Queer Collection Tours [Melbourne]
Queer Collection Tours [Melbourne]

Event Information


Saturday January 28, 2023
11:00 AM


NGV Australia Federation Square
180 St Kilda Rd
Melbourne, Victoria 3006

Auslan Interpreter/s

Cindi Boychuk & Marc Ethan

Language/ Cultural Consultant


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Speakers at NGV Australia:

Daniel Marshall (he/they) is an Associate Professor in the Writing, Literature & Culture group in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University. Daniel’s publications include the co/edited books Turning Archival: The Life of the Historical in Queer StudiesQueer Youth HistoriesYouth, Sexuality and Sexual Citizenship and Secret Histories of Queer Melbourne. Daniel has previously held positions as an invited Visiting Scholar at the Center for LGBTQ Studies (City University of New York) and the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research (London South Bank University). From 2017-2021, Daniel oversaw the development and introduction of the new Gender and Sexuality Studies Major at Deakin. Daniel is also a past President of the Australian Queer Archives (AQuA) and established its Queer Youth Education Project.

Sophie Gerhard is Assistant Curator of Australian Art at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). Prior to joining the NGV in 2019, she completed a Master of Art Curatorship at the University of Melbourne, and has also studied art history in the United Kingdom and Spain. Gerhard regularly contributes to the field of art history, most recently in the NGV publications WHO ARE YOU: Australian Portraiture and She-Oak and Sunlight: Australian Impressionism. Gerhard is currently curating an exhibition entitled Watercolour Country: 100 works from Hermannsburg and often works on shows which draw links between Australian and First Nations art. Gerhard is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, researching how postcolonial shame impacts the curating of Australian art history.

Meet Information Desk, Ground Level, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Fed Square

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