Sex Workers of Aotearoa

25 Jul 2020 to 12 Aug 2020
25th July - 12th August
This exhibition features works from over 20 artists who work in the sex industry in New Zealand with the theme: ‘A day in the life of…’
Event type: 
Art, Exhibition, OTHER
Price: 
Free
Venue: 
Depot Artspace
Address: 
28 Clarence St, Devonport
Region: 
Auckland

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Sex Workers of Aotearoa and the Depot Artspace, invite you to explore an exhibition that will challenge your beliefs and the stereotypes that surround New Zealand’s sex industry. See behind the curtain into an industry shrouded in stigma and taboos, as sex workers become the artists, using all manner of mediums and artforms to portray “a day in the life of” a sex worker. Having debuted in 2019 at Flux, Wellington Museum, SWoA is bringing the voices of sex workers to Auckland, as 20+ muses become the artists in exhibition that is not to be missed.

Curator & creative Jordan Quinn began this journey as she saw that sex workers needed to represent themselves:

“We need to tell our own stories…sure these stereotypes exist but they don’t represent everyone”

This exhibition features works from over 20 artists who work in the sex industry in New Zealand with the theme: ‘A day in the life of…’

They are also on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and their website.

 

Any explicit works in the exhibition featured will be hidden for adults only viewing.

 

 

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Depot Artspace

17 Jun 2020

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