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February 2018

Tidal Currency at Bondi Sea Wall

Tue 1st Aug  -
Wed 28th Feb 

Candy Royalle explores her connection to the ocean and local beaches through the creation of new poetry.
Designed by Mel Feddersen and painted by Poncho Army, 'Tidal Currency' appears on Bondi’s Sea Wall from August 2017 to February 2018. Visitors to Bondi have the chance to experience the poetry which glows in the dar.

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OBSESSED - Compelled to make (Sydney)

Thu 8th Feb  -
Sat 24th Mar 

Australian Design Centre, 113-115 William Street, Darlinghurst, NSW

In collaboration with the Australian Design Centre, Red Room Poetry is supporting the commission of Canberra poet Sarah Rice as part of Poetic Moments. The exhibition is also available in 12 venues Australia.

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Creative concepts: Interactive talk

Thu 15th Feb 6:00 p.m. -
Thu 15th Feb 8:00 p.m.

Creative concepts: Conceptual thinking for designers and artists
Australian Design Centre, 113-115 William Street, Darlinghurst, NSW

Canberra poet and art theory lecturer Dr Sarah Rice presents an interactive lecture about what concepts motivate and activate art creation. How can concepts drawn from philosophy, literature and creative writing for example inspire a creative practice in the arts? 

Cost: FREE | More infoBook here

Making meaning: A workshop

Sat 17th Feb 1:00 p.m. -
Sat 17th Feb 4:00 p.m.

Making meaning: A workshop for creating poetry in response to visual art, craft and design
Australian Design Centre, 113-115 William Street, Darlinghurst, NSW

Sarah Rice leads a poetry workshop encouraging participants to write creatively in response to the objects and designs in Obsessed: Compelled to make (Australian Design Centre). Focusing on the materials, processes, and motivations behind the artworks.

Cost: $40+bf (total $45.97) | More info |  Book now

March 2018

OBSESSED - Compelled to make (Sydney)

Thu 8th Feb  -
Sat 24th Mar 

Australian Design Centre, 113-115 William Street, Darlinghurst, NSW

In collaboration with the Australian Design Centre, Red Room Poetry is supporting the commission of Canberra poet Sarah Rice as part of Poetic Moments. The exhibition is also available in 12 venues Australia.

More details

Future Events

Poetic threads: The lady and the unicorn

Fri 4th May  -
Sun 6th May 

In an exclusive and intimate encounter with the artworks, hear Australian poets Candy RoyalleScott ‘Wings’ Sneddon and Mirrah, perform original work kindled by The lady and the unicorn.

Open to a limited audience only, performances take place in the exhibition before public hours.

$65 (adult) / $55 (member/concession)