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Queer PHOTO: Daniel Jack Lyons (USA) Artist Talk

  • Daniel Jack Lyons, from the series Like A River, 2019. Courtesy the artist.
    Daniel Jack Lyons, from the series Like A River, 2019. Courtesy the artist.
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Queer PHOTO: Daniel Jack Lyons (USA) Artist Talk
16 March 2024, 11am—12pm
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Daniel Jack Lyons portrait photography in their new work, ‘Like a River’ visualises and empowers the trans and queer communities living in the Amazon rainforest, made in collaboration with Casa Do Rio, a community-based organisation that celebrates and supports the cultural lives of teenagers and young people living in the Amazon.

Lyons’ portraits explore how deep indigenous traditions and modern identity politics meet in a celebratory, safe space, deep in the lush canopies and vegetation of the rainforest.

Join Daniel Jack Lyons and hear him discuss his work and photographic practice.

When: 16 March 2024, 11am—12pm
Cost: Free

This event is part of Queer PHOTO Exhibition, which is a collaboration comprising large-scale outdoor works, indoor gallery exhibitions, and an interactive public performance program by local and international artists, as part of Midsumma Festival. Check out Queer PHOTO Exhibition for more information.

A Queer PHOTO exhibition program presented by Midsumma and PHOTO Australia Supported by Creative Victoria through the Victorian Government’s Go West Fund.

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Saturday 16 March, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

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Free

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