Arts Continuity Grant Batch 9 - notified 26 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 9 - applicants notified 26 June 2020

79 grants totalling $1,803,554 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).

236 eligible applications were received, with a total of $5,493,922 requested.

This was broken down as follows:

  • General Arts: 58 projects totalling $1,186,801 were supported. $4,106,769 was requested by 188 applicants.
  • Māori Arts: 17 projects totalling $525,792 were supported. $1,198,014 was requested by 41 applicants.
  • Pacific Arts: 4 projects totalling $90,961 were supported. $189,138 was requested by 7 applicants.

Also:

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

Artforms were supported as follows:

  • 5 Community Arts
  • 7 Craft/object
  • 3 Customary Māori Arts
  • 1 Dance
  • 1 Interarts
  • 6 Literature
  • 14 Multidisciplinary
  • 20 Music
  • 2 Pacific Heritage Arts
  • 5 Theatre
  • 15 Visual Arts

Funding recipients

Anita Austin

Towards development of an online platform providing learning support and ensemble development for New Zealand French horn players through duets.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,217

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anna Rankin

Towards research, development and production of a new film and text.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,484

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Audio Visual People

Towards an event designed to engage and promote local Taupo musicians during Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $38,412

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Austin Milne

Towards a writing stipend to create a new graphic novel for middle readers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $11,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Benedict Fernandez

Towards composing and recording ten original compositions inspired by emotions felt during the Covid-19 lockdown.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $8,885

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Brown Casette

Towards the research and development of new multi-media project titled ‘Brown Cassette’ a response to COVID-19.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $16,800

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Celtic Spirit Inc

Towards two shows celebrating woman in the arts.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $31,566

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ché Blomfield

Toward new book and website documenting the project.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $25,293

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

CKFilmdesign

Towards wages and materials to create an end-to-end immersive arts hub for writers, artists and film practitioners to prototype and showcase new work.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $47,270

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Claire O'Loughlin

Towards revision and editing of a sailing memoir.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,200

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Creative Collaborative

Towards an arts led R&D project using collective creativity to make an enduring contribution to inequalities in access to the arts.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $44,885

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Creative Northland

To review and evaluate the Northland Youth Summit Arts Festival as a youth arts education programme for the Northland region.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $23,410

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

David Huggins

Towards a one-off performance of 'Once More, with Feeling' at The Piano in Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,730

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

To support delivery of the 2020 NZ Young Writers Festival; Recalibration and phase one of the 2021 Dunedin Fringe Festival.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Eden Mulholland

Towards the development, creation and delivery of a long form score for 3 pianos collaborating with pianist Andrew Atkins.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $13,485

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Emerita Baik

To create new sculptural works for exhibition; examine traditional South Korean and Western everyday rituals, generating new narratives for migrants.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,527

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Escalator Press

Towards publishing an anthology of uplifting NZ short fiction to commemorate Whitireia's Creative Writing Programme.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Florian Habicht

Towards the production of a public art video installation.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $32,900

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Harilalao "Lala" Simpson

To rehearse and perform a World Music concert involving 3 choirs, and release on YouTube.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $41,616

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Harry Culy

To develop photographic works for online exhibition at Jhana Miller's Gallery in August 2020, and produce an online & physical publication.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,517

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hermione Johnson

Towards an original album of prepared piano and pipe organ improvisations.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $9,910

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Highway 27 Films Ltd

Towards the production of two films capturing the lives of two New Zealand artists for national online access.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $49,589

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

IHC New Zealand Incorporated

To provide instructions and resources for art projects for artists with intellectual disability.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,150

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Indigenous Design and Innovation Aotearoa

Towards designing new Māori typefaces for print and digital.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $22,110

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jandel J & the Funky Friends

Towards redevelopment of a children and family theatre work - Motuhake.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $29,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Janeen Page

Towards fieldwork research into ceramic rock glazes of New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $25,113

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jenna-Lea Philpott

Towards associated costs to develop an online arts platform and gallery for Kāpiti artists and practitioners to profile themselves and their works.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $20,467

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Juergen Schacke

To move a gallery experience online and present high quality NZ art and craft to the world and engage with new audiences.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $11,625

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Justyn Denney

Towards an intimate portrait of a community in lockdown.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $16,756

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Karl Leonard

To create three tāniko pieces and structural encasements in response to COVID-19.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $48,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kehua Music Limited

Towards the development, recording and mixing of a new album.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kristy Gorman

Towards the development of a new body of work and an accompanying publication.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $23,718

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lamb Break Ltd

Towards filming of live theatre show Sons of a Bitch, with dramatised segments.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $44,171

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Layla Walter

Towards research to enable creation and development of new large scale works in cast glass with new exploration to achieve imagery and pattern.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $38,756

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Levi Patel

Towards associated costs to create and develop new music and methods of exploring the human, sonic and robotic capabilities of live performance.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,795

