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The School

Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College is an independent Catholic secondary school for girls, Years 7 to 12, located in North Sydney. As an integral part of Year 7 and continuing into the following years, the College has a strong emphasis on the development of advanced thinking, co-operative learning, research skills and metacognition for all students, regardless of their ability. These skills help students understand their own learning and assist in the development of independent study.

The Project

Poets Eunice Andrada and Sara Saleh and artist / author Tina Matthews lead a full day of workshops, performances and exhibition of works at Monte Sant' Angelo in November 2019.

The Poet

Eunice Andrada

Eunice Andrada is a poet and educator. Her debut poetry collection Flood Damages (2018) won the Anne Elder Award and was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Poetry and the Dame Mary Gilmore Award. She has performed her poetry on diverse international stages, from the UN Climate Summit in Paris to the Sydney Opera House. Her ecopoetry has been recognised through the awarding of a residency and fellowship presented byAustralian Poetry and Nature Art and Habitat Residency (NAHR). She lives and writes on unceded Gadigal Land.