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Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries - ARTalkWA eNews

19 March 2018

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DLGSC Culture and the Arts Grants

Open now

Community Engagement U-15k
Creative Development U-15k
Aboriginal Arts U-15k
Commercial Development U-15k

Apply at least 25 business days before the planned project/activity start date.


Regional and Remote Touring Fund

Apply at least 60 business days before the planned project/activity start date.


Creative Development 15k-plus

Applications close 12 April 2018


Raise the Roof

Applications close 19 April 2018

Closing soon

Community Engagement 15k-plus

Applications close 22 March 2018


See the Key Dates Calendar for other important dates.

Visit the website for more information and to apply.

 

Online Grants system temporary closure


We're making some important changes, and the Online Grants system will close from 4pm, Thursday 22 March until close of business Friday 23 March 2018.


If you were planning to apply for an U-15k category by 23 March to satisfy the 25 business day requirement, you can now do so until 4pm, Saturday 24 March 2018 without your project/activity start date being affected.

Visit the website for more information or contact the Grants and Programs team.


Major Grants rounds now open

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries Culture and the Arts Grants Creative Development Applications now open

CLOSING SOON
Applications close:
AWST 4pm, 22 March 2018


The Community Engagement Grants Program 15k-plus round supports activities that promote the participation and active engagement of Western Australian communities in arts and culture.

Refer to the program handbook for more information on this program.

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries Culture and the Arts Grants Creative Development Applications now open

NOW OPEN
Applications close:
AWST 4pm, 12 April 2018


The Creative Development Grants Program 15k-plus round supports the development and growth of sustainable, professional creative practice in Western Australia.

Refer to the program handbook for more information on this program.


Have your say - WA Public Libraries Strategy

Have your say on the future of our local libraries. WA Public Libraries Strategy no open for public comment

There's still time to have your say on the future of public libraries. Provide your feedback on the WA Public Libraries Strategy by 29 March 2018.

Click here to access the WA Public Libraries Strategy survey.


Have your say - Making Music Work

Making Music Work
West Australian musicians - have your voices and experiences heard in the Making Music Work national survey.

The project is exploring the conditions and strategies needed for Australian musicians to sustain successful, dynamic careers. 

The data collected will help inform strategies to support a healthy and vibrant music industry. By participating in the survey respondents can go into the draw to win an iPad

Street Banner Project - National Reconciliation Week 2018

Wirrwul by Katie Ward (Warakurna Artists).
Organisations are invited to participate in the 2018 Street Banner Project by sponsoring a reconciliation banner.

Along with the sponsoring organisation's corporate logo, the banners will feature the artwork Wirrwul (pictured) from WA Aboriginal artist Katie Ward (Warakurna Artists), and this year's message Don’t Keep History a Mystery.

The Project celebrates National Reconciliation Week (27 May- 3 June 2018), aims to increase acknowledgement of Aboriginal culture and history in WA and promotes reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians.
 
To find out more about getting involved, download the information package here. Applications close Friday, 30 March 2018.

New West Australian book releases

Book cover of 'Dancing in the Shadows - Histories of Nyungar Performance' by Anna Haebich.

Dancing in the Shadows - Histories of Nyungar Performance
Anna Haebich
UWA Publishing


Dancing in the Shadows - Histories of Nyungar Performance describes how Nyungar Aboriginal people from the southwest of Western Australia survived the catastrophe of colonisation that took their country, their resources, their culture, their children and their lives and wrecked 50,000 years of peaceful living within just a few decades.

Read more about Dancing in Shadows - Histories of Nyungar Performance.

Book cover of 'Alfred's War' by Rachel Bin Salleh. Illustrated by Samantha Fry.

Alfred's War
Rachel Bin Salleh
Illustrated by Samantha Fry
Magabala Books


Alfred’s War is a powerful story that unmasks the lack of recognition given to Australian Indigenous servicemen who returned from the WWI battlelines.

Read more about Alfred's War.


CY O'Connor returns home

Damaged CY O'Connor statue being removed from the water.
Repaired CY O'Connor statue ready to be reinstalled.
Repaired CY O'Connor back in the ocean.

The iconic CY O'Connor statue off North Coogee beach has now been reinstalled after it was found severely damaged last month. The statue was repaired by original artist, West Australian sculptor Tony Jones.

Check out the news story on the CY O'Connor statue's return home.


Black Swan's 2018 Resident Artists

Image of Chloe Ogilvie, Ian Michael, Tyler Hill and Katt Osborne.

Black Swan State Theatre Company have announced their Resident Artists for 2018 are; Tyler Hill (Designer), Ian Michael (Actor/ Director), Chloe Ogilvie (Lighting Designer) and Katt Osborne (Director).

Read more on the Resident Artists Program.


Image: from L-R Chloe Ogilvie, Ian Michael, Tyler Hill and Katt Osborne. Photo by Cam Campbell.
Events

2018 Revealed program

Image: Patsy Mudgedell, Dogs on edge, 2018, gouache, colour texta and black fineliner on cartridge paper, 29.7 x 42cm. Image courtesy of the artist and copyright Warlayirti Balgo Artists.
Image: Patsy Mudgedell, Dogs on edge, 2018, gouache, colour texta and black fineliner on cartridge paper, 29.7 x 42cm. Image courtesy of the artist and copyright Warlayirti Balgo Artists.

Revealed is back in 2018, featuring a growing program of films, artist talks, and works from more than 70 new and emerging WA Aboriginal artists. 

The annual Revealed: WA Aboriginal Art Market is a firm favourite on the Fremantle Arts Centre calendar. This free event is a once-a-year opportunity to purchase original, affordable works direct from the artists and arts centres.

Visit the Fremantle Arts Centre's website.

Revealed Film Night: Sweet Country
7 - 9:30pm, 4 April 2018

Revealed: Aboriginal Artists in Conversation
10am - 12pm, 6 April 2018

Revealed Exhibition
Opening night - 6:30pm, 6 April
Exhibition continues until 20 May 2018

Revealed: WA Aboriginal Art Market
10am - 5pm, 7 April 2018

Fremantle Arts Centre
1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle


Year 12 Perspectives 2017

Image: Grace Hogan Four places, one face 2017. Clay scratchboard, four parts: 71 x 56 cm each. Swan Christian College.

Year 12 Perspectives showcases work by some of the best, brightest and most talented graduating high school artists in WA.

In 2018, fifty-five works from students across Western Australia will be displayed at the Art Gallery of WA. Prominent themes in this year’s display include family, international politics and human impact on nature.

Read more on Year 12 Perspectives 2017.


Image: Grace Hogan Four places, one face 2017. Clay scratchboard, four parts: 71 x 56 cm each. Swan Christian College.

On now until 16 July 2018

Art Gallery of WA, Perth Cultural Centre


Frank Enstein

Image of performers from 'Frank Enstein'.

The Farm’s wicked sense of humour and the extreme physicality of Co3 Australia’s dancers create a sensational mix of extraordinary dance-theatre and mind-blowing magic to delight the child in us all.

Read more about Frank Enstein.

 

Image: Stefan Gosatti

11 - 15 April 2018

Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA


Margaret River Region Open Studios

Margaret River Region Open Studios 28 April - 13 May 2018

Margaret River Region Open Studios is the largest open art studios event in Australia.

More than 130 artists from Busselton to Augusta in Western Australia’s south-west will open their studios to welcome in visitors for a behind-the-scenes experience, making it the largest event in its five-year history.

Read more on Margaret River Region Open Studios.

28 April - 13 May 2018

Throughout the Margaret River region, from Busselton to Augusta

The Department acknowledges the Aboriginal peoples of Western Australia as the
traditional custodians of this land, and we pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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