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SSH cartoonist chosen for Absolutely Queer exhibition – Sydney Worldpride 2023

We’re so proud that South Sydney Herald’s cartoonist Norrie has been selected to showcase their cartoons, action for inclusion of sex diversity, and an installation of a transport of delight at the Absolutely Queer exhibition for Sydney Worldpride 2023 at the Powerhouse! 

Absolutely Queer will shine 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 Matthew Aberline and Maurice Goldberg from The Beautiful and Useful Studio; Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay artist Dennis Golding whose work critiques social, political and cultural representations of race and identity; video game developers, animators and illustrators Scott Ford and Peter Foley of Fuzzy Ghost; and multi-disciplinary artist Justin Shoulder who uses his body and craft to forge connections between queer, migrant, spiritual and intercultural experiences.

They will be joined by gender and body-diverse fashion house Nicol & Ford, founded by Katie-Louise and Timothy Nicol-Ford; designer Nikita Majajas of pop art jewellery brand Doodad + Fandango with her wife, international DJ Charlie Villas; social justice activist and cartoonist Norrie, a transgender advocate; multi-award-winning Mardi Gras costume designer Renè Rivas; and legendary drag king Sexy Galexy, whose glamorous thirty-year stage career has been highly influential in forging a new modern take on drag, evolving beyond male impersonation.

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Absolutely Queer opens on February 17, 2023, and runs until December 1, 2023.
https://sydneyworldpride.com/events/absolutely-queer/

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