Koori Gras 2019

Nova Gina, Koori Gras 2018. Image by Meg White.
A series of creative cultural arts events featuring local, interstate and international First Nations qweer artists, thinkers and communities.

Moogahlin Performing Arts in association with Carriageworks and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras present a series of creative cultural arts events featuring local, interstate and international First Nations qweer artists, thinkers and communities.

Black Nulla - Qweer Blak

18 – 23 February

Moogahlin Performing Arts in association with Carriageworks and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras present Creative development workshops, pushing the boundaries of Black Qweer Drag Five qweer black emerging drag artists will undertake a one-week intensive creative development workshop program with local First Nations performance artists to push the boundaries of what is Qweer Black Drag. Participants will perform their developed works at Black Nulla Club Night alongside your favourite local and interstate drag artists.


Black Point

22 February - FREE

A communal “feed” and open mike night for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander guests to share stories and discuss relevant issues for qweer black artists. Black Point will be presented in partnership with First Nations Rainbow a local community social support group that aims to celebrate, and reduce stigma and discrimination against the qweer black community.


Blak Speakers Platform - Sequins and Giggles

10:00 – 11:30am, 23 February - FREE

Renowned First Nations Drag artists come together to discuss their practice and issues of performing in a multitude of spaces, places and communities. Is it all just sequins and giggles?


Black Nulla Club Night

8pm, 23 February - $30 / $20 Consession +bf

Carriageworks will come alive with celebrated and renowned black drag performers and DJ sets, also featuring participants who have developed works during the Black Nulla development workshop. Party! Community tickets will be available at the door

Dates

18 – 23 February 2019
Carriageworks
245 Wilson St
Eveleigh NSW 2015

Book Tickets


Project Team

The Koori Gras 2019 Curatorial Team consists of Liza-Mare Syron, Graham Simms, and Jinny Jane Smith.

Project Supporters/partners

Koori Gras is presented by Moogahlin Performing Arts in association with Carriageworks and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, and supported by Australia Council for the Arts and Create NSW.

 


2019 Projects

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