Alumni for Liveworks

Performance Spaces’s Liveworks program – which runs 27 October to 6 November at Carriageworks – is brimming with free and ticketed performances, workshops, conversations and interventions, featuring a remount of Pony Express’ Ecosexual Bathhouse, and works by alumni Mish Grigor, Liesel Zink, Benjamin Forster and Jo Lloyd. Pony Express fire up their Ecosexual Bathhouse again, bringing their hit Next Wave Festival 2016 work to Sydney […]

Alumni for Junction Arts Festival

Set aside some time in early September to visit Launceston’s Junction Arts Festival, this year featuring Next Wave alumni including: Julia Drouhin (2016) with Musical Mall Clock, a radio sound installation that will immerse your auditory abilities in the flux of the city in a mall environment, as well as Doctor Radio, a DIY agoradio transmission workshop. Brienna McNish […]

Alumni for Junction Arts Festival

Junction Arts Festival’s 2015 line-up is looking sharp, with the five-day festival set to take over Launceston through a rollicking program of performances, experiences and late-night happenings. Brienna Macnish (Next Wave Festival 2014) is this year’s Artist In Residence working on VILLAGE, the second part of a site-specific trilogy of audio works that kicked off with HOME at our 2014 Festival. Meanwhile, Dylan Sheridan […]

Alumni at Slipstream Festival

This August, Brisbane’s Metro Arts presents Slipstream, a festival of time-based art. With a focus on process and experimentation, Slipstream enters exciting new territories where the boundaries between artists and audiences, performance and visual art, the present and the future blur and disappear. Next Wave alumni on the bill include: Liesel Zink (Next Wave Festival 2012) […]

Liesel Zink at Dancehouse

2012 alumna Liesel Zink is one of three choreographers who’ve created new dance works for SURGE, a Dancehouse triple bill, performed by the LINK Dance Company. LINK is the West Australian Academy of Perorming Arts’s (WAAPA) pre-professional dance company, created to help dancers make a smooth transition from student to professional life. Structured like a professional company, LINK presents two seasons annually […]

Synapse by Liesel Zink

People sometimes talk about social norms as if they come from somewhere outside ourselves and we just have to live with them. Really, it’s just us, looking around at the world and each other for clues on how to behave. NW alumna Liesel Zink has been busy working with the incredible dancers of the Expressions […]