It is with pleasure that the Earle Creativity & Development Trust announces the following Grant recipients for 2016:
Science & Technology
- Biological Systems Modeling Limited (Gabe Redding) – for the development of a holographic rugby simulation.
- Kevin Tong – for the development of an electric bike that carries up to two passengers.
- Ben Pedersen – for the development of an automated nematodes counter, to assist in animal health management and parasite research.
- Jessica White – for the development of an animated children’s book.
- Te Manawa Museums Trust – to develop a ‘hands-on lab’ and ‘robotics workshops’.
- Rangitikei College – for the purchase of a Farmbot for Teaching Science and Technology.
- Adriana Martins da Silva – to produce a short fictional film about the emotional aspects of immigration through the coming together of two antipodean cultures, involving the relationship between a Rangitane weaver and a Portuguese immigrant.
- Clayton Tansley – to design and construct a metal solar powered ‘Pou’ sculpture.
- Haunui Press – David Lupton will produce an interactive exhibition of botanical photographs which will tour the local regions.
- Hone Moriaty and Stewart Fulljames – will refine and collaboratively explore culture, customs and identity using ceramics, ‘uku’. They will use historic ceramic processes, with innovative and indigenous design and glazing processes.
- Luther Ashford – Awhina Puketapu, Maia Week, Tapiri Pirikahu, Tessa Ma’aunga to put together an exhibition of new, unique and innovative artworks.
- Manawatu Art Teachers Association – to organise a ‘Creative Futures Conference’, aimed at providing senior secondary visual arts students with inspiration from visiting professional artists, speakers and workshops.