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A portrait image of a person staring at the camera. They are covered in purple and red body paint, and have gold
A portrait image of a person staring at the camera. They are covered in purple and red body paint, and have gold
 
 
 
Exhibition  Film  

Unbroken

Portraits of resilience and transformation
 
22 Jan – 10 Feb
Opening:
Wed 23 Jan 6pm
Performance:
Wed 23 Jan 7pm
Exhibition:
daily 9.30am - 4.30pm
Gasworks Arts Park, 21 Graham St, Albert Park

Unbroken is Australia's first documentary-involved project where body painting and stories of trauma collide. The exhibition is inclusive and empowering, celebrating ten Australians (of whom three are members of LGBTQIA+ communities) who have found greater strength within themselves following personal hardship or challenge and addressing issues such as sexuality and gender (including trans and non-binary experiences), disability, suicide, mental illness, asylum seeking, homelessness and sexual assault to name a few.

The project is inspired by kintsugi, a Japanese art form using gold to enhance broken ceramic in a way that accentuates the cracks, a symbol of the beauty to be found in imperfection and impermanence. Unbroken's diverse cast each have an amazing story to share and this exhibition allows them to tell their stories while providing them and the audience with a unique, intimate and intersectional cultural space to develop empathy and understanding.

Queer participants Lady Zee and Achala will perform at the opening night event in celebration of their stories and Unbroken.

Nudity   Adult Content

www.gasworks.org.au
Photo by Leo Klein
Sponsored by Derivan

Wheelchair access Captioning Bar available 

When

22 Jan – 10 Feb
Opening:
Wed 23 Jan 6pm
Performance:
Wed 23 Jan 7pm
Exhibition:
daily 9.30am - 4.30pm
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No session
 
Session
 
Cancelled

Price

FREE

Where

Gasworks Arts Park
21 Graham St, Albert Park
Map - South

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