Expressions of Interest

Artist commission expressions of interest open from Monday 10 July

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 Image credit: Photographer Steve Brown, images from South Side Festival 2023


EOI category: Artist Commissions

South Side Festival 2024 dates: Friday 10 May to Sunday 19 May 2024

Frankston City Council Funding amount for this EOI category: Up to $5,000.00 AUD (plus GST if applicable)

The Artist Commissions to be granted from a pool of $20,000.00 AUD. The maximum amount that can by applied for is $5,000.00 AUD (plus GST if applicable).

EOI guidelines with application portal link access can be found at the end of this page.

Key dates:

10 July 2023: EOIs open 6am

14 August 2023: EOIs close midnight

Successful applicants will be notified by mid-September 2023.

Check out 2022 and 2023’s successful commissions:


Electric Garden by LuxVr

MELD x Big Bao

That Song Changed My Life by Mama Alto

Light With Hope – Unity by Jenny Zhe Chang


Architecture of Inner Space by Agata Mayes

When? by Mindy Meng Wang

The Bandwagon South Side Sessions

Murrundaya Yepengna Dance Workshops


Full festival past program brochures can be viewed here and you can explore the events in more detail here.


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Please read the guidelines before reaching out, email enquiries are preferred as a first step.

SSF Artist Commission EOI Guidelines PDF(PDF, 777KB)