Curated by Richard Perram OAM – as part of Queer Contemporary NAS, Sydney
BRAVING TIME: CONTEMPORARY ART IN QUEER AUSTRALIA CURATED BY RICHARD PERRAM OAM
NAS Galleries, Sydney NSW
Braving Time is an exhibition that celebrates the work of artists who identify as part of the Australian LGBTIQA+ community and their diverse voices. The exhibition explores queerness through historical and contemporary artworks that are critical, experimental and political, connecting to our contemporary culture.
Tony Albert, Brook Andrew, Liam Benson, Vivienne Binns, Leigh Bowery, Gary Carsley, Michelle Collocott, Peter Cooley, Christine Dean, Karla Dickens, Todd Fuller, Amos Gebhardt, Tina Havelock Stevens, Brenton Heath-Kerr, Kate Just, Deborah Kelly, MO’JU, Clinton Naina, Nell, Claudia Nicholson, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Emily Parsons-Lord, Troye Sivan, Ali Tahayori, Salote Tawale, Renjie Teoh, Athena Thebus, Dr Christian Thompson AO, Tim Silver, Matthew van Roden, William Yang.
The National Art School presents Queer Contemporary, the visual arts program for Sydney WorldPride 2023 and the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Join us for the exhibitions Braving Time: Contemporary Art in Queer Australia, Fulgora and Luke Thurgate: Adore You, a suite of public activities, key community partnerships, and site activations.
Director and CEO Steven Alderton says: “Building on the success of previous years participating in Mardi Gras, Queer Contemporary 2023 at NAS will be our most ambitious offering to date. The vibrant and varied program champions the diversity of our communities and celebrates LGBTQIA+ strength and resilience.