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Spencer Tunick photographed hundreds of people nude on the Brisbane River

Locals go nude on Brisbane River for artist Spencer Tunick

Artist Spencer Tunick has shared an early preview of the artwork he created with over 100 nude volunteers on the Brisbane River at the weekend. The New York artist is renowned for his live artworks depicting the nude figure in public. Since 1992, Spencer has organised over 100 installations using dozens, hundreds or thousands of …

Kah-lo, Alter Boy and Chappell Roan at Brisbane MELT Festival

Kah-Lo, Chappell Roan, Alter Boy, TOPS and more at Brisbane’s MELT Festival

Brisbane’s celebration of queer arts and culture, MELT Festival kicks off tomorrow! Until November 26 MELT serves up a stunning selection of queer and alternative music artists at Brisbane Powerhouse. Ever since there have had queer spaces, LGBTIQA+ people have danced, sung, and slayed our way to our favourite music. Queer anthems, fierce beats, and …

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QNews Magazine QLD Issue #540 | October 2023

For the latest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) news in Australia, visit qnews.com.au. Check out our latest magazines or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Spencer Tunick coming to Brisbane for MELT Festival

MELT asks Brisbane to bare all for artist Spencer Tunick

New York artist Spencer Tunick is looking for volunteers to go nude on the Brisbane River for an art installation during Brisbane Powerhouse’s MELT queer arts festival this November. Spencer Tunick is renowned for his live artworks depicting the nude figure in public. Since 1992, he’s organised over 100 installations using dozens, hundreds or thousands …

MELT Festival 2023 lineup at Brisbane Powerhouse

MELT Festival unveils big queer arts lineup at Brisbane Powerhouse

MELT Festival, Brisbane’s annual celebration of queer art, artists, allies and ideas is back for an eighth edition with a vibrant and eclectic 2023 program. MELT will take over Brisbane Powerhouse from November 11 – 26, with home-grown talents alongside international performers. Brisbane Powerhouse Artistic Director and CEO Kate Gould said MELT features provocative and …

Brendan Maclean, Big Freedia and Courtney Act are on the lineup for the MELT Festival at Brisbane Powerhouse.

Big queer arts lineup as MELT Festival returns to Brisbane Powerhouse

MELT Festival – Brisbane Powerhouse’s annual celebration of queer art, artists, allies, icons and ideas – returns this week with two international opening acts kicking off this year’s program. From global stars, acclaimed cabaret and high-energy music club nights to a queer comedy gala, contemporary dance and First Nations art, MELT Festival will again take …

Brendan Maclean, Big Freedia and Courtney Act are on the lineup for the MELT Festival at Brisbane Powerhouse.

Brisbane Powerhouse’s MELT Festival unveils big queer arts lineup

MELT Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse’s celebration of queer art, artists, allies, icons, and ideas, has unveiled its full program for this November. The 18-day LGBTIQ+ extravaganza will take over the cultural venue from November 10 to 27, transforming Brisbane Powerhouse into “a playground of neon chapels, club nights, ‘pleasuredomes’ and secret cinemas.” MELT curator Daniel Evans …

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Peter Black on 50 years of C.A.M.P. in Queensland | CAMP INK

On the opening night of the annual MELT Festival at Brisbane Powerhouse, QC President Peter Black delivered a speech on the 50th anniversary of CAMP on Queensland. The Campaign Against Moral Persecution was the first local organisation dedicated to homosexual law reform in the state.  Peter Black Peter Black is the Associate Dean of Learning …

reuben kaye melt festival the butch is back

The Butch is Back: brutally funny Reuben Kaye returns to MELT

Kicking 2020 to the kerb, MELT Festival returns with the obscenely intelligent, beautifully filthy, and rib-crackingly funny Reuben Kaye. Reuben returns after 10 years touring abroad. Yes indeed. The Butch is Back! The multi-award-winning comedian, singer, and self-proclaimed part-time hood ornament returns with a new show, a new band, and new looks to die for. …

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