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Billy Dante represented Ireland as part of the 2015 NEW NOW exhibition. Presenting his piece 'A Poem Dedicated to the Past, Spoken for the Future'.


NEU NOW supports Europe’s emerging artists. It presents the work of those advancing from art academies towards their professional careers, and provides them with a framework for further development.


NEU NOW 2015

The 2015 festival was held at Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek from 9 – 13 September. It presented 32 artworks from 65 of Europe’s emerging artists. The works were selected within five broad and permeable categories: Design/Architecture, Film/Animation, Music/Sound, Theatre/Dance and Visual Arts.




NEU NOW is an initiative of ELIA – European League of Institutes of the Arts. NEU NOW 2015 was supported by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, the Westergasfabriek, the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK), the Performing Arts Fund NL, the Spanish Embassy in The Hague, the Czech Centre The Hague/Rotterdam and BeamSystems.

Photos by Studio Markus, courtesy of NEU NOW 

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