Kickstart 2015 Applications open!

The moment you’ve all been waiting for… Applications for Kickstart 2015 are now open! Kickstart is Next Wave’s flagship development program. It’s money, time and space for young artists to develop ambitious projects – to think bigger than they ever have before. It’s for artists who are excited by talking and thinking with other artists, […]

Work with Next Wave

Join the Next Wave team… Next Wave is looking for an Assistant Producer to support our Artistic Team in 2014. Led by Next Wave’s Artistic Director and team of Associate Producers, this position will assist selected artists to plan the presentation of their multi-artform projects in the 2014 Next Wave Festival (16 April-11 May 2014). This position […]

Brooke Babington & Liang Luscombe at Alaska Projects

NWF Emerging Curators Brooke Babington & Liang Luscombe present a new exhibition Synonyms for Sincerity at Alaska Projects. Located in  the basement of a Kings Cross car park, the  Sydney based ARI re energises disused space which artists are encouraged to embrace or dramatically alter. Alongside Sydney artist David Capra, Brooke and Liang draw together clichés, knock-offs and […]

Festival Artists Announced

We’re absolutely delighted to announce the six new Festival artists recently selected by our unique response to our Festival theme and a sense of adventure, sensitivity and inquisitiveness that we adore.  We can’t wait to share their projects with you.  And in the mean time, learn a little more about each of them here: Jackson […]

Natalie Abbott

Natalie Abbott is an avid performer, choreographer and experimental media artist and is constantly inspired and surprised by the potential of the human body and mind. She has toured with her own choreographic projects throughout Europe, Asia and America, and worked with independent choreographers and visual artists in Melbourne, UK and NY. Her works include Ultimate Pressure, […]

Festival Application Briefings

We are now calling for projects to be a part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival, 1 – 11 May in Melbourne, Australia. Artists participating in Next Wave’s programs receive artistic and producing guidance from our expert staff, brokerage into funding and presentation contexts, and connections and feedback from like-minded peers across the country. We […]