Thinking Queerly (Symposium, UWA) [Crawley, WA]
Saturday November 14, 2020 - 11:00 AM
Woolnough Lecture Theatre, UWA
35 Stirling Hwy,
Crawley , WA 6009
Danielle Pritchard & TBA
Language/ Cultural Consultant:
About the Show
Thinking Queerly is a symposium examining the links between queer histories and their social contexts through the lens of art practices.
It features keynote presentations from Australian jurist, academic and former Justice of the High Court, the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG and Dunja Rmandi?, Associate Curator of 21st Century Arts, Art Gallery of Western Australia. It also includes panel discussions on queer curating and the relationship between history and social practice.
The symposium will be live streamed here, 11am-4pm AWST, and will be followed by additional celebrations on the UWA campus, including a book launch at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery and the Pride WA Arts Picnic at the University Club of Western Australia.
Thinking Queerly is organised alongside the exhibitions HERE&NOW20: Perfectly Queer and A Sorrowful Act: The Wreck of the Zeewijk. It is presented in partnership with Pride WA, UWA LGBTIQA+ working group, UWA Law School and Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.