2012 Career Fund Projects

Some of the projects supported by the Creative Industries Career Fund in 2012.

Recipient
Amount
Description
Tom Dunn $2,500 Tom will participate in a residency at LOSTprojects in Manila where he will be mentored by founder and painter David Griggs.
Kate Geck $2,400 Kate will participate in a four week residency at Imagine Gallery in Beijing, where she will create a new work and attend a two week intensive workshop in 3D printing, laser cut textiles and interactivity.
Abdul Hekmat $2,000 Abdul will participate in photographic workshops with the Australian Centre for Photography.
Andy Jackson $3,600 Andy will be participating in a Summer Writing Program at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in the USA with a focus on inter-arts collaboration.
Angela Kingston $950 Angela will participate in the 2012 Penguin Varuna Development Scholarship which includes editorial assistance with her literary mystery novel based on Oscar Wilde’s childhood.
Lachlan Philpott $2,500 Lachlan will spend a week with San Francisco theatre companyCrowded Fire to be mentored by writers and theatre staff as they workshop an adaption of his play Truck Stop. A valuable side-benefit of this mentoring activity will be Lachlan’s opportunity to network with industry representatives in the US live theatre sector.
David Stavanger $3,800 David will attend workshops in Edinburgh and St Andrews, including mentoring sessions via podcast interviews.
Rosanna Stevens $2,500 Rosanna will participate in a three month editorial training opportunity in San Francisco with McSweeneys publishing company.
Glenice Whitting $800 Glenice will receive funding for a residency and mentorship to develop her manuscript at Varuna, The Writers’ House – Australia’s only national writers’ centre.
Zoe Dattner $2,700 Zoe will be discovering new business models and technologies for publishers at the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference in New York in February 2013.
Catherine Fargher $1,000 With the support of the Creative Industries Career Fund, writer Catherine will be working on the second draft or her work during a residency at Varuna, the writers’ house in Katoomba, NSW.
Caroline Hamilton $1,500 Funding will enable Caroline to participant in a writers’ residency at Ledig House in New York. During the residency she will have the opportunity to develop her work and meet visiting professionals from the New York publishing community.
Tom Holloway $5,000 Playwright Tom Holloway has been invited to take part inInscription’s International Tour 2012, a professional development tour. He’ll be travelling to Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, London, Singapore and Tokyo for a series of interviews and master classes with world leaders in theatre film and television.
Claude Jones $2,400 Support from the Creative Industries Career Fund will enable artist Claude Jones to develop his skills in traditional and contemporary ceramic modelling during three month residency at Sunday Morning @ Ekwc in Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.
Adrian Kellet $3,000 Adrian Kellett will be developing his skills in printmaking at a printer training program at the Tamarind Institute of the University of New Mexico between August 2012 and May 2013.
Stephanie and Richard nova Milne $4,000 Stephanie and Richard have been awarded a three month residency at the Bemis Centre for Contemporary Arts. During their residency they will be working on a large-scale sculpture/video installation.
Helen Pynor $3,000 With the support of the Creative Industries Career Fund, artistHelen Pynor will be undertaking a four month residency at theMax Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics(MPI-CBG) in Dresden, Germany.
Dr David Reiter $3,000 Dr Reiter has been offered a new media residency at The Banff Centre in Canada. During his residency he’ll be working on developing an app to encourage interaction between people whose life experience include adoption and a search for the biological family. The app is based on David’s book My Planets.
Sangeeta Sandrasegar $3,000 Artist Sangeeta Sandrasegar will use funding to undertake a two month residency at Hotel Penaga in Penang, Malaysia. During the residency she will be give presentations and work with local artists.
Carrie Tiffany $2,900 Writer Carrie Tiffany will be attending a short story intensive course at the Faber Academy in London at which she will be developing her skills as a short story writer.
Jensen Tjhung $1,500 Melbourne-based artist Jensen Tjhung will use support from the Creative Industries Career Fund to undertake a residency atArtspace in Sydney in 2013.
Jessie Boylan
$2000
Jessie will be using funding to develop her skills at the prestigious Magnum Workshop Fremantle, part of Fremantle’s festival of photography in March 2012.
Bill Fleming
$890
Financial Manager at Fremantle Press, Bill will develop his skills by attending a database design course to assist him with focused sales and marketing processes at work.
Natasha Frisch $3040 Artist Natasha Frisch has been offered a place in the artist in residency program at the Contemporary Art Centre, New York. During the residency Natasha aims to gain a wider perspective on her practice in relation to an unfamiliar audience and explore how cultural identity and place influence her practice.
Zenobia Frost
$1800
Zenobia will be undertaking a week-long professional development residency at Varuna writers’ house in Katoomba, NSW. She aims to complete her first full-length poetry manuscript.
Julia Kennedy-Bell
$615
Julia, with the support of the Creative Industries Career Fund, will be developing her skills as a printmaker by attending an etching course at the National Art School, Sydney.
Michelle Knight
$4000
Particular skills needed to preserve and restore posters can only be learnt in Europe and Michelle will be undertaking private tuition at an artesian poster conservation studio in Paris.
Paul Kooperman
$1200
Paul Kooperman, author, screenwriter, playwright and CEO of Australian Poetry has been invited to the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in September 2012 and will use funding from Creative Industries Career Fund to attend.
Aileen Lord
$2000
With the support of the Creative Industries Career Fund, graphic designer and illustrator Aileen Lord will expand her skills by  attending the typography and design course at Type Camp Bauhaus, Germany in August 2012.
Paddy O’Reilly
$3000
Paddy O’Reilly has been invited to read her work at theInternational Conference on the Short Story in English to be held in June 2012 in Arkansas, USA. Support from the Creative Industries Career Fund will help her get there.
