• Response Project, 2013

    Photo: Tamsin Sharpe

  • Clock It, 2013

    Photo: Paul Dunn

  • Dance Republic, 2013

  • Closing Ceremony 2007

    Photo: Ponch Hawkes

  • The Big Opening, 2011

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

  • Home is Where..., 2009

    Photo: John Sones

  • Snuff Puppets, 2013

    Photo: Teresa Harrison

  • Dance Republic, 2013

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

  • Braybrook's Big Day Out, 2013

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

  • The Night of My Party, 2013

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

  • Mobile Radio, 2013

    Photo: Carla Gottgens

  • DWELLING, 2015

    PHOTO: CARLA GOTTGENS

  • #CALIBANST, 2015

    PHOTO: CARLA GOTTGENS

  • FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE, 2015

    PHOTO: CARLA GOTTGENS

  • LITTLE WOODEN CARAVAN, 2015

    PHOTO: CARLA GOTTGENS

  • MEFETEHE, 2015

    PHOTO: CARLA GOTTGENS

  • PUBLIC ART PROGRAM, 2015

    PHOTO: CARLA GOTTGENS

Big West Festival is the leading community-based, contemporary arts festival in Melbourne’s West. A biennial festival, Big West stages high quality, cutting edge, multi-cultural and multi-artform events in the venues, cultural sites and suburban streets of the western suburbs, matching places and people in unexpected ways.

The next Big West Festival will take place in November 2017!

LATEST NEWS

Feasibility of an Arts Barter System in Australia: Independent Artist Feedback Sought

You are invited to join Big West Festival, Wyndham City Council and social innovator Debby Maziarz to explore bartering as an alternative model for resourcing arts projects and businesses. Your assistance in completing this super quick survey will contribute towards research into the feasibility of an arts barter system in Australia. Survey results will be distributed later in 2016 and artists will be provided with opportunities to be part of future workshops/activities as the project progresses.

Big West Festival 2017 Call Out

Calling all local creatives. Big West is seeking Expressions of Interest for Big West Festival 2017. We are interested in site-specific art of any genre – sculptural, visual, sound, performance, dance, digital  - intercultural, interactive, processional, tiny, immersive … up to you! For more information visit Get Involved.

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