Artists and alumni for Melbourne Fringe

You’ve seen the stats (400 events, 6000 artists, 19 days), now get the facts! Melbourne Fringe’s 2015 program is bursting with art, parties, more art and even more partying. Here’s our selection of Next Wave artists and alumni involved in this year’s proceedings. Kick things off with Shian Law (Next Wave Festival 2014) who is co-curating The Side Part, […]

Alumni in Adhocracy

Adhocracy is Vitalstatistix’s national artist hothouse held each Queen’s Birthday long weekend, supporting the creative development of new experimental and interdisciplinary projects. Artists from around Australia create, converse and critique at Vitals’ beautiful Waterside Worker’s Hall in an open studio environment. This year eight projects make up the three-day program, including five Next Wave Alumni: Willoh S Weiland (Next Wave Festival 2008), together […]

Trilogies at The Substation

Three, oh, it’s the magic number. Trilogies is a new exhibition at The Substation, bringing together three major bodies of work (all trilogies) from three different artists/collectives. Featuring 2008 alumni Willoh S. Weiland and Sydney duo Soda_Jerk alongside Swedish artist Erik Bünger, Trilogies delves into ideas around lived and recorded histories, science fiction and science fact, inner and […]

Alumni for Going Nowhere

Going Nowhere is one event happening on two sides of the globe simultaneously. Hosted by Arts House in Melbourne and Cambridge Junction in the UK, the program explores how artists, communities and audiences can create sustainable international creative experiences without getting on a plane. There are a stack of NW alumni involved and their projects are filled with exciting […]

Alumni for MWF

Melbourne Writers Festival is just around the corner and THE RABBLE, their 2014 Theatre Company in Residence, are cooking up an inspired evening of poetry, angst, death and fun in DEATHLY/ DEATH/ DEAD. THE RABBLE (Kate Davis and alumna Emma Valente) have asked performance makers to reinvent poems that have been typically ghettoised as ‘angsty’. The result: […]

Alumni for Site is Set

Artist collective Field Theory (alumni Martyn Coutts, Sarah Rodigari, Willoh S. Weiland, Lara Thoms, Jackson Castiglione and Rebecca Burdon) have curated Site is Set – four weeks of performances that renounce theatres and galleries for venues like the exclusive Collingwood Masonic Lodge and Melbourne’s abandoned Astrojet space museum. The program is stacked with NW alumni, presenting works that cross disciplines and explore themes […]

Pegboard 16 Jan is out!

Holy moly it’s hot. Thankfully we’ve got some cool cool reading for you in the shape of one massive Pegboard, with all the usual goodness – outs, suggests, a stack of arts opportunities and some of the finest reads on the internet. We’re also kicking off our brand-new Artist Profile series, featuring our artists in […]

Forever Now Launches into World Space Week!

World Space Week is coming and to kick it off Aphids  is sending art into the cosmos! All you Next Wave lovers are invited to a special celebration of Forever Now (did we mention it’s free with beer, cheese and Brian Richie?) Inspired by the Golden Records sent into space on the 1977 Voyager expedition, Forever Now […]