Gary takes us back to the early naughts when, as a teenager, he learns about the paradoxes of desire, identity politics and meeting people online.
Gary Paramanathan works at the intersection of arts, culture and community. Born in Sri Lanka and raised in Australia, Gary has written and directed a number of short films, including for ABC iView. He has written feature essays and recounted personal narratives. This is his first attempt at telling a story to a live audience.
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