THE LEGEND OF LEIGH BOWERY

Director: Charles Atlas, USA/UK/France, 2001

Leigh Bowery grew up the gay child of strict Salvation Army parents in suburban Sunshine, on the outskirts of Melbourne, dreaming of a career as a fashion designer. Bored at RMIT, he fled to London in the 80s and established himself as a queer fashion/performance/nightclub icon. His one rule was

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