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DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics

This free exhibition features the work of more than 30 artists who have used drag to explore or question identity, gender, class and politics, from the 1960s to the present day.

Alongside key figures such as Pierre Molinier, VALIE EXPORT, Robert Mapplethorpe and Cindy Sherman the exhibition also includes self-portraits by a younger generation of contemporary artists who have recently embraced drag as an art form, including Adam Christensen and Victoria Sin.

Renate Bertlmann, who will be representing Austria at the 2019 Venice Biennale, is also featured in the exhibition.

Rather than offering a linear or chronological narrative, this exhibition aims to present a multitude of voices that explore cultural shifts of the past 50 years and touch on topics that include the 1980s AIDS crisis and post-colonial theory.

Focused on photography but spanning a variety of other media, DRAG is accompanied by a programme of tours led by drag performers.

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Details

Start:
August 22
End:
October 14
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.acflondon.org/events/drag-self-portraits-and-body-politics/

Venue

Hayward Gallery
Southbank Centre
London, SE1 8XX
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