Grants for various artistic projects | Blue Mountain Gazette
A new film festival to be held in Mount Victoria in October received a $ 10,000 grant from City Council.
From October 8 to 17, a festival of the moving image will be organized by Modern Art Projects Blue Mountains.
The program will showcase a wide range of artist short films and include screenings at the vintage Mount Vic Flicks cinema, site specific installations, an outdoor cinema in historic Mount Victoria Manor, showcase screenings and screenings. on the facades of buildings across the city.
The City of the Arts Trust Council grants were recently announced.
The other grant recipients were:
Films about bus stops ($ 10,000);
art curator Miriam Williamson for Underground ($ 9,850);
Michel Streich for In Case of Fire – poetry book project ($ 9,595);
Musician Peter Kennard for Of Place / In Place ($ 9,556);
Tamour Bloomfield for Big Family Circus Picnic ($ 9,410);
Yvette Hamilton for Space, Time, Light ($ 9,390);
Live in the Village for Mara! Big Band Young BM Musicians Project ($ 6,325);
Kelli Mar for Dark Side of the Blue – the board game ($ 5,000); and
Jonathon Hibbert for Mountain People ($ 2,000).
The grants are funded by the City of the Arts Trust, to which the council contributes $ 50,000 annually from its operating budget.
It is designed to increase opportunities for engagement of local artists and art workers as well as to stimulate local creativity.
It aims to encourage the quality and innovation of the arts, to strengthen the local artistic sector and to involve local communities and visitors in artistic and cultural activities as participants and audiences.