Poetry at the Art Museum
A Poetry Workshop at the UQ Art Museum, exploring word + image
23 April 2018 10am – 4pm
You’re invited to spend a day at the UQ Art Museum writing poetry in response to art, learning about ekphrastic poetry, and creating collages incorporating your poetry. You will also have the opportunity to display your work at the Zine fair to be held at the UQ Art Museum (12-13th May). No experience required; all welcome.
Cost: $100 Students/unwaged: $75. Collage materials provided.
Limited to 20 places.
Convenor: Dr Victoria Bladen
10.00 – 11.00 Introduction to poetics and ekphrastic poetry
11.00 – 11.30 Outline of the current exhibitions at the UQ Art Museum
11.30 – 12.30 Writing poetry in response to artworks in the gallery
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch break. [Note lunch is not included in course fee. Participants are welcome to bring their own; alternatively, a range of cafés will be open at UQ.]
1.30 – 3.30 Collage workshop – this will be a hands-on experience using a range of materials to create collages incorporating your poetry.
3.30 – 4.00 Sharing the finished collages, reflections and cleanup.