Asia TOPA 2017: Lukautim Solwara (look out for the ocean)

Rosanna Raymond (SAM/NZ) with collaborators Léuli Eshraghi (SAM/IRN/AUS), Amrita Hepi (AUS/NZ), Thomas ES Kelly (AUS), Nicole Monks (AUS), Steven Rhall (AUS), Reina Sutton (SLB/NZ) and Jaimie Waititi (NZ)

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Smoke rises. Song welcomes. Bodies are adorned. Enter a space carrying culture, ceremony and regalia of our longest living cultures.

Next Wave brings together acclaimed Samoan/Aotearoa (New Zealand) artist Rosanna Raymond with Maori, Pasifika and Aboriginal collaborators in Lukautim Solwara (look out for the ocean), a one-night-only event of performance, art and adornment.

Immerse yourself in the mana (power and honour) of visual artists, performers and choreographers as they intensively articulate, fabricate and actiVAte an explosive new cross-disciplinary experience, especially for Asia TOPA.

“One of the uncontested showstoppers.”
Artforum on Rosanna Raymond’s SaVAge K’lub at APT8.

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Lukautim Solwara (look out for the ocean) was commissioned by Next Wave and Arts Centre Melbourne for Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts. This project is supported by Creative New Zealand, ACCA and Arts House. Next Wave is supported by Creative Victoria and City of Melbourne. Asia TOPA is a joint initiative of the Sidney Myer Fund and Arts Centre Melbourne and is supported by the Australian and Victorian Governments.


17 Feb 2017

Tickets $39 Full / $29 Concession

May contain nudity, loud noise, haze and smoke effects. Audiences are invited to roam during the performance. 

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA)
111 Sturt Street, Southbank, VIC