2017 regular grant recipients

Grants awarded in the 2017 Regular Grant Round 2: 

Dance

Courteney Cox | Adelaide College of the Arts (TAFE SA/Flinders University)
Will travel to Israel to undertake intensive professional development courses with Batsheva Dance Company, and Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company.

Petra Carolina Szabo | Adelaide College of the Arts (TAFE SA/Flinders University)
Will develop her physical theatre work Slingshot, addressing neuroplasticity of the brain, good leadership and our connection to technology in correlation to each other.


Music

Josh Belperio | University of Adelaide
Will produce a new cabaret show to be presented at the 2018 Cabaret Fringe.

Chelsea Smart | University of Adelaide
Will record and distribute an album of her original contemporary jazz compositions.

Daniel Thorpe | University of Adelaide
Will travel to Portugal to participate in the Estalagem da Ponta do Sol Residency for Contemporary Music and Electronics.


Visual Art

Sophie Corso | University of South Australia
Will present a new body of work at Sister Gallery.

Steven Cybulka | University of South Australia
Will present work as part of Umbra at Galerie pompom in Sydney.

eDuard Helmbold | University of South Australia
Will participate in a three-week arts residency at Arts, Letters and Numbers in upstate New York, USA.

Kate Power | University of South Australia
Will produce a new live performance work to be presented at Sister Gallery.

Hanah Williams | University of South Australia
Will undertake specialist printmaking training at Zeas May Printmaking in Massachusetts, USA.


Film

Lucy Gale | Flinders University
Will engage a professional editing, sound design, composing and colour grading team to undertake the post-production of her short film White Lillies, about a failing florist who is unable to pay for his mother’s life-saving surgery. The film will be submitted to Tropfest and other film festivals. 

Darcy George | Flinders University
Will produce a short film featuring high-level visual effects and cinematography. The film chronicles the journey of a wandering soldier, traumatised by war, and her quest to build a new life in a new world.

Nicole Miller | Flinders University
Will create a short film exploring the themes of family, the importance of expressing your feelings, the added pressures of girlhood and the universal human need for true intimacy and understanding.

Kurt Roberts | Flinders University
Will produce a cross-platform media experience called Dead Centre, consisting of a four-part web series and an online virtual reality experience.

Alexander Salkicevic | Flinders University
Will develop and create a six-part Australian horror anthology web series titled MAD City, of which each episode will be a standalone short film.


Grants awarded in the 2017 Regular Grant Round 1:

Dance

Rita Bush | Adelaide College of the Arts
Will be developing work with local independent choreographer/ dancer Alison Currie for The Human Arts Movement, which will then be performed by the group.


Music

Bethany Hill | University of Adelaide
Will be attending The Nelson Bach Residency in New Zealand, where she will attend workshops, seminars and coaching sessions that explore Bach’s music.

Tim Whittington | University of Adelaide
Will create an interactive album release for the ‘Geisel’ project, an album presently being created in a collaborative effort with 11 up and coming Adelaide musicians.

Emily Bettison | University of Adelaide
Will be working on a marketing and media and design creation supporting the release of the second EP for her indie-pop band Mackenzie.

Jesse Budel | University of Adelaide
Will be undertaking a professional development tour of the US and Canada, in his research and practice area of environmental music and sound art. During these travels, Jesse will be participating in Composing in the Wilderness, a two-week outdoor composition program in Denali National Park (Alaska) culminating a responsive creative work to be premiered at the 2017 Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival.

Erin McKellar & Lauren Henderson | University of Adelaide
Will be attending the annual International Jazz Voice Conference will be held in Finland with association with the Sibelius Academy.


Theatre

Robbie Greenwell | Flinders University
Will tour the one-man theatrical show, Mirror, to the Sydney Fringe Festival in September 2017.

Clara Solly-Slade | Adelaide College of the Arts/Flinders University
Will travel to Umbria to Italy to partake in the 2017 International Symposium for Directors/ Theatre-Makers with LaMama Theatre Company.

Tess Fowler | Adelaide College of the Arts/Flinders University
Will be creating a solo show: ‘Revelations of an Angry Beast’ for the Cabaret Fringe.

Samantha Donvito | Adelaide College of the Arts/Flinders University
Will be attending an eight-day intermediate and advanced level training intensive course with Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre in New Zealand.

Annabel Matheson | Flinders University
Will collaborate with Flinders University Drama Centre Fourth Year actors and Ladylike Theatre Collective on script development and a performance of Misfits by Eliza Oliver.


Visual Art

Aleksandra Antic | University of South Australia
Will travel and present an exhibition, Fiber of Our Being, in the GRAD European Centre for Culture and Debate. GRAD is a joint initiative of the Cultural Front Belgrade (Serbia) and the Amsterdam Felix Meritis Foundation (an independent European centre for art, culture and science), located in the former industrial complex in Belgrade, Serbia.

Marissa Ziesing | University of South Australia
Will attend a six-week international residency with Center for Metal Arts (CMA) in Warwick Valley, New York.

Lee Walter & Tracy Lymn | Adelaide College of the Arts/Flinders University
Will, as part of the 2017 SALA Festival, create an exhibition at Two-Bit Villains, situated in the refurbished grand ballroom of the Adelaide Arcade. The Exhibition will showcase new and existing photographic works.

Nikki Marcel | University of South Australia
Will attend the 2017 Pilchuck summer school workshop in USA, Vitrecoustics and Beyond, by Mark Zirpel and Abram Deslaurier.

Abbey Rawson | Adelaide College of the Arts/Flinders University
Will undertake a three-month printmaking residency in the heart of Glasgow (Scotland).

Yusuf Ali Hayat | University of South Australia
Will be attending two intensive skills-based courses at the “Prince’s School of Traditional Arts” in London.

Min Wong | University of South Australia
Will be presenting a solo exhibition that further investigates U.S. countercultures in the 60s and 70s and aims to reflect the paradoxical search for spiritual collectivism amidst testimonials of human failure.

Elyas Alavi | University of South Australia
Will present 3 bodies of artworks including 2 video works, a new performance art piece and a new paintings series, at “The First Contemporary Art of Afghanistan in Iran” exhibition at Neyavaran Cultural Centre in Tehran, Iran.

Emmaline Zanelli | Adelaide College of the Arts/Flinders University
Will undertake an artist residency in London to attend a four-week intensive visual arts residency held at the Slade Research Centre, called the London Summer Intensive.

Kristen Coleman | University of South Australia
Will undertake a month-long artist residency at Watch This Space ARI, in Alice Springs. The residency will provide the opportunity to spend an extended period of time within the desert working amongst a diverse group of artists within a unique landscape.

Madison Bycroft | University of South Australia
Will undertake two residencies, two facilitated workshops and two confirmed exhibitions spanning across four locations: Athens, Marseille, The Netherlands and Adelaide.