Event Brisbane Pride Festival Launch

Brisbane Pride Festival Launch

Queer Arts Party

09 September 2017
6pm–9pm

  • Event Cost:
    Free

For one night only the IMA courtyard will be transformed into a queer wonderland by Pride artists Jessica Astrid Darcey and Mary Alexander, best known for her male drag persona Tricky Boombang. Join us for an inclusive celebration of our LGBTIQ+ Arts Community in partnership with Brisbane Pride Festival and Goose Goose Ganda.

Shown in conjunction with performances and installation outside, Wiradjuri artist Karla Dicken’s video THE HONEY AND THE BUNNY will be showing for the evening in the IMA Screening Room. The evening also features fierce DJ sets from Black Amex and Litea Barbara Fuata, playing queer classics with a twist.

This is an inclusive event, with all welcome. Celebrate the coming together of our diverse community for a vibrant and festive evening!

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Guest Info
  • Karla Dickens

    Karla Dickens is a Wiradjuri woman who was born in Sydney, 1967. Her work explores the themes of politics, love, sex and the environment. Karla trained at the National Art School in Darlinghurst and won the Bundjalung Art Award at Lismore Regional Gallery in 2006. Dickens has shown in many solo and group exhibitions most recently including the National Gallery of Australia’s 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial Defying Empire. Dickens is represented by Andrew Baker Art Dealer.

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