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Queer Portraits

Queer Portraits

Monday 1st March 2021

9:00 am

Saturday 13th March 2021

5:00 pm

Nanda/Hobbs Gallery

12 - 14 Meagher Street

Chippendale

Wheelchair Accessible

Australia-based artist Kim Leutwyler presents her Painting and Augmented Reality exhibition portraying people from across the LGBTQIA+ communities.

At first sight, attendees will be greeted with several oil paintings and tapestries in the gallery. They can then immerse themselves in an augmented reality experience using smartphones or tablets. Imagery and sound will float in the room around the paintings, including video interviews with the portrait sitters, still images of important moments from their lives, time-lapses of the portraits being painted, audio soundscapes and more. Leutwyler’s ‘sitters’ each engage with the politics of identity, community and activism in their own unique way.

FREE opening party
Thursday March 4, from 6-8pm
RSVP here!

FREE artist talk and exhibition tour
Saturday March 6, from 2-3pm
RSVP here!

Visit artist Kim Leutwyler's website here and the Nanda/Hobbs gallery website here.

This exhibition was made possible when Leutwyler became a recipient of the ANZ + Sydney Mardi Gras Community Grant.

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