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Black Poet Residency

Feb 28, 2018 | Events, News & Updates

February 10, 11, 17, 18
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Art Gallery of Hamilton
123 King Street West
Hamilton, ON L8P 4S8

Empowerment Squared and Hamilton Youth Poets invite you to participate in a dynamic 4-part poetry workshop series where you will explore expressing and establishing your identity. This series will also teach poem creation and editing, and translating spoken word to video. You will write your own poem and have the opportunity to create your own high-quality poetry video.

Participants will work with established artists Ian Keteku and Eklipz, and emerging artists Eddie Lartey, Chukky Ibe, Evelyna Ekoko-Kay, Ry DeRiggs, and Akintoye Asalu.

Registrants must participate in all workshops to complete the series. Lunch is provided.

Saturday, February 10
Introduction to Poetry

Sunday, February 11
In-Depth Workshop

Saturday, February 17
Transforming Poems to Screen

Sunday, February 18