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Artist Opportunity

In partnership with Next Wave we are seeking expressions of interest from South Australia based multidisciplinary artists or collectives to develop a new, live work which will premiere in Melbourne at Next Wave Festival 2018 as well as a season in Adelaide at Vitalstatistix.

Eligibility – Submissions MUST BE:

  • Prepared to premiere the new work at NWF 2018 followed by a presentation in Adelaide at Vitalstatistix (dates TBC)
  • From South Australian artists only
  • Led by an emerging practitioner – this means you are within the first five years of your professional artistic career.


The selected artist/collective will receive from Next Wave:

  • An assigned Associate Producer
  • Assistance seeking further funding
  • Assistance securing a venue for the work in Melbourne
  • Support with negotiating partnerships and accessing resources for the completion of the project
  • Assistance with developing budgeting and project management skills
  • Some marketing and publicity support
  • Assistance with risk assessment and management
  • Ticketing through Next Wave’s ticketing system
  • Regular feedback on the conceptual development of their project
  • $15,000 cash

The selected curator/curatorial collective will receive from Vitalstatistix:

  • Development Venues, Mentoring and additional support
  • $5000 cash towards presentation in Adelaide in 2018 or 2019 (to be negotiated between artist and Vitalstatistix)

EOI’s due 11:59pm Monday August 7th

Full details here