Moogahlin Performing Arts in association with Carriageworks and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras present a series of creative cultural arts events featuring local, interstate and international First Nations qweer artists, thinkers and communities.
18 – 23 February
Moogahlin Performing Arts in association with Carriageworks and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras present Creative development workshops, pushing the boundaries of Black Qweer Drag Five qweer black emerging drag artists will undertake a one-week intensive creative development workshop program with local First Nations performance artists to push the boundaries of what is Qweer Black Drag. Participants will perform their developed works at Black Nulla Club Night alongside your favourite local and interstate drag artists.
22 February - FREE
A communal “feed” and open mike night for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander guests to share stories and discuss relevant issues for qweer black artists. Black Point will be presented in partnership with First Nations Rainbow a local community social support group that aims to celebrate, and reduce stigma and discrimination against the qweer black community.
10:00 – 11:30am, 23 February - FREE
Renowned First Nations Drag artists come together to discuss their practice and issues of performing in a multitude of spaces, places and communities. Is it all just sequins and giggles?
8pm, 23 February - $30 / $20 Consession +bf
Carriageworks will come alive with celebrated and renowned black drag performers and DJ sets, also featuring participants who have developed works during the Black Nulla development workshop. Party! Community tickets will be available at the door
18 – 23 February 2019
245 Wilson St
Eveleigh NSW 2015
The Koori Gras 2019 Curatorial Team consists of Liza-Mare Syron, Graham Simms, and Jinny Jane Smith.
Koori Gras is presented by Moogahlin Performing Arts in association with Carriageworks and Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, and supported by Australia Council for the Arts and Create NSW.