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Behind the Zip

Thu Feb 16 - Sun Mar 5

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Thu Feb 16 - Sun Mar 5

Thu Feb 16 - Sun Mar 5

Behind the Zip –An Australian Drag King History Exhibition

Behind the Zip is a curated, free, multi-media exhibition of Drag King materials, photographic collections, video art and object installations. Sexy and Kerrie create a visual timeline that will be activated by QR Codes linked to a website where a collection of interviews of national Drag Kings from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, NT, and Perth will be accessed.

Opening night will include Drag King performances by Sexy Galexy, Guy Alias and First Nations Rock Hard. There will be a DJ set by Drag King Jayvante Swing.

A Drag King panel hosted by broadcaster Kerrie Stanley (ABC Mardi Gras special 2020-21), featuring past and current performers in an intergenerational conversation about their craft in envisioning, creating and presenting cross gendered performance, as well as a discussion on creating spaces for Drag Kings. Panellists include Sexy Galexy (NSW/WA), Bumpy Favell (VIC), Tricky Boombang and Rock Hard (QLD).

A Drag King workshop, hosted by Sexy Galexy and Kerrie Stanley, will include guidance on stage craft, costume and make-up for emerging Drag Kings. Participants will be selected upon application. For more information email [email protected]

Opening Night: 16 February 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Gallery Hours: 11:00am to 4:00pm

Tickets : Free
31A Pidock Street Camperdown, NSW 2050 Australia

Wheelchair accessible

All ages

Details

Start:
Thu Feb 16
End:
Sun Mar 5
Tickets:
Free
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Organiser


Sexy Galexy and Kerrie Stanley
Email:
glamourboiproductions@gmail.com
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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.