Visions of Australia funding recipients—round 9—September 2019


Descriptions of the 13 successful projects funded in Round 9 of the Visions of Australia program. Funding is for a single year unless otherwise stated. All amounts are expressed as GST exclusive.

Institute of Modern Art—National tour 'long water: fibre stories'

$179,747.00 (over three years) Touring funding
The exhibition will showcase contemporary Indigenous women's fibre practices from remote communities in Queensland, including the Torres Strait, the Northern Territory and New South Wales.

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)—Cleverman

$168,861 (over three years) Touring funding
The exhibition celebrates Cleverman, an Australian Indigenous superhero from the critically acclaimed television series and explores First Nations storytelling.

Warmun Art Centre—Woorra Woorral: Mermaid Sightings

$116,600 Development funding
In collaboration with the Centre for Transformative Media Technologies the exhibition celebrates Gija women's, contemporary cultural expressions.

Albury LibraryMuseum—Earth Canvas: Linking Artists & Regenerative Farmers

$45,400 Development funding
An exhibition focusing on environmental issues and contemporary artistic responses to landscape.

Experimenta Media Arts—Experimenta Life Forms: International Triennial of Media art—(2021–2023)

$237,447 (over three years) Touring funding
The exhibition presents an exploration of the changing landscape of life as we know it by 20 artists from across Australia.

Geelong Art Gallery—Blanche Tilden—25 year survey

$90,000 Touring funding
A 25 year survey exhibition of Melbourne-based jeweller and maker Blanche Tilden.

Museum of Contemporary Art Limited—Lindy Lee

$200,000 Touring funding
A survey of artist Lindy Lee's practice from her early photocopy works and wax paintings, to more recent large-scale paintings and sculptures created using fire and water.

New England Regional Art Museum—Myall Creek and Beyond

$98,820 Touring funding
An exhibition of work by contemporary Indigenous artists exploring the Myall Creek Massacre and the continued impact of this difficult history on both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.

JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design—New Exuberance: Contemporary Australian Textile/Fabric Designs

$32,091 Development funding
A collaborative exhibition between Indigenous fashion designers, fashion houses, visual artists and makers. It showcases works by 20 Australian textile designers/artists/makers.

Museum of Brisbane—Pattern and Print: Easton Pearson Archive

$162,258 Touring funding
An exhibition showcasing the renowned Australian fashion house Easton Pearson, displaying its designs, technical innovations, bespoke fabric and bold prints.

Australian Design Centre—Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft | 10

$46,480 Development funding
A survey of work by Elcho Island fibre artist Mavis Warrngilna Ganambarr, reflecting her unique approach to traditional weaving using natural materials.

Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd—Wanggajarli Burugun (We are coming Home) exhibition

$198,838 (over two years) Development funding
A shared story aiming to reconcile the traumatic past of the removal of ancestral remains from Yawuru country of the southwest Kimberley during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Australian National Maritime Museum—Looking Back Looking Forward

$329,000 Touring funding
An exhibition featuring works responding to the Indigenous experience around the shorelines of Australia that will accompany the Endeavour replica on its circumnavigation to mark 250 years since Cook's first voyage to Australia.