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MMeets/MMusic/MTalks—'Queer some space' presented by XYX Lab and the Lifted Brow

27 Jan 2018

Monash Art Design and Architecture’s XYX Lab teams up with The Lifted Brow to bring us ‘Queer Some Space’.

Directly referencing MPavilion’s rotating elements and the architects’ vision as a space for discussions and interventions within the built environment, ‘Queer Some Space’ is a day-long symposium melding talks, seminars and all-in panel chats, punctuated by a twilight keynote presentation and culminating in an evening of music performances.

The panel talks and subsequent keynote will touch on a variety of themes from progressive architecture and design, inclusiveness and accessibility in music and venues, and fostering both community-based and autonomous spaces in art and architecture. Together the ‘Queer Some Space’ participants will ponder: How can the architecture of spaces be more inclusive within our everyday lives? And how can we achieve this without losing the sense of community that is so essential to the existence of LGBTQI+ spaces? How can art and literature provide an accessible, non-physical and autonomous space for queer self-expression?

Once these themes are heartily exhausted, MPavilion will transform to take us into an evening of music.

The complete lineup, running order and list of speakers will be announced soon. We’ll fill you in closer to time—stay tuned.

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Facilities:
  • Bar
  • Café
  • Kiosk
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Public toilet
Entry cost:

Free Entry

Accessibility:

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details
  • Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance
  • Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times
  • Suitable for guests with high support needs who uses a hoist and always travel with a carer
  • Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf
  • Suitable for guests with a vision impairment. Attained by providing for guests with partial vision impairment or total loss of useable vision