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Lecture "Queer Identity" by Felix de Rooy

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The General Faculty of the University of Curacao is organizing the lecture "Queer Identity" by the poet, writer, dramatist, filmmaker, director and curator Felix de Rooy. 

Felix de Rooy was awarded de Cola Debrot Award (1979), was a member of the Dutch Council for Culture (1990 till 1992), appointed Member in the Order of Orange-Nassau (2000) and recently was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award (2017) for his oeuvre.

The topic of same-sex desire is a recurring theme in the work of de Rooy. In this lecture, he will take you on a journey through the different disciplines of visual arts, theatre and film. He will provide an inspiring overview of the representation of same-sex desire in his oeuvre.

The lecture will be held on Thursday 19 April, from 8pm till 9.30pm, at the auditorium of the University of Curacao. The entrance is free for everyone interested, no registration needed.

This event is organized in cooperation with the NWO project 'Cultural Practices of Citizenship under Conditions of Fragmented Sovereignty: Gendered and Sexual Citizenship in Curacao and Bonaire'.