Sisters Akousmatica, Julia Drouhin & Pip Stafford, Next Wave Festival 2016, photo by Keelan O’Hehir

Next Wave x Expression Of Interest Call Out

This opportunity has now expired. Successful applicants will be notified by late August 2017. Good luck to those who applied! 
Next Wave invites expressions of interest from Australia’s emerging artists & curators who wish to be a part of our exciting new national co-commission project. ‘Next Wave x’. Seven (7) ambitious projects by early career practitioners will be developed through the project, for presentation in Melbourne at Next Wave Festival 2018 and in Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane and Sydney.These co-commissions will include guaranteed funding and expert mentorship, with a number also including multiple presentation opportunities, facilitating successful candidates with the resources and unparalleled artist support to present on a national stage, without creative compromise.Next Wave will bring together the new generation of Australian artists and curators working in visual arts, dance, music, theatre, performance, live art and curating with some of Australia’s most exciting industry partners: ACE OpenDance HouseLiquid ArchitectureMetro ArtsPICAVitalstatistix and West Space.

Together we provide opportunities to work in iconic and unusual spaces, and reach into under represented artist communities of QLD, SA and WA, ensuring Next Wave Festival 2018 will hold its place as the most dynamic national showcase of emerging artists and creative risk-taking.

Head to the Next Wave x page and submit your EOI before August 7 2017 for consideration.

Good luck!