Forum 3: Down and Dirty: Sex/Gender/Media

This forum will explore extremes of gender and sexuality in contemporary art, and the representation and construction of femininity and masculinity within contemporary culture more broadly. In the age of digital representation, what are the new tools for the construction of gender and sexual identity, and what new possibilities are emerging?

Art Exhibition previously on at 2010 Next Wave Festival in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Sunday 23 May 2010 to Sunday 23 May 2010

Eric Bridgeman, performance at Federation Square for the opening of Next Wave Time Lapse, June 2009. image

Published by 2010 Next Wave Festival on Tuesday 20 April 2010.
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The speakers will discuss their creative strategies, which often draw on cliché and stereotype to present decidedly ‘inappropriate’ and ‘unconventional’ takes on gender and sexuality.

Supporters: Ian Potter Foundation, 1000 £ Bend, Sofitel

2010 Next Wave Festival Club, 1000 £ Bend, 361 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Duration: One and a half hours
Price: Free