Sex Workers of Aotearoa: A Day in the Life of

sex workers of aotearoa art exhibition

What are our preconceived notions of sex workers lives? A Flux exhibit 4-25 July

This exhibition is about sex workers themselves as image makers, as objects makers, sound artists, poets and performance artists; it is about the sex in sex work but is also about the unseen labour involved in being paid for ‘sex’. Through art the subtleties of the profession will be explored; boundaries, connections, pleasures and communication, stigma and stereotypes, bodies and the values we place on them.

This exhibition is an interrogation into the way sex workers are seen, and valued, within both a fine art and wider social context. Above all, it is a refusal to occupy just one kind of representational lane.

Many pieces will be for sale, with a percentage of the proceeds going to The New Zealand Prostitutes Collective.

To read more about how the exhibtion came about, read Jordan Quinn’s blog post, Finding Flux.

Flux in Wellington Museum/ 4-25 July

Still taken from the short film “The View From Here” by Grace Schwerkraft