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Sun 26 Mar 17, 3pm–5pm

Queering architecture?
Presented by MADA, XYX Lab, Monash University with Parlour

NGV International

What might it mean to ‘queer’ architecture – as a workplace, a professional identity, a series of processes and practices, or the built places that emerge from them?

Perhaps ‘queering architecture’ means making architectural workplaces more welcoming for those who identify as LGBTIQA, or a profession which truly values difference and diversity. Perhaps it refers to buildings for queer people and their particular needs and desires – safe spaces, symbolic spaces, spaces of a queer everyday. Perhaps it proposes queer buildings: themselves non-conforming, peculiar, resisting social norms. Or perhaps it is a process of unsettling architectural practices. Queers think that normality is over-rated. Might queer architecture redesign normality, or design a path of resistance? This lively panel discussion will open all of these questions and more.

Simona Castricum
Sophie Dyring
Nicole Kalms
Ben Driver
Nicholas Braun
Naomi Stead
NGV International
Clemenger BBDO Auditorium

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