On this page are past recipients of  Arts Recovery Fund grants. For further information email covidartsfund@sa.gov.au.

2022

Arts Recovery Fund - Festivals and Events April 2022

Performing Arts

Recipient

Project

Amount

Sanaa Ink Limited

Sanaa Festival

$14,950

Mclaren Vale Music Festival Association

Coriole Music Festival

$15,000

Visual Art, Craft and Design

Recipient

Project

Amount

KneeHigh Puppeteers Inc T/A Open Space Contemporary Arts

Nature Festival Projects

$14,900

Arts Recovery Fund - Artist Employment Grants February 2022 Round

Literature

 

Recipient

Project

Amount

Adelaide Festival Centre Trust

OUR WORDS 2022 Curator and Contributors

$10,036

Performing Arts

Recipient

Project

Amount

RUMPUS Theatre Incorporated

Employing two part time Operations Managers at RUMPUS

$29,762

South Australian Playwrights Theatre Inc

The Deep North at The Space Theatre

$22,348

ActNow Theatre

Associate Artist 2022-23

$30,000

SA Circus Centre - Home of Cirkidz

One, Two, Three - Tackerz TV

$30,000

OSCA - Open Space Contemporary Arts

Unley Projects

$30,000

Ms Alison Currie

OF ALL THINGS by Alison Currie

$30,000

Slingsby

Rehearsal Director - River That Ran Uphill

$30,000

Theatre Republic Ltd

The Bleeding Tree by Angus Cerini

$30,000

Chamber Music Adelaide

Ensemble Residency Pilot

$30,000

Replay Creative

‘Live to digital’ community of practice through professional development

$30,000

Adelaide Hills Chamber Players

2023 Summer Music Festival: Romanticism and the Moderns

$30,000

Visual Art, Craft and Design

Recipient

Project

Amount

FELTspace – Sally Craven

First Peoples Co-Director Position with Emerging Curator Mentorship

$30,000

Fabrik Arts + Heritage

Memorial for Forgotten Plants 3.0 (working title)

$30,000

The Mill Incorporated

//THRIVE 2.0//

$19,979

The Bait Fridge Pty Ltd

Rehearsal and Production

$25,068

fine print magazine

COMMONS

$10,000

SA Living Artists Inc (SALA Festival)

SALAHub

$30,000

Adelaide Film Festival

2022 Reactive Screen

$22,420

Contemporary SA, trading as ACE Open

Employment of Education Officer

$30,000

Arts Recovery Fund - Practice Research and Development Grants February 2022 Round

Performing Arts

Recipient

Project

Amount

Bianka Kennedy

O-Ki

$19,491

Cirkidz Inc.

On the Spot New Circus Research

$19,400

Adelaide Contemporary Music Festival Inc

DARK: ANTIKYTHERA, a new musical work composed by Gabriella Smart and Daniel Pitman, inspired by Dark Sky.

$19,996

Company AT

Impersonal Space Digital - Proof of Concept R&D market research

$20,000

Open Space Contemporary Arts

Re-thinking Participation

$20,000

Daniel Jaber

Rot; video installation, live stream and digital film of Daniel Jaber's 72-hour durational performance.

$13,125

Visual Art, Craft and Design

Recipient

Project

Amount

Chris De Rosa

variable depths

$19,220

Cynthia Schwertsik

Thinking Things Through

$19,430

Kyoko Hashimoto

Bioregional Making: an exploration of material supply chains beyond the pandemic

$19,952

Carclew Inc.

Re-imagining ‘space’ with Replay Creative

$19,464

Arts Recovery Fund - Collaboration Grants February 2022 Round

Performing Arts

Recipient

Project

Amount

Restless Dance Theatre

Shifting Perspectives - a new work of light and dance

$100,000

Gravity & Other Myths

Mirror Mirror

$100,000

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Pty Ltd

Floods of Fire Stage 3 - Performances

$100,000

Riverland Youth Theatre

Development: War of the Worlds

$23,410

Kinetik Collective

Kill Climate Deniers 2022 season

$100,000

Chamber Music Adelaide

Invisibility Commissioning Project

$51,221

Visual Art, Craft and Design

Recipient

Project

Amount

University of South Australia

Art, Science and Technology: A Partnership for Uncertain Times

$100,000

History Trust of South Australia

Yuki, storytelling vessel

$98,715

Adelaide Film Festival

EXPAND - A six day Lab & commissioning process to develop a new generation of large scale moving image artists

$100,000

David Court

COALESCE

$97,033

Tutti Inc

Tutti Pom Pom - contemporary arts for young disabled and neurodiverse artists

$100,000

Arts Recovery Fund - Festivals and Events February 2022

Performing Arts

Recipient

Project

Amount

Adelaide Hills Chamber Players

Winter 2022 Mini Festival: Family and Community Concert Series

$15,000

Nature Festival of SA

The Tea House: an interactive performance of nature, ritual, and connection

$15,000

Recitals Australia

NewNotes

$15,000

Visual Art, Craft and Design

Recipient

Project

Amount

Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival Inc.

