Projects supported by the Creative Industries' Career Fund
As part of the Cultural Fund, Copyright Agency also allocates $150,000 a year to support individual Australian creators and those involved in the creative industries who wish to develop their skills and take their careers to the next level.
Applicants can apply for grants of up to $5,000 to undertake training, travel or other activities that will enhance their careers.
Some of the projects supported by the Creative Industries Career Fund in 2013:
|Angela Leech||$2,200||Angela will undertake a residency at the Santa Fe Institute of Art in New Mexico where she will learn new sculptural techniques and participate in the Institute of American Indian Arts educational program.|
|Berenice Carrington||$2,000||Berenice will participate in a mentorship at Shetland Arts in the UK to integrate a public art process with ethnographic drawing practice. The mentorship will explore the artist-in-residency model as a social platform to engage community in a dialogue about significant episodes from their collective past.|
|Brown Council||$4,000||Sydney-based performance collaboration Brown Council will attend Performa 13, New York's biennial of visual art performance to strengthen members’ own practice and help build the profile of Australian artists internationally.|
|Kel Glaister||$600||Kel will undertake a short course at Central Saint Martins in London exploring drawing as a means for producing and developing ideas. Glaister will participate in workshops, gallery visits, talks by guest practitioners and curators, and a site‑responsive drawing project.|
|Kirsty Boyle||$3000||Kirsty will undertake a residency in Japan with artisan Mr Tamaya Shobei, a ninth generation Karakuri Ningyo craftsman, focussing on traditional Karakuri Ningyo (mechanical doll) making techniques.|
|Laura Delaney||$3,000||Laura will undertake two UK-based residencies at Forest Fringe, an artist-led initiative at Edinburgh Festival, and Fierce Festival, an international festival of live art across Birmingham, to learn about site-specific installations and texts.|
|Monica Behrens||$3,000||Monica will attend a residency program at the Performance Art Forum in St Erme, France to explore the emerging field of Speculative Realism through seminars, workshops, a mentorship and an open studio where Behrens will receive feedback from some of Europe’s cutting edge artists and philosophers.|
|Natasha Frisch||$2,800||Natasha will undertake a residency at the New York Artist Residency and Studios Foundation in Brooklyn where she will receive studio visits from critics, curators and gallerists to provide her with on-the-job education and help develop her skills. Frisch will also present artist talks and workshops, and develop site-specific installations that mimic Australian flora and engage with New York environments.|
|Omar Adnan Chowdhury||$2,200||Omar will undertake an International Artist Residency at Dhaka Art Centre in Bangladesh, exploring Islamic and Hindu traditions and how to represent these experiences through the moving image and in a gallery space.|
|Samia Khatun||$3,000||Samia will undertake a mentorship at the Asian American Writers Workshop (AAWW) in New York. Whilst in New York, Khatun will provide a presentation on Asian writing emerging from Australia and contribute to an AAWW oral history project documenting urban change in marginalised communities in New York..|
|Sherre de Lys Chambers||$3,235||Sherre will attend the International Features Conference (Norway) and Trans-X Transmission Art Symposium (Canada) to investigate the possibilities of Transmission Arts through workshops, installations and performances.|
|Zane Lovitt||$3,000||Zane will attend workshops and presentations at the Thrillerfest conference in New York, the world’s preeminent conference for writers of crime fiction.|
Some of the projects supported by the Creative Industries Career Fund in 2012.
Some of the projects supported by the Career Industries Career Fund in 2011.
Some of the projects supported by the Creative Industries Career Fund in 2010 include:
Projects supported by the Professional Development Fund (now called the Creative Industries Career Fund) in 2008.