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Arts Development

Project Grants

2011-2012 Funding Recipients

94 Organisations

Alice Glenn

Received $30,000 for:

The development and presentation of Place of Assembly, a curatorial project involving over 60 artists at Schoolhouse studios.

Alicia Sometimes

Received $15,000 for:

The creative development of Zoolyrical, a series of works to be exhibited at Melbourne Zoo as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations.

Andrea Keller

Received $5,000 for:

The development of the Quartet Cultural Exchange Program, a contemporary jazz work

Andrew Hazewinkel

Received $8,000 for:

Development of Head replacement therapy, a series of light box sculptures that feature historical photographs and pieces of gemstone.

Anna Hedigan

Received $10,000 for:

Final development of a work of literary fiction.

Art Engine Inc on behalf of Susie Dee

Received $9,000 for:

Development of East meets West, a contemporary theatre work.

Art Engine Inc on behalf of Tamara Saulwick

Received $14,000 for:

Development of PUBLIC, a new site-specific hybrid performance work.

Asphyxia

Received $18,000 for:

Creative development of The Grimstones vbook, The Mysterious Life of Martha Grimstone. Interactive digital storytelling.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Abe Pogos

Received $10,000 for:

Presentation of The hanging of Jean Lee, a new music theatre work.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Angus Cerini

Received $9,000 for:

Creative development of Old Birds, a theatre work.

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Alice Glenn

Received $30,000 for:

The development and presentation of Place of Assembly, a curatorial project involving over 60 artists at Schoolhouse studios.

Alicia Sometimes

Received $15,000 for:

The creative development of Zoolyrical, a series of works to be exhibited at Melbourne Zoo as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations.

Andrea Keller

Received $5,000 for:

The development of the Quartet Cultural Exchange Program, a contemporary jazz work

Andrew Hazewinkel

Received $8,000 for:

Development of Head replacement therapy, a series of light box sculptures that feature historical photographs and pieces of gemstone.

Anna Hedigan

Received $10,000 for:

Final development of a work of literary fiction.

Art Engine Inc on behalf of Susie Dee

Received $9,000 for:

Development of East meets West, a contemporary theatre work.

Art Engine Inc on behalf of Tamara Saulwick

Received $14,000 for:

Development of PUBLIC, a new site-specific hybrid performance work.

Asphyxia

Received $18,000 for:

Creative development of The Grimstones vbook, The Mysterious Life of Martha Grimstone. Interactive digital storytelling.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Abe Pogos

Received $10,000 for:

Presentation of The hanging of Jean Lee, a new music theatre work.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Angus Cerini

Received $9,000 for:

Creative development of Old Birds, a theatre work.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Angus Grant

Received $5,000 for:

The presentation of CONTACT!, a light opera about the life of a suburban netball team.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Gorkem Acaroglu

Received $20,000 for:

Presentation of The 24 hour project, a series of public theatre performances that will be presented across the Melbourne CBD.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of James Pratt

Received $18,000 for:

The development of a theatre work based on Black Dog by Pamela Allen.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Maude Davey

Received $10,000 for:

The development of Dante Butoh, a theatre and cabaret performance that is inspired by the poem the Divine Comedy.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Moira Finucane

Received $12,000 for:

Creative development of Cabinet of curiosities, a multi-genre performance work.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Rockie Stone

Received $16,000 for:

Creative development of in.form, a full length show by acrobat and aerialist Rockie Stone which will integrate jazz and circus.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Sarah Kriegler

Received $7,000 for:

Development of Picasso and his Dog, a script for a new performance work for children.

Auspicious Arts Projects on behalf of Spindly Figures

Received $8,500 for:

Creative development of Moon Safari, a theatre and puppetry work for children and families.

Australian Brass

Received $5,000 for:

Commissioning of a suite of works from Peter Knight for the Australian Brass Quintet.

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Balletlab

Received $10,000 for:

The development of The Adams Stamp Project, a new dance work.

BalletLab

Received $19,000 for:

Creative development of Thumb, a new collaborative dance installation.

Barking Spider Visual Theatre Inc

Received $10,000 for:

The presentation of The Memorandium, a new visual theatre work.

Bridie Lunney

Received $12,500 for:

Development of Propositions, a series of sculptures and performance works which will be presented within a large window space in Fitzroy.

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Christian Ryan

Received $10,000 for:

Creative development of ELEVEN, a novel that explores the male psyche.

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Dance Exchange Inc

Received $18,000 for:

Creative development of Performing audience, a new dance work.

