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The Creators Fund – New Program for Victorian Creatives

Damon Kowarsky and Kyoko Imazu. Along the River (2013). Photo: Kyoko Imazu

The Creators Fund will support creative practitioners across all disciplines, and at all career stages, to undertake an extended period of creative development, research or experimentation

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Melbourne Fringe X Forest Fringe

EOIs close 16 July 2017

Melbourne’s West hosts UK-based risk-takers (and risk-chasers) Forest Fringe in a two week long creative residency as part of Fringe 2017. The 10-day Forest Exchange Lab is a space for conversation, deep experimentation and creative exchange between three visiting and three local artists.

Fringe is calling for Expressions of Interest for local artists to participate in the Forest Exchange Lab, an opportunity to exchange ideas with international artists and take over

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Craft Cubed: Craft & Design as a Career

12 & 13 August 2017

It’s back! And bigger than ever! Returning to this year’s Craft Cubed festival, Craft presents their Craft and Design as a Career symposium! Featuring an incredible line-up of guest speakers including The Good Copy’s Penny Modra and Radical Craftivist Rayna Fahey from Radical Cross Stitch, this year’s #CDC  invites you to share in the stories of leading artists and designers as they relate their successes and missteps, advice and unique perspectives on contemporary craft and design practice in Australia and beyond. For more info go here read more

Regional Centre for Culture – Local Grants

Applications close 31 August 2017

The Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program is a one-off grant round to fund local creative projects which will take place in the designated Regional Centre for Culture area in 2018.  It provides a unique opportunity for Creative Victoria to support local practitioners, groups and organisations to extend their practice, profile their work and meet their creative aspirations. Applicants to the Regional Centre for Culture 2018 Local Grants program must be based in the designated Regional Centre for Culture 2018 area:

  • City of Greater Bendigo
  • Mount Alexander Shire
  • Central

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Darebin Arts Speakeasy

Noir Darkroom Submissions Open

Peggy van Praagh Choreographic Fellowship

Applications close 31 July 2017

 Ausdance invite eligible choreographers who can demonstrate the value of the fellowship to their own choreographic development, practice or career to submit an expression of interest.

Your fellowship activities should be completed within two years. The fellowship will not contribute to a performance, but you must produce a public outcome of some description

Fellowship

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Exhibit in Home

Applications close 24 July 2017

Are you an artist who arrived in Australia as a refugee after 1 January 1990? Artists with a refugee or asylum seeker background are invited to apply to exhibit in Home, which

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MoreArt Application Open

MoreArt Public Art Show

MoreArt Public Art Show

Our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.

Applications open now!

MoreArt is our annual art-in-public-spaces event that continues to surprise and engage

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Ian Potter Grants

Applications close 12 September 2017

The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $7,000 to assist emerging and early career artists of exceptional talent to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas.

They support applicants who can demonstrate both initiative and exceptional talent, together with an ability to convert their ambitions to reality.

The Trust primarily provides

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Yarra Annual Grants

Powershorts Film Competition

Powershop and MIFF are inviting filmmakers (and anyone) in Australia to create a short film for the inaugural Powershorts Film Competition

To enter, you must shoot a film using

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tilde Submissions Open

Applications close 30 June 2017

 tilde: Melbourne Trans & Gender Diverse Film Festival is seeking submissions for their third international festival in October 2017.  tilde was founded in 2014 to showcase the work of trans and gender diverse filmmakers as well as films containing trans and gender diverse content and characters.

tilde is seeking short and feature length entries of all genres from across the globe. Films will be selected in line with the festival values. tilde highlights the stories and perspectives

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HIAP Residencies

Applications close 28 June 2017

 HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme is seeking applications from artists worldwide for residencies taking place at HIAP Suomenlinna and HIAP Cable Factory in 2018.

HIAP Residency Programme is HIAP’s main residency programme, which has welcomed artists to Helsinki since the year 1998. The programme focuses on contemporary art but is open for

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Inter Active at in.cube8r

This is a group #exhibition. But the art wont be created until the exhibition starts.

What?

We are inviting Melbourne creatives to come and DO ART in our space over a two week

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Fringe Furniture Regos now open

Artists and designers of Melbourne, Fringe invites you to step out of the echo chamber for Fringe Furniture 31. Are you a designer / architect / sculptor

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Angela and Sheena’s next Inspiring Soiree is on!

Monday 19 June 2017  7-9pm

New Futures Creative –   Level 1/377 Sydney Rd, Coburg

This month’s soiree revolves around Sheena’s Level Playing Field 2017 project.

Level

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Celebrating Place Grants Program INFORMATION SESSIONS

Got an idea for a festival or event in Moreland?

