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Episode 13: Next Wave Festival with Georgie Meagher

Georgie Meagher, CEO and Artistic Director of Next Wave Festival, in conversation with NAVA about the future of experimental arts practice and festivals in Australia.

Episode 13

Georgie Meagher, CEO & Director of Next Wave Festival, photographed by Kailana Sommer.

This week we speak with Georgie Meagher, the CEO and Artistic Director of Next Wave Festival, a biennial arts festival based in Melbourne.

Georgie discusses leadership, the role of directors in organisations and the responsibility of curators to artists. We get an insight into the plans and challenges for Next Wave’s experimental new model of artistic development in Australia.

Next Wave have just announced an incredible list of artists for the 2018 festival, so keep up to date on their website.