Reference Number RSG-02-19-4119
Applicant Francesca Grima
Project Title Mediterranean AlgoRhythm
Allocated funds (EUR) € 4,982
Mediterranean AlgoRhythm will aim to find creative ways of representing data collected from the Mediterranean basin via a multimedia dance and live music performance. It is a collaboration between Maltese artists and flamenco dancers as well as musicians from Spain and other parts of the Mediterranean. The project will also feature multimedia and installation art.
Reference Number RSG-14-19-4123
Applicant Vikesh Godhwani Chatlani
Project Title Researching the Immersive Potential of Theatre in the Dark
Allocated funds (EUR) € 5,000
The funds will be used for the research and development of an original Musical in the Dark with a focus on the immersive multi-sensory aspect of theatre in the dark. There will be three main strands of research: an immersive sensory playground, a journey through sound and a step into a visually impaired person’s shoes.
Reference Number RSG-11-19-4128
Applicant Maria Concetta Cariello
Project Title I CANNOT WALK AROUND MY BODY, I CANNOT LEAVE IT BEHIND - Choreographic Research
Allocated funds (EUR) € 3,855
The concept and starting point of the choreographic research is the body itself. The body as source of inspiration and as a complex system within its single parts. The body in its materiality. The main goals of this research are rooted in the understanding of how to use the body beyond its habits, and how to use it and to move it not as a thing, but as a complex system of intelligence, in its close relation with the brain activity.
Reference Number RSG-10-19-4127
Applicant Evgletta Zhanna Shtohryn
Project Title Women Photographers in Malta, 1860s 1890s
Allocated funds (EUR) € 3,360
This research will look for diversity in photography practitioners by focusing attention on the few female photographers active in these areas during the late nineteenth century. The research outcome will become the basis for an artwork that will be created with machine learning and sound. The artwork will then become a part of a group exhibition involving contemporary Maltese women artists, to take place early to mid-2020.
Reference Number RSG-12-19-4129
Applicant Antoine Borg Micallef
Project Title Disgħin Design
Allocated funds (EUR) € 2,803
Disgħin Design is a research project into the creation of a printed volume, the subject matter of which is the important, influential, and ubiquitous design elements that are related to the Maltese identity. The project will delve into various fields of practice and focus on key elements of design that have somehow shaped Malta and its inhabitants. These design elements range from the natural world, to architecture and transport, to local cuisine, and also history.