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Arts Development

Creation

2010-2011 Funding Recipients

55 Organisations

Aaron Choulai

Received $7,500 for:

The development of Ranu, a music collaboration exploring the impact of religious-based music on traditional cultures.

Andrian Pertout

Received $10,000 for:

The creation of a 20 minute song cycle for the play, Hypatia's Circle, scored for voice, harp, flute and viola.

Andy Jackson

Received $10,000 for:

The creation of Poems from Marfan Lives, a collection of poems exploring the lives of people with Marfan Syndrome, both historical and contemporary.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Chris Kohn

Received $20,000 for:

The development of Back at the Dojo, a semi-biographical theatrical work investigating nostalgia, romantic love and surrender set in a dojo in the 1960's and 1970's.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Holding Zone

Received $8,500 for:

The creation of Lock Up, a new theatre work by three writers and three directors that will use the Northcote Lock Up site as a departure point.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Jacob Boehme

Received $13,000 for:

The development of Lu'arn, a new dance and puppetry piece that tells a traditional Boon Wurrung story using both traditional song and dance and contemporary storytelling techniques.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Todd Macdonald

Received $10,000 for:

The development of Inoperable Tucker Turtle, a solo performance work based on a personal investigation of the effects of infant disability and illness.

BalletLab

Received $18,000 for:

The development of Above, a new dance-based contemporary performance work exploring reincarnation.

Big West Festival on behalf of Susie Dee

Received $18,000 for:

The development of Taxi, a theatre work set in moving taxis about the experience of taxi drivers.

Black Lung Theatre

Received $8,500 for:

The development of The Plague Cycle, a narrative-driven, site-specific theatre project that examines the relationship between three young men consumed by fear.

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Aaron Choulai

Received $7,500 for:

The development of Ranu, a music collaboration exploring the impact of religious-based music on traditional cultures.

Andrian Pertout

Received $10,000 for:

The creation of a 20 minute song cycle for the play, Hypatia's Circle, scored for voice, harp, flute and viola.

Andy Jackson

Received $10,000 for:

The creation of Poems from Marfan Lives, a collection of poems exploring the lives of people with Marfan Syndrome, both historical and contemporary.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Chris Kohn

Received $20,000 for:

The development of Back at the Dojo, a semi-biographical theatrical work investigating nostalgia, romantic love and surrender set in a dojo in the 1960's and 1970's.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Holding Zone

Received $8,500 for:

The creation of Lock Up, a new theatre work by three writers and three directors that will use the Northcote Lock Up site as a departure point.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Jacob Boehme

Received $13,000 for:

The development of Lu'arn, a new dance and puppetry piece that tells a traditional Boon Wurrung story using both traditional song and dance and contemporary storytelling techniques.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Todd Macdonald

Received $10,000 for:

The development of Inoperable Tucker Turtle, a solo performance work based on a personal investigation of the effects of infant disability and illness.

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BalletLab

Received $18,000 for:

The development of Above, a new dance-based contemporary performance work exploring reincarnation.

Big West Festival on behalf of Susie Dee

Received $18,000 for:

The development of Taxi, a theatre work set in moving taxis about the experience of taxi drivers.

Black Lung Theatre

Received $8,500 for:

The development of The Plague Cycle, a narrative-driven, site-specific theatre project that examines the relationship between three young men consumed by fear.

Brendan Lee

Received $8,000 for:

The creation of Australia Days, a new media installation looking at the twenty years since Expo 88, exploring iconography and the generalisation of Australian male attitudes.

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Caroline Lee

Received $6,000 for:

The development of Fall Girl, a one woman stage piece based on an Australian novel about a family of con artists living in present day Melbourne.

Christina Hayes

Received $7,000 for:

The creation of A Tar Paper Shack, a multifaceted and collaborative installation by The Sisters Hayes.

Clare Bartholomew

Received $10,000 for:

The creation of a new cabaret/comedic theatre show called Die Roten Punkte - EUROMASH! A 70 minute work featuring characters Otto and Astrid Rot.

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David Burrows

Received $15,000 for:

The creation of Mirage Project, part of an interactive installation where viewers are immersed into a three-dimensional parallel world.

David Chisholm

Received $8,000 for:

The development of The Experiment, a music-theatre adaptation of a work by British playwright Mark Ravenhill.

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Emma Schwarcz

Received $10,000 for:

The creation of Reuben Rosen, a novel that explores issues of faith, family, legacy, and love when an ordinary man discovers an image of religious significance on his heart.

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Insite Arts Pty Ltd on behalf of James Saunders

Received $9,000 for:

The development of The Lobotomist, a theatre work based on the life of Dr Walter Freeman, one of the 20th century's most controversial and vilified physicians.

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Jessica Aszodi

Received $19,500 for:

The development of Parlour Tricks, a new musical performance for three singers with electronics and an ensemble of baroque instrumentalists.

Jolt Sonic and Visual Arts

Received $12,000 for:

The creation of The Adaptatrons, a series of small modular sound-making machines that can be controlled by the audience.

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Katie Lee

Received $4,500 for:

The development of Field Studies, a body of sculptural works using wood, rubber casting, steel and upholstery.

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La Mama Theatre on behalf of Richard Frankland

Received $10,000 for:

The development of The Brady Bunch, a play about a rural Koori family spanning three generations.