Celebrating Place Grants provide financial support for groups to organise an event or celebration that enriches the social life of Moreland?s community.
Come along to

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Noah Spivak – eigengrau

8 ~ 25 JUNE
Opening Thursday 8 June, 6pm

Born and raised in Vancouver, Spivak’s works offer no personal autobiography. They do not reference photography’s most commercially

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Noir Darkroom opening

Chris Moses displays a collection of his contemporary photography in his inaugural exhibition titled ‘Koi Baat Nahi’.

The works transport us to a new viewpoint from

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On now at the Honeymoon Suite

Perceptual Abstraction

Christopher Day Elizabeth Newman John Nixon Nick Ryrie Antonia Sellbach Esther Stewart Fairy Turner Lydia Wegner

Exhibition Friday 2 June – Saturday 1 July  2017

Perceptual abstraction was traditionally devoid of narrative, instead placing an emphasis on the clarity and precision

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New shows at Counihan Gallery

Towla & Identity Intersection

1 June until 25 June.

Gallery One

Towla


Deanna Hitti 

Deanna Hitti’s arts practice concerns the nuanced relationships between East and West and the place from which we look and construct

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Sensory Garden at beinArt Gallery

City of Sydney Libraries Artwork Activation

Glenfiddich Residency Applications Open

Applications close 30 June 2017

 Celebrating Glenfiddich’s commitment to the arts and the communities it serves, the program awards the winning artist with a unique residency prize valued at $21,000, where they will work and live for three months at the Glenfiddich Distillery located in Dufftown, Scotland in 2018.

The competition is open to all Australian artists using any art medium, including but not limited to print, photography, animation, performance and installation. The winning

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Connecting Places EOIs Open

Australia Council Grants Open

Applications close 6 June 2017

 The Australia Council grants program supports a diverse range of artists, organisations, artistic practice and arts activity.

If you are an individual artist, arts worker or group of artists, a Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build

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Write a Walking Tour – City of Literature

Applications close 29 May 2017

 In 2018, it will be 10 years since Melbourne was designated a UNESCO City of Literature. As part of the celebrations, the Melbourne City of Literature Office is developing a self-guided walking app for visitors and tourists to use.

The Office is seeking expressions of interest from writers to write one of the three walks that will be hosted within the app.

The Office is looking for a balance between what a tourist

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Artist Opportunities at BSG

Call for: Expressions of Interest for Exhibitions in 2017 at BSG

With multiple gallery spaces, we have a variety of approaches for our curatorial platform. Offering space for emerging

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360 Artist Development

Applications close 21 May 2017

The 360 Artist Development is an initiative of Ausdance Victoria in conjunction with Gertrude Street Projection Festival to assist dance practitioners stage works for the virtual

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ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE GRANTS

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH CITY OF MELBOURNE ANNUAL ARTS GRANTS PROGRAM

Creative Spaces is thrilled to announce that two new artist-in-residence grants

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Darebin Art Prize – Entries Open

Entries close 27 July 2017

The $10,000 Darebin Art Prize is a biennial multi-medium award for excellence in contemporary visual art.

It is open to Australian citizens or permanent residents residing primarily

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Boroondara Annual Grants

Applications close 5 June 2017

Each year, the City of Boroondara offers grants of up to $10,000 for not-for-profit community organisations, groups or clubs for new one-off projects activities and equipment

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Apply for Poppy Seed Theatre Festival

Applications close 20 May 2017

 If you are looking for a little money and support to create a show, Poppy Seed Theatre Festival’s looking for you! Poppy Seed provides artists with financial, logistical and marketing support as well as a venue and publicity. Almost too good to be true, right?

They aim to support emerging to mid level artists by offering them:

  • a venue for a two week season
  • $7500

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Maribyrnong Festival City Grants open

Applications close 2 June 2017

Council’s Festival City Grants Program provides financial and in-kind support for festivals that promote Maribyrnong City as ‘Festival City’.

As an applicant to the Festival

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Adhocracy Artist Call Out

Applications close 29 May 2017

Adhocracy is Vitalstatistix’s national hothouse, supporting the creative development of new experimental and multidisciplinary arts projects. Artists from around Australia will create,

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Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture

Applications close 17 May 2017

 The Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2017, through proposals for an artwork or a completed artwork, will inspire creativity of sculpture in the urban environment and how it can enrich and For more info go here read more

Small Works 2017 Opens Tonight

SmallWorks 2017

322 Brunswick St Fitzroy


Annual Open Call Prize Show

Opening and Announcement of Prizes: Friday 12th May, 6pm-9pm

Closing Party: Friday 2nd

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Finders Keepers Market applications open

Image captured by Mark Lobo at our Melbourne Market

Applications for the Melbourne Spring Summer market are now open

It’s time to apply for our massive Melbourne market taking place at the Royal Exhibition Building on 20th, 21st and 22nd October.

We love receiving applications from new

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East West Meet

This is an invitation to connect with someone from the other side of the east-west divide. As well as a publication of thoughtful writing, Garland is also a platform where those

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