2019 British Council Connections Through Culture Grant for Art Collectives in the UK & Southeast Asia.
Deadline: September 26, 2019.
Connections Through Culture is established to provide small grants to assist residents of the UK,Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam from the following groups:
– Cultural and arts professionals
– Representatives of art collectives, networks or organisations
The Connections Through Culture grant is provided in order to further international
• Up to £2,500 development grant for individual artists or professionals from the UK wishing
to visit any of the six Southeast Asian countries that are part of the programme
• Up to £3,500 development grant for individual artists or professionals from any of the six Southeast Asian countries that are part of the programme wishing to visit the UK
• Up to £5,000 collaboration grant for representatives of groups in any of the six Southeast Asian countries that are part of the programme wishing to visit the UK, and for representatives of groups in the UK to visit any of the six Southeast Asian countries that are part of the programme
The grant will enable the participant(s) to:
• Execute face-to-face project development with potential collaborators or arts
organisations, e.g. contractual negotiations
• Scope and do research trips, “go look” visits
• Observe and evaluate practice of partner(s) in the country of visit
• Be assisted financially if another fund (e.g. an art residency grant) has minimal or no
budget for travel
• For collaboration grants – for representatives of Art Collectives, Networks or Organisations in Southeast Asia to build on a pre-existing relationship with an Art Collective, Network or Organisation in the UK. These are intended to allow those who have already collaborated with people in the UK through the British Council, to strengthen those connections and facilitate further collaboration and partnerships.
Complete the online application form here and upload your CV(s), and a letter of support from a confirmed host arts group or artist