Skip to main content
Dorothy Porter and Tony Ayres
Dorothy Porter and Tony Ayres
1997-2000
Archives
Dorothy Porter is a poet who also writes crime fiction, including the acclaimed 'The Monkey's Mask', and opera. She was the first ever poet to be nominated for the prestigious Australian Miles Franklin award. Tony Ayres was best known as a director of documetary films until he 'came out' as a writer of short stories with 'Rimming for Beginners', a collection of short comic stories about urban gay life. These two Australian writers read from their latest works and took part in an open discussion at the Green Room on Tuesday 29 August as part of queerupnorth's 2000 season. Dorothy Porter also talked to woman writers in Manchester at Commonword on 29 August 2000. Tony Ayres's films 'China Dolls', 'Exposed' and 'Sadness' (the film adaptation of the show already brought to queerupnorth by William Yang) were all screened as part of a presentation called 'Exposed! The Films of Tony Ayres', presented at Corner house on Wednesday 13 September 2000. Tony Ayres's film 'Mrs Craddock's Complaint' was screened. along with Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau's 'Funny Felix' at Cornerhouse on Sunday 10 September.Related Material:For other material regarding William Yang, see M800/3/5/3/32; M800/3/9/3/5; M800/3/9/1/3; M800/3/9/1/6; M800/3/9/1/27; M00/3/5/5/5/17; M800/3/5/5/5/11; M800/7/80; M800/8/43
Title:
Dorothy Porter and Tony Ayres
Date of work:
1997-2000
Reference number:
GB127.M800/3/8/3/12
Level of description:
Item from Fonds: queerupnorth (GB127.M800)
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COMPONENT
Language:
English
Record number:
7956464
0