First World War Centenary (WW100) Co-commissioning Fund round 1 Closing date: 10 Jan 2014

Funding has been provided for national and international organisations to commission new, large-scale, collaborative works which mark the First World War centenary (WW100).

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Funding recipients

Ake Ake Theatre Company

For a collaborative international theatre piece with Serbian actress and director Sanja Krsmanovic Tasic. Sisters in Arms honours women's role in the front lines of the First World War; in particular two of New Zealand's first women war surgeons Dr Jessie Scott and Dr Agnes Bennett.

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AWARDED: $30,525

Lemi Ponifasio / MAU

Towards I AM; a compelling new theatre work inspired by the legacy of the First World War and its impact around the world. The work is co-produced by the Auckland Arts Festival and three other international festivals - Festival d'Avignon; Ruhrtriennale-International Festival of the Arts and the Edinburgh International Festival.

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AWARDED: $334,694

New Zealand Festival

Towards a project that involves composer Gareth Farr creating a 10 minute chamber music work; Relict Furies. A co-commission with the New Zealand Festival and the Edinburgh International Festival; Relict Furies explores the themes and memory of the impact of World War 1.

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AWARDED: $16,000