Stadhouderskade 86
1073 AT Amsterdam

Huw Lemmey

“We can find something to celebrate and ally with, but maybe it’s better, in the long term, to look for the things that are hidden, that cause discomfort or pain, the ghosts of a past that refuses to be past.” Huw Lemmey, Bad Gays: A Homosexual History


Huw Lemmey is a novelist, artist and critic. He is the author of three novels: Unknown Language, Red Tory, and Chubz. He has written for the Guardian, Frieze, Flash Art, Tribune, the Architectural Review, Art Monthly, New Humanist, the White Review, and L’Uomo Vogue, amongst others. As an artist and filmmaker, his work has been shown at the ICA, Lux Biennial of Moving Image, Mumok Vienna, Warsaw Museum of Contemporary Art and the Design Museum, London.


  • 12 September 2023: Artist Talk at De Ateliers
  • 14 September 2023: Reading session at San Serriffe with Davey Davis
  • 26 September 2023: screening of ‘Ungentle’ a film by Huw Lemmey and Onyeka Igwe

Huw Lemmey stayed in Woonhuis in September 2023

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Stadhouderskade 86
1073 AT Amsterdam