Project descriptions for ten successful projects funded in the March 2017 Visions funding round.

30 June 2017

(Funding is for a single year unless otherwise stated. All amounts are GST exclusive)

National Gallery of Australia - Defying Empire: III National Indigenous Arts Triennial

$187,000 Touring Funding

A survey of contemporary art by 30 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists through a diversity of works responding to the Triennial theme - the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum.

Australian Centre for the Moving Image - Del Kathryn Barton: The Nightingale and the Rose

$235,603 (over three years) Touring Funding

A behind the scenes view of Del Kathryn Barton and filmmaker Brendan Fletcher’s collaboration to recreate Oscar Wilde’s 19th century classic through paintings, handmade props and production material.

Experimenta Media Arts - Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art

$197,161 (over three years) Touring Funding

Leading Australian and international artists explore how technology is impacting on how we create meaning through experimental media.

Girringun Aboriginal Corporation - Manggan – gather, gathers, gathered

$195,000 Touring Funding

A collaboration between Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre and the South Australian Museum exploring Indigenous rainforest culture.

Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design - Concrete: art, design, architecture

$26,868 Development Funding

The fourth and final exhibition in this series of material-focused exhibitions will have up to 25 exhibitors providing creative responses to the medium of concrete.

Remote Communities Ceramic Network – Clay stories: Contemporary Indigenous Ceramics from Remote Australia

$84,600 (over two years) Touring Funding

This exhibition features work from 14 artists from five remote Indigenous art centres: Ernabella Arts, Erub Arts, Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre, Hermannsburg Potters and Tiwi Design.

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre - As far as the eye can see

$76,524 Touring Funding

A survey of printmaking that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Print Council of Australia featuring the work of 22 artists and reflecting the breadth and depth of print practice in Australia today.

State Library of Victoria - Self-made: zines and artist books

$156,688 Touring Funding

Curated in partnership with the Sticky Institute, the exhibition will feature a combination of original objects from the Library’s Rare Printed Collection and contemporary zines and artists' books.

Australian Design Centre - OBSESSED: Compelled to make

$201,176 (over four years) Touring Funding

The exhibition explores the art of hand made through the works of 13 contemporary Australian makers and designers, telling the makers’ stories and sharing their processes and inspiration.

Burnie Arts and Function Centre - Partnershipping

$58,580 Development Funding

A collaborative project involving artists from four states who will contribute content progressively during the tour, showcasing regional cultural production.