Alumni at AGWA

Alumni Bindi Cole and Tony Albert join group exhibition new passports, new photography at The Art Gallery of Western Australia, a celebration of the Gallery’s recent acquisitions of contemporary photography around the theme of portraiture. The exhibition brings together over one hundred works, many of which will be on display for the first time. new passports, new photography explores how […]

Alumni shortlisted for Indigenous Art Awards

35 Victorian Indigenous artists  have been shortlisted for the 2014  Victorian Indigenous Art Awards including NW alumni Bindi Cole, Steaphan Paton, Paola Balla and Megan Cope. The shortlisted artists come from all parts of the state and practice in a range of artforms, from traditional basket weaving to multimedia, sculpture and photography. All nominated artists go in […]

Pegboard 16 Jan is out!

Holy moly it’s hot. Thankfully we’ve got some cool cool reading for you in the shape of one massive Pegboard, with all the usual goodness – outs, suggests, a stack of arts opportunities and some of the finest reads on the internet. We’re also kicking off our brand-new Artist Profile series, featuring our artists in […]

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, […]

Next Wave Artists for VIAA

Big congrats to 2014 NWF Artist Steaphan Paton and 2010 NWF alumna Bindi Cole who have been shortlisted for the Victorian Indigenous Art Awards 2013.  The 2013 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards  presents the distinctive and recent work of Victoria’s Indigenous artists, drawing from their cultural heritage, personal experiences and art practice. The shortlisted works will be exhibited at the Art […]

Melbourne Festival Picks

We’re gearing up for a huge Melbourne Festival at NW HQ with heaps of Wavers past and present involved in shows we’re excited to catch! NW alumnus Max Delany curates Reinventing the Wheel: The Readymade Century, a tribute to  a hundred years of ready made art. Bringing together works by over 50 artists – from Duchamp […]

Bindi Cole at Nellie Castan Gallery

  Sometimes it feels like part of your life doesn’t fit, like it was a dream or something that happened to someone else. Yet it defined who you were, are, am. 2012 NWF alumna Bindi Cole presents a new exhibition On the Edge of the Unknown which explores the space between these worlds. This is the space that defines […]

Next Wave Alumni in Channels Festival

Channels Festival is coming! Haven’t heard of it? Channels is a new biennial festival based in Melbourne showcasing the best of contemporary video practice from Australia and around the world.  Powerhouse ladies (and Next Wave alumni) Jessie Scott, Rachel Feery and Eugenia Lim have curated a bumper program of screenings, talks, workshops, performances and exhibitions running […]

My Country, I Still Call Australia Home at GOMA

Featuring some of Australia’s most revered Indigenous artists including Kickstart artist Megan Cope and alumna Bindi Cole, My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia is the GoMA’s largest exhibition of contemporary art by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to date. The exhibition explores three central themes — presenting Indigenous […]