HWLF 2022 Festival Community Arts Workshops

$15,000

2021

Arts Recovery Fund - Artist Employment Grants December 2021 Round

Literature

Recipient

Project

Amount

Writers SA

SA First Nations Writers Group Coordinator

$30 000

Performing Arts

Recipient

Project

Amount

ActNow Theatre

Nathan May Residency as ActNow Associate Artist in 2022

$30 000

Arts in Health at FMC

Restless Dance Theatre at Flinders Medical Centre

$12 330

Hartstone-Kitney Productions

Black Box Live

$29 850

Lewis Major

Satori and Unfolding Performance and Livestream

$22 413

Nexus Arts

Our Sound: Nexus Arts Education Program Pilot

$30 000

OSCA - Open Space Contemporary Arts

Projects of the Everyday

$30 000

Sally Chance Dance

Sally Chance Dance | Training & Employment Program

$28 000

The Mill Incorporated

The Mill: //THRIVE//

$29 998

Vitalstatistix

Artist-in-Residence 2022

$29 845

Visual Art, Craft and Design

Recipient

Project

Amount

ACE Open

ARTISTS IN THE LEAD: Artist-led live art public program

$29 850

APY Art Centre Collective Aboriginal Organisation

Tjukurpa Pulka: Leading APY artists create large-scale collaborative artworks for international showcase

$30 000

Helpmann Academy

Helpmann Academy Creative Innovator Program

$30 000

Post Office Projects

Post Office Projects 2022 Exhibition Program

$29 580

Umoona Community Arts

Support Umoona Artists to create work for their upcoming exhibition

$28 520

Arts Recovery Fund - Practice Research and Development Grants December 2021 Round

Performing Arts

Recipient

Project

Amount

Replay Creative

Research into digital content to fill the void in arts discourse

$19 900

The Mill Incorporated

The Mill's //PATHWAYS//

$20 000

Visual Art, Craft and Design

Recipient

Project

Amount

ACE Open

Mutations - a new public sound work by Brad Darkson

$18 008

Tallstoreez Productionz Pty Ltd t/as Change Media

_this breath is not mine to keep - virtual stories

$20 000

Tutti Arts Inc

Zig Zag R&D Team - exploring arts and technology opportunities for Learning Disabled and Neurodiverse artists

$20 000

Arts Recovery Fund - Festival and Events Grants November 2021 Round

Recipient

Project

Amount

Bamboozled Productions

Fringe In The Hills

$15 000

City of Port Adelaide Enfield

Living Landscapes Writers' Festival

$15 000

Lewis Major Projects

Satori Promenade - roving dance performance in the Limestone Coast as part of Mt Gambier Fringe

$14 250

Rural City of Murray Bridge

Murray Bridge Alight - Augmented Reality (AR) activation

$15 000

Writers SA

SIARAD Performance & Workshop in Mount Gambier

$8 252

Organisation and Groups

ApplicantProject TitleAmount Funded
Sadworm Exosmosis $20,000
Brink Productions Brink Production Hub - partnering/producing SA's best artists for audiences locally and nationally $100,000
Gener8 Theatre Theatrix $100,000
REPLAY CREATIVE LTD Reimagining live performance and support for independent sector $100,000
Adelaide Film Festival Tales In Light $100,000
Nicholas James Mollison (Group) Tuyunthi - A projection Installation by Nic Mollison,  Cristopher Crebbin & Sascha Budimski $100,000
SA Circus Centre - Home of Cirkidz TackerzTV /Stream & Shout! Digital Circus experiences by SA Circus Centre and Beyond Content $99,853
Tutti Arts Incorporated Sit Down Shutup And Watch - ON IT! $100,000
Caren Elliss and Alison Smiles Ludere - (to play) Exhibition $29,730
Arts Industry Council of South Australia Future Thinking/Future Proofing: Online and workshop resources connecting artists to digital culture and creativity $70,720
ActNow Theatre Incorporated Digital Residences & Resources $100,000
Samstag Museum of Art, University Of South Australia For the joy of being together—audience engagement program featuring SA artists $30,002
OSCA - Open Space Contemporary Arts Digital Landscapes - new practices and platforms. $23,000
Insite Arts International Outbound: Supporting leading SA artists $94,864
Clock For No Time Creative Collective Clock for No Time $87,593
Dance Hub SA X - A collaboration for Dance & Music $99,294
Guildhouse Incorporated The Collections Project 2.0 $90,000
Writers SA Liminal: South Australia $34,000
Post Dining Pty Ltd Eating Tomorrow: Touring Package & Touring Model $41,728
Nexus Arts Nexus Arts Access Innovations & Digital Upgrade $55,152
Australian Dance Theatre ADT 'Reconnect' $43,034
Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival Inc Hahndorf  Winter Lantern Festival Workshop program 2021 $15,000
Contemporaneous Contemporaneous $99,510
Kinetik Collective Kill Climate Deniers by Kinetik Collective: creative development of digital design and hybrid audience models $72,313
Good Company Theatre Hamlet in the Other Room Development and Production $46,404
Far and Away Productions Far and Away Productions New Works - South Australian Components $70,000
Vitalstatistix Inc Vitalstatistix – three new creative capacity projects for 2022 $100,000
Molten Immersive Art Space $100,000
Adelaide Contemporary Music Festival Inc trading as Soundstream The Fleurieu Project – Wave $90,000
Adelaide Central School of Art Adelaide Central School of Art Digital Strategy $99,458
Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Nganampa Manta Festival $100,000
The Bait Fridge & Slowmango The Lab Residency $30,800
The Mill Incorporated The Mill - Keeping SA Creating $99,442

