Next Wave x Expression Of Interest Call Out

This opportunity has now expired. Successful applicants will be notified by late August 2017. Good luck to those who applied!  Next Wave invites expressions of interest from Australia’s emerging artists & curators who wish to be a part of our exciting new national co-commission project. ‘Next Wave x’. Seven (7) ambitious projects by early career practitioners will be developed through the project, for presentation […]

FEMPRE$$ for Metro Arts

Following its visionary premiere at Next Wave Festival 2016, Hannah Brontë’s Fempre$$ places women on the mic, the decks and the dance floor for Metro Arts in a hip hop event that is as fierce as it is deep. $13 on the door Read more

Hannah Brontë, ‘Still I Rise’

Following its fierce Next Wave Festival 2016 debut, Hannah Brontë takes Still I Rise to Brisbane’s Metro Arts. This new video work explores feminism, Indigenous issues and the changing role of young women within today’s society through the mechanism of rap. Through densely loaded visuals Brontë explores an alternate universe where the governing body is comprised of strong […]

Rani P Collaborations, ‘Sedih//Sunno’

In case you missed it at Next Wave Festival 2016, Rani P Collaborations’ Sedih // Sunno is running at Metro Arts in Brisbane Tue 2 Aug – Sat 6 Aug. Sedih is Bahasa Indonesia for ‘sadness’. Sunno is ‘to listen’ in Fijian Hindi. Sedih // Sunno is a gentle invitation to listen to sadness. Four artists accompany […]

Eugenia Lim at Metro Arts

Alumna and Board member Eugenia Lim’s Yellow Peril is a new body of work exploring the impact and influence of mining and immigration on the Australian identity. Ron Robertson-Swann’s infamous Vault, 1980, sculpture is the starting point for Lim’s performative and playful new video work, which features a gold Mao-suited ‘Ambassador’ sent back in time […]

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) […]