Justin Shoulder, ‘Carrion’

Alongside the MCA’s New Romance exhibition, which features Next Wave alumni including Giselle Stanborough (2014) and Patricia Piccinini (1994), Justin Shoulder (2012) introduces Carrion, a new Fantastic Creature, in an experimental performance. Drawn from the artist’s Phasmahammer bestiary, Carrion is a posthuman clown. Free Read more  

Artists and alumni for Firstdraft’s end of year party

Firstdraft’s end of year party OUROBOROS features a host of Next Wave artists and alumni, including curator Justin Shoulder (Next Wave Festival 2012), Kickstarter and 2016 Festival artist Angela Goh, as well as Jackson Stacy and Jack Mannix (both Next Wave Festival 2014). As the year comes to an end the serpent awakens and begins […]

Alumni for Underbelly Arts

The first round of artists have been announced for the Underbelly Arts 2015 and by golly, are we already excited for the year to come. Next Wave alumni Brienna Macnish, Sophie Kitson, Justin Shoulder and Tully Arnott join an excellent group of young artists who will participate in the developmental Lab and Festival, that once again takes over […]

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 […]

Alumni at APAM 2014

The Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) hits Brisbane in February and a bunch our very talented alumni will be on show. Bringing together all things performing arts, APAM is the place to be for artistic exchange, collaboration, touring opportunities, skill building and partnerships. 2012 festival hit and Green Room Award winning work The Stream/ The Boat/ The […]

Justin Shoulder for MCA ARTBAR

20102 alumnus Justin Shoulder and his Glitter Militia are getting high on drama and amped on camp for NIGHTCRAFT, his mystic underground club night for MCA ARTBAR. Also featuring 2014 Festival Artist Jackson Stacy, this queer gathering has serious political and spiritual potential. Witness and partake in club covens, runway witchuals and craft-werk, inhabit your alter identities. Bring […]

Alumni remounts at Performance Space

Performance Space present their new season SHOW OFF over June-July, and it’s an awesome colour-blasted, over-caffeinated, attention-deficit run of performances. It also features remounts of some very special 2012 NWF hits. Once again formulaic limits of narrative and fueled by doughnuts and coffee. Green Room award nominated Justin Shoulder leads you through the Land of One […]

Next Wave Green Room Nominations

A huge congratulations to our eight 2012 Festival Artists nominated for Green Room Awards! Alternative & Hybrid Performance: OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION The River Eats – Justin Shoulder OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION – CREATIVE AGENCY FOR AUDIENCES Bingo Unit – Team Mess Flyway – Elizabeth Dunn The Stream/The Boat/The Shore – Dan Koop INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE IN CIRCUS Blindscape – […]