Congratulations to the 25 grant recipients in the November and December 2021 rounds of the Arts Recovery Fund.

The Arts Recovery Fund supports activities that directly employ South Australian professional practicing artists and arts workers, and which allows artists to focus on artform development and maintain connection to their practice in a living-with-COVID context.

The November and December 2021 rounds offered grants in Festivals and Events, Artist Employment, and Practice Research and Development categories. Twenty-five grants were awarded across these categories with a total value of over $585,000.

In the Festival and Events category, Lewis Major Projects received $14,250 for Satori Promenade, a COVID-safe, free-roving, outdoor dance performance to be part of the Mt Gambier Fringe in 2022.

Writers SA received $30,000 in the Artist Employment category for their First Nations Writers Group Coordinator. The role will support the development and delivery of projects by the group, including the Elders Stories Podcast, a new initiative in 2022which will record stories of the lives of elders on Country.

Tutti Arts received $20,000 in the Practice Research and Development category for Zig Zag R&D. The project will explore the creation of a digital arts hub connecting Learning Disabled and Neurodiverse artists. Developed in partnership with The Lab,the aim of the hub is to facilitate the convergence of screen, visual art, performance, music, access and technology within disability arts.

Arts South Australia is now accepting applications to the February 2022 round of the Arts Recovery Fund, with applications closing at 5.00pm on 28 February 2022.

The Festivals and Events category is for funded activity commencing from 21 March 2022. Artist Employment, and Practice Research and Development categories are for funded activity commencing from 29 April 2022.

Learn more about the Arts Recovery Fund