Pegboard 26 April

The 26 April 2012 edition of our Pegboard is now online. Inside you’ll find an invitation to our opening night house party, opportunities to photograph or perform in Next Wave Festival 2012, as well as upcoming events and arts-related opportunities. Plus much more.

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Call out: Photographers for NWF 2012

We’re seeking three photographers to document the Next Wave Festival 2012 between 19-27 May. We need images that capture everything unique about our artists, our audiences and our festival. This is a unique opportunity to build your portfolio as you’ll be compiling images over a variety of genres, styles and locations. Established photographers with [...]

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Introducing, The Residents

This week we introduce Residents Harun Morrison, Fierce Festival Co-Director; Ianto Ware of Renew Adelaide; and Chinese artist Ma Yongfeng…   HARUN MORRISON Harun Morrison has been Joint Artistic Director of Fierce Festival with Laura McDermott since Autumn 2009. Harun was formerly a producer part-time at BAC, London and has worked as a freelance producer [...]

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Wake Up in residence

Five young, emerging artist collectives from Australia and the UK have now taken up residence in Melbourne, creating work for one of our exciting keynote projects. We call it Wake up and wait for the sun to rise…500 methods for a new beginning. We asked 100 of Australia’s brightest thinkers to imagine these methods [...]

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Emerging art and fashion worlds collide

Well Autumn has (finally) arrived in Melbourne and independent designers Kerry Findlow and Nyssa Narrow are here to help festival-goers, including AD Emily Sexton, dress in style this season.

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Food for Thought banner making workshop

Next Wave artists LEVEL will be conducting workshops for women in Brisbane and Melbourne in the lead up to the Festival. The banners created in the workshops will be integrated into Food for Thought at Footscray Community Arts Centre. The workshops are free and open to all women who would like to share their [...]

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Talk about a bubble

This evening’s offering in Open Late on Thursdays at the Institute of Modern Art is Has the Brisbane ARI Bubble Burst? – a panel discussion on the rise and fall of Brisbane’s artist-run initiatives. Featuring Next Wave artist Rachael Haynes along with Chris Bennie (MSSR), Brooke Ferguson (Current Projects), Grant Stevens (formerly The Farm), [...]

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