FULLY BOOKED

Workshop

Poetry Singapore style with Alvin Pang

Singapore today has a vibrant, dynamic poetry scene, with an active, diverse and growing community of poets, and brisk book sales that can reach the thousands—in a city of just 5 million people. In this workshop, I will outline how we grew Singapore's contemporary poetry scene from the mid-1990s to where it is today, and how we keep it thriving, in a city whose founding father once said that "poetry is a luxury we cannot afford". 

Participants will also have a hands-on go at some of Singapore's recent poetic innovations which have sparked the imagination of a new generation of poets, including: the liwuli, the twin cinema, the nucleus poem, and the peneira poroso. 

10.00 am to 12 pm

E Block Seminar Room, Gorman Arts Centre

55 Ainslie Street, Braddon

Alvin Pang

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Cost:

$25

Alvin Pang

Alvin Pang

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