AUSTRALIAN COLLECTION: POETRY WALKING TOUR - MOVING WORDS

2.30PM Sat 14 Apr 2018
QAG | Gallery 10, Gallery 11, Gallery 12, Gallery 13 | Free

"I've come to free the words." Brion Gysin

In this special walking tour curated by the Queensland Poetry Festival, hear Brisbane poets perform their ekphrastic poetry created in response to selected artworks in the Australian Collection display. Featured poets include Sachem Parkin-Owens (winner of the 2017 Oodgeroo Noonuccal Poetry Prize), Jarad Bruinstroop, Theresa Creed, Margie Cronin, Lionel Fogarty, Zenobia Frost, Angela Gardner and Nathan Shepherdson. Auslan interpreted.

The poems will be displayed in the Australian Collection galleries throughout March – May 2018 as part of 'Words & Pictures,' an ongoing project engaging with writers and artists in the surrounds of the Australian Collection.

This event is a collaboration between Festival2018, Queensland Poetry Festival and QAGOMA.