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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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MoreArt Applications Open

MOREART PUBLIC ART SHOW

Artists are invited to submit a concept for our annual art in public spaces event along Moreland’s iconic transport corridors.

2017 THEME:  THRESHOLDS

The level or point at which you start to experience

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Darebin Arts Speakeasy

Melbourne Puppetry Festival

4 – 9 July 2017 | La Mama

 The Melbourne Festival of Puppetry is back! And this year, there is an incredible array of puppetry to be experienced from across Australia and across the world. This years program includes special performances from Anino Shadowplay Collective (Philipines), People Who Play With Theatre (New Zealand) as well as performances by the world-renowned Australian puppeteer Richard Bradshaw (NSW, Australia) to mention but a few. For more info go here read more

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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We Work This Shop – Spoken Word

Sunday June 25 at 06:00 pm

Siteworks, 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick

We Work This Shop is a free weekly poetry & spoken word workshop hosted by Melbourne Spoken Word. It?s a space open to anyone

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Yarra Annual Grants

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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‘Constance on the Edge’

VICSEG New Futures would like to invite you to our Refugee Week event
The Film Screening of – ‘Constance on the Edge’

This year for Refugee Week, VICSEG New Futures is

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City of Melbourne Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program.

Grants of up to $20,000 are open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.

Arts grants are available

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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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City of Sydney Libraries Artwork Activation

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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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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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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Wurundjeri Traditional Games Day

SATURDAY 3 JUNE 2017

Celebrate National Reconciliation Week and join us at ATC Cook Reserve Glenroy, adjacent to the Ballerrt Mooroop College site, for a day

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Level Playing Field 2017

Sheena Mathieson is seeking participants for Level Playing Field 2017;  a project involving 200 people of all abilities, each creating a unique artwork in

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Bloomtown – Living Public Art

From 30 April – 21 May the Speaker’s Plinth outside the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick will be transformed into a piece of living and growing public art.

Bloomtown explores

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City of Melbourne Annual Grants

Applications close 29 May 2017

 Each year the City of Melbourne supports and celebrates its overwhelmingly creative and talented community through its annual arts grants program.

Grants of up to $20,000 are open to artists and creatives across all disciplines – including performance, new media music, dance, theatre and visual art.

Arts grants are available

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Edinburgh Gardens Plinth Program

Applications close 15 May 2017

Yarra City Arts is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from artists to make a new site-specific work for exhibition on an historic plinth in Edinburgh Gardens. Council are seeking EOIs from artists to create a new work for this site that will be exhibited on the Plinth for 18 months from 2017 to 2019. To be eligible, artists must currently live, study or practice in Victoria. This is an opportunity to create a unique artistic statement in a busy, inner city park. Artists should be mindful of the key audience for Edinburgh Gardens that includes users of the community oval, local residents, pedestrians, nearby business patrons, commuters and national and international visitors to the area. The selected artist will receive a fee of $10,000. This fee is inclusive of all costs involved with the creation of the work.  For more info go here read more

Decolonising Climate Action

Image: Jahra Rager Wasasala – credit Jocelen Janon photograpghy

Saturday April 29 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Blak Dot Gallery – 33 Saxon Street  Brunswick

Blak Dot Gallery and the Counihan Gallery In Brunswick, in conjunction with ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE

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2017 CRAFT CUBED WINDOW WALK

Image Credit: Ria Green & Aliça Bryson-Haynes The Golden Opportunity Shop at Alpha60, 2015 Craft Window Walk

Craft Cubed Festival is Craft?s annual celebration of the

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Testing Grounds x Fringe Festival

Applications close 15 May 2017

Testing Grounds will curate a multi-disciplinary Fringe Festival (14th Sep-1st October) program of visual art, new media art, live-art, dance and performance

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Midsumma Futures

Applications close 9 May 2017
 Midsumma Futures is a nine-month development and mentoring program for early-career artists and culture-makers.

