1. A show reel of the dance works in Next Wave Festival 2012.

    Next Wave challenges our understanding of what art can be. We support young and emerging artists to create urgent, risky, generous, ambitious and essential art. The next Next Wave Festival is on 1-11 May 2014

    Trailer by Kade Greenland
    Music by Mike Willmett

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  3. In 2012 Next Wave commissioned Paul Matley and Brooke Stamp to... hang out for awhile. Two strangers, both devoted to dance with a common interest in Chinese Horoscopes. This is the beginning.

    Music by Animal Collective
    Trailer by Band of Creatures

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  4. Abdul Abdullah, Casey Ayers and Nathan Beard participated in Kickstart 2011, Next Wave's flagship artistic development program, culminating in presentation at Next Wave Festival 2012. This is their story.

    Trailer by Band of Creatures

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  5. Mark Pritchard and Bridget Balodis' Shotgun Wedding premiered at the Next Wave Festival in May 2012 after 18 months development through Kickstart 2011, Next Wave's flagship artist development program.
    With the 2012 Festival behind us, we now begin our two-year cycle again; a cycle that starts with the search for Australia’s bravest young emerging artists to take part in Kickstart 2013, and ultimately present their work in the 2014 Festival. In order to maximise our ability support the development of new artists and new work we must also start the search for people that share our values and are willing to support innovative and challenging artists.
    Pledge your tax deductable support for the next wave of contemporary artists today.

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Next Wave Festival 2012

Next Wave

Attracting audiences of nearly 250,000 with 38 new commissions involving over 600 local, national and international emerging artists, the 2012 Next Wave Festival was a significant success.

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