The power of the drum, the storytelling of music. Honouring The Spaceape, oscillating with the dark and the light in between the drum beats and breaths, exploring Creole, the language of rhythm and time.
Entering my third year at Groovalizacion – happy birthday to La Danza Poetica! The 24th edition is intercontinental, transnational – a world of poetics, mainly […]
A short collaborative piece put together with poet Andrew Galan for the Queensland Poetry Festival 2014.
Originally posted on Arabic Literature (in English):
I don’t like you, death But I’m not afraid of you And I know that my…
Two days of poetics at Footscray Community Arts Centre with Anis Mojani & Buddy Wakefield live plus screening of the film Zajal – The Art of Poetic Duel
An evening of spoken word with a difference – a new Melbourne showcase for writers collaborating with musicians.
Heads-up Melbourne! Sept 7: Luka Lesson’s EXIT album launch & fundraiser for refugee advocacy group Welcome To Australia
In August 2008 the great poet Mahmoud Darwish left forever. But his voice is still here, more heartbreaking than ever. Now I […]
The July podcast is up now on Groovalizacion Radio, and also on Mixcloud. Raining sounds and stories across the planet!
A live mix of Turkish poetics and music that inspired some spontaneous hugging in the loft of Ferdydurke in June.
Many cultures, languages, religions, rhythms make up the continent and the neighbouring islands of the oceans of Australia. This is a rich tapestry of a place. Enjoy some of the threads…