Alumni for ‘Treatment: Flightlines’

Treatment: Flightlines is a public art project that makes innovative connections. Through sight, sound, smell, community, performance, film, photography, sculpture and installation take a bio-diverse journey around the Western Treatment Plant, for almost 130 years and still evolving, one of Melbourne’s most critical infrastructures. Alumni artists involved include Zoe Scoglio (2010, 2012) and Ash Keating […]

Alumni in Dark Mofo

Dark Mofo is undoubtedly the hottest place to be in the depths of a chilly winter – but if you need three even hotter reasons, then here they are in the form of Next Wave alumni featured in the program: Patricia Piccinini (Next Wave Festival 1994) in The Shadows Are Calling, Ash Keating (Next Wave […]

‘Merge’ at Dance Massive

NW Alumni Ash Keating and Curatorial Panel member Antony Hamilton have collaborated with choreographer Melanie Lane on dance work Merge, premiering March 18-22 as part of Dance Massive. Created also with renowned UK electronic musician Clark (Warp), and celebrated visual artist Bridie Lunney, Merge is a collision of bodies, sound and material, offering a poetic […]

Pegboard 13 Feb is out!

The Festival edges ever closer and we just keep getting busier! A cracker Pegboard this week with all the gossip on JUMP, more chances to work with Next Wave, heaps of suggests, opps and readings, as well as the chance to submit your Next Wave Memories! Get into it here!

NW picks at FOLA

Hola FOLA! The Festival of Live Art hits Melbourne in March, with 17 category-busting days of performances, experiences and happenings. The program is cracking with NW alumni,from intimate one-on-ones to dazzling show-biz spectacles. Check out our picks below, happening all over Melbourne from the 14 – 30 March. Amy Spiers (NWF 2008) and staff alumni Ashley Dyer […]

Melbourne Now

The largest and most ambitious exhibition in Melbourne’s history is about to hit the National Gallery of Victoria. Over 300 arts practitioners will come together for Melbourne Now, a celebration of the latest art, architecture, design, performance and cultural practices of creative Melbourne. Among them are a slew of Next Wave alumni, including artists, designers, sponsors, […]

Alumni at Sydney Contemporary

Sydney Contemporary is is Australia’s new international art fair presenting modern and contemporary artwork from over 80 Australian and international galleries. The works exhibited come from some of the most respected names in contemporary art, including some special NW alumni. Tully Arnot & Charles Dennington (NWF 2012) presented by Galerie POM POM will be a part of the festival’s installation program, their […]

Ash Keating wins Guirguis New Art Prize

A huge congratulations to 2008 NWF alum, the work took eight hours to complete. West Park Proposition  has been acquired by the NGV and the Monash Museum of Art and will be on display, alongside the other shortlisted artists at the Post Office Gallery, University of Ballarat and the Art Gallery of Ballarat. More Info

Ash Keating in Christchurch

NW Alumnus (2008) Ash Keating has injected some creative energy into the disaster-struck streets of Christchurch. Concrete Propositions is a huge, abstract painting on a demolition revealed wall in Christchurch. On Saturday 10 November, the public were invited to watch as the painting emerged from  paint lodged from buckets, weed sprayers and fire extinguishers onto the concrete wall. At the […]