Reko Rennie
$3000
Indigenous artist Reko Rennie is the first Australian and only Aboriginal person to be invited to exhibit at the SCOPE Art Fairin New York. He will use funding to travel to New York for his solo exhibition in March 2012.
Madeleine Reynolds
$3500
Support from the Copyright Agency Creative Industries Career Fund will enable Madeleine to develop her skills in furniture design by attending a 10 week course in fine woodworking at the Sturt School for wood.
Belinda Rule
$1247
Belinda undertook a week-long residency at Varuna, the Writers’ House in Katoomba, NSW.
Vipoo Srivilasa
$1500
Vipoo, a ceramic artist will use funding to attend the NCECA ceramic conferencein Seattle, USA, where he will learn about various cereamic techniques. The conference coincides with his exhibition of work at Seattle Design Centre.
Clare Strahan
$2100
Funding from the Copyright Agency Creative Industries Career Fund will enable Clare to develop her historical fiction by undertaking a residency at Varuna, the Writers’ House in Katoomba, NSW.
Matt Tierny
$2500
Matt will use funding to attend the EYEO festival in Minneapolis, USA in June 2012, a unique global event for artists, designers, and programmers interested in software tools in art and creativity.
Danielle Wilde
$3000
Danielle has been invited to be the artist co-chair of the inaugural ACM Computer-Human Interaction conference in Texas, USA in May 2012 and will use funding to travel  there.
Angela Betzien $1500
Playwright Angela Betzien will be attending the 9th International Woman Playwrights Conference in Stockholm, Sweden. An excerpt from her work War Crimes will be performed by professional Swedish actors at the conference and she will be delivering a presentation on the work.
Mark Bolotin $2000 Multimedia artist Mark Bolotin has been invited to work with kids in the South Bronx community of New York. He’ll be introducing them to an audio visual instrument he’s created called The Lumiphonic Creature Choir.
Gaylene Carbis $2500 Gaylene Carbis will be writing her first collection of poetry during a residency at The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada.With the support of the Creative Industries Career Fund, Gaylene will spend five weeks at the centre and will have the opportunity receive one-on-one editorial assistance and instruction on public reading skills.
Thali Corin $1500 Tahli Corin will use Copyright Agency Funding to attend the 9th International Woman Playwrights Conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Her play Girl In Tan Boots is one of 107 plays that have been selected for performance at the festival.
Ursula Dubosarsky $1700 Children’s author Ursula Dubosarsky will be attending a musical adaptation of her book The Terrible Plop at the New Victory Theatre in New York. While she is in the city she will also be doing readings of the work at the Barns and Noble bookstore and the New York Public Library.
Kathleen Epelde $2000 Kathleen will be attending a week-long residency with writer-in-residence Charlotte Wood at Varuna the Writers’ House in Katoomba, NSW. During the residency she’ll be working on the second draft of her book.
Susan Fell $1500 Susan Fell has been invited to Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia to present her paper, Gondwana Colour and a fashion design show at the International Symposium and Exhibition of Natural Dyes (ISEND) and World Eco Fibres & Textiles (WEFT). Support from the Creative Industries Career Fund will enable her to get there.
Phillip Hammial $2800 Established poet Phillip Hammial has been invited to attend theXXII International Poetry Festival in Medellin, Colombia. At the festival, Phillip will network with South American poets, increasing the reach of Australian poetry.
Simon Higgins $1500 Simon Higgins is a crime, science fiction and children’s novelist. With funding from the Creative Industries Career Fund, he will be travelling to China to be mentored in scripting and designing a short animated film based on his Moonshadow series of novels.
Zoe Hogan $1500 Support from the Creative Industries Career Fund will enable Zoe Hogan to attend the 9th International Woman Playwrights Conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Zoe’s work Small Life will be performed at the conference  and she will have the opportunity to establish connects with writers and theatre professionals from across the world.
Simone Howell $2000 Simone Howell has been granted funding to undertake a ten-day residency at the Ionian Centre for Arts and Culture (ICAC), in Ithaca, Greece. During the residency Simone will be working on a contemporary young adult novel inspired and informed by stories in The Odyssey.
Rosemary Johns $1500 Rosemary Johns has been invited to attend the 9th International Woman Playwrights Conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Rosemary’s work Black Box 149 will be performed by professional Swedish actors at the conference, after which she will be giving a presentation on Australian theatre and her play’s place in the Australian arts scene.
Michael Keighery $1000 Artist Michael Keighery will be using funding from the Creative Industries Career Fund to further his skills in computer aided design and transfer printing processes in China.
Adrienne Kneebone $2000 Adrienne Kneebone is a fibre artist that works with Indigenous women to create contemporary woven works for sale. With the support of the Creative Industries Career Fund, Adrienne will attend Meta Meta, a retreat in Indonesia, for practitioners in community cultural development, intercultural and socially engaged practice.
Vic McEwan $2050 Support from the Creative Industries Career Fund will help Vic McEwan to develop his skills in video mapping with GarageCUBE in Berlin, Germany.
Jacqueline  Ryan $2000 Jacqueline Ryan has been invited to attend Stan Lee’s Comikaze expo in Los Angeles, USA, as a featured artist. At the expo she will have the opportunity to promote her work Burger Force to an international audience.
Joshua Tyler $800 With the support of the Creative Industries Career Fund, Joshua Tyler will undertake a screenwriting internship.
Adelle Walsh $2000 Adelle Walsh has been selected to present at the Young Adult Literature Symposium in St Louis, USA. Adelle will use this opportunity to advocate Australia’s Young Adult literature authors
Malcolm Whittaker $1200 Malcolm Whittaker will use funding from the Creative Industries Career Fund to further his skills in interdisciplinary art during a residency at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Arts (CIA) in Perth.
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