Opportunities and awards

Callouts for 2024 exhibition programming, composer-in-residence program, plus winners of Brisbane Portrait Prize, finalists for emerging playwright commission and more.
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New Music Competition 2024 (Vic)

The New Music Competition has been a celebrated part of St Kilda Festival since 2007 and each year gives entrants the chance to play at the festival and also be in the running for cash prizes. The competition is seeking 10 talented emerging artists or groups. The selected acts will perform a 30-minute set of original material at the next St Kilda Festival on Sunday 18 February 2024, with the crowd favourite taking home a $5000 cash prize and an invitation to perform on the St Kilda Festival Main Stage in 2025.
Applications close 18 October; learn more and apply.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram: @lleizy_