Ngatha Wangga (I Talk) / Nyinda Wangga (You Talk)
7-8:30pm, Wednesday 2 August 2023
Online via Zoom
Cost: $10-$30 suggested donation
From the Latin word for “patchwork,” the cento (or collage poem) is a poetic form composed entirely of lines from poems by other poets.
Through her 2023 Red Room Poetry Fellowship project, Jugarnu Wangga Migamanmanha (Older woman making talk), Charmaine Papertalk Green is extending her poetry practice by examining, engaging and decolonising two forms of poetry - cento and cinquain. This involves analysing, slicing up and weaving or stitching back together 37 years of poems to create a new series of poetry. Join her for a workshop exploring the radical possibilities of the Cento form.
Presented in partnership with Bundanon Trust.
Poetic Portals: Workshops for every poet, everywhere
Designed for both seasoned sonneteers and fresh formalists, our weekly workshop series this year features established international poets focusing on form. Whether this is your first foray into writing poetry, or you’re a career poet looking to brush up on your skills, these sessions will open new portals, techniques and pathways into poetic craft.
All workshops are run via Zoom, and tickets are by donation (pay what you can) with a suggested sliding scale of $10 concession / $20 full / $30 solidarity