Forever Transformed, curated by Georgie Meagher

Forever Transformed is the seventeenth incarnation of Gertrude Contemporary’s annual Octopus series and is the inaugural exhibition at our new home in Preston South. Forever Transformed casts a critical eye to one of the most highly valued qualities of our time – resilience. Curator and Next Wave CEO Georgie Meagher has brought together works by Tony Albert, Rushdi Anwar, […]

Georgie Meagher in Game Changers: The future of festivals

Why do arts festivals matter? How do we justify festivals? Why should they continue? Join an impressive panel of the leading creative thinkers behind Victoria’s premier festivals as they answer these important questions and share their quests and obsessions in creating cultural celebrations. Speakers include: Ian Pidd (facilitator), Georgie Meagher (Next Wave – that’s us!), Marcia Ferguson […]

Arts House Supper Club hosted by Georgie Meagher

Our very own Artistic Director Georgie Meagher leads the first Supper Club of Arts House’s recently-launched Season Two. Titled Politics Everywhere, Georgie brings together three sharp minds to discuss the ways politics permeate everyday life, from our bodies, to cities, to digital space – all over a delicious supper! Featuring Jake Goldenfein, Lecturer and PhD Candidate, Centre for Media and […]

Kickstart 2015 Briefings

Kickstart Briefings are open sessions where you can learn more about the program and fire off any questions. We’ll be holding briefings in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and online, hosted by our Artistic Director, Georgie Meagher and Artistic Program Manager, Meg Hale. If you can’t make it to any of the dates below, never fear. The artistic team […]

Kickstart 2015 Applications open!

The moment you’ve all been waiting for… Applications for Kickstart 2015 are now open! Kickstart is Next Wave’s flagship development program. It’s money, time and space for young artists to develop ambitious projects – to think bigger than they ever have before. It’s for artists who are excited by talking and thinking with other artists, […]

Georgie Meagher appointed as new AD

After a rigorous national and international recruitment process, we’re thrilled to announce Georgie Meagher as our incoming Artistic Director and co-CEO. Georgie is a Sydney-based artist, curator, writer and organiser with an interest in live and visual art. Georgie comes to Next Wave from her role as MCA’s Public Engagement Manager, where she has expanded […]