Score Festival at Performance Space

Things are heating up at Performance Space with Score, a new dance, sound and installation festival taking place from 1 August – 7 September. Featuring some of Australia’s leading choreographers, composers, and performers, Score examines the body in motion, finding spaces where dance, movement and sound come together. There’s also a number of Next Wave alumni on the line-up, including Natalie Abbott, […]

Speak Percussion in Big West Festival

Music, theatre and politics intersect in Common Ground, the latest collaboration between Speak Percussion, featuring current Next Wave artist Matthias Schack-Arnott, and Brisbane’s Topology. As part of Big West Festival, these music powerhouses explore themes from the Cuban Missile Crisis and Australiana through to club culture. All the works in the program are either composed by the […]

NW at Big West

It’s time again for the Big West Festival which takes over Melbourne’s western suburbs with 10 days of cutting edge, multi-cultural and multi-artform works. A slew of NW alumni are participating in projects alongside an amazing FREE program, activating public spaces with works with, for and by the people of Melbourne’s inner west. Tamara Saulwick’s PUBLIC,  in collaboration with […]

Speak Percussion at Melbourne Festival

Speak Percussion make their Melbourne Festival debut this October! For more than a decade, these musical innovators, including NWF 2014 artist Matthias Schack-Arnott, have been exploring the outer limits of sonic endeavour. Now, with The Black of the Star, they find themselves at the edge of all known sound. The Black of the Star (Le Noir […]