Todd Fuller: Convicts and Queens: a passionate history of Australia
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Todd Fuller, ‘Once a convict always a fucking convict’ (still), 2018. Hand drawn animation, 1min sec, edition of 8. Composition: Paul Smith. Source material courtesy the Sydney Convicts, Poppy Stockell, Jody Muston and Scrum (2015) documentary. Courtesy: the artist and May Space, Sydney.

  Continuing his exploration of LGBTIQ themes, Todd Fuller’s new exhibition, ‘Convicts and Queens: a passionate history of Australia’, retells fascinating and often overlooked stories from our Queer past. This includes a video piece inspired by the suicide pact of Marks and Feeney; two same-sex lovers with a tragic suicide pact in 1872 (staring footballer Ian Roberts).

Fuller also created a hand-drawn animation about Captain Moonlight; an infamous gay bushranger who was arrested while cradling his lovers’ dead body. The last film in the series looks at contemporary Rugby team the Sydney Convicts – Australia's first gay and inclusive rugby union club. Continuing their collaboration, the opening will include a performance by Todd Fuller and the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir.

Exhibition opens: 3-5pm Saturday 8 December 2018

Exhibition closes: 22 December 2018

Location: MAY SPACE, 409b George St, Waterloo NSW


Phone: + 61 2 9318 1122



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