Frances Barett, Giselle Stanborough and Sally Rees will each receive $100,000 as recipients of the inaugural Suspended Moment: The Katthy Cavaliere Fellowship, established in October last year in the name of the late Australian installation and performance artist Katthy Cavaliere.

Katthy Cavaliere Sally Rees, Giselle Stanborough, Frances Barrett. Photo © Daniel Boud

The fellowship is designed specifically for female-identifying Australian artists or artist collectives, and was made possible by funds from Cavaliere’s estate. The title is taken from Cavaliere’s early career survey exhibition in 2004, Suspended Moment. Artists were invited to submit proposals for an ambitious new work focussing on the intersection of installation and performance art practice and each of the three recipients will use the money to showcase a new individual work at one of three institutions, Melbourne’s ACCA, Sydney’s Carriageworks and Hobart’s MONA in 2020.

The selection panel comprised representatives from the exhibiting institutions, including Daniel Mudie Cunningham form Carriageworks, David Walsh and Nicole During from MONA and Max Delany and Annika Kristensen from ACCA.

“From a most impressive application pool of almost 300 applications, and after much deliberation and rewarding discussion, we are delighted to announce Frances Barrett, Giselle Stanborough and Sally...

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