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NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship with the State Library of NSW

Date: Fri January 22 2021 12:00 am to Mon March 1 2021 11:59 pm

Applications for the NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship are now open.

NSW Aboriginal Creative Fellowship is a fellowship program in partnership with Create NSW, the State Library of NSW will provide an opportunity for an Aboriginal artist, knowledge holder or creative practitioner to undertake creative research that will work towards a presentation outcome at the State Library of NSW.

The successful applicant will be awarded $30,000 to conduct research and engage with the State Library collections, delving into subjects and materials from the Library’s Indigenous Collections. They will deliver a creative research project that engages the collection with a public outcome and must be completed in a 12 month period from April 2021.

The Fellowship is only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who live and work in New South Wales, with the aim of supporting an artist at any stage of their career – emerging, mid-career and established – who has shown dedication and a high level of commitment to their practice.

The Library’s Indigenous Collection Strategy guides the current collecting of material related to Indigenous peoples, particularly in NSW.

See a list of the State Library of NSW’s Collections.


Key dates

Applications open: Friday 22 January 2021

Applications close: Monday 1 March 2021 at 5:00 PM AEDT



For more information, visit the Create NSW website.

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