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…because he believes that dreams are fragile
and shouldn't be disturbed.

           ~ excerpt from "The Great Displaced" by Omar Musa


The Disappearing

The Disappearing is a project that (literally) maps poetry to place. As an ongoing project, The Disappearing uncovers poetry’s invisible currents in the world around us. Using geo-location to map poetry to place, the project charts fragmentary histories, impressions and memories, encouraging readers to interact in a non-linear way. Not only is The Disappearing a travel-sized library of poems about places, it is also an alternative travel guide that preserves and shares experiences, emotions and ideas that vanish over time.

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Find out about upcoming Disappearing workshops and readings on our event calendar



The Disappearing is made possible with support from Arts NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts