Unspoken Words, the multi-disciplinary artist collective, are bringing some of their favourite storytellers to the Stables for Batch. Candy Royalle, Lizzy Jarrett and Saba Vasefi present their notions of community, politics and creativity through spoken word. The evening will kick off with an open mic, so be sure to come prepared with 2-5 minutes of your work to share. Hosted by Emma Rose.
With Candy Royalle, Lizzy Jarrett and Saba Vasefi
Hosted by Emma Rose
Candy Royalle is one of Australia’s most prominent performing writers. She is a multi-award winning storyteller, activist, educator, singer and vulnerability advocate. As a multi-disciplinary artist, she collaborates with film makers, musicians, visual artists, dancers, photographers and others, to bring her work to life. Candy sits on the Advisory Council for Australian Poetry Limited and runs the successful monthly poetry night, Word in Hand.
Lizzy Jarrett is a Gumbaaynggir, Bundjalung and Dunghutti woman from the Nambucca Valley in NSW. She is a direct descendent of the Stolen Generation and makes it her passion to give voice to her people. Elizabeth is an artist, poet and activist for all human rights, and a central voice in First Nations resistance.
Saba Vasefi is a poet, human rights activist, filmmaker and PhD candidate in feminist cinema studies. She is the director of the Sydney International Women’s Poetry & Arts Festival and the Diaspora Symposium. She is the recipient of the Premier’s Multicultural Medal for Art and Culture, an Edna Ryan Award for feminist debate and was a finalist in the Women’s Agenda Leadership Award.
Saturday 14 April 5pm
Unspoken Words takes place at the SBW Stables Theatre, which does present some challenges to people with limited mobility, and is not wheelchair accessible. We can reserve seating to cater for those with limited mobility and vision impairment. This performance will be well lit. To find out more, or to ask any questions about access, please call our friendly Box Office staff on (02) 9361 3817.