Creative Sparks Program 2015 grant recipients
The following Creative Sparks grants projects were approved in March 2015.
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|
|Anywhere Theatre Festival||2015 Brisbane Anywhere Festival||Anywhere Festival takes performance out of traditional theatres and into places where people live, play and work. This project will target engagement with serviced areas of Brisbane, through providing a free public performance program within the multi-disciplinary, 17 day, 2015 Brisbane Anywhere Festival.||$20,000|
|Creative Broadcasters||4ZZZ Radio 40th Birthday Live Showcases||Two major initiatives for engaging, developing and showcasing the young and old of Brisbane's independent music scene, as 4ZZZ Community Radio turns 40 years old in 2015.||$18,000|
|DeClassified Music||DeClassified Music 2015 Series||Develop and present four innovative live music performance events in 2015, involving over 35 outstanding Australian classical and jazz musicians.||$17,420|
|Kim Bowers||Hot Brown Honey||Contribute to the final rehearsal and season of 'Hot Brown Honey' at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts.||$19,990|
|Lawrence English||Room40 15th anniversary||Room40 is celebrating 15 years with special commissions, performances and focused branding activities.||$18,000|
|Leah Cotterell||The Primitif Requests the Pleasure||Celebrating a new installation of glamorous 1960's photography, interviews with fascinating Brisbane personalities, and featuring swinging jazz played by young Brisbane musicians.||$17,035|
|Liesel Zink||The Stance||Undergo final development and presentation of a new dance work titled 'The Stance' in King George Square, Brisbane.||$18,000|
|IGNEOUS||FLUIDATA||FLUIDATA is an immersive audio-visual installation about Brisbane and Queensland creeks, activated by physical participation by visitors and engages them to interact sensitively with their local environment (West End/Oxley).||$10,040|
|Queensland Poetry Festival||Brisbane Poetry Map||Brisbane Poetry Map engages Brisbane's leading spoken word artists and poets to develop a series of site-specific poetic trails, available as text and audio maps via an online portal.||$7000|
Category - development opportunities
|Recipient||Project name||Description||Amount approved|
|Svenja Kratz||Bio-synthetic Systems||An ArtScience research and development project, involving the development and testing of a holographic bioreactor display, incorporating three dimensional printed structures.||$16,700|
|Alison St Ledger, Sandro Colarelli, Pearly Black and Greg Bird||Cabaret at the End of the World||Creatively develop an original innovative cabaret piece, responding to current social themes and seek presentation opportunities for 2015.||$19,818|
|Boxcopy||Boxcopy Summer School||Supporting artists, curators and writers to develop new works, collaborate and knowledge share at Boxcopy Summer School, a national Artist Run Initiative project, to be held in Brisbane.||$20,000|
Category - creative economy
There were no successful recipients in this category.