Project descriptions for eight successful projects funded in Round 7 of the 2018 Visions program (Funding is for a single year unless otherwise stated. All amounts are GST exclusive).
Experimenta Media Arts Inc—Experimenta Life Forms
$69,000 Development funding
The exhibition will present artworks from more than 20 leading contemporary artists whose work addresses technological changes and new research findings that are redefining our ideas of 'life'.
National Gallery of Australia—Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward
$146,869 Touring funding
This is a virtual reality based exhibition that presents visitors with a 'choose your own adventure' quest through five distinct realms at separate stations positioned across the exhibition space.
Australian Design Centre—Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft | Prue Venables
$146,514 (over four years) Touring funding
The exhibition showcases the work of Australian ceramicist Prue Venables.
Museums & Galleries of NSW—National touring exhibition Eugenia Lim: The Ambassador
$67,053 Touring funding
The exhibition works across photography, video and sculpture exploring universal themes of humankind including cultural identity and the migrant experience.
Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia (Queensland Chapter) Inc. (QLD)—Use
$131,394 Touring funding
The exhibition showcases the work of 17 contemporary jewellers/metalsmiths including emerging, mid-career and established Australian jewellery artists.
Australian National Maritime Museum—Encounters 2020
$79,400 Development funding
As part of the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook's voyage along Australia's east coast, the Australian National Maritime Museum will develop a curated on-shore exhibition that invites Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities to contribute their stories on the voyage.
Shoalhaven City Council—Promiscuous Provenance
$75,502 Touring funding
The exhibition presents work by Shoalhaven Artist Anna Glynn and explores early colonial artists' first encounters with the Australian landscape.
The Cad Factory—Haunting
$35,685 Development funding
This exhibition draws on works from artist Vic McEwan following from his residency at the National Museum of Australia. The exhibition casts images of museum objects and historic photographs onto late evening and early morning fog as it rolls over the Murrumbidgee River.