William YANG<br/>
<em>William in scholar's costume</em> 2008; 2014 {printed} <!-- (recto) --><br />
from the <i>Old new borrowed blue</i> series<br />
inkjet photograph<br />
79.0 x 52.0 cm<br />
ed. 5/20<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2014<br />
2014.260<br />
© William Yang

Hear photographer William Yang (he/him) reflect on pivotal moments in the history of queer and LGBTQIA+ exhibitions presented in Australia over the past fifty years. Moderated by Nick Henderson, Committee Member, Australian Queer Archives (he/him) and Meg Slater, Assistant Curator, International Exhibitions, NGV (she/they), Yang’s central role in recording and shaping Australia’s queer history is discussed, from his first solo exhibition Sydneyphiles, Australian Centre for Photography, 1977, to the many exhibitions, public actions, and other community events across Australia he has captured since the 1970s.

Session one: Queer People Archiving Their Histories
Session two: The Legacy of David McDiarmid
Session three: HIV/AIDS Activism, Then and Now
Session four: Landmark LGBTQ+ Exhibitions in Australia

Presented in collaboration with the Australian Queer Archives
with special thanks to the Victorian Pride Centre

QUEER: Stories from the NGV Collection

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