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Letty Katts Award


Applications are now open for State Library of Queensland’s 2018 Letty Katts Award, which supports the research and documenting of Queensland’s music history. It gives a musician, composer, scholar or researcher the opportunity to study, experiment and explore new thinking in their art/study, leading to the creation of new knowledge or work/s inspired by Queensland’s music history. The recipient will receive a stipend of $5,000.

Applications are open until 5pm Wednesday 21 March 2018.

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Previous Winner

John Willsteed - Street Life: Posters and Their Role in the Brisbane Music Scene 1975–1995

Street Life is a research project designed to enhance the scope of the posters currently in State Library’s collection by adding details around provenance; by encouraging music poster donations to State Library through social media and personal contacts in the music industry; and by contextualising the posters in written form as well as public presentation/exhibition.