© Reproduced with the permission of the David McDiarmid estate

Hear Dr Ted Gott (Senior Curator of International Art, NGV) and Madé Spencer-Castle (Associate Director, Neon Parc) reflect on the remarkable artistic practice, life and legacy of renowned Australian queer artist and activist, David McDiarmid (1952-1995). Moderated by Meg Slater (Assistant Curator, International Exhibitions, NGV) and Angela Bailey (President, Australian Queer Archives), subjects discussed span McDiarmid’s early exhibitions in Sydney in the 1970s, his ground-breaking Rainbow Aphorisms (1993-1995), and his enduring influence on younger generations of artists and activists.

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

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