We’re thrilled to introduce Countercurrents, a new public art commissioning partnership between Next Wave and Moreland City Council.

Take a stroll past our home at Brunswick Mechanics and experience site-specific and community-based public art projects from our friends and community. Works are presented on the Sydney Road side of our building, with outcomes, workshops and artist talks taking place in our courtyard and studios.

Jacqui Shelton

On Display → Fri 4 Feb – Sun 7 Mar
Closing Celebration → Sat 6 Mar, 4pm
Brunswick Mechanics

Department of Lost Notes is a four-channel video that attempts to capture the impact of receiving large amounts of emotionally charged data (texts, poems, quotes, emails) from the perspective of a digital device.

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Kathleen Gonzalez

On Display → Wed 11 May - Sat 25 June
Performance & Artist Talk → Sun 19 Jun
Brunswick Mechanics

Secretos de la Raíz - Innato is a multi-dimensional video installation that investigates ancestral knowledge, and the spiritual and physical connections shared across generations, cultures and continents.

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  1. Department of Lost Notes - Jacqui Shelton. Image: Anne Moffatt (2022)