Laith McGregor

Received $10,000 for:

The development of Ping Pong Paradise / Ohne Titel, two concurrent and related bodies of work exploring notions of masculinity, portraiture and the grey area between fiction and non-fiction.

Leanne Hall

Received $15,000 for:

The development of The Queen of the Night, a novel for young adults.

Lucy Guerin Association Inc

Received $18,000 for:

The creative development of Weather, a contemporary dance work that explores the sensations of the elements.

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Mark Hilton

Received $17,000 for:

The creation of a new sculptural work exploring social conditioning and hierarchy.

Martine Murray

Received $10,000 for:

The development of a work of literary fiction for young adults based on the fairy-tale The Tin Soldier.

Michele Lee

Received $14,500 for:

The creation of Moths, a documentary theatre piece about Asian-Australians, specifically exploring sexual identity and the sexualisation of Asian people.

Mira Gojak

Received $12,000 for:

The creation of Transfer Stations, two large sculptural works using various gauges of wire, copper and steel tubing.

Miriam Sved

Received $9,000 for:

The development of Game Day, a collection of short stories set in and around a Victorian AFL club, loosely connected through two key characters.

Monash University on behalf of Kit Wise

Received $15,500 for:

The creation of Arcadia, a new media work representing the ideal city and its relationship to nature.

Monash University on behalf of Lily Hibberd

Received $6,000 for:

the development of ice, time, desire, four interdisciplinary installation works that examine human regulations of time and desire, centred on the material form of ice.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Adam Wheeler

Received $15,000 for:

The creation of Family, five contemporary dance solos that examine what constitutes family. The works will form a live exhibition of personal stories performed simultaneously on a loop to allow the audience to choose to stay, leave or come back

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Rennie McDougall

Received $11,500 for:

The development of Emerald City, a dance work about how the passive action of watching dance can become a visceral experience.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Roslyn Warby

Received $18,000 for:

The development of Tower Suites, a new dance work that incorporates choreography, moving image and sound elements.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Sandra Parker

Received $19,000 for:

The development of The Recording, a new dance work incorporating movement, video, sound and performance, exploring ideas of truth, lies and misinterpretation through contrasting versions of the same event.

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Natasha Anderson

Received $8,000 for:

The creative development of Your Eventual Yesses, a 40 minute solo audiovisual performance piece.

Noël Skrzypczak

Received $12,000 for:

The development of Love and Babies, a new installation work using glass, resin and acrylic.

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Overload Poetry Inc

Received $3,000 for:

The creation of spoken word poems by four poets in response to Indigenous artworks in the Ian Potter Museum.

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Paddy O'Reilly

Received $12,000 for:

The development of Human Taxonomy, a novel about body transformation and celebrity.

Patrick Cronin

Received $9,500 for:

The development of original music and script for an audio play entitled Anthem, a black comedy combining original music, spoken word and sound effects.

Peter Knight

Received $8,500 for:

The composition of new music works focussing on contemporary brass techniques.

Platform Youth Theatre Inc on behalf of Thomas Banks

Received $4,000 for:

The development of The Power of Love, a theatre work about a love affair, sexuality and communication from a disability point of view.

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Richard Watts

Received $10,000 for:

The development of a work of creative non-fiction that documents the history of the Melbourne Fringe Festival from its foundation in 1982 through to the present day.

Ross Coulter

Received $10,000 for:

The development of 10,000 Paper Planes, an installation and video work involving the release of 10,000 paper planes in the domed reading room of the State Library of Victoria.

Ruby Joy Murray

Received $8,000 for:

The development of Running Dogs, a novel which tracks the lives of four expatriate children growing up in Jakarta during the fall of the Suharto dictatorship in 1997-98, and the effect this has on their adult lives.

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Sam Sejavka

Received $5,000 for:

The development of Ambergris, a play set on a fictional island off Australia's coast where a small community faces extraordinary change.

Simon West

Received $10,000 for:

The development of Votive Shrines, a volume of poetry with the potential to contribute to Australian literature through its engagement with Italian literary, linguistic and cultural spaces.

Stephanie Lake

Received $7,500 for:

The development of Holy, a dance and theatre work that tackles the subject of faith .

Strut & Fret Production House on behalf of Men of Steel

Received $8,000 for:

The creative development of a new puppetry work under the working title The Furniture.

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The Dog Theatre Inc on behalf of Joshua Cameron

Received $10,500 for:

The development of While the Mountain Waits, a new theatre script for a monologue-based performance with a live musical accompaniment.

The Hayloft Project Inc

Received $18,500 for:

The development of a new theatre work based on the classic story of Antigone.

Tura New Music on behalf of Margaret Cameron

Received $4,000 for:

The development of Falling Like a Bird, an experimental music theatre work that brings together a highly regarded Victorian artist with a group of renowned artists from across the country.

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Wanda Gillespie

Received $9,500 for:

The development of The Antarctic Kingdom of Gondwanaland, an ornate body of sculptural work of fictional ritualistic objects using wood, metals, bone and ceramic utilising old methods in new ways.

Warwick Baker

Received $9,000 for:

The creation of Australian Badlands, a series of medium large format photographs that document sites and their occupants that have witnessed past wrongs, such as crimes, colonisation conflicts and environmental degradation, in their present day context.