Justin Hinder in Project 16: The Agency of Things

Held in February each year, the Project exhibition series at Anna Pappas Gallery has become a stand out event of the Melbourne art scene. Project 16: The Agency of Things brings together a selection of artists working across a variety of mediums. And this year, Justin Hinder, who is part of Next Wave 2016’s Emerging Curators’ Program is […]

Emerging Curators Program open!

Are you a curator (or artist-as-curator, producer, writer, activist or other type of organiser) with an idea for a curatorial project? Applications are now open for our Emerging Curators Program, which seeks research-driven curatorial projects for development over 12 months with one of five partner organisations: Arts Project Australia, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Gertrude Contemporary, […]

Brooke Babington

Brooke Babington is an independent curator, artist and writer based in Melbourne. In 2012, Brooke was the recipient of the NAVA Curator Mentorship Grant for which she was mentored by Director Melissa Loughnan to curate Navel-gazing, Utopian Slumps, 2013. More recently she has worked collaboratively with Melissa to curate Between being and doing, Utopian Slumps, […]

Brooke Babington & Liang Luscombe at Alaska Projects

NWF Emerging Curators Brooke Babington & Liang Luscombe present a new exhibition Synonyms for Sincerity at Alaska Projects. Located in  the basement of a Kings Cross car park, the  Sydney based ARI re energises disused space which artists are encouraged to embrace or dramatically alter. Alongside Sydney artist David Capra, Brooke and Liang draw together clichés, knock-offs and […]

Katie Lenanton

Katie Lenanton is a curator, arts administrator and writer based in Perth, Western Australia. Independently, as a non-profit co-director and within local government she has managed numerous exhibitions, publishing initiatives and creative events that fostered collaboration and facilitated the production of new works from early career artists, musicians and creative practitioners. Curatorial projects include Dialogues […]

Sophie Kitson

Sophie has spent the last few years focusing on architecture and design, public programs, invigilating, writing and arts administration for various Australian and Italian-based arts institutions. Most recently, she has been working at the USA Pavilion for the 55th Biennale di Venezia; has been a curatorial assistant for Alaska Projects’ Director Sebastian Goldspink; completed a 3-month internship at […]

Liang Luscombe

Liang Luscombe completed a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours (Visual) from the Canberra School of Art, Australian National University in 2010. Recent solo exhibitions include Non in Casa, 157 Blyth St, Melbourne, 2013; Bauhaus Fisher Price, TCB art inc., Melbourne, 2012; String Strung Out, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, 2011. Selected group exhibitions include: No fond return of […]

Rosemary Willink

Rosemary Willink is a researcher of contemporary art, now living and working in Sydney. After having graduated in 2008 from the Victorian College of the Arts in Music Performance (Improvisation), she studied the history of art in London and Paris. Her research focuses on the political imaginary in Contemporary Art and more recently, the impact […]

Pegboard 8 August

This week’s Pegboard is out and full of all kinds of arty goodness! We’ve got some sweet giveaways from friends around town and Next Wave call outs for curators and paid tweeters. That’s right, money for tweets (!!!) We’re also announcing the elephant in the room (look left) who’s joining the NWF 2014 artist clan. […]

Emerging Curators: Call for Applications

Next Wave in association with four curators/curatorial collectives to work with over the next 10 months to each develop a major exhibition project for the 2014 Next Wave Festival, New Grand Narrative. Applications for Emerging Curators’ Program have now closed. Thanks to those who applied, successful applicants with be notified by 30 August 2013.