David Chisholm

Received $10,000 for:

Final development of Revival, a musical composition for vaudeville cabaret performance.

David Metzenthen

Received $10,000 for:

Development of The Valley, a young adult novel set during the Vietnam War.

De Quincey Company Limited on behalf of Peter Fraser

Received $15,000 for:

The creative development of Moths and Mathematics, a performance work featuring three Victorians in collaboration with NSW counterparts.

Derek Ives

Received $12,000 for:

The development of WE! 3!, a new theatre work.

Dirtywork Comedy Pty Ltd

Received $15,000 for:

Development of The movie show, a theatre production which uses humour to critically analyse film, television and celebrity culture as it relates to children.

Dylan Martorell

Received $8,000 for:

Creative development of Sound tracks robotics, a series of interactive sound sculptures.

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Elizabeth Gertsakis

Received $9,000 for:

Development of a series of paintings.

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Footscray Community Arts Centre Ltd on behalf of Jacob Boehme

Received $25,000 for:

Presentation of Lu'arn, a performance retelling an ancient tale of men's lore and spirituality through traditional arts and contemporary techniques.

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Halcyon Macleod

Received $5,000 for:

Creative development of Mantle, a  new visual theatre work by My Darling Patricia.

Hanna Tai

Received $11,000 for:

Research and development of Astrophysics project, a body of sculptural works that explore the world of astrophysics.

Homer Reith

Received $10,000 for:

Development of The garden of earthly sorrows, an epic large-scale poem about the Murray Darling river system.

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Iain Grandage

Received $10,000 for:

The development of 23 Moments of Abandon, a musical performance installation featuring abandoned pianos.

Ilbijerri on behalf of Lisa Maza

Received $8,500 for:

The development of Even caged birds sing, a solo musical theatre work exploring an array of characters with a range of life experiences.

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Jessica O'Brien

Received $10,000 for:

The production and presentation of New Babylon, six public artworks.

Jessica Raschke

Received $15,000 for:

The presentation of Bittersweet, a large scale public poetry project.

Jim Pavlidis

Received $6,000 for:

Development of Seven Stories, a collection of seven artist books which will each feature a short story by an Australian author and an etching.

Josee Vesely-Manning

Received $7,000 for:

The creative development and presentation of I Am An Artist, I Am Not An Artist, a visual arts project focusing on housing and community.

Joseph Griffiths

Received $8,000 for:

The presentation of Shelters (Improvised Architecture), three site-specific architectural installations.

Judith Lanigan

Received $10,000 for:

The development of The Truth About Clowns, a literary work exploring the history of clowns.

Julian Meyrick

Received $7,500 for:

The creative development of Bereft, a new theatre work.

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Kage Physical Theatre Association Inc

Received $16,000 for:

Creative development of Flesh and bone, a new dance theatre work.

Kevin March

Received $10,000 for:

The development of Beautiful Apocalypse, a multimedia chamber opera.

Kultour on behalf of Paula van Beek

Received $8,000 for:

Presentation of Opal Vapour, a new cross-cultural dance work.

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Lia Hills

Received $14,000 for:

The development of The Crying Place, a novel.

Louise Saxton

Received $8,500 for:

The final development stage of Sanctuary, a body of works exploring traditional craft and using discarded textiles.

Lucy Guerin Association Inc

Received $22,500 for:

Final development of Weather, a new dance work exploring all facets of the weather.

Luke George

Received $8,000 for:

The creative development of Not About Face, a solo dance piece.

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Madeleine Flynn

Received $15,000 for:

Development and presentation of Gauge, a multi-faceted art project about water.

Marco Fusinato

Received $11,500 for:

The development and presentation of Imperical Distortion, a large-scale interactive light and sound installation.

Marguerite Pepper Productions Pty Ltd on behalf of Kate Fryer

Received $16,000 for:

Creative development of Unit 4, a physical theatre work with circus elements.

Maria Tumarkin

Received $10,000 for:

Creative development of Give me a baby, a novel.

Maureen McCarthy

Received $14,000 for:

The development of The Convent, a novel about the history of the Abbotsford Convent.

Mic Looby

Received $8,000 for:

Development of Appleyard’s tune, a work of literary fiction that explores the lives of a Victorian family over six generations.

Michael Farrell

Received $10,000 for:

Creative development of a poetry manuscript.

Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA)

Received $10,000 for:

The commission and presentation of works for Artists’ Proof #1, the first of a biennial series of exhibitions exploring current developments in contemporary Australian art.

