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This initiative has been developed in response to Australia Council research involving artists and arts workers with disability.The findings highlighted the importance of role models and mentors, and of disability-led practice.The Australia Council for the Arts is offering six grants of ,000 in each Arts and Disability Mentoring Initiative round.If you are an individual artist or arts worker with disability, these grants can provide support to extend your arts practice, networks, skills and ambition.First criterion: Potential and calibre of the artist/art workers Peers will assess the potential of the collaboration between artists / arts workers at the centre of your proposal, and the calibre of those involved.They may consider the following: · artistic merit of proposed project · quality of work previously produced by the applicant and collaborator · public or peer response to work previously produced · demonstrated ability, skills and creative thinking · level of innovation, ambition, experimentation or risk-taking.
Some examples of the activities we fund are: · collaboration · professional skills development · residencies · experimentation · creation of new work · creative development · practice based research · presentation, promotion or marketing · inbound and outbound travel.
You must identify as an artist or arts worker with disability.
You can’t apply for a grant if: · you received a grant, or administered a grant, from the Australia Council in the past and that grant has not been satisfactorily acquitted · you owe money to the Australia Council.
The research has informed the Australia Council’s three year strategic investment in artists with disability.
Applications to the 2019 round close at midnight AEST on Tuesday 2 April 2019 for projects starting after 1 July 2019.
Contact our grants team: · with any questions about this initiative · to submit an application in a different format, or in a language other than English · to make arrangements for a Skype call, or use an Auslan interpreter service · if you have any other access or support needs.