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Main Program | Poetry and Politics

10 Oct 2021 15:00 - 15:45
/ / IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant, Bali & The Rechabite Hall, Perth.

Poets Emily Sun and Felix K. Nesi are powerful emerging voices in the literary communities of Australia and Indonesia, respectively. Their poetries consider the personal and political impacts of imperialism, colonialism, and capitalism on individuals and communities across the two nations. Join them for a conversation that will delve into poetry’s unique potential to address politics.

(This session is presented in English)

Supported by WritingWA

Penyair Emily Sun dan Felix K. Nesi adalah nara suara yang kuat yang muncul dalam komunitas sastra Australia dan Indonesia. Puisi mereka mempertimbangkan dampak pribadi dan politik imperialisme, kolonialisme, dan kapitalisme pada individu dan komunitas di kedua negara. Bergabunglah dengan mereka untuk percakapan yang akan menggali potensi unik puisi untuk membahas politik.

(Sesi ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

Didukung oleh WritingWA

Featuring

Emily Sun

Emily Sun was born in Hong Kong, moved to England at age three, and at eight years old immigrated with her family to Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar (Perth, Western Australia). Emily’s …


Sarah Yeung

Sarah Yeung is an emerging writer, researcher, and editor. She is a member of the Editorial Collective for Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies and is the Co-editor of Zou Mat …


Felix K. Nesi

Felix K. Nesi is the founder of a literacy community, the Leko Community, and an online bookstore and publisher called Buku Fanu in Kupang. He writes poetry, short stories, and …



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