Carclew is proud to announce that two of its projects have been shortlisted for 2015 Ruby Awards, now in their 10th year, which will be held at an industry celebration at Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art on Friday 11 December.
Ruby Award for Community or Regional Impact (over $100,000)
Run Zombie, Run and the Zombie Gauntlet was a community arts and cultural development project for young people in Adelaide’s southern suburbs. A project of Expressway Arts, an initiative of Carclew undertaken jointly with City of Onkaparinga, Run Zombie, Run encouraged young people to engage with their communities, discover new places and volunteer for local organisations. The outcome was an immersive theatre presentation, Zombie Gauntlet.
Ruby Award for Arts Enterprise
Fifth Quarter, Carclew’s arts business incubator and co-working space assists early career and emerging artists to develop their businesses. Fifth Quarter runs professional development programs, tailored mentoring, coaching and consultancy to help artists reconcile their creative lives with sustainable business practice.
In 2014, Carclew won the Ruby Award for Community or Regional Impact (over $100,000) for their project called POM POM. While in 2012, Carclew were recognised for their longstanding commitment to support young people in the arts with a Ruby Award for Sustained Contribution by an Organisation or Group.
Click here for more information on the Ruby Awards and a list of all the nominations.