This is an ongoing archive of Next Wave Alumni spanning our 35-year history. You can browse the list below or use the filters to find someone fast. If you have been involved in a Next Wave Festival and don’t have an artist profile yet, fill in the form here. If you have any questions, email

Rosanna Raymond

Over the past 20 years, Raymond’s activities have made her a notable producer of and commentator on contemporary Pacific Island culture, in Aotearoa New Zealand, the UK, and the USA. She specialises in working within museums and higher education institutions as an artist, performer, curator, guest speaker, poet and workshop leader. Raymond is an Honorary Research Associate at the Department of Anthropology and Institute of Archaeology at University College London. Raymond has achieved international renown for her performances, installations, body adornment, and spoken word. She is a published writer and poet, her works are held by museums and private collectors across the globe. She recently presented the acclaimed work SaVAge K’lub at 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art opening at the Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane, Australia.

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