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Absolutely Queer

Fri Feb 17 @ 10:00 am - Fri Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm

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Fri Feb 17 @ 10:00 am - Fri Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm

Fri Feb 17 @ 10:00 am - Fri Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm

Absolutely Queer is an exhibition that shines a spotlight on Sydney’s leading queer creatives who re-shape attitudes towards their communities.   The exhibition explores their work, creative processes and personal stories through a series of new commissions comprising of costume, design, art, fashion and multimedia. 

From installation and performance artists to video game designers, cartoonists and fashion designers, these creatives form a diverse snapshot of LGBTQIA+ creativity and activism in Sydney.   Accompanying the exhibition will be public program of performance, music and workshops. 

Creatives include The Beautiful and Useful Studio of Maurice Goldberg and Matthew Aberline,  Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay mixed media artist Dennis Golding, multi-disciplinary artist Justin Shoulder, social justice activist and cartoonist Norrie, drag king performer Sexy Galexy, multi-award-winning Mardi Gras costume designer Renè Rivas, Nikita Majajas of jewellery brand Doodad + Fandango & DJ Charlie Villas, gender and body diverse fashion house Nicol & Ford, and video game designers, animators and illustrators Scott Ford and Peter Foley of Fuzzy Ghost. Acknowledging our pioneering Mardi Gras creatives, the exhibition includes costumes featured in the 1996 Powerhouse exhibition Absolutely Mardi Gras, including work by Peter Tully, Ron Muncaster and Brenton Heath-Kerr.

For Accessibility information click here.

Tickets : Free
500 Harris Street Ultimo, NSW 2007 Australia

https://www.maas.museum/powerhouse-museum/#accessibility

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Start:
Fri Feb 17 @ 10:00 am
End:
Fri Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm
Tickets:
Free
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We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.