We are excited to be celebrating Midsumma Festival 2022 in the west with four fantastic events happening in Brimbank! Join us to celebrate our diverse and creative LGBTIQA+ community with theatre, exhibitions and storytelling. The festival draws together the wonderful array of events that take place between 23 January and 13 February. Click here for the Brimbank Midsumma program.
Fabulous and Impossible Exhibition by Tom Christophersen
Date: 28 January – 19 March
The Bowery gallery presents ‘Fabulous & Impossible - The Cult of Leigh Bowery’, an exhibition featuring the visual art of Sydney-based queer artist and multidisciplinary pistol-whip Tom Christophersen.
Impress or Revolt: The Fabulous and Impossible Legacy of Leigh Bowery
Date: Friday 4 February 2022 | Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm Book here
2022 is the five year anniversary of the opening of the Bowery Theatre and Gallery in St Albans. The Bowery Theatre was named after the late artist, Leigh Bowery who grew up in Brimbank. Leigh Bowery was one of the most influential international arts figures of the 80s and 90s. As a creative space we are inspired by his legacy.
Pride Pool Party in the Sunshine
Date: Sunday 30 January 2022 Register here
Brimbank City Council in collaboration with Bulldog Pride are hosting an LGBTIQA+ inclusive pride pool party to celebrate the Midsumma Festival. Featuring world renowned Melbourne DJ MzRizk, join us for a day of good vibes and fun in the sunshine. An inclusive event for all people and all kinds of bodies.
Entangled by Genevieve Collier
Can art mend some part of our broken world? Is there a way that people grouped under an umbrella of oppression to live in unity despite intersecting differences? This installation is for people whose answers often spurn more questions, who believe in the power of art.