Monash University on behalf of Sanne Mestrom

Received $10,000 for:

Development and presentation of The bell curve, a new sculpture exhibition.

Monash University on behalf of Stephen Garrett

Received $15,000 for:

Development of A monument for nothing before there was something, a large scale cast sculpture and video installation.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Carolyn Hanna and Born in a Taxi

Received $15,000 for:

The presentation of The Waiting Room, a physical theatre piece that uses live improvised performance and music.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Helen Herbertson

Received $12,000 for:

Creative development of Companion Pieces, a new performance work.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Lara Tumak

Received $12,000 for:

Creative development of Before I fell asleep, a large-scale interactive theatre work based in an imaginary city.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Matthew Day

Received $12,000 for:

Rehearsal and presentation of Cannibal, a solo dance work.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Roslyn Warby

Received $20,000 for:

The final development and performance of Tower Suites, a dance work.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Sandra Parker

Received $22,000 for:

Presentation of The recording, a dance work that incorporates live video, lighting and choreography.

Moriarty's Project Inc on behalf of Suzanne Kersten

Received $7,000 for:

Development of Since I suppose, a live theatre experience based on Shakespeare’s Measure For Measure that incorporates digital technology and  performed in different locations around Melbourne’s CBD.

Multicultural Arts Victoria on behalf of Yumi Umiumare

Received $13,000 for:

Presentation of DasSHOKU SHAKE!, a new theatre work that taps into the emotional and physical effects of the recent disasters in Japan.

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Natalie Abbott

Received $10,000 for:

The development and presentation of Physical Fractals, a new dance work.

Natasha Anderson

Received $5,000 for:

The composition of Humid, a work for solo voice, electronics and tape.


Nathan Gray

Received $9,000 for:

Creative development of Indonesian improvisations, a sculptural installation, performances, writings and critical feedback sessions to be exhibited at multiple venues.

Nova Weetman

Received $6,000 for:

The development of Ghost Girl, the second book in a series for 9-12 year olds.

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Philip Samartzis

Received $4,000 for:

The development and presentation of Microphonics, a sound installation.

Phoebe Green

Received $4,000 for:

Composition of a new work for solo viola.

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Raimondo Cortese

Received $9,500 for:

Development of Satrap, a full length theatre script.

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Rennie McDougall

Received $10,000 for:

The presentation of Supertone, a contemporary dance work.

RMIT University on behalf of Lyndal Jones

Received $10,000 for:

The development of Rehearsing Catastrophe: The Ark, a large scale visual art installation and performance involving 200 artists.

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Scott Miles

Received $9,500 for:

Development of Nocturne painting, a series of large paintings.

Siri Hayes

Received $12,000 for:

Creative development of Homespun coat, a new body of work for exhibition.

Skye Gellmann

Received $7,500 for:

The development of Blindscape, a new circus/physical theatre performance.

Sleepers Publishing

Received $12,000 for:

Development and publication of The Sleepers Almanac, a collection of short stories that specialises in publishing new and emerging authors alongside more experienced writers.

Speak Percussion

Received $5,000 for:

Creative development of Quasi una fantasia, a new music collaboration based on keyboard music and sounds.

Stephen Haley

Received $5,000 for:

Development of a major new video work and three large-scale virtual photographs.

Susan Jacobs

Received $8,500 for:

The development of Flat Work, a sculptural installation.

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The Business Theatre Company

Received $15,000 for:

Presentation of Secret men’s business, a new physical theatre and comedy work.

Theatreworks Limited on behalf of Emma Valente

Received $13,500 for:

Development of Room of regret, a theatre work based on Oscar Wilde's character Dorian Gray.

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UN Projects Inc

Received $15,000 for:

Presentation of un Magazine volume 6, issue 2, a literary journal that explores contemporary art practice in Victoria.

UN Projects Inc

Received $15,000 for:

Support for a publication that provides opportunities for emerging writers and artists.

Urszula Dawkins

Received $11,000 for:

The creative development of What She Wants, an art book that explores cities through images and text.

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Wax Sound Media Pty Ltd

Received $10,500 for:

Development of Maltese project, a new four-screen video installation.

Wayne Quilliam

Received $14,000 for:

Development and presentation of HOME, a mixed media exhibition about Indigenous culture.

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Zulya Kamalova

Received $12,000 for:

Development of The witch, the queen, the mother, a cycle of 12 songs to be presented as part of a theatre show with a live band.