360 VISION: Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality Development Initiative for the Arts 2018

360 Vision. Image courtesy of Create NSW

360 Vision. Image courtesy of Create NSW

Create NSW is offering six grants of up to $20,000 each for professional artists to develop virtual reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) work. The grants are available for a range of NSW based practitioners working across diverse practices; including visual arts, theatre, dance, music, literature, and/or museum practices. We encourage collaborations with VR/AR practitioners.

Applications for this initiative are closed.

See the full list of recipients here.

This initiative will enable artists to explore and develop skills in this new field. Successful artists will propose activities which develop and extend their skills through the creation of new VR/AR projects.


Before you apply, please read the Grants for Individuals Guidelines (short version) or the full version of the Arts and Cultural Development Program Guidelines for more comprehensive information, including special eligibility requirements, assessment criteria and support material for this funding category. The information on this page is a guide only.

Closing dates and timelines

Applications for this initiative are closed.

Who can apply?

Individual artists, partnerships, groups from all artforms based in NSW. Organisations are not eligible to apply unless partnering with an independent artist/artist group.

Applicants who have not previously worked in VR/AR are encouraged to apply.

Applicants who have not received this funding in the past will be given priority.

Funding range

Grants are available for up to $20,000. Projects at all stages of development will be accepted as submissions.

Your Application

Please note: to apply for funding you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form on the Create NSW online application system.

Create NSW is committed to supporting applicants with disability. Information can be provided in alternative formats upon request (i.e. large print or electronic). If you require assistance with your application please contact Create NSW on the details provided below.

Apply now

To apply for funding you will need to complete and submit the relevant application form through our secure online grants system, SmartyGrants.

Contact Us

For further advice, please contact Create NSW:
E: arts.funding@create.nsw.gov.au
P: 02 8289 6520

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