Ponch HAWKES<br/>
<em>No title (Women holding hands in front of graffiti, 'Lesbians are lovely')</em> (1973); (2018) {printed} <!-- (recto) --><br />

gelatin silver photograph<br />
20.2 x 30.4 cm (image) 28.0 x 38.2 cm (sheet)<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2018<br />
2018.1373<br />
© Ponch Hawkes, 2018

Hear Angela Bailey (President, Australian Queer Archives), Nick Henderson (Committee Member, Australian Queer Archives), and Joan Nestle (writer, activist, and co-founder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives, New York) discuss the long history of queer people coming together to form communities and spaces that hold their histories. From the Australian Queer Archives, founded in Melbourne in 1978, to the Lesbian Herstory Archives, founded in New York in 1974, the crucial role of queer archives throughout history, today, and into the future, is discussed.

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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