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We announce the successful applicants for round three of the Artists' international development fund

  • Date: 14 March 2013
  • Area: International, National

Arts Council England and the British Council today announce 22 new artists based in England who will be supported to work internationally.

Download the list of successful round three artists and projects

This is the third of three rounds of funding for this financial year. Artists can still apply for funding for international projects in the fourth round, which is open for applications until 3 May 2013.

The £750,000 Artists international development fund aims to support artists who have carried out little or no work internationally, and is designed to help artists build on their domestic success and develop markets and audiences overseas for their work.

All successful projects include one or two periods spent working abroad by the artist. The grants are to be used towards covering travel, accommodation, some material costs and daily needs.

Today's announcement offers grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to artists to travel, explore and build international partnerships through carrying out projects in 17 different countries in artforms ranging from visual arts, literature and music to theatre, dance and combined arts.

Successful artists from this round include:

  • Ben Glass who will receive £2,943 to develop his skills using Assistive Music Technology to collaborate with disabled and non-disabled musicians in the UK and Brazil
  • Harriet Plewis who has been awarded £2,111 for a week-long residency in Lucky Gallery in New York. The trip will include a week of networking activities facilitated by Lucky Gallery Director, Laura Arena, to seed potential future collaborations with New York-based performance artists and curators
  • Nola Marshall who has been awarded £4,337 to travel to Ghana and strengthen partnerships through producing a workshop that will mobilise a group of elder performing artists. Together, they will plan the development of a participatory, intergenerational, and creative production to teach the younger generation traditional artistic practices that were regenerated by the Nkrumah government to demonstrate the 'African personality'

You can find out more about what makes a successful project in our case study and interview with choreographer Luke Pell who undertook a 17-day research trip in New York at the beginning of this year.

Arts Council England and the British Council are each providing half of the total funding available for the Artists international fund, which is managed by the Arts Council. Successful applicants are chosen jointly by Arts Council England and the British Council.

For more information, and to apply for the fourth round of funding visit the Artists international development funding pages.