Make Yourself Heard!: Create Your Own Spoken-Word Piece
SWF3 (SWF For Families)
DATE / TIME
3 Nov, Sat
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
VENUEAsian Civilisations Museum, Discovery Room
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This session is in English
Have something to say and not sure how to express it effectively? Script and perform your own performance poetry inspired by your own experiences in this workshop by award-winning Australian performance poet, Jesse Oliver. Learn how you can get inspired by disparate influences like music lyrics and video game narratives.
This session is recommended for ages 13 to 16.
Jesse Oliver is the 2017 Australian Poetry Slam champion in the adult category. He is also the new co-director of the National Young Writers’ Festival in Newcastle, Australia. In 2018, he launched his rap/poetry show ‘Star-Crossed Poetry’ at Perth’s Fringe Festival and is publishing his first book. He uses spoken word to discuss his lived experiences of homelessness, gender transition and mental illness.Jesse Oliver is featured in the following SWF event(s):