Brian Dawn Chalkley (b. 1948, London. Lives and works in London) is a visual and performance artist, filmmaker, storyteller and teacher. Formative in the trans community since the early 90’s, Dawn Chalkley is known for their performances as Dawn (their alter ego) a leading role in London’s underground trans clubbing scene in the 1980s and ‘90s, a time when it was deemed unacceptable and perverse. Now in his 70s, Brian Dawn Chalkley has been exploring gender, sexuality and identity for more than four decades. Embracing Dawn has fuelled an odyssey into what it means to perform gender, and to form...
  • Brian Dawn Chalkley (b. 1948 in UK) lives and works in London. Recent exhibitions, Missing, 2021, [solo] Chelsea Arts Club,...

    Brian Dawn Chalkley (b. 1948 in UK) lives and works in London. Recent exhibitions, Missing, 2021, [solo] Chelsea Arts Club, London; The Untold Depth of Savagery, 2020, [solo] Lungley Gallery, London; Tales from the Colony Rooms: Art and Bohemia, 2020, Dellaspossa, London; Missing, 2018, [solo] Lungley Gallery, London; In 2017, Brian Dawn Chalkley was invited to take part in a Residency in Taipe...