Roots & Branches 7: DJ 2-Tone Jones

“This is very conceivable.” In this series, we look at different ways that Next Level’s influence endures, often long after the residencies are over. How do the seeds that we have planted take root and grow? In previous posts, we have discussed how Next Level has influenced artists’ attitudes towards education, technology, community building, professional identity, social

Roots and Branches: Dumi Right

One of the most important principles of the Next Level program is exchange: knowledge is not taught, so much as it is shared. Because of this approach, our most significant moments often reflect lifetimes of diverse experience coming together to create something new. So one way to understand Next Level is to view each residency as