Two of our new grantees, Alexandra Hines and Chloe Martin, come as a duo. While trained in disparate acting methods, Chloe in mime and clown techniques and Alex in Meissner, Stella Adler and Chubbuck techniques, they are making waves with their work together in the improvised series DeeBrief.
Filmmaker and new grantee, Alena Lodkina will be supported to undertake a three months artist residency at Cité Internationale des Arts under the mentorship of French script consultant and editor Mary Stephen. During this time, Alena will develop the first draft for the feature film PETROL and attend leading avant-garde theatre and contemporary performance art venues as part of relevant research to this project.
Congratulations to inaugural Ian Potter Moving Image Commission winner, Angelica Mesiti, on the opening of ASSEMBLY at the 58th Venice Biennale.
Musician Jonathon Heilbron was supported in 2018 to undergo a four-week intensive mentorship, research, study and networking period in Oslo, Trondheim and Berlin. Here he reflects on the experience and the creative partnerships that have flourished from it.
Mixed media and augmented reality artist Anna Madeleine was awarded a Cultural Trust grant in 2018. Anna was supported to undertake a residency at the Cité internationale des arts in Paris, meet and begin a collaboration with scientists at HM&Co Lab, École des Ponts, ParisTech, and visit the Lab for Experimental Museology (eM+) in Lausanne, Switzerland. In this interview, Anna reflects on her grantee experience and its influence on her current practice.