Explore the different facets of mourning, and learn how to harness these experiences to create exciting, healing and sonorous new work.
Migration, break-up, bereavement, redundancy – it has been written that there are over forty life events that can trigger feelings of loss and grief in our lives. In this workshop we will explore the things, places and faces we have lost and how we dealt with this loss and create a space for you to confront losses you are ready to, through the use of sound, verse and melody with hopes of creating new poems that sing.
This course is a half-day workshop running 2pm – 4:30pm on Thursday 25 July and is part of our Summer School. To find out more about the courses in the Summer School, please see here.
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About Belinda Zhawi View Profile
Belinda Zhawi is a Zimbabwean-born writer, educator. Belinda was a 2015/16 London Laureate (shortlistee for Young People’s Laureate for London) & the 2016/17 Institute of Contemporary Arts Associate Poet. She’s co-founder & host of the bi-monthly poetry social, BORN::FREE. She’s currently based in London, and working on her debut pamphlet forthcoming in 2018 on Ignition Press.
‘It lifts my heart to know that there are so many wonderful poets out there, engaged in making the world a better place.’