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A Shy Happening: An interview with Alexandre Sequeira Lima.

Polari’s August Bona-nza: It’s a sexy world!

The work of Portuguese artist Alexandre Sequeira Lima is interested in queering the political and politicising the queer.

“I could call myself a ‘shy happening’. Shy because I must contain myself sometimes, because you can’t always play yourself twenty-four hours a day.”

The New Queer Art in Lisbon

Interview with curator Colin Ginks

I Am This Also is an exhibition at Liberdade Provisoria in Lisbon that looks at what queer art means in an age when so much its imagery has entered the mainstream.

“I wondered if I was going to get indifferent reactions to this project because banal, queer-informed, imagery has invaded the visual mainstream in so many ways.”