The Government of South Australia is offering grants through its Practice Research and Development Grants Program for practice-based research and experimentation related to making and presenting work in a living-with-COVID environment.
Proposals which explore new ways to collaborate and make work as well as new COVID-safe audience engagement models are encouraged.
Funding will support redevelopment of existing work for a living-with-COVID environment.
- Amount: Up to $20 000
Funded activity/outcomes may include:
- studio-based research and experimentation
- residency-based research and experimentation
- proof of concept through trial collaborations and development showings.
- Independent artists and groups
- Small to medium and major State Government funded organisations employing independent artists to undertake research and experimentation.
- You can apply for:
- Creative fees (such as performers, composers, choreographers, designers, curators)
- Producer fees
- Technical personnel and production costs
- Travel, living allowance
- Hire of studio, venue and equipment
- Photography and documentation
- Exhibition costs
- The preparation of work intended for self-publishing, such as mentorship, editing and design costs (applicants must make a compelling case for self-publishing, which includes a strong track record of published work and a viable marketing/distribution plan).
- Artistic Merit
- innovation, originality, quality, creativity and ambition
- the track record, creative achievement and skill of the artist or artists involved
- the context in which the work is being undertaken
- the potential contribution to the development of the art form
- evidence of experimentation, risk taking and bravery.
- the planning and resources required to achieve the potential of the proposal
- the ability of the applicant to meet the logistical challenges of the proposal
- evidence of strong financial and operational management, including a realistic budget and timeline
- evidence of additional resources and support, including other sources of income
- in-kind contributions.
- the extent to which research and experimentation is likely to initiate change in art form practice and the broader sector.
- outcomes which promote inclusivity and accessibility.
For more information, visit https://www.dpc.sa.gov.au/responsibilities/arts-and-culture/covid-fund/practice-research-and-development-grants