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YANG, William et al.

William Yang : Seeing and Being Seen

$140.00 AUD

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Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), 2021. Quarto, gilt-lettered pictorial boards, pp. 220, extensively illustrated. A very good copy.

Queensland-born, Sydney-based photographer William Yang’s significant contribution to Australian photography spans five decades. Known for his reflective and joyous depictions of Australia’s LGBTQI scene in the late 70s and 80s through to the present. Yang’s photography is informed by the cultural and political pressures of growing up as a gay man from a Chinese immigrant family in north Queensland.

This exhibition is a major survey of Yang’s work, which will trace his career from documentary photography through to explorations of cultural and sexual identities and his depictions of landscape. He integrates a photographic practice with writing, video and performance.