Prism: A showcase of Local LGBTQIA+ Artists

A group exhibition featuring blackout poems, character art and photographic portraiture.

Dates: Monday, 13 February – Friday, 10 March 2023
Times: 10:00am – 1:00pm, weekdays
Entry: FREE
Venue: Hills Hub, Emerald

Developed by lifetime shire resident, Dae Knight, Prism celebrates the incredible diversity and inclusivity of Cardinia Shire.

“A prism is a lens which refracts light into rainbow colours. In the usage here the title is a metaphor, the exhibition is a prism taking the “light” of Cardinia and breaking it up to show off a diverse rainbow of artwork/artists. “

Featuring works by artists Will Swords, Anjela Zotos, Erin Bradshaw, Jayden Dineen-Occhipinti, Echo, Georgia Jones and Zara Holt Steele.

Curator biography: 

Dae Knight is a nonbinary artist and a lifetime resident of Pakenham. They watched the town grow with them into a bustling suburb while spending their schooling out in the country. For them, Cardinia is a place that encompasses so much colour, diversity and character that it’s easy to feel at home. 

In day-to-day life, they split their time between organising events for the local LGBTQIA+ community, studying art at Deakin university, and caring for their mum. They hope that they will be remembered as someone that always fostered community and connections between people. 

Artwork credit: Zara Holt Steele, 2023 (detail)

Dates & times
Monday 13 Feb
Friday 10 Mar
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