Maitri Cultural Partnerships Grants

2022-23 Grant Recipients

Mona Foma Festival (Moorilla Estate) Tasmania’s world-famous festival of music and art Mona Foma will lead a two-year Australia-India music collaboration with artistic exchanges, music residencies resulting in a major concert in 2025. TAS $248,960
Bábbarra (Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation) Bábbarra Women’s Centre in Maningrida, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory will collaborate with Tharangini Studio in Bengaluru working with emerging women artists in textile development. NT $250,000
Dr Ben Knapton Leading Australian circus and physical theatre director Benjamin Knapton will work with leading performers of traditional Indian physical theatre in a production to premiere at the Royal Opera House in Mumbai. QLD $67,702
Raghav Handa Raghav Handa’s project features an international development collaboration between Australian dance artists and the Attakkalari Dance Centre for Movement Arts at the 2024 India Biennale in Bengaluru.  NSW $58,948
Liquid Architecture Melbourne based Liquid Architecture will co-host, with New Delhi based Sarai-CSDS, a symposium, workshop, and exhibition exploring creative practices engaged with new technologies in sound and media. VIC $67,347
Undercurrent Theatre Company West Australian theatre makers Undercurrent Theatre Company’s co-production with Kerala based VOiD Ensemble. WA $53,273