Signature Works - Innovation Lab 2017

Expressions of Interest are now closed

Event Dates: 1 – 4 May 2017

An immersive four day residential Innovation Lab in May 2017, the Lab will offer an entirely Indigenous creative space with hope to strengthen future Indigenous signature works and embolden artists with strong ideas and innovative work.

A unique opportunity for First Nations arts professionals to collaboratively develop and create new ideas and concepts for works that will push forward sector thinking and understanding of Indigenous signature works. It is an opportunity for artists to be invigorated and inspired. Innovation Lab is about valuing cultural expression as a way of amplifying Indigenous Knowledge, regarding options around future challenges all of humanity will face.

What is expected of participants

Participants will be required to commit 4 days of immersive collaborative work in a regional location.

Who can apply

This opportunity is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists with at least 5 years’ experience in their artistic field and be able to demonstrate a significant body of work.

Selection criteria 

  • Track record as a practising artist or creative professional 
  • The artistic merit of your 1,000 word pitch
  • Willingness to participate, collaborate and share
  • Artistic achievement.


Potential applicants are encouraged to discuss their application with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Project team.

Projects Manager, Frank Trotman - Golden
Projects Officer, Michelle Wong

Phone: 02 9215 9144
Toll free: 1800 226 912

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