Want to introduce yourself? Let us know what you do, how you came across spoken word poetry, across Melbourne Spoken Word, where you often go to gig etc.
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Let us know who are you, where you came from, why you're here.
Some things you can let us know but totally optional. But start a new thread so people can say hello back, rather than just reply here.
- Your name
- If you go by a different name on stage
- How you came across spoken word/poetry/slam
- How you came across Melbourne Spoken Word, the org/website/thing
- What kind of poetry you like write/read/perform/watch/digest/consume
- A plug to a website or video of yours is ok, just not too many
"...no-holds-barred, passionate..." - Ali Alizadeh | "Here is truly a writer to be reckoned with" - Maxine Beneba Clarke
Benjamin Solah is a spoken word artist, poet, writer and political activist, raised in the western suburbs of Sydney, now based in Melbourne. His performance style ranges from passionate denunciations of the system we live in to absurdist stream-of-consciousness on topics from politicians, to video games and football. His work has appeared on stages, pages, screens, through megaphones, in wrestling rings, including many regular poetry events such as Passionate Tongues and The Dan O'Connell, Cordite Poetry, Overland, the NGV and White Night Melbourne. He is the author of broken bodies
, a poetic chapbook on the theme of asylum seekers, and two spoken EPs, Duel Power
with Santo Cazzati and The World Doesn't Make Sense.
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