Jane Trengove, Midsumma Festival

Jane Trengove, in collaboration with Susan Long, is exhibiting at the Australian Catholic University Melbourne Gallery for Midsumma Festival 2022.
S/He – On November 7, 1800, the prefecture of police for the city of Paris issued an order prohibiting women from wearing men’s clothing in public. … Henceforth, any cross-dressing women without proper documentation risked being arrested. The law remained in effect for 213 years, until it was declared null and void in 2013.