Individuals

ApplicantProject TitleAmount Funded
Sarah Neville Presenting Virtual Reality Dance works $12,554
Lina Limosani Research & Experimental stage of 'beLIEve' $20,000
Matt Crook Collegiality - First Stage Development $12,500
Fiona Sprott Words Fail Me ... $20,000
Jennifer Greer Holmes Nevermore creative development of online live delivery $20,000
Suzanne Close Hiraeth (working title) $6,408
Simone Slattery Present Moment $5,860
Ena Grozdanic FELTdark Mentorship and Digital Program May 2021 - May 2022 $16,123
Amber Cronin Back to Earth: Symposium and Forum $7,755

2020

Organisation and Groups

NameProject Grant amount
Connecting the Dots in Music Connecting the Dots in Music: New Pathways. New Voices. New Connections. $100,000
Nexus Arts Nexus Arts 2021 Artist Residency Programs and Multimodal Delivery $58,883
Quentin Grant (The Firm) The Firm Series Expansion $17,000
Jason Cross (Insite Arts) New Works for a New World: Supporting SA Female Artists Program | Produced by Insite Arts $100,000
Open Space Contemporary Arts Of Boys and Men - The Men of Shadows project $32,500
Theatre Republic Theatre Republic presents How To Not Make It In America by Emily Steel $95,949
David Mealor (Flying Penguin Productions) Flying Penguin Productions - Glengarry Glen Ross Season 2021 $76,532
Dance Hub SA Dance Rebooted $62,150
Festivals Adelaide Festival City Stories 1.0 $99,480
Illuminart Productions Pty Ltd Constellations - Navigation by the stars $100,000
Access2Arts The Heart Beats $94,891
Molten Immersive Art Digital Garden $100,000
Kim Mavromatis Ngadjuri Cultural Key Creatives Mixed Media Project $20,000
Zachary Tyler Curated Queens $78,131
Vitalstatistix Theatre Company 2021 artistic projects - Vitalstatistix $100,000
Sandpit Participatory Interactive Artwork $39,698
Pulsing Heart HEXADECA by Pulsing Heart $87,400
Jane Gronow (Company AT) Impersonal Space Digital - Company AT (autistic theatre) - group application $89,100
ActNow Theatre Inc. COIVD-19 Recovery Activity $100,000
Wildhouse Circus PTY LTD The BOSS SQUAD Project – CircoBats Community Circus Pilot Edition $33,361
Tutti Inc REACHING OUT - Tutti Arts Inc $100,000
The Mill The Mill: Cinematic Experiments & Sector Recovery $99,991
Amanda Phillips (Felicity Arts Pty Ltd) Development of new live hybrid performance model/s $50,000

Individuals

NameProject Grant amount
Jason Sweeney Sonic Spaces: a COVID-safe participatory sound art project for young people $20,000
Tarsha Cameron Do You See What I Can See? $15,418
Tim Koch Womadelaide Sound Scape $13,000
Kate Larsen Our Hybrid Future $11,475
Amelia Ryan UNSUNG: South Australian Tour $19,710
Heath Britton Drive By Moon Unit $3,360
Catherine Fitzgerald up skill digital gal $12,690
Stephen Sheehan Making up tales with children $5,000
Chrissie Page Nineteen seventy one-two three; The Story of James $20,000
Josh Belperio The Bubonicles $17,685
Richard Parker Head's Up! $20,000