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Writing Workshops for Young People

Are you a poet wanting to perform at poetry slams? Are you a musician wanting to rap? Or are you just interested in exploring rhythmic writing?

State Library Victoria is partnering with Writers Victoria to present Writing For Young People – a series of workshops in the Term 3 School Holidays and young people have the opportunity to explore poetry and performance with Mantra, one of Australia’s most respected hip-hop artists.

Young Writers School Holiday Program: Slam, Rhythm and Poetry

With Mantra

When: Friday 4 October 2019 10.00am – 2.00pm

Where: State Library Victoria Seminar Room 1 via Entry 3 Latrobe Street (has wheelchair access)

Cost: $10.00

Mantra will delve into the fundamentals of hip-hop songwriting, slam poetry and spoken word performance, as well as sharing the secrets of his own creative process.

About Mantra

Mantra has been working in both the hip-hop and wider music industries for over a decade, since he began with Melbourne band Illzilla. His chart-topping solo albums have received widespread acclaim, earning him Feature Album of the Week on Triple J other accolades. Mantra devotes much of his creative energy to working with young people, and facilitating hip-hop workshops and mentorship programs for the disadvantaged and at-risk.




Looks really great!

7th Aug, 19
aahanadudani DAB member

A Troian Bellisario GIF about slam poetry has just made my day :) love this post

26th Sep, 19