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Absolutely Mardi Gras

costume and design of the Sydney gay & lesbian mardi gras

by Robert Swieca

  • 117 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Powerhouse Pub. and Doubleday in Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sydney (N.S.W.),
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Association.,
    • Gay men -- Costume -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Exhibitions.,
    • Lesbians -- Costume -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Exhibitions.,
    • Carnival -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Exhibitions.,
    • Carnival costume -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Exhibitions.,
    • Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Robert Swieca, Glynis Jones, Judith O"Callaghan].
      ContributionsJones, Glynis., O"Callaghan, Judith., Powerhouse Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ76.3.A8 S93 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination106 p. :
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL743520M
      ISBN 100868246824
      LC Control Number97136124
      OCLC/WorldCa36671043

      Mardi Gras Parade Viewing Experience. Join us on our private, elevated platform to watch the parades while enjoying open bar, a full buffet and clean restrooms. Mardi Gras is truly a citywide celebration, and you’ll find everything from quirky, satirical floats pulled by horses in Krewe du Vieux (warning: the themes of this parade are definitely risque and meant for adults only), to the North Side Skull and Bones Gang who roam the streets of the Treme beginning at dawn every Mardi Gras morning.

      Every year the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade transforms the streets of Sydney into a colourful and noisy spectacle, celebrating the pride, diversity and creativity of gay men and lesbians. Like the exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum on which it is based, this book focuses on the extraordinary costumes made for Mardi Gras and. Absolutely Mardi Gras: costume and design of the Sydney gay & lesbian mardi gras Author: Robert Swieca ; Glynis Jones ; Judith O'Callaghan ; Powerhouse Museum.

      Photograph, 'Brenton in "Tom" ', cibachrome print, Brenton Heath-Kerr/Brendon Williamson/Peter Elfes, Sydney, Australia, Cibachrome print titled 'Brenton in "Tom" ', being a photograph of Brenton Heath-Kerr in the "Tom" costume he made for and wore at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in , the photographic set, art directed by Sydney designer Brendon Williamson, shows "Tom. 20 Delightfully Shameless Pictures From Mardi Gras History. Since Louisiana's first recorded Mardi Gras in , revelers have celebrated this iconic Lenten tradition with .


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