Artist Scholarships to Talanoa Mau
Applications are open for Artist Scholarships to attend to Talanoa Mau, curated by Lemi Ponifasio as part of New Zealand Festival of the Arts. Talanoa Mau is a two-day gathering in which delegations of artists and culture-makers from around the world and Aotearoa gather for urgent conversation. A collision of world views will be offered, responded to, debated and collected, as part of an historic meeting that places art at the centre of urgent public decision, carving a path to our future worlds. Talanoa Mau takes place at Soundings Theatre, Te Papa, Wellington, Monday 24 & Tuesday 25 February 2020.
New Zealand Festival of the Arts is committed to supporting a thriving, interconnected and engaged arts sector. Independent and freelance artists are a vital voice in our arts ecosystem. In recognition of this, 40 places have been set aside exclusively for artists to attend and join the Talanoa Mau conversation. Each Artist Scholarship covers full ticket entry, valued at $549.
Talanoa Mau follows a conference format and features an unprecedented line up of visionaries with rich and diverse viewpoints. Speakers include:
Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, Consultant on Indigenous Knowledge, Composer, Musician and Storyteller; Coco Solid aka Jessica Hansell, Musician, Writer, Visual Artist; Peter Sellars, Opera and Theatre Director, MacArthur Fellowship recipient (United States); Chigozie Obioma, Writer and Shortliser for the Booker Prize (Nigeria); Kara Jackson, US Youth Poet Laureate (United States); Pania Newton, Lawyer and Activist for Māori land rights; Faustin Linyekula, Dancer and Choreographer (Democratic Republic of the Congo); Chiké Frankie Edozien, Writer and Journalist (Nigeria); Neo Muyanga, Composer and Musician (South Africa); Jahra 'Rager' Wasasala, Artist and Worldbuilder; Alistair Fraser, Kaiwhakatangitangi a Ngā Taonga Pūoro / Taonga Pūoro Practitioner; Te Kaurinui Parata, Carver and Environmentalist; Jade Kake, Architect, Papakāinga Housing Advocate; Pat Snedden, Te Tiriti negotiator, Not-for-profit leader in health and education; Leali’ifano Dr Albert L Refiti, Research leader in Pacific Spatial and Architectural Environment; Tāmati Kruger, Māori advocate, Social and Political analyst; Hon. Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban, Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika) at VUW; Golriz Ghahraman MP, Politician and Member of Parliament; Dame Anne Salmond, Writer, Anthropologist, Historian.
Links & contact details: https://www.festival.nz/events/all/talanoa-mau-we-need-talk/
The Ngā Toi ā Rohe, Arts in the Region Fund
Creative NZ’s Ngā Toi ā Rohe, Arts in the Region Fund is set to open in March 2020, focusing on incentivising arts programming and the development of new work in partnership with communities outside the main centres of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
Organisations outside Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch will be eligible to apply for up to $150,000 for the development or presentation of new work within their region.
The fund aims to:
- increase investment in the arts by local and regional partners
- develop high-quality arts by and within local and regional communities
- increase engagement (attendance and/or participation) in high-quality arts experiences by local and regional communities outside the main centres.
- focus on collaborative, high-quality new work or high-quality arts experiences by, with and for the local community
- provide evidence of new investment in the project by local stakeholders (this can be in-kind investment in the first year of the Fund)
- include authentic engagement with the community as part of the project e.g. consultation, research, delivery.
Applications open: 9 March 2020 Applications close: 1 May 2020
The fund doesn’t open till March next year, but we’re letting you know about this early so you can plan your applications for 2020. Further details, including detailed eligibility criteria and assessment criteria, will be available on the Creative NZ website when the fund opens in March.
NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grant + Residency. New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc). Closes 31 Jan 2020
Applications are now open for a $5000 research grant and residency through the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) and Auckland War Memorial Museum. The grant is for writers who wish to use the resources of the Auckland Museum library as part of the development of a manuscript.
The grant can be used for fiction and non-fiction projects and the recipient will also be offered up to four weeks funded accommodation at the Michael King Writers’ Centre in Devonport. Find out more at www.authors.org.nz
Visiting Artist - Multimedia or Film Maker Closes 26 Jan 2020
Massey University School of English and Media Studies Palmerston North
Massey University, in conjunction with Palmerston North City Council and Square Edge Arts Centre, invites applications to join the School of English and Media Studies as Visiting Artist Multimedia/Filmmaker for a 12-week period from mid-July 2020.
The successful candidate will have skills or experience in digital media production encompassing one or more of the following areas:
The Visiting Artist will receive a salary of NZ$10,000 and rent-free use of the Apartment, an inspiring living space on the top floor of the historic Square Edge Art Centre in downtown Palmerston North.
For more information contact Anne Meredith: A.M.Meredith@massey.ac.nz
To apply online please go to the Visiting Artist page on the School of Engish and Media Studies website - http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/learning/departments/school-english-media-studies/news-and-events/visiting-artist.cfm
For further information and to apply online, visit: http://masseyunicareers.nga.net.nz