Kitty Aurora

That’s the theme of a pop-up art exhibition being held in Salford on 27 August, to spread a little joy in a time when LGBTQ+ people are under attack from the media and politicians.

If you read the news or go on social media, things seem very bleak for LGBTQ+ people. And what better way to counter the hate and misinformation than with a party? A party in an art gallery, that is. 

Manchester artist Kitty Aurora is seeking submissions for a pop-up exhibition to be held in Lurid Ultra Hybrid Queer bar within Salford’s Islington Mill on 27 August. You have until 21 August to submit your artwork, in any medium, including performance pieces.

Poster for the Queer Pop-up Gallery Party on 27th August 8.30-11pm @ Ultra Hybrid Queer Bar

The call for entries is open to anyone who identifies as queer, and artworks need to be on the theme of “What does being queer mean to me?”. Work and enquiries can be sent to

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Featured image:  Kitty Aurora

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  • Kacy Preen

    Kacy is co-editor and organiser at The Meteor, and has lived in Manchester for 20+ years. They are interested in local politics and property development. Kacy is a member of the Trans Journalists Association.


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