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Linda Dallimore

Towards a new work for flute and viola.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Luke Di Somma

To record an album of ten original musical theatre songs and publish the sheet music.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,920

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mad Ave

Towards a wananga for Maori healing theatre practitioners.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Makuini Nyman

Towards video Visual Artist/Scribe for wānanga moko.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $29,605

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Malosi Pictures Limited

Towards wages, technical and production costs to produce a digital archive project based on Pacific language arts and customary naming practices.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $48,597

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Maria Gill

To write a new chapter for a book on pandemics.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,029

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Matilda Fraser

To create a new film and sculptural work that focus on the landforms of Maungawhau for exhibition at RM Gallery.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,042

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Michelle Scullion

To research and develop the musical content for contemporary opera, 'Gonne Strange'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $17,440

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Nathan Judd

Towards sessions for songwriters to collaborate and write new songs in a highly focused environment.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $16,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Oliver Peryman

Towards an online sound art installation entitled Prelude to a Requiem.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,371

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Papawai Pa Trust

Towards reinvigorating its Kōwhaiwhai through sustainability of its uri and arts.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $14,226

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Peter Daubé

Towards the writing, arranging and preproduction of music that forms a song-cycle from the suburban labyrinth.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $21,800

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Putaanga Waitoa

Towards retaining cultural authenticity of an ancient expression.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $18,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Rangi Kipa

To produce a new work from Solid surface media for a Staff Exhibition Te Manawa Papaioea, Sept 5th to Nov 1st 2020.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $49,930

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

RDYSTDY

Towards the development of Unarchival project with Te Papa museum’s digital collection.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $44,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rebecca Fountain

Towards creation of a full length album including song development, pre-production, recording, mixing & mastering.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $48,910

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Renee Liang

Towards two workshops as final development for Butterfly Lovers musical theatre.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sara Cowdell

Towards the development and presentation of a new video performance work.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $6,534

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

SHED 13

Towards the creation and development of a new visual and object design set for a theatre project.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $14,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Shirley Simmonds

Towards an illustrated resource in te reo based on creative kaitiakitanga practices.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $38,535

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Siauala Nili

Towards arts practitioner wages, IT hardware and technical costs to develop and produce video content for an online interactive music project.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $8,798

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Song Conversations

Towards an online collaborative music project to help newly established songwriters build their audience & community engagement.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $24,961

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Stephen Bain

To develop a cross-disciplinary performative work which explores public interaction, social choreography and spatial design.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $12,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Suzanne Cowan

To develop and produce a short film and digital reinterpretation of the live solo performance work, "Manifesto Of A Good Cripple".

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $12,186

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Suzanne Larmer

To develop and deliver art and creative workshops for adults with intellectual disabilities in the West Auckland area.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $16,124

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tauranga Sunrise Trust

Towards a creative and powerful journey of connection, storytelling, and a celebration of unity in diversity in Tauranga Moana.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $33,101

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Te Po Productions

Towards commissioning, and writing weekly content for Ātea a platform for Māori and indigenous perspectives hosted by Spinoff.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $21,600

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Rangi Kaiwhetu Kipa

To create a series of Taa moko hand-tap (uhi) tools and present my research to an indigenous online tatau portal.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $13,199

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Rehia Theatre

Towards the development of a new multi disciplinary work that will whakamana whaikorero through the arts.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $48,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Teresa Peters

To develop, and ‘archive’ online a new body of ceramic works based on natural disasters.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $9,767

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Terje Koloamatangi

Towards artist fees, equipment hire and production costs to develop and produce an online series focused on Tongan tātatau.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $29,365

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

The Beths

To produce two live streamed performances.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $1,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Cuba Press

Towards publishing two poetry books.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The National

Towards online exhibition catalogues and a printed publication.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $22,140

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Thomas Botting

Towards performing, live streaming and recording a live album of original jazz compositions.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Thomas Drabble, Mitch Lowe, Oliver Kraemer

To create six live studio performance videos.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $14,280

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tui Gillies, Sulieti Burrows

Towards artist wages and material costs to develop and create a new series of contemporary arts and ngatu work.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $4,200

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

WAI (Westland Arts Inc.)

Towards a regional art competition to support and showcase local artists, with an online platform and outdoor exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $40,131

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Wanda Gillespie

To create a large abacus sculpture using traditional craft methods and local materials in contemporary ways.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $10,844

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Whaotapu Trust

To research and wananga traditional waka; including developing innovative canoe designs, to revitalise our waka cultures.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $43,200

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Winterless Opera - Reo Takurua

Towards the performance of high-quality opera in Te Reo Māori and vocal training.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $23,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Wiremu Kerekere Whanau Trust

Towards the development of a theatre production about the life of Bill Kerekere.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $39,194

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Zac Langdon-Pole

Towards the production of new work to be presented at City Gallery Wellington.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $30,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Zak Waipara

Towards an exhibition of new works.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $8,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund