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Literature Wales USA Read More

"Literature Wales’ Outreach Manager, Louise Richards, visited Philadelphia and New York to research and study the management of the Brave New Voices Youth Slam Festival and the successful pre-emptive education workshops run by Urban Word in New York.

Llewellyn, Richard Canada Read More

Richard Llewellyn of Paper Aeroplanes received support to take the band to Toronto and showcase at NXNE in June 2015.

Lloyd-Jones, Jessica Ireland Read More
Jessica Lloyd-Jones

My six-week residency at Leitrim Sculpture Centre was a turning point for new directions in my creative practice that has resulted from an intensely productive and thought provoking experience.

Moorcraft, Gareth Switzerland Read More
 Dürrenmatt Centre - Gareth Moorcraft - Science Fiction Lieder1

With the support of Wales Arts International, I travelled to Lausanne, Switzerland, between August 21st and September 1st 2015 to take part in the 'Science Fiction Lieder' project.

Moore, James Austria Read More

James undertook a month long residency at Atelierhaus Salzamt in December 2014.

Mothersuckers France Read More
Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Mothersuckers were supported in a collaborative project between them and Art13 in France exploring traditional folk notions of parenthood and contemprary artistic responses, culminating in an exhibition in France.

Music Theatre Wales Korea Read More

Music Theatre Wales was invited by the Tongyeong International Music Festival (TIMF) in South Korea to present three performances of GREEK by Mark-Anthony Turnage in April 2015 – the Asian premiere of the opera and first visit to the region for the company.

Music Theatre Wales Korea Read More

Music Theatre Wales applied for funding to enable one of the Artistic directors of the company, Michael McCarthy, to undertake a research and development visit to Tongyeong and Seoul ahead of taking a performance there.

Nash, Mandy Oman Read More
Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Mandy received support to participate in the International Exhibition of Arts, Heritage and Creativity which formed part of the Muscat Festival in Oman.

National Theatre Wales Australia Read More
  Gavin Porter_Project_Jan_Miller_2014

In September 2015 Gavin Porter and Devinda De Silva were invited to attend the National Indigenous Theatre Forum in Brisbane, Australia – a three day forum where Indigenous practitioners from around the world come together with a focus on the advancement of the Indigenous theatre sector in Australia.

NoFit State Community Circus Ltd Czech Republic Read More
NoFit State BIANCO Prague Silks - Photo by Emily Nicholl

WAI supported the presentation of NoFit States large-scale tented contemporary circus production BIANCO as part of the Letni Letna Festival programme in August 2015.

Nowicki, Bartosz Poland Read More

Bartosz Nowicki was invited to Poland to exhibit his first solo show in the country as a part of Second Greater Poland Photography Festival in October 2016.

Olion Byw India Read More
Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

The folk band duos, Olion Byw were supported to collaborate with musicians at the Tagore House in Kolkata and perform the results at the Gorbhanga Festival.

Only Men Aloud USA Read More

Only Men Aloud’s visit to the US in August 2014 consisted of 5 performances in Chicago, Algona and Minneapolis, providing an opportunity to develop the ensemble’s brand outside the UK and represent Wales on an international platform.

Owen, Karen Argentina Read More

Karen Owen participated in the Wales - Latin American Writers Chain across Patagonia with Karen Owen, Richard Gwyn, Nia Davis, Mererid Hopwood and Tiffany Atkinson .

Owen, Tom USA Read More
Save Your Breath, SXSW 2014, photo Dan Dennison

Tom Owen, one of the band members of Save your Breath, applied for funding to help support Save your Breath get to Austin, Texas to play an official music showcase slot at SXSW 2014.

Packham, Ruth Oman Read More
Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Felt maker Ruth Packman was supported to exhibit at the Muscat Festival on Oman.

Packham, Ruth Italy Read More

The project Felt a Giant shell was the result of a number of ideas that Ruth had relating to felt making and her practice.

Palser, Marega Morocco Read More
Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Marega Palser received funding to present 'Sometimes We Look' an exhibition of movement, drawing and animation at Fez International Dance Festival, Morocco.

Parri, Luned Rhys Argentina Read More

Luned Rhys Parri applied to travel to Patagonia in Argentina in November 2014 to research the people and the place to inform a new body of work.

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Wales - China 2017

Thomas Martin - Stratum 50 - Open Books

India Wales

Hay Festival Kerala

Patagonia 150

Patagonia - Marc Rees