During MELT the walls of Brisbane Powerhouse will come alive with imagery from a diverse range of artists. The space will be transformed by the MELT group art show, which features the film work of Lz Dunn, and the mixed media art work of Ray Cook and Tyza Stewart.
LZ DUNN REINTRODUCING JOANNA JONES
Take a glimpse into the life of Joanna Jones, aka John Dobbins whose performance career spanned the early era of Melbourne’s drag scene. An ongoing collaboration between John and multi-media artists Lz Dunn, this fascinating film project aims to remember and document fragments of Joanna’s repertoire.
RAY COOK IF YOU CAN’T SAY SOMETHING NICE ABOUT ANYONE, COME SIT NEXT TO ME
Reflect on moments of darkness and light in this exhibition informed by Ray Cook’s career of work inspired by the ever-changing face of queer culture. As history informs a new narrative, Cook imagines what this mad world might bring into being.
TYZA STEWART FIELD OF UNTITLE
Explore identity through art in this exhibition of self-portraits that uses image manipulation in ways that appear as gender modification. Through painting and staging or digitally editing reference photos, Stewart guide our readings of people and quetions the allowance for seemingly contradictory gender traits.
This event is part of MELT: A Celebration of Queer Arts and Culture 2016.
MELT Art Exhibition 2016
Tuesday 03 – Sunday 28 February 2016
Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane