Arts Continuity Grant Batch 8 - notified 19 June 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 8 - applicants notified 19 June 2020

60 grants totalling $1,598,585 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).

191 eligible applications were received, with a total of $4,310,079 requested.

This was broken down as follows:

  • General Arts: 40 projects totalling $999,761 were supported. $3,089,098 was requested by 145 applicants.
  • Māori Arts: 12 projects totalling $341,623 were supported. $706,116 was requested by 26 applicants.
  • Pacific Arts: 8 projects totalling $257,199 were supported. $514,863 was requested by 20 applicants.

Also:

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

Artforms were supported as follows:

  • 6 Community Arts
  • 3 Craft/object
  • 3 Customary Māori Arts
  • 3 Dance
  • 6 Interarts
  • 3 Literature
  • 6 Multidisciplinary
  • 8 Music
  • 10 Theatre
  • 12 Visual Arts

See the cumulative totals of the Arts Continuity Grant since it opened

Funding recipients

Acushla-Tara Kupe

To tour Front yard festivals; shows to Rotorua, Palmerston North and New Plymouth.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $48,200

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Ahilan Karunaharan

Towards a stipend and artist fees to research, develop and workshop a new work that explores memory and nostalgia.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $25,212

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Amanda Leo

Towards the first Asian Cabaret in Aotearoa New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $29,085

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Andre Hemer

Towards a period of innovative research and development leading to the creation and exhibition of new work in physical and virtual environments.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $12,479

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anna van Riel

Towards the creation of a high-quality pitch video to support growth and performance opportunities of Waste Free Wanda shows.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $31,508

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bianca Hyslop and Rowan Pierce

Towards the development of a new full length interarts performance work.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $49,709

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Brydee Rood

To develop and create a new artwork at home fusing performance, sound and film.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Connor Masseurs

Towards development of a movement technique that guides and empowers the participants in becoming specialists in their own body.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $4,530

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Creative Initiatives Trust

To commission five artists to create new work for an exhibition in Rawene; thematic focus on Toi o te Rohe o Hokianga - drawing people to the land.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $17,195

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Daegan Wells

Toward an intensive research project, examining the history and legacies of woollen textiles manufactured in Southland Aotearoa.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $11,656

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Deborah Goomes

To the development of Moriori weaving practices.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $13,006

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Diane Stoppard

Towards new work in response to poetry which speaks of Northland's light & landscape.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $12,268

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dianne Swann

Towards the completion of an album of songs.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ekarasa Doblanovic

Towards distance art workshops.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $43,600

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Fireplace Arts & Media

Towards the composition, recording and production of music inspired by the psychogeography of the West Coast.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $34,900

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Flock Charitable Trust

Towards the development of an Auckland Fringe show that debuted in March 2020.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $12,550

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Fly My Pretties

Towards associated costs to create and develop the musical, textual, and visual components of a multidisciplinary project.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $49,900

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Gill Gatfield

To research, develop and promote new work in NZ and overseas.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $43,060

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Harry Snell

Towards pre-production for a community engaged filmmaking project about people living with epilepsy.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $5,455

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Iain Gordon

Towards 3 x hour-long live-streamed electronic music performances with live visual animations, from a kitchen in Paekakariki.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $47,703

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

I Ken So Productions

Towards stipends, IT hardware, and associated costs to write and develop new theatre works.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $32,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Jamie McCaskill

Towards the writing of script for a play called Company Kamupene.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $10,358

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Jane Bissell

Towards a memoir by Dakota Kingi, a 21 year old Maori woman, visually impaired and living with ataxia.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $8,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jasmain Teei

Towards the development of an 8 week raranga programme for beginners in Kawhia.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Java Dance Company Ltd

To develop a series of site-specific duets between 30 dancers and musicians in Wellington and the Hawkes Bay.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $36,420

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jeff Nusz

Towards an interactive digital artwork featuring traditional Maori instrumentation to create a space of solace.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $9,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jessica Hansell

