Rosanna Raymond (SAM/NZ) with collaborators LÃ©uli Eshraghi (SAM/IRN/AUS), Amrita Hepi (AUS/NZ), Thomas ES Kelly (AUS), Nicole Monks (AUS), Steven Rhall (AUS), Reina Sutton (SLB/NZ) and Jaimie Waititi (NZ)
17 Feb 2017, 8pm
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA)
111 Sturt Street, Southbank, VIC
Smoke rises. Song welcomes. Bodies are adorned. Enter a space carrying culture, ceremony and regalia of our longest living cultures.
Next Wave brings together acclaimed Samoan/Aotearoa (New Zealand) artistÂ Rosanna RaymondÂ with Maori, Pasifika and Aboriginal collaborators inÂ Lukautim Solwara (look out for the ocean), a one-night-only event of performance, art and adornment.
Immerse yourself in theÂ manaÂ (power and honour) of visual artists, performers and choreographers as they intensively articulate, fabricate and actiVAte an explosive new cross-disciplinary experience, especially forÂ Asia TOPA.
â€œOne of the uncontested showstoppers.â€
ArtforumÂ on Rosanna Raymondâ€™sÂ SaVAge Kâ€™lubÂ at APT8.
Lukautim Solwara (look out for the ocean)Â was commissioned by Next Wave and Arts Centre Melbourne for Asia TOPA: Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts. This project is supported by Creative New Zealand, ACCA and Arts House. Next Wave is supported by Creative Victoria and City of Melbourne. Asia TOPA is a joint initiative of the Sidney Myer Fund and Arts Centre Melbourne and is supported by the Australian and Victorian Governments.
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