This program provides a queer context in which participants can develop their practice, and includes access to professional mentoring, workshops and likeminded (or radically different-minded)

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Mind to Make

When:  Tuesday 2nd of May- Tuesday 11th July

Time:  1.00pm – 3.00pm

Where: 21 Victoria Street Coburg ‘The Exchange House’

Applying the mind to think creatively

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Multicultural Festival and Events

Applications close 10 April 2017

The Multicultural Festivals and Events program encourages participation of the whole Victorian community in festivals and events to celebrate and embrace our vibrant multicultural

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Melbourne Puppetry Festival

Applications close 21 April 2017

The Melbourne Festival of Puppetry will return to La Mama’s theatres in 4th – 9th July 2017. Co-curated by Lemony S Puppet Theatre and La Mama Theatre and supported by The City of Melbourne, the festival will host a children’s program during the day and a night program for adult audiences. New to the 2017 festival will be the ‘Avenue of Booths’, which, as the name suggests, is an avenue of puppet booths filling the La Mama forecourt and presenting 10 minute shows in each booth.

Their definition of ‘what make as a puppet show’ is very wide.

Non-traditional approaches to the form are encouraged. Cross-discipline works are also encouraged. All types of

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Creative Moreland – Are you listed?

Bring together the wealth of creativity in Moreland.

Hi from Tamara, a textile artist and the curator for creativemoreland.com.au ? a directory and resource for and about creatives

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Sukhjit Khalsa @ The Good Room

The Thinkers & Makers Salon is a monthly curated event with special guest presentations, jam sessions, an open mic segment, impromptu readings and performances these are

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Heathen (R) 1994

Image: Megan Spencer, Heathens, 1994. Film still. Courtesy of the Filmmaker.
Wednesday March 29 at 06:30 pm
Counihan Gallery Brunswick Civic Centre, 233 Sydney Rd, Brunswick

Film presentation and Q & A with documentary film maker and critic Megan Spencer. (High Level Frequent Coarse Language. Not for children.)

Documentary Film Maker and critic Megan

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NAVA S2M Report Launched

After a gap of 15 years, at last the visual arts sector has some up-to-date reliable evidence on which to base its ideas for changes needed to policy and funding, says
Tamara

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Moreland Creative Strategy

Creative Capital

Engagement around Moreland?s next Arts and Culture Strategy is underway! From now until April Moreland will be providing opportunities for your input with

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Creative Brunswick

In celebration of the Sydney Road Street Party – here is a documentary created 5 years ago about Brunswick by Darcy Gladwin.  Enjoy!

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Sydney Road Street Party – This Sunday

Sunday 5 March – 1.00 – 5.00 pm – Siteworks, Saxon Street, Brunswick

Come along to the Sydney Road Street Party and make a piece for the Moreland Quilt : A community engagement project to create a quilt representing City of Moreland

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Critical Animals: Call for Proposals

Applications close 31 March 2017

 Critical Animals are now calling for proposals from individuals and collaborators to participate in the 2017 symposium. The Critical Animals Creative Research Symposium is an annual conference, part of This is Not Art, one of Australia’s leading contemporary and emerging arts festivals, celebrating emerging and experimental practices. The symposium brings together students, researchers, writers, artists, academics and thinkers who are critically engaged in creative and experimental art practices. This year the theme is Criticism in Action.

Participating artists will be paid a fee of $300.

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City of Melbourne Triennial Arts Grants

Applications close 26 March 2017

 The triennial arts grants program provides three-yearly funding for arts organisations and festivals which enhance Melbourne’s cultural identity and reflect Melbourne’s goals and priorities. They are proud to support major and emerging arts organisations that make Melbourne a creative city.

The program supports a diverse mix of arts and cultural organisations, art forms, and contemporary and heritage practices.

The purpose of the program’s funding is to:

  • support innovation and experimentation in content, practice and engagement
  • enhance the Melbourne brand with a focus on excellence
  • support participation in and access to the arts and creative expression, including specific target groups such as children and families
  • increase city activation through delivering programming that increases city activity and attracts people into the city throughout the week day and night.

The triennial

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Creatives – let the Council know your thoughts.

Moreland is alive with creative, co-working, incubator spaces and studios which add vibrancy and creativity to our arts, culture and business community.

The

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Opportunity to showcase work for Melbourne Design Week

As the newly appointed Design Partner to the NGV, RMIT is collaborating with the NGV on Melbourne Design Week. We’re excited to announce that RMIT alumni are invited to submit

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