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Sex Workers of Aotearoa

25 Jul 2020 - 12 Aug 2020

When

Saturday 25 July 2020, 10.00am - Wednesday 12 August 2020, 3.30pm


Gallery hours: Mon 12pm-3.30pm, Tue-Fri 10am-3.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun closed

Where

Depot Artspace, 28 Clarence St, Devonport, Auckland

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Cost
Free
Contact

Diana Hu

diana.hu@depotartspace.co.nz

021 048 2499

Website

depotartspace.co.nz/event/sex_workers_of_aotearoa

swoa.co.nz

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 art forms 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 and 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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