Queer FearSun 8 Sep, 4pm
RMIT Kaleide Theatre
MWF19’s Queermotions series looks at six emotional states – anger, fear, disgust, happiness, sadness and surprise – through an LBGTQI+ lens.
From Halloween costumes to sinister representations of queer people in pop and cult culture, there is a lot to unpack at the intersection of queerness and horror. Daniel de Lorne and Alison Evans will discuss with Adolfo Aranjuez.
Adolfo Aranjuez is editor of film and media periodical Metro and editor-in-chief of sexuality and gender magazine Archer. He is also a freelance writer, speaker and dancer. Adolfo’s nonfiction and poetry have appeared in Meanjin, Right Now, Cordite and elsewhere.
Alison Evans is the author of Ida, which won the People's Choice Award at the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2017. Their second novel, Highway Bodies, was published earlier this year and they are a contributor to new anthology, Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories. They are based in Melbourne.
Daniel de Lorne is the author of the gay contemporary romance, The Love Left Behind, and five other works including the romantic horror trilogy, Bonds of Blood. In his other life, Daniel is a professional writer and researcher in Perth, Australia, with a love of history and nature.