Leigh Bowery

Australian performance artist performing at the inaugural Glasgay! in 1993

Appearing at the first festival in 1993, Leigh Bowery was an Australian performance artist, club promoter, actor, pop star, model and fashion designer. He is considered as being one of the most influential figures in the 80s and 90s London and New York art and fashion circles, influencing a generation of artists and designers. Leigh Bowery passed away on New Year’s Eve 1994.