Dickson Grants recipients


Dickson Grant Recipients

January - June 2020

The City Renewal Authority awarded approximately $75,000 in funding to nine recipients as part of the Dickson Grants program, who are listed in the table below. Over the next six months, these grants will help activate and improve Dickson with a diverse range of events, activations and installations.

Applicant nameProject TitleProject DescriptionTotal Amount Awarded
Ms Dan MaginnityDickson Bug WallsA refresh of an existing mural in Dickson to reflect the change that has occurred in Dickson over the 10 years since it was installed.$6,000.00
Mx Pablo LatonaPublic Art Treasure HuntCelebrate Dickson's existing public art through three art hunt events.$8,697.00
Trove Canberra Cooperative LtdTrove Slow Fashion FestivalTrove Canberra to celebrate 12 months of being in Dickson with a Slow Fashion Festival. Activities include a free fashion parade, free workshops celebrating slow fashion.$8,000.00
Mr Dan WattersThe Electric Shadow Ride-In Cinema ProjectA bespoke bicycle cinema that will hold two screenings in Dickson.$5,500.00
Mr Michael SollisWhite Australia - A song cycle for Reconciliation DayPerformances of five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander composers who are creating artistic responses to the Australian parliament’s attitude towards citizenship and migration over the last 120 years.$7,090.00
University of CanberraDickson Living RoomsThe project would aim to expose the lived-experiences of Dickson through the creation of a physical and digital installation situated in the Dickson Village shopping precinct.$10,000.00
Ms Claire HarrisChangemaker Career & Craft HubA series of purpose-focused pop-up events for adults and children. Adults, particularly parents, will be able to come together and meet career development experts and business owners while their children are having a great time nearby on a ‘craft for purpose’ project.$10,000.00
Mr Mathias MustilloFunky Street Pianos in DicksonWeatherproof pianos placed in public space in Dickson for people to play and interact with.$10,000.00
Bohie Palecek and Faith KerehonaDickson Community Environmental MuralA mural featuring a relevant photorealistic portrait, an inspiring typographic quote about the environment and native flora relevant to the Canberran region$10,000.00