22/10/2020

Outcomes of the August 2020 round of the Arts and Culture Grants Program have been announced.

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Artist: Roy Ananda, Slow crawl into infinity (2014), Plywood, timber, fixings, Photograph: James Field

Arts South Australia’s Arts and Culture Grants Program invests in artists and organisations to support a vibrant arts ecology.

Congratulations to 25 successful applicants of the August 2020 round, receiving nearly $550,000.

Amongst the successful applicants was visual artist, Roy Ananda (work pictured above), who received a grant of $10,560 to develop new work for a solo exhibition. Roy is also the feature artist for the 2021 South Australian Living Artist Publication.

Clara Solly-Slade received a grant of $13,728 to support the commissioning and development of new Australian theatre work Speculative Friction (working title), which will interrogate the integration of technology into our lives and our relationships.

City of Marion was successful in the Major Projects: Public Art and Design Major Commission category, receiving a grant of $100,000 for Congregate, a three part work integrated within the redevelopment of the Mitchell Park Sports and Community Centre.

The full list of grant recipients are published on the relevant category page.

Categories on offer in the round included Projects: Independent Artists and Groups, Market Development, Professional Development and Major Projects: Public Art and Design Major Commission.

The next round of the Arts and Culture Grants Program will close at 5.00pm on 8 February 2021, for activity commencing from 30 April 2021. Email ASAGrants@sa.gov.au for assistance.