Andrew Sutherland

Andrew Sutherland is a Queer PLHIV writer and performance-maker creating work between Boorloo, Western Australia and Singapore. His work draws upon embodied and collaborative practices, intercultural and Queer critical theories, and the instability of identity, pop culture and the autobiographical self. As a performance-maker, he has twice been awarded West Australia’s Blaz Award for New Writing and makes up one half of independent theatre outfit Squid Vicious (@squidvicioustheatre). His recent performance works include 30 Day Free Trial, Poorly Drawn Shark, Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes and a line could be crossed and you would slowly cease to be, which was commissioned by Singapore’s Intercultural Theatre Institute in 2019. As a poet, he was awarded Overland’s Fair Australia Poetry Prize 2017.


I ask Wan Ching how she is. Are you lonely? At home on whatever-floor. She replies, I have had mysterious droppings on my floor for some time. Her brother-in-law sends pictures to a biologist friend. Apparently, the droppings of a …

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absence feels nothing like cement but waiting does – it holds you down waiting bricks you in to waiting as though it were time spent a partnership, donated unease is bought like lottery tickets our spoils remain: trick of the …

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