The queer body and the Maltese are the main subjects of MILKSHAKE, a
four part, multi-media artistic project focusing on the way the body
is seen, shown, flaunted, hidden or concealed.How do we – in this
relatively small, traditionally Christian community – relate to same-
sex or other unconventional relationships?
MILKSHAKE takes its audience on a tour around the winding backstreets
of straight Malta. Local and international artists, photographers,
authors and performers will approach issues of masculinity and
femininity by working directly with people from the Maltese community.
Artists will collaborate with a number of individuals from the
general public and by working collectively, will strive to produce an
interactive, multi-disciplinary experience, creatively exploiting the
potential within the architectural maze that is St James Cavalier.
MILKSHAKE is a project envisaged by Gilbert Calleja in collaboration
with Malta Gay Rights Movement.
The project is supported by The Malta Arts Fund and St James Cavalier
Centre for Creativity and will open on 8 March at 8.30pm.