Towards associated editorial and production costs to develop and produce an online Pasifika multidisciplinary arts hub.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Joe Pateariki Dekkers-Reihana

Towards the research and writing of a first draft for a new play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Lima Creative Limited

To create e-learning platform to build audience development strategies to build and monetise artist-fan connections.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $49,890

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Margaret Aull

To research and support the development of a new body of work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $26,491

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Maureen Mapihi Kelland

Towards research and development towards a new dance theatre work.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $24,507

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Meg Porteous

To research, develop and digitally present new photographic work; exploring the visual language of stock photographs & the common image.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $20,873

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Nathan Joe

Towards development of a full-length spoken word theatre show.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $12,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Nelson Voice Collective

To record songs, visual content and create a online digital hub.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $17,841

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

New Zealand Comedy Trust

To examine what changes need to be made to better support a more diverse and sustainable comedy industry in Aotearoa.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $49,780

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ngahiriwa Rauhina

Towards an internship preparing for the Takirua 2021 touring season.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $30,575

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Penny Howard

To produce six new drawings for Te Whakahoki series; repatriation artworks of lost Taonga recently sold by Sotheby's.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $9,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Philip Holmes

To paint a portrait of Irenia Te Awe Awe to donate to Palmerston North City.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $20,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Philippa Werry

Towards writing a novel for young readers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $11,480

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Quishile Charan, esha pillay

Towards associated production, website design, and technical costs to develop and produce an online exhibition and podcast series.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $19,470

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Radek Rudnicki

Towards research and practice development to create a series of open source works.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $32,430

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Raymond Sagapolutele

Towards artist fees, production and editing, and wesbite costs to produce a short art film based on siva Samoa, aiga and alofa.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $30,850

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Rekindle Ltd

Towards resourceful craft workshops for a wider public, in person in Ōtautahi Christchurch and online.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $49,999

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sarah-Jane Moore

Towards research and development of a multi media experience of Virtual Reality and live performance.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Taaniko Nordstrom, Vaka Interactiv

Towards an exhibition featruring portraits of former prisoners telling their stories through interactive technology.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Tanya Ruka

Towars work designed for the 'Star Cluster' digital public art exhibition for Matariki 2020, cancelled covid19.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $1,884

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

TAPA

Towards a stipend, artist fees, and associated workshop costs to write and develop a series of new theatre works.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $41,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

TAPAC The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

Towards re-framing and re-building TAPAC’s Performing Arts Education in a Covid-19 environment.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $25,580

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Te Hui Ahurei a Tuhoe

Towards puukorero rangahau.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $49,914

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Kaha

Towards the teaching and creating of Hei Tiki.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $30,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Rongo Kirkwood

Towards the creation of seven artworks for exhibition.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Te Whare Wananga o Te Kurahuna

Towards developing an online training platform for Maori artists to become Mataora working in wellbeing spaces.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $49,692

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Thelonious Records

To mix and master four previously recorded, unreleased, live gigs, from the Thelonious Records library of recordings.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $14,829

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

True Colours Television Limited

Towards musical and vocal arrangements for a new collection of 10 classic Kiwi pop songs reinvented as leading edge jazz.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tuafale Tanoa'i

Towards artist fees, post-production, and editing costs to develop and produce new digital installation and performative works.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $21,812

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Vea Mafile'o

Towards artist fees, IT hardware and peripherals, and digital production costs to create and develop new moving image works.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $29,437

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Victoria McIntosh, Kelly McDonald

Towards new work by Kelly McDonald and Victoria McIntosh.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $17,919

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Vincent O'Sullivan

Towards a novella, completing a collection of new poems, and short stories towards a collection.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $40,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Whangarei Fringe

Towards administration and arts management costs, and production fees to develop the programme for an inaugural fringe festival in Whangarei.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $46,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Yuki Kihara

Towards personnel fees and pre-production activity costs to develop textile installation works.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $32,130

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund