Lord Mayor’s Creative Fellowships 2022 recipients
The following Lord Mayor's Creative Fellowships projects were approved in May 2022.
The Lord Mayor's Creative Fellowships support Brisbane artists, arts workers, cultural workers or creative producers to grow their creative careers with professional development opportunities.
|Abbey Church||Abbey Church will undertake an Advanced Rigging Licence and Australian Industrial Ropes Access accreditation and mentoring support. This will further her skills in the circus rigging industry - a specialised field vital to all circus productions that include aerial components.||$4532|
|Aboriginal Art Co Limited||Aboriginal Art Co will host a residency program for emerging First Nations artists, based at 'The Design Bank'. The program includes free access to the 'Safe Space Studio', a paid opportunity to create a new body of work, and an artist website. The project also involves career development and support, professional arts and business coaching and mentorship from industry members and established artists.||$29,034|
|Craig Wilkinson||Craig Wilkinson will complete a series of online structured learning experiences focused on upskilling in industry-leading software and playback systems technology. This professional development opportunity will allow Craig to maintain his creative practice at the global standard, which he will then share to help strengthen and grow Brisbane’s creative economy in this specialty field.||$10,000|
|Creative Broadcasters Limited (trading as 4ZZZ Radio)||4ZZZ will develop a new audio storytelling education program. 50 students will be equipped with skills for producing broadcast-quality audio documentaries and podcasts. The outcome of the project is an online and in-person learning resource which will be used multiple times a year over at least the next 5 years for training future students.||$17,976|
|Georgia Boe (auspiced by The Trustee for The Milani Family Trust)||Georgia Boe will undertake a structured learning opportunity with artist Richard Bell, as the project manager for his Embassy artwork at documenta15 in Kassel, Germany. documenta15 is a prestigious international contemporary arts exhibition. Embassy is a roving platform for First Nations dialogue, where Georgia will be mentored by Richard for the entirety of the project.||$9778.75|
|M’ck McKeague||M'ck McKeague will undertake three months of professional development, including a mentorship with scenography researcher, Rachel Hann (UK) and a practice-based investigation into nonbinary set and costume design. The research will be presented at the World Stage Design in Calgary and panel discussions in Brisbane.||$9267.50|
|Prita Tina Yeganeh||Prita Tina Yeganeh will undertake a mentorship program with an expert in cross-cultural communications and high-level project management. She will engage a website designer to develop an appropriate online communications platform to engage a broader community and share her practice. These skills and platform enable her to appropriately communicate the cultural sensitivity of her work to revive traditional artisan fibre-art practices from her West Asian cultural heritage.||$10,000|
|Tyrone Noonan||Tyrone Noonan will undertake an international residency participating in a mix of structured, formal learning experiences and informal networking and mentoring activities in Los Angeles and New York. This curated journey across the US is all about understanding how COVID impacted artists in the US and how they have survived, pivoted or thrived.||$11,000|