29 November 2023

Artist’s Syllabus: Scotty So

Testing Grounds Emporium, 438 Queen St




Join Scotty So for an artist-lead reading group. We’ll be discussing opera divas, gay men, and cross-identification as we read an extract from Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics by José Esteban Muñoz (1999)

Scotty So is a Melbourne-based artist who works across media, using painting, photography, sculptures, site-responsive installation, videos, and performance. Driven by the thrill of camp, he explores the often-contradictory relationship between humour and sincerity referencing lived experience. Born and raised in Hong Kong, So’s work has been shown in Australia, China, Hong Kong, and Europe. Scotty So is represented by MARS Gallery in Australia.

Supported by City of Melbourne Arts Grants and Michael Robertson.


12pm-5pm, Thursday-Sunday

Melbourne Art Library, Naarm
Testing Grounds Emporium,
438 Queen St,
Naarm / Melbourne VIC 3000
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