Zoey Dawson in NEON

Alumna Zoey Dawson (Next Wave Festival 2014) presents Calamity: one wild woman with two wildly different stories. The gun-slinging, foul-mouthed cowgirl Calamity Jane has become a legend of the American Wild West. A spinster, a notorious liar and a violent drunk, she lived and dressed like a man in a protofeminist era – yet in her […]

Rani Pramesti, Ria Soemardjo and Shivanjani Lal in NEON

For Next Wave’s Kickstart 2015 program, Rani Pramesti, Ria Soemardjo and Shivanjani Lal are creating a portable installation-performance in the shape of three distinct ‘homes’, custom-built to their cultural backgrounds: Chinese-Indonesian, Fijian-Indian, Anglo-Australian-Javanese. Yes Way, We Made Australia Home is a gentle reproach to the Australian Government’s Operation Sovereign Border’s slogan, No Way, You Will Not […]