Our 2014–15 fellows and scholars are researching a range of subjects including Victorian vaudeville, Her Majesty's Theatre, animation, artist books, puppetry and more.
The following recipients have been awarded $12,500 for three months' study:
- Sue Broadway: Circus and vaudeville in Victoria: history, artists, audiences, venues, events past and present. Performance work and installation.
- Petr Herel: Monsieur Teste’s library. Artist’s book.
- Sharon Huebner: Noongar and Koories: interpreting the silences of a colonial archive. Book manuscript.
- William Kelly: Fellow travellers: an unfolding story. Artist’s book.
- James Saunders: Majesty – a TV drama series set in Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne, during the 1880–90s while under the ownership of Australia’s first entertainment mogul, James Cassius Williamson. TV period drama series.
- Malcolm Turner: Researching the historical, social and artistic background to the centenary of Australian animation. Film essays and documentary.
Learn more about our current Creative Fellows.
Georges Mora Foundation Fellowship
The Georges Mora Foundation Fellowship carries a grant of $10,000, access to a private study within the Library and the opportunity for a residency in La Rochelle in France or the Alliance Française de Melbourne. The recipient is:
- Inez de Vega: DISORDER!: Lillian Temple-Dumble performing transgression in Australian art.
Learn more about our current Georges Mora Foundation fellow.
Redmond Barry Fellowship
The recipient of the Redmond Barry Fellowship, which carries a grant of $20,000, is:
- Dr Michael Davis: The Greg Dening papers: using ethnographic history in writing about Aboriginal/European environmental encounters. Article for publication and reading guide.
Learn more about our current Redmond Barry fellow.
Children's Book Fellowship
The Children's Book Fellowship carries a grant of $12,500 and the use of shared space at the Library. The recipient is:
- Theresa O’Connor: Popuppets! Pop-up books and monster puppets. Community engagement and public performance.
Learn more about our current Children's Book fellow.
Berry Family Fellowship
The recipient of the biennial Berry Family Fellowship, which carries a grant of $12,500 and the use of shared space at the Library, is:
- Minna Muhlen-Schulte: Crossing enemy lines: German-Australian identity in wartime Victoria. Article for publication and radio program.
Learn more about our current Berry Family fellow.
Centenary of WWI Fellowship
The Centenary of WWI Fellowship carries a grant of $12,500 and the use of shared space at the Library. The recipient is:
- Jill Jolliffe: Public images of World War I: the myth and the reality. Essay.
Learn more about our current Centenary of WWI fellow.