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Namsa Leuba third sex

Namsa Leuba’s latest photo series illustrates the diversity of gender identity in French Polynesia. Namsa photographed both ‘mahu’ (effeminate men) and “rae rae” (transgender) subjects of Tahiti’s famous ‘third sex’ for Illusions: The Myth of the ‘Vahine’ through Gender Dysphoria. Inspired by the paintings of Paul Gauguin, Namsa’s work challenges gender norms. Gauguin depicted Tahitian …

the real catwalk project

KhrystyAna Kazakova, previously a contestant on America’s Next Top Model, began the ‘Real Catwalk Project’ in 2018. She designed the project then as a guerrilla-style fashion show meant to counter the body beautiful narrative of shows like Victoria’s Secret. KhrystyAna spoke to Dazed Digital about the evolution of the ‘Real Catwalk Project’. “At first, The …

Adam & Steve

St Paul’s Church in Malmö Sweden changed its mind a few days after installing Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin’s Paradise as an altarpiece and took it down. The painting depicts two gay couples in the Garden of Eden instead of the traditional Adam and Eve. We liked to think of them as Adam & Steve and Madam …

Stygian Stones Matthew Taylor Thomas Melt Brisbane Powerhouse

Matthew Taylor Thomas explores the story of queer depression and the fight for survival in a toxic society in his new exhibition. The Brisbane Powerhouse hosts Stygian Stones during MELT 2019, the Festival of Queer Arts and Culture. We saw one of the early photographs from Stygian Stones earlier in the year. Impressed by the …

cairns artist mark cochrane doghousefnq

QN Magazine was lucky to catch Mark Cochrane’s first Cairns exhibition of DogHouseFNQ back in October and the exhibition has shown at two other galleries since. Here’s hoping we see this quirky collection featuring zany North Queensland homes and even zanier pooches down in Brisbane sometime soon. DogHouseFNQ shows off homes from Townsville to Mareeba. …

Brisbane photographer and producer Joel Devereux

Whether creating an opulent visual feast through the lens of his camera or devising singular and eclectic stage productions, Brisbane photographer and artist Joel Devereux displays his proficiency over a range of fields. QN Magazine contributor Wanda D’Parke spokes to Joel about his artistic inspirations, his love of burlesque, and what photoshoots with celebrities are …

Pride Queer Art Exhibition

Looking for a locally-produced piece of queer art for your wall? QNews Magazine is hosting an exhibition of local queer artists’ work to celebrate Pride Month this month. The first Q-Art Pride Exhibition will be launched on September 14 as a free showcase for LGBTIQ artists and queer artwork to help lift their profiles and …

QNews the myx queer art exhibition

 QNews Magazine will host a queer art exhibition to celebrate Pride Month in Brisbane in September. This year’s Pride Festival kicks off on September 8. The Queer Art Exhibition launches on September 14 as a free showcase for LGBTIQ artists and queer artwork to help lift their profiles and sell their work. QNews Magazine is …

Brisbane pride dykes on bikes same-sex marriage

Queensland artists are invited to register their interest for a free queer art exhibition organised by QNews Magazine as part of the Brisbane Pride Festival next month. This year’s Pride Festival kicks off on September 8, and the “Q-Art Pride Exhibition” will be held in the weeks following as part of Brisbane Pride Festival Month. …