Alumni for Tiny Stadiums

Once again Tiny Stadiums bursts into the streets of Erskineville in November, with a huge season of live performance and site-specific installations. Of course there’s a stack of Next Wave alumni involved, presenting unique perspectives on domesticity and family life, property, sub-cultures and nightlife. 2012 alumni Team Mess will present anew immersive video-performance work Trojans, […]

NW Art Fair Picks

Tis the season when the Melbourne gallery scene explodes into the various shapes and colours of the Melbourne Art Fair, taking up shop once again at the Royal Exhibition Building from 11 – 17 August. There’s a huge stack of alumni involved in various programs, and we’ve got the lowdown on whose doing what, where. The main  MAF […]

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 […]

Speakeasy Cinema: The Artist is Present

This week our friends at Speakeasy Cinema are screening the feature-length doco Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present. Seductive, fearless, and outrageous, Marina Abramović has been redefining what art is for nearly forty years. Using her own body as a vehicle, pushing herself beyond her physical and mental limits, she creates performances that challenge, shock, and move. This […]

Alumni at Forest Fringe

  The Forest Fringe Festival in Edinburgh has launched and some of our lovely lady alumni have been announced as part of the program. Brown Council (2010) present Remembering Barbara Cleveland,  an interdisciplinary work that that focuses on the legacy of the mythic Australian performance artist. Through honouring Cleveland’s life and work, Brown Council seek to question who […]