NWF2020 Update

Next Wave will not go ahead in May in its planned form

Dear friends,

We’re writing to let you know that Next Wave Festival 2020: A Government of Artists will pause to reconsider what it means to come together, listen and discuss society’s most pressing issues through art, in light of the escalation of COVID-19.

Scheduled for May 15-31, the Festival will not go ahead as planned but instead deliver an alternative, responsive program led by artists and distributed online and in an extended form.

The safety and wellbeing of our staff, artists and extended community has driven this decision. We acknowledge that the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the sector will be long-felt and Next Wave is committed to supporting artists and providing a platform for their work through this time.

Please take care and look after yourselves and each other (from a distance…).

Next Wave <3