Iso Break Fair Trade Showcase
Since launching in March 2020 as a response to COVID 19 Iso Break has featured over 50 APWT members including authors and poets from Malaysia, Australia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, the US, India, Nepal and Iran. This month, the focus is on Fair Trade with live performances and conversation from First Nations poets and presented in conjunction with Red Room.
About the artists
Nadine Anne Hura is a creative non-fiction writer and poet of Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi, and Pākehā whakapapa.
Cassandra Barnett (Raukawa, Ngāti Huri), is a writer across worlds, language unlearner, avid weeder, reo dreamer, a researcher, and author of the multimedia poetry chapbook How | Hao
Bebe Backhouse is a descendant of the Bardi Jawi people of the Kimberley region of north-Western Australia, an award-winning writer and author of recently published poetry collection More Than These Bones.
Curated by Fair Trade Founder and Producer Anne-Marie Te Whiu (Te Rarawa) - poet and weaver, recipient of The Next Chapter Fellowship through The Wheeler Centre and author of the forthcoming poetry collections Mettle and These Are The Bodies I Have Found.
About Fair Trade
Fair Trade invites some of the world’s leading First Nations poets to weave words across lands and seas, gathering collaborative threads and shining a light on First Nations poetry from Australia and across the globe. Reciprocity beats at the heart of Fair Trade – collaborating to write other worlds.