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FROM THE FRINGES
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EOI: From the Fringes
Would you like to attend the first ever From the Fringes workshop series? Expressions of interest are now open! What is it? From the Fringes is a brand new program of artistic and business devlopment workshops designed for Territory creatives. Supported through the Creative Partnership Australia MATCH Lab program the 2 day intensive will aim to up-skill your artistic business, build creative confidence and provide you with connection to the wider community.
- Ages 18+
- Practice some sort of art form (all genres welcome)
- No professional background necessary (but it is encouraged)
- Be available during the day on February 6 & 7 2021
- Able to come to Brown's Mart Theatre in Darwin City (Live a bit far away? Apply for a $500 travel bursary below!)
IS THIS FOR ME?
★ Are you a creative who is looking to start an arts business or improve an existing one?
★ Are you stuck in your career and not sure of the next step?
★ Looking to just soak a heap of new skills for your art?
★ Would you like to meet a heap of other creatives and find out about what is happening around you?
If you can answer yes to at least one of the above questions then you should apply today.
- Can always be saved and edited later. You will then have up to 30 days to finalise and submit your application. If you miss the 30 days then you will just need to start another form. A copy of what you input will be sent to you via email.
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How old are you?
Workshop participants must be 18 years and older.
Do you live in the Northern Territory (Australia)?
This workshop series is only for Territory creatives who spend more than 50% of the year living in the Top End.
For most of the year (6 months or more)
Main suburb of residence
Will you be travelling from somewhere past the Bachelor line?
We have 10 x $500 travel bursaries available for regional creatives. You can apply for one of these in the form below.
Yes I live past the Bachelor line
No I live locally
How would you explain your highest level of education?
School of hard knocks - exited in year 9 or below
High school graduate
I hold a diploma or certifate
Tafe or Vet qualified
I have been to uni
How do you spend most of your time currently?
Full time work (includes working for yourself)
Part time/ contract work (includes working for yourself)
Full time parent or carer
On my gap year
In between jobs
In school or uni
Out of work due to mental health or chronic illness
Are you a member of any of the following communities?
We don't publish this, it's just for grant reporting. Please select all that apply.
Indigenous or Torres Strait Islander
People living with a disability
Emerging artists (first few years of your career or with this arts practice)
Culturally and linguistically diverse
Is english your first language?
The workshops will be presented in English so this will help us to prepare facilitators.
What is your first language?
Do you have any accessibility requirments?
Are you hard of hearing, using a wheelchair, suffering from extreme allergies etc
What are your preferred art forms that you currently practice?
Live performance including theatre, physical theatre, improv and circus
Music (includes live performance and recording)
Visual Art and Crafts including printing, textiles, painting, sculpture etc
Film Arts including photography
Word arts including writing, story telling and poetry performance.
How would you describe the genre of your practice?
What is a basic breakdown of your art history? What have you tried, made or been involved in? What are you working on at the moment? Dot points are fine, it doesn't have to be a full bio or resume.
What is the ultimate goal of your arts practice? What would you like to be doing with your practise in 5 years?
Previous examples of your work
Could be photos, videos, pdf reports etc Do you have links for previous work? Post them in the field below.
PLEASE NOTE that applications will not be considered on artistic merit. By supplying previous work you will merely help us understand the level of art that you are currently practicing. With applications we will be looking for a drive to create work with rigour and a demonstrated commitment to your own creative career.
Link to previous work
Share links to your website, social media or other online sources for your work.
Are you available on February 6 and 7 during the day?
The workshops will be programmed between 8am and 5pm on these days so you will need to obviously be available then to attend. If you are not available let us know what workshops would be useful for you as we are trying to get some of the content either live streamed or recorded.
Unfortunately I'm not available
Tick the top 3 areas that you would like to up-skill in.
Admin skills (invoicing, quoting etc)
Marketing and promo (social media, press releases etc)
Funding and finances (making budgets, applying for grants)
Public speaking and stage presence
Writing a show or planning a piece
How to collaborate including connecting with new cultures and beliefs
Understanding your audience
Finding out what is happening in Darwin and the Territory
Arts and sole trader mental health
Understanding and navigating diffcult topics (including trigger content)
Making ground breaking work, including work that involves nudity and trigger content
Pitching and producing your work (how do I explain it to others)
Are there any other workshops or experiences that you might like to attend? What do you need to improve on your arts and business practice?
What stream would you consider yourself a part of?
Art is my career. This is all I want to do. Forever and ever.
Art is my side hustle. I really love what I do creatively but I'm not ready or keen for a full time career.
Art is my love. I just like doing things when I can and when I want. I want to get better where possible and keep it as my peronal passion for now.
I'm just not sure
None of these options sound like me
Complete the section below if you would like to apply for a $500 travel bursary which can be used to help you attend From the Fringes.
All workshop attendees will recieve a code to get 25% off accomodation by staying with
. Their Hotel complex is on Wood St (5-10 minute's away from Brown's Mart via foot or wheelchair).
How would your creative practice or art career benefit from attending From the Fringes?
Have you previously attended any similar forums, symposiums, congress events etc for you arts practice?
What would you like to spend the money on so that you can attend the workshops?
For example accomodation, fuel, bus tickets, food...
Will you be able to attend From the Fringes if you do not receive a travel bursary?
Yes I can still probabaly attend
No I will not be able to attend without this support
I understand that if I receive a travel bursary I will be required to enter into an agreement with the Darwin Fringe Festival.
I will also be asked to report on how I spend the money. If at any stage I break the terms of the agreement or can no longer fulfill the agreement expectations then I will be required to pay the money back.
I understand and agree
I do not understand
I do not agree
How easy was this form to complete?
Kind of easy
Not sure, feeling neautral
A little bit hard
Do you have any feedback about this form and your experience?
Does this form ask too much? Does it ask too little? Do you understand all of the questions? Was anything else hard?
We will use this information to improve future experience for creatives and highly appreciate your honest feedback.
By hitting submit
- I understand that by completing this EOI I am not automatically accepted into the program and will still need to wait for a confirmation from the Darwin Fringe.
- If my application is successful I will be present for the workshops, giving input were possible and asking questions. I will be an active participant.
- I understand that there are limited spaces in the program making entry competitive.
- I have completed this form to the best of my abilities. The information submitted is ready to be reveiwed (you aren't sending in an incomplete application).
- All information is true.
- If I am unsuccessful I can speak with the Fringe around their decision making process.
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