Art Forum: Queer Magic - Gerwyn Davies

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Art Forum: Queer Magic – Gerwyn Davies
Wed 5 April
1 – 2pm
Cell Block Theatre

Gerwyn Davies is a queer photographic artist and costume maker based in Sydney Australia. Gerwyn recently completed a PhD at the University of New South Wales (Art and Design) exploring the aesthetics of camp, photographic self-representation and the political potentials of queer in/visibility. Gerwyn completed a Bachelor of Photography (1st Class Hons) at the Queensland College of Art and has worked as member of academic staff lecturing across photomedia at Griffith University Brisbane, University of New South Wales and most recently, the National Art School Sydney.

Gerwyn has been a finalist in the Sunshine Coast Art Prize, The Olive Cotton Award, the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, the Alice Springs Art Prize, the Bowness Prize, Clayton Utz, the Brisbane Portrait Prize. Commissioned works for Museum of Sydney, ArtBank/ the Qld Performing Arts Centre and Sydney’s Queen Victoria Building as well as collaboration with French luxury fashion house Hermès. Gerwyn was the recipient of the inaugural Australia Council residency at the Kyoto Arts Centre and his work is held in public collections including the Sydney Living Museums, City of Sydney, Museum of Brisbane, Gold Coast City Gallery/ HoTA, Redlands Art Gallery, Artbank, City of Sydney and the Queensland Centre for Photography/ Rockhampton Art Gallery.

Gerwyn solo exhibitions include the Museum of Sydney, Australian Centre for Photography, Jan Murphy Gallery, Michael Reid Gallery, Brisbane Powerhouse, as well as showing in Kyoto, Berlin, Singapore and Los Angeles.

Image: Mirror, 2021, archival pigment print, 130 x 90cm. Photo credit: Gerwyn Davies.



(Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Cell Block Theatre

Forbes St Darlinghurst NSW 2010

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