Creative Sparks 2014 grants recipients | Brisbane City Council

Creative Sparks 2014 grants recipients

The following Creative Sparks grants projects were approved in May 2014.

Successful grant recipients receive funding to implement creative projects or develop the professional practice of Brisbane artists and cultural workers.

Category - creative projects

Recipient Project name Description Amount approved
Brisbane Fringe Festival Brisbane Fringe Festival An open access, artist-run community multi-arts festival to showcase the diverse artistic endeavours of (primarily) local artists in multiple venues reaching broad audiences throughout Brisbane. $19,413
Motherboard Productions on behalf of Jeremy Neideck Deluge Deluge is a transcultural dance collaboration between performing artists from South Korea and Australia, directed by interdisciplinary artist Jeremy Neideck and produced by Motherboard Productions with outcomes in Brisbane and South Korea. $19,400

Category - development opportunities

Recipient Project name Description Amount approved
Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre The Real Neighbours A residency and development program for culturally and linguistically diverse emerging performance makers comprising workshops, seminars and mentorship, culminating in a series of public showings. $16,164
David Fenton De Profundis Through an extensive creative development period, create a contemporary performance adaption of 'De Profundis', a letter written by Oscar Wilde in 1897. $18,565
Dead Puppet Society Laser Beak Man Undertake a creative development for a new theatre work 'Laser Beak Man' with visual artist Tim Sharp and support from Queensland Performing Arts Centre and The New Victory Theatre (New York City). $12,400
Imaginary Theatre Circle - Creative Development To enable the initial development and testing of the key technology for Circle, an innovative new-media interactive gallery installation including sound and light for children. $19,995
Playlab Playlab - Asian-Australian Playwright Mentoring Program An intensive professional program to mentor new Asian-Australian playwrights in Brisbane and significantly increase culturally diverse theatre from a distinctively Queensland perspective. $18,692
Phluxus2 Dance Collective De-generator Final creative development of a new contemporary dance work in preparation for Brisbane premiere season at Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. $19,078
Topology ECOSYSTEMS Topology with Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre Creative development between music group Topology (Brisbane) and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre (America) of a new work for staging in a non-traditional, non-theatre Brisbane venue. $20,000

Category - creative economy

Recipient Project name Description Amount approved
Jeunesses Musicales Australia Youth Music Industries (YMI) Music Hub This project will support a new creative and entrepreneurial partnership through the establishment of a music hub in Hamilton with music industry mentors working with young musicians. $20,000
Ryan Walsh Building a New World Film Music Hub Organise a professional film-music scoring sesson in Brisbane to showcase the quality of local players and facilities to attract business to Brisbane. $20,000


08 November 2017