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Queer Art and Culture

$175.00

ON CAMPUS: 1-22 March 2023, Wednesday 6.30pm-8.30pm.
Dr Christine Dean

This series of four lectures explores the ideas, histories, and practices of LGBTIQA+ artists. Each session begins with a lecture, followed by a discussion that engages the students with each topic.

Full details below: course overview, course delivery, lecturer profile and art materials

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Term: Term One 2023
Start Date: 1 March 2023
End Date: 22 March 2023
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 6.30-8.30pm
Number of classes: 4

Teacher: Dr Christine Dean
Level: Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced
Full fee: $175.00
Early Fee: $160.00
Concession Fee: $167.00
Location: National Art School

Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course Outline

This series of four lectures explores the ideas, histories, and practices of LGBTIQA+ artists. Each session begins with a lecture, followed by a discussion that engages the students with each topic. The first lecture is on the Commercialization of Queer Culture and is followed by subjects including The History of Gay and Lesbian art, Transgender and Indigenous Art.

*Short courses are open to students of ages 16 years and over. For students under 16 years of age there are School Holiday Workshops, Art Club and other youth art programs.

Lecturer Profile

Dr Christine Dean is an artist and theorist who specializes in exploring the rapidly evolving development of genders and sexualities in contemporary culture. Although the study of LGBTIQA+ art is relatively recent this course explores ancient and non-western approaches to gender expression and art in a global context.

Weekly program and reading list:

Week One: The commodification of Queer culture

Reading: Peter Tatchell, ‘Pride has sold its soul to rainbow-branded capitalism’

 

Week Two: A history of Gay and Lesbian art

Reading: Sally Gray, ‘America and the Queer diaspora: The case of David McDiarmid’

 

Week Three: Transgender art and culture

Reading: Transgender Studies Quarterly reviews of Katie Herzog’s exhibition ‘Transtextuality’

 

Week Four: Queer Indigenous art

Reading: ‘Saving Lives: Mapping the Power of LGBTIQ+ First Nations Creative Artists’

COVID-19 Policy

In line with NAS Covid Safety Guidelines, all students must be fully vaccinated or have a medical contraindication form completed by a health professional.

 

 

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