Red Room Event
The Sydney Writers' Festival &
The Red Room Company
An installation of poems, mannequins and materials that investigate poetry's relationship with costume, fashion and the slogan.Taking the wit and disguises of the late Australian poet, Gwen Harwood, as its “muse” The Red Room Company has commissioned three Australian poets to each write a poem for an occasion.
Featuring poetry by
Adam Aitken, Greg McLaren and Claire Potter.
On Sunday June 3rd at the End of Season Party the participating poets will give a reading and poet and associate editor of Jacket, Pam Brown, will deliver the 2007 Mineslec (‘miniature essay/lecture’), a public address on the topic of occasional poetry, pseudonyms and fashion.
‘Simmer on the Bay’
Thursday 31st May - Monday 4th June
End of season party:
Readings and Mineslec
(poems will be available to wear)
Sunday 3rd June at 6.30pm
free or by donation
Visit the Occasional Poetry site.