Descriptions of the seven successful projects funded in Round 16 of the Visions of Australia program. Funding is for a single year unless otherwise stated. All amounts are expressed as GST exclusive.
Artback NT—Clay on Country—Ceramics from the Central Desert
$157,296 Touring funding
Clay on Country is a celebration of clay, community, culture and creativity, which was developed to coincide with the 16th Australian Ceramics Triennale held in Mparnwe/Alice Springs in August 2022. Reflecting the culturally rich and complex region, the exhibition is a diverse and eclectic survey of 35 artists and collectives, on the ceramic practice of the central desert region.
National Gallery of Australia—Clarice Beckett
$134,469 Touring funding
Developed specifically for sharing with regional Australia, this exhibition brings together an intimate collection of Clarice Beckett's paintings, some of which have never been on public display, that describe the everyday life and scenery of Naarm/Melbourne and surrounds.
Tamworth Regional Gallery—Residue + Response: Tamworth Textile Triennial
$92,826 Touring funding
The 5th Tamworth Textile Triennial—Residue + Response will be launched in September 2023 and the touring exhibition will provide an ongoing contribution to the discourse surrounding contemporary textile practice in Australia.
National Exhibitions Touring Support (NETS Victoria)—Between Waves. An ACCA exhibition touring with NETS Victoria, curated by Jessica Clark.
$293,615 Touring funding
The third Yalingwa exhibition Between Waves is a group exhibition highlighting the breadth and innovation of First Peoples contemporary art practices from Southeast Australia. Ten emerging and established artists and collectives, working at the intersection of material and immaterial; are presenting a range of multidisciplinary works including video, installation, poetry, projection, sculpture, sound, and performance.
Experimenta Media Arts—Experimenta Emergence
$92,500 Development funding
Cultural audiences and the broader community grapple with understanding contemporary life, with rapid developments in technology. Emergence presents 12 leading contemporary artists, alongside writers and expansive thinkers whose work weaves together seemingly disparate crises into interlocking visions of possible futures.
Art Gallery of New South Wales—Endlessnessism: Brett Whiteley Studio (working title)
$70,000 Development funding
Endlessnessism: Brett Whiteley Studio will offer a rare insight into the 'artist's world' through the art and life of one of the most admired and intensely creative figure of 20th‑century Australia.
Museums & Galleries Queensland—Lost in Palm Springs
$109,253 Touring funding
Curated by Dr Greer Honeywell, Lost in Palm Springs is a sophisticated interdisciplinary exhibition that explores the strong architectural and aesthetic sensibilities that exist between California and Australia, particularly Queensland's Gold Coast.