Dan McCabe, ‘Shadows on the hill’

After premiering at Next Wave Festival 2016, Dan McCabe’s Shadows on the hill will be a part of WA’s Disrupted – Festival of Ideas, running on Sat 30 Jul and Sun 31 Jul. This year’s theme is Subject to Change, and other participants include Next Wave Festival alumna, Loren Kronemyer (Pony Express), Waleed Aly, Dr Susan Carland, June […]

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 […]

Next Wave Festival 2016 is live

Looking for the 2016 Festival website? Click here. Next Wave Festival 2016 takes over theatres, galleries, carparks, gardens, shopfronts and carparks across Melbourne from 5-22 May. Featuring 37 projects by emerging and early-career artists from across Australia, the 2016 Festival highlights diverse voices, celebrates inclusivity and explores interconnectedness across its program. From Northcote to North […]

Sisters Akousmatica artist talk and performance

Ahead of their Next Wave Festival 2016  project,  Tasmanian artists Pip Stafford and Julia Drouhin are discussing their work, involving radiophonic broadcast experiments, occult vibrations and rituals, cosmic noise, chocolate LPs and more. The session will be part talk, part performance and whole opportunity to meet and get to know the artists. This intimate presentation, at […]

Next Wave at MPavilion

MPavilion! Next Wave! A union so suited. As part of their Consortium series, we’re hosting a conversation that brings together differing perspectives on the politics of place, from how we name places, to where and how we live in them. Finding points of intersection between luxury camping, Indigenous knowledge systems, culture clashes and suburban sprawl, this […]

2016 Festival Project Call-out

The call is officially open for a small number of projects across artistic disciplines for presentation in Melbourne at Next Wave Festival in May 2016. This process is a little different to others – it starts with an Expression of Interest and progresses from there. Read on and apply now! EOIs close Mon 8 Jun, 11.59pm AEST