A small word means a million things. Spend time in this month long workshop with Poet-in-Residence Jeremy Pogany to explore poetry through different mediums and learn how to create an ongoing, sustainable artistic practice that you can keep for many years to come.
The program comprises four sessions through June and July, all the at
Level 3, Rundle Place, Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000
Jeremy Pogany is a multimedia artist that combines poetry and video and is currently based in Adelaide, South Australia. In the short time, he has been a poet he has fostered a small online community involving painters, abstract artists, theatre-makers and other poets. In March, he headed to Melbourne to participate in an art exhibit with other Australian creators called Community Connections Through Art sharing his experiences of mental illness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Click here to see some of Jeremy’s work at his Instagram page. And you can see one of his videos in the link below.
In this workshop you will learn about haikus. We will cover a brief history of haikus and their poetic syllable structure, before working on our own, with the option of performing them and receiving feedback. We will also engage in an ongoing conversation around healthy artistic practice and how you can engage with your own work in a more sustainable, less stressful manner.
Workshop 2: The Limerick is Pretty Slick
Saturday 18th June
2:00 – 3:30pm
In this workshop you will learn the Limerick: its humorous structure and why on earth you’d ever write one! Participants will then be asked to write their own, with the option of performing and receiving feedback. During the workshop there will be facilitated conversation around artistic practice, where we will discuss our individual strategies and ongoing journey. Previous week’s attendance is not required.
Workshop 3: The Exotic Acrostic
Friday 24th June
5:30 – 7:00pm
In this workshop you will learn about the often forgotten acrostic poem, its simple nature and the different ways in which it can be used to diversify your understanding of poetry. Participants will then be asked to write their own, with the option of performing and receiving feedback. Previous week’s attendance is not required.
This workshop will be an opportunity to explore freeform poetry through discussion and play. Participants will then be asked to write their own, with the option of performing and receiving feedback. The workshop will then finish with a discussion around ways in which these learned practices can remain in one’s life. Previous week’s attendance is not required.