Red Room Event

The Sydney Writers' Festival &
The Red Room Company

Occasional Poetry

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.

Installation venue:
‘Simmer on the Bay’
Walsh Bay
Thursday 31st May - Monday 4th June

End of season party:
Readings and Mineslec

(poems will be available to wear)
Bangarra Mezzanine
Wharf Theatre
Hickson Road

Sunday 3rd June at 6.30pm

free or by donation

Visit the Occasional Poetry site.

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