5 Customary Māori Arts
  • 1 Dance
  • 1 Interarts
  • 10 Literature
  • 11 Multi-disciplinary
  • 6 Music
  • 10 Theatre
  • 14 Visual Arts

Funding recipients

Action Education Incorporated

Towards a responsive arts catalyst connecting community and strengthening artistry through spoken word and youth voice.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $26,522

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Alexandra Monteith

To create a feature-length four-channel video installation.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $49,838

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Benny Marama

Towards the development and presentation of a new play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $10,980

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Betsy & Mana Productions Ltd

Towards a workshop to devise and rehearse a new physical theatre work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $44,650

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bob Van der Wal

To support for development of the second part of a three part series; new work and writings for physical and online exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $10,085

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Brilliant Adventures

Towards the creation of a suite of touring work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $49,775

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ceramics Association of New Zealand Incorporated

To commission writing and photography for Issue 6 of Ceramics NZ magazine and content for ceramicsnz.org.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,720

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Cian White

Towards research & development for a show inspired by the first rōpū haka to travel from Rotorua to NYC in 1909.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Company of Giants

Towards the development of an immersive theatrical experience for all ages.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $37,250

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Daniel Sanders

Towards Parasite an artist-run gallery presenting new modes of making by LGBTQ+ artists and practitioners.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $23,375

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

David Howard

Towards researching and writing new work.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $18,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Delilah Southon

Towards the research and development of a new work.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $13,390

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Derek Lardelli

Towards research and development of Maiora! a retrospective publication, exhibition and new artwork.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Elizabeth Thomson

Towards new work consisting of 7 large domes (orbs) in fibreglass for exhibition as exoplanets using satellite imagery.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Gemma Koopu

Towards the research and creation of new works for an exhibition in 2021.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $16,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Glen Downie

Towards a new website to promote original compositions.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hagley Writers' Institute

Towards developing a literary journal.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,300

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hawaiki TU - Haka Theatre

Towards further development of Taurite 2020.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $49,817

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Hemi Waerea

Towards the kaupapa that aims to rekindle the ahi kā of our hapū.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $47,350

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Henrietta Bollinger

Towards an essay collection on disability experience.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $10,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hine Waitai-Dye

To design, develop and produce a significant art installation.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $45,900

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

HKP Arts Collective

Towards artist fees, rehearsals and digital documentation costs to create and develop a Niuean heritage performance arts archival project.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $28,780

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

House of Hudson

Towards developing ‘The Only One in the World ‘ series of short stories for children aged 4-8.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $23,880

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Huia NZ Limited

Towards the production, and publishing of six books.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $48,450

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Jackie Bristow

To complete the recording of an album.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $22,794

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Janet Lilo

Towards a Community Arts Festival in a book.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $47,846

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jerome Kavanagh

Towards an online Puoro Wananga.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $17,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kate JasonSmith

Towards a series of short documentaries about the iconic Hens’ Teeth Women’s Comedy Company designed for the web market.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $38,160

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Khali Philip-Barbara, Te Kahureremoa Taumata

Towards an Indigenised Hypno-soundscape to take you to the imagined worlds of our Kōrero Pūrākau.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $49,999

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kirsten Te Rito

Towards production of a new body of musical works to create a concept album combining nature samples, synthesizers and voice.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $49,160

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lauren Hughes

Towards associated costs to research and develop a strategic and community engagement plan to build arts capability and resilience in the Waikato area.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $14,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Luke Thompson

Towards intensive research and development of new work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $42,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Makaro Press

Towards reprinting Auē by Becky Manawatu.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Margaret Nuttall

Towards exploring the difference between catching light and casting light with clay to present in exhibition.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $9,668

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Margarita Maramara

Towards a 30-page, high quality Art Zine written and illustrated by a group of ten Kiwi-Asian storytellers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $27,109

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Marlborough Youth Trust

Towards a series of workshops for young people in Marlborough region.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Martin Basher

Towards research and development of two bodies of sculpture to be exhibited in New Zealand and the US in 2021.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $35,850

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Melody Renaud

Towards an interactive sound experience which lets participants turn sounds from their city into a symphony.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $22,950

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Micah Livesay

Towards the creation and development costs of an interactive multi-media art installation that focuses on climate change.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $4,940

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Michel Tuffery

Towards second phase costs to create and develop the animation work and video content for the Siamani Samoa project.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $49,999

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Natalia Sheppard

Towards a documentary including archival footage and interviews celebrating 15 years since the release of 'Lyric On My Lip'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $18,450

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Nicola Farquhar

Towards experimentation with new techniques to develop new painting work for an exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $15,650

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Nina Oberg Humphries

Towards an artist fee and technical costs to create and develop two new moving image performance works.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $10,105

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Opotiki-Mai-Tawhiti

Towards the creation of a new design for piupiu, tāniko poi and tauira.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Pati Umaga

Towards associated project costs to fono and talanoaaga a new music installation work focussed on the lives and narratives of Pacific disabled artists.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Peter Wareing

Towards a period of in-depth research, editing and post-production across three projects.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $12,866

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Philipa Adam

Towards a season of podcasts which explore the relationships between sound and literature.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $11,225

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Plan 9

To compose and record a new work for double bass, cello, violins and voices.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $18,050

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Priscilla Cowie

Towards the creation of new works.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $31,541

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Renaye Tamati

Towards development of a cabaret about intergenerational identity loss and how a mother gives her child an identity she's never had.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $12,424

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Robert Thorne

Towards the research and development of an application that allows the consistently regular release of new Māori music.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $27,499

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust

To explore, redevelop and extend the 'All Roads Lead to Ngātapa' devised production.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Ruth Paul

To write, revise, edit and illustrate at least three new books to dummy standard suitable for international submission.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $10,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sally Barnett

Towards a collaborative arts project bringing men in Taranaki together to explore creating music in a rural environment.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $12,664

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Séraphine Pick

To research and develop a new body of work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Shannon Te Ao

Towards a new body of work featuring moving image installation , audio recording and photographic image.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $27,051

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sione Monu

Towards the development of new moving image video work commissioned by Circuit.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,682

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Snort

Towards an improv intensive that upskills and develops Snort's cast of improvisers.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $28,016

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Susannah Bridges

Towards the development of new work.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $47,797

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tayi Tibble

Towards writing poetry that explores indigeneity and love in the time of climate change.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $17,798

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Rebel Alliance

Towards a neighbourhood play by Anders Falstie-Jensen.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tofiga Fepulea’i

To research and develop a new live comedy-theatre work that investigates the nature of Samoan-Pasifika identity in New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $44,600

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Vela Manusaute

Towards a writer's stipend and IT hardware costs to research, write and develop a new Pasifika theatre work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $17,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Towards developing an exhibition catalogue for on-line and print.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $21,385

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Warwick Blair

To create a participatory digital sound art work.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $16,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Wehi Creative Collective

Towards the development of Public Environment Art at Tutukaka Marina.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $42,771

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Wi Taepa

Towards support and grow uku as a distinct expression of Mauri with practitioners from kainga uku.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $49,923

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Yinan Liu

Towards a cultural journey performed through 3D holographic sculptures on mobile displays.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $35,506

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Yolunda Hickman

To develop and produce new sculptural works.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $43,890

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund