Join C.Y.P.H.E.R. for the launch of their 2019 poetry anthology, Ukombela, published by Kwasukela Books. The audience is invited on a spiritual journey through the poetry and musicality of heritage, healing and family
Simone Atangana Bekono and Thapelo Naked-Soul Tharaga speak to Pieter Odendaal about finding langauge through poetry.
Presented by Naked Word
Who will emerge as the 2019 slam champion?
Judges: Allison-Claire Hoskins, Jason Jacobs and Lee Mokobe
DJ: Tracey Rose and MC: Roché Kester
Linda Kaoma and Kafui Awoonor explore the shape of words and narratives within our bodies by bringing poetry and yoga together. Beginners welcome and you do not need to be in yoga clothes to enjoy!
How do creative and therapeutic tools help us transform unsafe spaces and grow wellness and resilience. Participating poets and public are invited to share experiences and poetry that has emerged from 3 poetry journeys
A poetry showcase that centres Queer voices, bodies and narratives
Featuring Nam Magwala, Phelisa Sikwata (Curator), Jason Jacobs and Carbon (Wandile Dlamini)
Profiling Queer Filmmaker Sandiswa “Sandz” Tshefu
Join paramedic Moira Louw, Director of the Western Cape Emergency Medical Services, Shaheem De Vries, filmmakers Leanne Brady and Khalid Shamis, and poet Toni Stuart for a screening of two short films followed by a roundtable discussion about using film and poetry to tell the human stories of paramedics working on the front line