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Chasna Haper

Chasna Harper

Chasna Harper is an Education Officer at the museum. She has developed and delivered curriculum aligned early years, primary, secondary and tertiary programs in museums and art galleries in the UK, Japan and Australia. Chas has a love of engaging diverse audiences in conversations exploring the hidden histories of objects. Chas was the co-chair of Trikone Australasia, a rainbow organisation for South Asians where she created and managed the Rainbow Peacock float for Mardi Gras 2014. Her ongoing interest in exploring the intangible rainbow cultural heritage of Sydney has been a catalyst for kicking off the Sea of Rainbow program.

Scott Gustetter, swimmer, at the 2002 Gay Games. © Paul Freeman Reproduced courtesy of Paul Freeman.

Sea of Rainbow

19 Feb 2019

Black and white photographs from the 2002 Gay Games have been found hiding away in the museum closet, and now we are raising the flag for queer stories of the sea.

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